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Sport Management Curriculum

Effective 2020-21 academic year

46-48 credit hours

This curriculum is for those students who enter Rice for the 2020-21 academic year and beyond.

Core Requirements (31 hours required)
Prerequisites (for SMGT classes only)

BUSI 296: Business Communications (3)

ECON 100: Principles of Economics (3)
SMGT 260: Introduction to Sport Management (3)
SMGT 266: Leading with Service (3)
SMGT 260
SMGT 276: Sport Management Practicum (3)
SMGT 260
SMGT 350: Sport Ethics (3)
SMGT 362: Sport Marketing (3)
SMGT 376: Sport Management Internship I (3)
SMGT 260 & SMGT 276
SMGT 440: Sport Business Analytics (3)
SMGT 260 & SOSC 302
SOSC 302: Quantitative Methods (4)

Students must choose one of the following three concentrations and complete the minimum required credit hours from that track.

Sport Leadership Concentration (15 hours required)

Prerequisites (for SMGT classes only)

BUSI 310: Leading People in Organizations (3)

BUSI 390: Strategic Management (3)

BUSI 463: Entrepreneurship:
Strategy & Funding (3)

BUSI 464: Social Entrepreneurship (3)

ECON 210: Behavioral Economics (3)

SMGT 320: Business of College Athletics (3) SMGT 260

SMGT 360: Sales & Revenue Generation in Sport (3) *required*

SMGT 260

SMGT 361: Sport Finance & Community Engagement (3)

SMGT 364: Sport Law (3) SMGT 260

SMGT 365: Sport Mediation (3)

SMGT 366: Event Management (3) *required* SMGT 260 & SMGT 266 & SMGT 276

SMGT 377: Sport Management Internship II (3)

SMGT 260 & SMGT 276

SMGT 396: The Business and History of the Olympic Games (3)
SMGT 400: Houston Texans Seminar (3) SMGT 276 & SMGT 360 & SMGT 362

SMGT 405: Research in Sport Management (3)

SMGT 260 & (KINE 319 or STAT 280)

SMGT 415: Theories of High Level Performance (3)

SMGT 430: Introduction to Sport Analytics (3) SMGT 260 & (SOSC 302 or STAT 280)
SMGT 450: Leadership in Sport Management (3) *required* SMGT 260

SMGT 460: Business Analysis in Sport (3)

SMGT 260

SMGT 466: Sport Public Relations (3)

SMGT 260 & SMGT 362

SMGT 470: Sport Management Seminar (3)

SMGT 260 & SMGT 276

SOSC 444: Consulting Practicum (3)

Sport Analytics Concentration (17 hours required)

Prerequisites (for SMGT classes only)

COMP 140: Computational Thinking (4)

SMGT 431: Advanced Sport Analytics (3)

STAT 280 or STAT 315 or SOSC 302

SMGT 490: Seminar in Sport Analytics (3)

**Capstone Course**

COMP 140 & SMGT 431 & (STAT 315 or DSCI 301) & STAT 405 & (SOSC 302 or STAT 280)

STAT 315: Statistics for Data Science (4)
STAT 405: R for Data Science (3)

Sport Law Concentration (15 hours required)

Prerequisites (for SMGT classes only)

ECON 239: Law and Economics (3)

HUMA 309: Argumentation & Debate (3)

HUMA 315: Communication Law (3)

PHIL 373: Philosophy of Law (3)

POLI 321: American Constitutional Law (3)

SMGT 364: Sport Law (3) *required*

SMGT 260

SMGT 365: Sport Mediation (3)

SMGT 260 & SMGT 364
SMGT 396: The Business & History of the Olympic Games (3)

SMGT 464: Advanced Sport Law (3)

SMGT 260 & SMGT 364

SOCI 325: Sociology of Law (3)
SOSC 405: Law Practicum (3)
SOSC 406: Judicial Practicum (3)

Note: The General Announcements (GA) is the official Rice curriculum. In the event that there is a discrepancy between the GA and any other websites or publications, the GA shall prevail as the authoritative source.