COB 16-20 NEW COURSE SPTM 31200 revised

January 27, 2017

Purdue Northwest Curriculum Document

Program Name: Sports Management

  • Proposed Effective Date: Fall 2017
  • Document No: COB 16-20 NEW COURSE SPTM 31200
  • Submitting Department: Managerial Studies & White Lodging School College of Business
  • Date Reviewed by Department: February 17th, 2017
  • Submission Date: January 27th, 2017
  • Date Reviewed College/School Curriculum Committee: February 24th, 2017
  • Contact Person: Judith L. Hack WLS Curriculum Chair
  • Approval by Faculty Senate: May 5, 2017
  • Date Reviewed by Senate Curriculum Committee: 4/14/17
  • Name(s) of Library Staff Consulted: NA
  • Will New Library Resources Used?: No
  • Form 40 Needed?: Yes

Task: Course Change or New Course Proposal

  • Program Name: Sports Management
  • Degree Name(s): Bachelor of Science in Business

Section II: This section is for changes in courses only

  • Subject: SPTM 31200, Organization & Management of the Sports Industry – New Course
  • Justification: New major in Sports Management being created for the College of Business



SPTM 31200 Organization & Management of the Sports Industry

Credit hours: 3.0

Principles of planning, organizing and controlling all aspects/resources of the Sports Industry to maximize effectiveness and control in multiple sport business enterprises. Student will develop their own career pathways and research operations they expect to spend their career in post-graduation.

Prerequisites: Junior Standing

Course Objectives / Learning Outcomes

  1. Students completing this course will be able to define and describe eight diverse segments of the Sports industry, which will establish that value added knowledge and experiences were attained through successful completion of this course with a “C” grade or above.
  2. Students will be able to integrate awareness of the importance of planning, organizing and controlling processes in multiple enterprises through a semester long course project, which will result in an understanding of the importance of the principles of good organization and good management foundations as necessary for the company and themselves by attaining a “C” grade or above on the project.
  3. Students will be able to use this foundation course and build upon it throughout their major in Sports Management and this will be exhibited by the completion of all major courses with a “C” grade or above and completion of a career plan on their own career pathways for their post-graduation employment. Post-Graduation survey completion required.
  • Impact on Students: NA
  • Impact on University Resources: No new resources/faculty/funds at start-up, but program growth will require all of those in the future.
  • Impact on other Academic Units: NA