Hardin-Simmons University now offers a
specialized MBA for those interested in pursuing an interest in sports
management. The program follows the same curriculum for the MBA foundational
and core courses. However, the 12 hours of electives consist of the following:
KSPR 6314 Governing Agencies & the
Law of Sport & Recreation 3
overview study of the governing agencies related to the administration and
control of athletic competition and recreational services. Offers an analysis
of major fundamental legal problems and issues confronting the sports &
recreation professions, especially in the area of risk management.
KSPR 6315 Facilities Design and
examination of the principles and applications of sport and recreation
designing, constructing, and maintaining indoor and outdoor athletic and
recreational facilities. Students are exposed to facility operations and event
management. Course includes travel lab.
KSPR 6316 Principles of Sport and
Recreation Management 3
overview and analysis of the various components related to administration and
management within the sport and recreation fields. Includes marketing,
promotions, public relations communications, law, governing agencies, budgeting
and fiscal management, personnel issues, computers, and risk management.
KSPR 6307 Organization and
Administration of Athletics 3
thorough study of the organization and management techniques of athletic
programs. Topics include the role of athletics in education as indicated in
purposes, administrative regulations, management techniques, procedural
policies, legal liabilities, facility maintenance, and financial management.
KSPR 6308 Global Sport 3
to provide insights and background into the lifestyles, values, and aspirations
of various cultural backgrounds and countries around the world related to
recreation and sport.
KSPR 6312 Aspects of Recreational
Sports Programming 3
practical experience course in the study of programming and design techniques
in educational, sport, and recreational settings with special focus on
organizational management, problem-solving, and creative design methods. Emphasis
is on developing programming skills in a wide variety of recreational settings,
youth sports, camps, summer camp programming, and gerontology. Organizational
communication processes, and program marketing are included
KSPR 6333 Graphic Design, Publications
and Photography 3
class emphasizing the blending of computer technology and art technology in the
designing of professional brochures, media guides, and presentation materials.
KSPR 6357 Fitness Management 3
in-depth analysis of the fitness field. Addresses multiple content areas such
instruction techniques, program designs, personal training, and exercise
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