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PED 102 The Management of Sport
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2014
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
Cross-Listed: None

Description: A comprehensive overview of sport management: fundamentals and history; structure, policy and the governance of sport; sport economics and finance; sport marketing; and professional relations in sport.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: RDG094

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain and identify why sport is a dominant and global influence in society.
2. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain sports media businesses and industries whose sole purpose is producing, televising, broadcasting and printing information about spectator-driven sporting events.
3. (Comprehension Level) Explain and identify why sport organizations are structured and designed in different ways and describe different factors that impact the development of organizational strategy.
4. (Comprehension Level) Identify and discuss the difference in governance structures between interscholastic, intercollegiate and professional sport in the United States.
5. (Application Level) Apply the basic economic forces of maximization, constraint and cost to the sports industry; use supply and demand to explain movements in prices and salaries.
6. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain various types of financing needed for different sport organizations and the sources of different financing options.
7. (Synthesis Level) Show and apply the basic principles of sport marketing to actual problems in sport; develop a marketing plan.
8. (Analysis Level) Explain and analyze the varying states of labor relations between management (owners, leagues and coaches) and labor (athletes, referees, umpires and judges).
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Students will meet minimum course proficiencies as outlined in the current Sport Management Program Standards and Review Protocol, published by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM).