Sport Management (BSSM) / Business Administration (MBA)

Major: Sport Management / Business Administration
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science (BSSM) & Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Calendar Type: Quarter
Total Credit Hours: 229.0
Co-op Option: Three Co-op (Five years); One Co-op (Four years); No Co-op (Four years)
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code: 31.0504
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code:
11-1021

Drexel’s BS Sport Management/MBA accelerated degree program offers select candidates an opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and an MBA degree, in just 5 years. The result is a powerful, nationally recognized credential from one of the country’s most established providers of higher education.

At the completion of their undergraduate degree, students begin MBA coursework in Drexel’s LeBow College of Business and acquire graduate level skills including strategic management, managerial finance, international business, entrepreneurship, leadership and ethics.

Students who are admitted into the MBA program are required to take 51 credits, which includes coursework in a focused concentration. Students are required to meet with their graduate advisor to determine a plan of study prior to beginning the MBA portion of their education. The MBA coursework begins during the summer quarter immediately after graduation.

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements
ANTH 101Introduction to Cultural Diversity3.0
CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0
COM 230Techniques of Speaking3.0
COM 270 [WI] Business Communication3.0
or COM 310 Technical Communication
COOP 101Career Management and Professional Development0.0
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0
ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0
ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0
MATH 101Introduction to Analysis I4.0
or MATH 121 Calculus I
MATH 102Introduction to Analysis II4.0
or MATH 122 Calculus II
PHIL 301Business Ethics3.0
or PHIL 325 Ethics in Sports Management
UNIV SH101The Drexel Experience1.0
Select a minimum of 6.0 credits from ANAT, BIO, CHEM, ENGS, ENSS, GEO, NFS, PHEV, or PHYS6.0
Select a minimum of 9.0 credits from AFAS, ANTH, CJS, ENGL, HIST, HUM, PHIL, PSY, SOC, WGST, WRIT, or any language course9.0
General Business Requirements
ACCT 110Accounting for Professionals4.0
BLAW 201Business Law I4.0
BUSN 111Foundations for Business4.0
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
FIN 301Introduction to Finance4.0
INTB 200International Business4.0
or MIS 200 Management Information Systems
MKTG 201Introduction to Marketing Management4.0
ORGB 300 [WI] Organizational Behavior4.0
STAT 201Introduction to Business Statistics4.0
Sport Business Core
SMT 110The Business of Sport4.0
SMT 152Leadership in Sports & Society3.0
SMT 201Sports Marketing, Promotion, and Public Relations4.0
SMT 205Sport Media Relations4.0
SMT 230Sports and the Law4.0
SMT 270Sports Facility Planning & Management3.0
SMT 275Sports Event Management3.0
SMT 285Sport, Industry, and Society4.0
SMT 290Digital Media in Sport4.0
SMT 320Sport Economics4.0
SMT 362Sport Ticket Sales3.0
SMT 401Professional Portfolio3.0
Minor Option: Select a minor from a related program or create a specialization with 24.0 credits of program electives. *24.0
Program Electives: Select three or four SMT courses12.0
Sport Entrepreneurship
Olympic Games
NCAA Compliance
Technology and Sport
Legal Foundations of Title IX
Sports Agents & Labor Relations
Digital Sports Storytelling
Quantitative Analysis and Statistics for Sports
Fundraising in Sports
Corporate Sponsorship in Sports
Sport Governance & Policy
International Aspects of Sport
Sport Tourism
Sport Ticket Operations
Sport Finance
Sports Analytics
Decision Making in Sport Business
Sports Industry Practicum
Free electives16.0
Total Credits181.0
*

Recommended Minors: Business Analytics, Legal Studies, Economics, Finance, International Economics, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Sport Media Production.

