Sports and Recreation Emphasis
The Sports and Recreation emphasis can be combined with your undergraduate degree program to introduce you to key aspects of the sports and recreation industry. In these 3 courses you’ll learn about the basic concepts, practices, and management of sport facilities, you’ll explore issues surrounding amateur and professional sports leagues and associations, and you’ll examine tort issues, risk management, sports agency contract law, collective bargaining, gender issues, intellectual property, and antitrust law.
Undergraduate Sports and Recreation Emphasis Courses
SRM 311 Sport Law
This course explores the legal structure of, and issues surrounding, amateur and professional sports leagues and associations. Included will be an examination of tort issues, risk management, sports agency, contract law, collective bargaining, gender issues, intellectual property, and antitrust law.
SRM 401 Sport Finance
The course examines the economic and financial environment in which the sport industry operates, with emphasis on financial decision-making, financial management, and current financial trends. The content identifies key stakeholders and their various interests in the financial success of sport operations and organizations. The students will explore sources of funding and revenue generation, financial controls and reporting, budgets, and the relationship between management principles and financial performance. Prerequisite: ACC 205.