Explore the ways sports function in our society, and acquire business knowledge and skills to become a part of the sports world. Sport management includes a required business minor to prepare for a career in athletics.

Calvin's sports management emphasis will prepare you to work in one of the largest industries in the country. Combined with the required business minor, you'll gain the knowledge skills necessary to work in one of the many fields surrounding sports, including

  • Sports marketing
  • Events management
  • Management of recreation, college and professional sports
  • Sports economics or finance

(27-30 semester hours)

  • KIN-201 Introduction to Kinesiology
  • KIN-214 Applied Kinesiology
  • KIN-218 Administration of Athletics
  • KIN-243 Sport Psychology
  • Two 200-level kinesiology courses
  • KIN-315 Sociology of Sport
  • KIN-320 Sports Marketing and Public Relations
  • KIN-332 Philosophy of Physical Education and Sport
  • KIN-346 Field Internship
  • RECR-305 Program Planning and Development


(4 semester hours)
  • One course from:
    • BIOL-115 Human Biology
    • BIOL-141 Cell Biology and Genetics for the Health Sciences

Required business minor

(23 semester hours)

  • BUS-160 Business Foundations
  • BUS-203 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • ECON-221 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON-222 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • BUS-380 Marketing
  • One 300-level business elective

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