MBA Required Courses
ACCT 510Essentials of Financial Reporting2.0
BLAW 510Analyzing Legal Options in Decision-Making1.0
ECON 601Managerial Economics3.0
FIN 601Corporate Financial Management3.0
MGMT 510Business Problem Solving3.0
MGMT 520Strategy Analysis2.0
MGMT 530Managing and Leading the Total Enterprise2.0
MGMT 770MBA Capstone2.0
MKTG 510Marketing Strategy2.0
ORGB 510Leading in Dynamic Environments 2.0
ORGB 520Leading High-Performance Teams1.0
ORGB 530Career and Professional Development1.0
POM 510Operations and Supply Chain Management2.0
STAT 510Introduction to Statistics for Business Analytics2.0
Experiential Requirement3.0
Graduate Internship
Business Consulting Projects
Leading for Innovation
Negotiations for Leaders
Quality & Six-Sigma
Free electives9.0
Concentration9.0
Total Credits49.0

Sample Plan of Study

Term 1Credits
ANTH 101Introduction to Cultural Diversity3.0
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0
MATH 101
or 121
Introduction to Analysis I
Calculus I
4.0
SMT 110The Business of Sport4.0
UNIV SH101The Drexel Experience1.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 2
BUSN 111Foundations for Business4.0
CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0
ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0
MATH 102
or 122
Introduction to Analysis II
Calculus II
4.0
SMT 152Leadership in Sports & Society3.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 3
ACCT 110Accounting for Professionals4.0
ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0
SMT 205Sport Media Relations4.0
Natural Science elective3.0
Liberal Arts elective3.0
 Term Credits17.0
Term 4
COM 230Techniques of Speaking3.0
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
MKTG 201Introduction to Marketing Management4.0
SMT 270Sports Facility Planning & Management3.0
Specialization elective*3.0
 Term Credits17.0
Term 5
COM 270 [WI]
or 310 [WI]
Business Communication
Technical Communication
3.0
SMT 275Sports Event Management3.0
SMT 290Digital Media in Sport4.0
STAT 201Introduction to Business Statistics4.0
Free elective3.0
 Term Credits17.0
Term 6
BLAW 201Business Law I4.0
SMT 285Sport, Industry, and Society4.0
Free elective3.0
Specialization elective3.0
Natural Science elective3.0
 Term Credits17.0
Term 7
ORGB 300 [WI] Organizational Behavior4.0
PHIL 301
or 325
Business Ethics
Ethics in Sports Management
3.0
Specialization electives*6.0
Liberal Arts elective3.0
 Term Credits16.0
Term 8
INTB 200
or MIS 200
International Business
Management Information Systems
4.0
SMT 320Sport Economics4.0
SMT 362Sport Ticket Sales3.0
Specialization elective3.0
 Term Credits14.0
Term 9
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
SMT 201Sports Marketing, Promotion, and Public Relations4.0
Specialization elective*3.0
Social Science or Liberal Arts elective3.0
 Term Credits14.0
Term 10
FIN 301Introduction to Finance4.0
SMT 230Sports and the Law4.0
Specialization electives*6.0
 Term Credits14.0
Term 11
SMT 401Professional Portfolio3.0
Specialization electives*9.0
 Term Credits12.0
Term 12
Specialization elective*3.0
Free electives10.0
 Term Credits13.0
Term 13
ACCT 510Essentials of Financial Reporting2.0
MGMT 530Managing and Leading the Total Enterprise2.0
MKTG 510Marketing Strategy2.0
ORGB 510Leading in Dynamic Environments 2.0
ORGB 520Leading High-Performance Teams1.0
POM 510Operations and Supply Chain Management2.0
Free elective3.0
 Term Credits14.0
Term 14
FIN 601Corporate Financial Management3.0
MGMT 510Business Problem Solving3.0
Free elective3.0
Concentration course3.0
 Term Credits12.0
Term 15
BLAW 510Analyzing Legal Options in Decision-Making1.0
ECON 601Managerial Economics3.0
STAT 510Introduction to Statistics for Business Analytics2.0
Free elective3.0
Concentration course3.0
 Term Credits12.0
Term 16
MGMT 520Strategy Analysis2.0
MGMT 770MBA Capstone2.0
ORGB 530Career and Professional Development1.0
Concentration course3.0
Experiential Credit3.0
 Term Credits11.0
Total Credit: 230.0
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