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  Jan 16, 2018
Samford University Catalog 2017-2018 Academic Year

Sport Administration Major (B.S.)

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The sport administration major is designed to prepare students for sport industry leadership positions in: intercollegiate athletic administration, professional sports, facility and event operations, marketing and public relations, law, interscholastic athletic administration, sport business, and related fields. Every course is grounded in leadership skills such as punctuality, problem-solving, professional speaking and intentionality. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for admission to the program and must maintain a minimum 2.3 GPA to remain in the program. If, at any time a student falls below a 2.3 GPA overall, a one semester probation will be implemented. After this probation, if a student’s overall GPA remains below 2.3, he/she will be dismissed from the program for one academic year.

Required Courses

General Education - Univ Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education - Distribution Areas: 23 Credits

Any approved Gen Ed Social Science, but ECON 201 is recommended

  • Mathematics (one course) (4): 

MATH 110 or MATH 150

Sport Administration Major: 53 Credits

General Electives: 30 Credits

(directed by advisor)

Total Required Credits: 128

NOTE: Students must maintain a 2.30 GPA to remain in the major.

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