Sport Business



The fast-growing popularity of sports around the world means the Sport Business program has remarkable latitude. Sport is big business, which makes it one of Grace’s strongest programs, preparing students for an array of career possibilities. Students completing the program will develop their business skills, gaining knowledge in finance, marketing and management, which they will learn to effectively apply in the sports business field. Students will have the opportunity to be involved in applied learning experiences on and off campus, including opportunities to work at major sport organizations and events during their course work. In addition, they will be able to take advantage of opportunities such as practicums, volunteer opportunities and internships.

Course Requirements for B.A. in Sport Business Course Requirements for B.S. in Sport Business Course Requirements for Sport Management Minor


Examples of courses in this major:

SMT 4200 Sport Governance

This course deals with the study of sport organizations: how they are organized, how they operate, and how they govern their sport or members.

MKT 2150 Marketing Principles

This course provides a decision-oriented overview of marketing management in modern organizations. The objective of the course is to provide a broad introduction to marketing concepts, the role of marketing in society and in the firm, and the various factors that influence marketing decision making.

BUS 2430 Principles of Management

Surveys the four major managerial functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Within a biblical framework, the course examines developments from scientific management to ethics, diversity, social responsibility and globalization.

SMT 3060 Event Management

This course is a practical approach to event management. Event planning, sponsorship, budgeting, management and evaluation will be emphasized. Events require a great deal of expertise and planning. Society demands that events be run professionally and efficiently.

SMT 2320 Facility Management

In this course, the student will study the entire scope of facility management, including facility planning, construction, budgeting, facility operations and facility supervision.