Graduate 2020-2021

Sport and Exercise Science Ph.D. — Sport Administration Emphasis

College of Natural and Health Sciences

See “Sport and Exercise Science Ph.D.

Degree Requirements — 64 Credits

Prerequisites — 3 hours

SES 602Introduction to Research in Sport and Exercise Science

3

or

A graduate research course from Psychology (PSY) or Applied Statistics and Research Methods (SRM). Advisor approval is required for this choice.

Students in the Sport Administration Emphasis are required to successfully complete, all requirements for the Applied Statistics and Research Methods minor with a grade of “B” or better in each course.

Required Emphasis Credits — 15 hours

SES 705Seminar in Sport Administration

3

SES 706Seminar in Sport Organizational Behavior

3

SES 724Seminar in Theory & Sport Organizations

3

SES 750Seminar in Sport Finance

3

SES 790Seminar in Sport Consumer Behavior

3

Elective Credits — 18 hours

Students are allowed 18 hours of electives in the doctoral program (64 credits beyond the Master's is required for graduation). After consulting with their advisor, students should select courses which contribute to their academic and research goals. The following courses are offered as a guide for elective course selection. Students should also review the Catalog for course options in other cognate areas.

SES 560Critical Thinking and Ethical Considerations in Sport Administration

3

SES 570Administration of Sport Organizations and Employees

3

SES 576Sport Promotion and Marketing

3

SES 650Financial Management for Sport Organizations

3

SES 665Advanced Sociological Kinesiology

3

SES 670Sport and Higher Education

3

SES 671Fundraising & Development in Sport

3

SES 675Sport Facility and Event Management

3

SES 679Advanced Sport Marketing and Consumer Behavior

3

SES 688Legal Aspects of Sport

3

SES 696College Teaching

3

SES 755Supervised Practicum in College Teaching

1- 6

Research Core — 15 hours

SRM 602Statistical Methods I

3

SRM 603Statistical Methods II

3

SES 702Seminar in Sport Administration Research Methods

3

SES 703Research Seminar in Sport and Exercise Science

3

SRM 610Statistical Methods III

3

or

SRM 680Introduction to Qualitative Research

3

Research Proposal/Dissertation — 16 hours

SES 797Doctoral Proposal Research

1- 4

SES 799Doctoral Dissertation

1-12

Research Tools

Doctoral students in this degree must demonstrate competency in two research tools. Three possibilities are listed below:

  1. Research Design. Applied Statistics/Quantitative Methods. Complete 9-12 hours (excluding SRM 600 and SRM 700).
  2. Research Design. Applied Statistics/Qualitative Methods. Complete 9-12 hours (excluding SRM 600 and SRM 700).
  3. A collateral field of study may be used as a substitute for a research tool. See Graduate School policies for details.

NOTE: In addition to Graduate School candidacy and graduation requirements, doctoral students in the School of Sport and Exercise Science must complete requirements associated with the SES doctoral matrix.