2018-19 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 20, 2019  
2018-19 Academic Catalog

Sports Management, BSB


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About the Program


Purdue Northwest offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Business that has been designed to help students develop a broad perspective of the business organization and the environment in which it operates. A distinctive and flexible general education component establishes a solid foundation that facilitates your ability to respond to changing employment opportunities even after you graduate. Through a series of core courses and with the guidance of experienced faculty, you will be introduced to the broad range of knowledge and skills needed to begin or advance a career in a wide range of enterprises.

This Sports Management program equips students with an understanding of sports administration and business skills such as marketing. Students earning a degree in sport management are prepared for careers in the sports industry, which is one of the fastest growing industries worldwide.

Degree Requirements


  • 120 Credit Hours
  • Minimum grade of C required for all courses
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 required for graduation
  • Certain courses may only be available at one campus location

PNW General Education Core (31 Credits Minimum)


Free Electives (6 Credits)


Student may choose any two (2) courses to fulfil this requirement.

Total 120 Credits Required


Degree Map


Requirements


Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA):  Minimum grade of C required for all courses (unless otherwise noted); 2.0 GPA

Experiential Learning (EL):  One EL course required.  EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.

General Education Core:  General Education notations can be found within the course description.  Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.

Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study. 

Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.

Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.

Additional Information and Guidelines


Note 1: Free Elective - Any course 10000 level or higher except for CHM 10000, GNS 29000, MA11100 and MA 11500.

Note 2: Experiential Learning Requirement (EXL) – any course that has been officially designated as experiential learning.

Students should check the course schedule for courses which may have newly received EXL designation.

Resources


The 8 semester plan of study is a recommended sequence of classes designed to show how this program can be completed within four years.

Visit the 15 to Finish website for information and resources.

For career information, check out “What Can I Do With this Major?”

For Financial Aid eligibility, click here. Annual FAFSA filing deadline is March 10. Financial Aid recipients are required to complete 30 credits per calendar year to stay eligible for the standard financial aid award.

Financial Guarantee: If you follow the degree map and find a course unavailable, you may be able to take the course for free in a future semester.  Certain exclusions apply. 

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