Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year 
    Apr 26, 2018  
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education Requirements: 22-23 Credits

Sport Administration Major: 53 Credits

General Electives: 30-31 Credits

(directed by advisor)

Total Required Credits: 129

NOTE 1: Unless a requirement is specified, see General Education Requirements  in the Howard College of Arts & Sciences section for a list of required and applicable courses.                                                                        NOTE 2: Students must maintain a 2.3 GPA to remain in the major.

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