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Bachelor of Science in Sports & Entertainment Management
Fontbonne University's Bachelor of Science in Sports & Entertainment Management is an innovative business degree program. The dual focus offers opportunity for greater exposure to both exciting, high-growth industries which share many areas of common ground. Wide-ranging topics are viewed from a business and management perspective with particular emphasis on industry-specific issues, topics, and insight. This degree provides a broad-based business foundation in sports and entertainment management and develops critical thinking, communication, and managerial skills which are highly transferable to any industry.
The courses in the B.S. in Sports & Entertainment Management constitute the student's business major. Completion of this major fulfills approximately one-third of the 128 credits required for graduation. All courses listed below are 3 credits / 8 weeks.
Concentrations for this major are available in finance, management and marketing.
- Principles of Microeconomics
- Financial Accounting
- Marketing Principles
- Managerial Finance
- Professional Communication Techniques
- Social Pyschology and the Workplace *
- Sports & Entertainment Management
- Event Development in Sports & Entertainment
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Sports & Entertainment
- Leadership and Governance in Sports & Entertainment
- Promotions and Public Relations in Sports & Entertainment
- Global Perspectives in Sports & Entertainment
- Social Aspects of Sports & Entertainment
- Strategic Management in Sports & Entertainment
* A prerequisite is required before starting the course, but not prior to beginning the BSEM program.
A student must have taken Composition I and Composition II (with a grade of C- or better) and INT199 prior to enrolling in any major coursework.
Curriculum subject to change.
- All transferable credits (college-level coursework) must come from accredited, degree-granting colleges or universities. Maximum of 64 credits transfer from two-year institutions. Official transcripts must be received from each institution previously attended.
- Overall cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4-point scale. (For students with fewer than 15 transfer college credits an official high school transcript is required with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or minimum GED score of 2350.)
- Minimum age of 23 years.
- Minimum two years of significant, full-time work experience.
- Two letters of recommendation from professional references.
- Applicants whose native language is not English must pass the TOEFL with a score of 173 CBT / 61 IBT / 5.5 IELTS or a Fontbonne-authorized equivalent test.