Undergraduate 2017-2018

Sport and Excercise Science B.S. - Sport Administration Emphasis

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Contact: Alan Morse, Ph.D., Program Coordinator

Location: Butler-Hancock Hall 261A
Telephone: 970.351.1722
Website: http://www.unco.edu/NHS/ses

Advising Information:

Students must consult with their assigned major advisor each semester prior to registering.

Assigned advisor is available through the Ursa login; ursa.unco.edu; under Student tab Academic Profile channel and is term specific. If no advisor is listed, contact the major program for advisor information.

The program consists of four parts:

  1. Liberal Arts Core (LAC) Credits

  2. Required Major Credits

  3. Required Minor Credits

  4. University-Wide Credits

Program Description:

Sports Administration is an applied field with diverse content areas and administrative populations. This major enables students to combine sport specific content and administrative practices in preparation for the continually changing world of sport administration. Student who select this emphasis are not eligible for teacher licensure in Sport and Exercise Science (120 credit hours).

Program Admission Requirements:

Academic Good Standing

Program Requirements:

  • Prior to registering for SES 492, students must have a GPA of 2.7 or better in the SES prefix courses.
  • A grade of “C” or higher is required in all SES prefix courses; the course must be retaken until a "C" or higher is achieved, C minus is not acceptable.

Degree Requirements — 120 Credits

Degree Requirements

1. Required Specified LAC - 9 credits

2. Required Major - 39 credits

Take all of the following courses:

SES 270Introduction to Sport Administration


SES 300Management of Sport Organizations


SES 370Sport Finance


SES 461Administration and Law


SES 478Sport Marketing


SES 492Internship in Sport and Exercise Science


Note: SES 492 take 12 credits.

3. Required Minor - Business Administration - 21 credits

4. University-Wide Elective Credits - 20 credits

Complete additional credits to achieve the minimum credits needed for this degree at UNC; for this degree that will typically be 20 credits.

LAC area 1.b. - Intermediate Composition

BA 205Business Communications


LAC area 3.c. - Ways of Thinking

BA 150Foundations of Business Thought


LAC area 5.a. - Economic and Political Systems

ECON 203Principles of Macroeconomics


Remaining LAC - 31 credits

See "Liberal Arts Core"

Required Elective Credits (choose 12 credits from the following courses)

BACS 200Web Design and Development for Small Business


BAMK 371Digital Marketing


BAMK 478Social Media Marketing


COMM 331Organizational Communication


COMM 343Persuasion


ECON 310Economics of Entrepreneurship


ECON 315Labor Economics


JMS 100Introduction to Journalism and Media Studies


SES 333Psychological Analysis of Sports, Exercise and Physical Activity


SES 375Event and Facility Management


SES 436Social Influences on Sport and Exercise Behavior


SES 445International Perspectives of Sport