Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Sport Management)

If you are interested in the business side of sports, this is the program for you. You will take courses in event and facility management, new media and marketing, law, finance and data analysis. A management minor is integrated into this degree.
Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 124-135  
Major: 52 sch    Required Minor: 18 sch   

KINES.BS         CIP Code: 31.0505.00

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total SCHs42

Courses Required for Major

KINS 1583Foundations of Assessment in Kinesiology3
KINS 1683Strength Training and Functional Anatomy3
KINS 1801Introduction to Kinesiology1
KINS 2143Disability Sport and Modified Games3
KINS 2413Event and Facility Management3
KINS 2433Sport Communication3
KINS 3303Leadership through Experiential Activities3
KINS 3413Sport Law3
KINS 3433New Media and Marketing in Sport3
KINS 3453Sport Development3
KINS 3473Sport Management Practicum3
KINS 3553Exercise and Sport Psychology3
KINS 3713Sport and Fitness Management3
KINS 4413Governance and Ethics in Sport3
KINS 4433Finance and Economics in Sport3
KINS 4453Strategic Data Analysis in Sport3
KINS 4473Internship in Sport Management (register for two sections)6
Total SCHs52

Courses Required for Minor

BUS 2043Fundamentals of Accounting I3
BUS 3003Principles of Management3
BUS 3273Human Resource Management3
BUS 3513Professional Presentation Strategies3
BUS 4213Consumer Behavior3
BUS 4343Business Leadership Strategies3
Total SCHs18

Other Requirements

SOCI 4903Special Topics (Sociology of Sport)3
KINS 1901Fitness and Health Laboratory1
KINS 1902Fitness and Health: Enhancing Personal Wellness2
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I3
MU 3713Music and World Cultures (GP)3
ZOOL 2011Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory1
ZOOL 2013Human Anatomy and Physiology I3
ZOOL 2021Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory1
ZOOL 2023Human Anatomy and Physiology II3
Total SCHs20


Three SCH 3
Principles of Coaching

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement. 

First Year
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
KINS 1683Strength Training and Functional Anatomy 3
KINS 1801Introduction to Kinesiology PHED 13011
KINS 1901Fitness and Health Laboratory PHED 11641
KINS 1902Fitness and Health: Enhancing Personal Wellness PHED 13382
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I MATH 13423
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology PSYC 23013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
 SCHs 17
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
KINS 1583Foundations of Assessment in Kinesiology 3
KINS 2143Disability Sport and Modified Games 3
 SCHs 15
Second Year
BUS 2043Fundamentals of Accounting I ACCT 23013
KINS 2413Event and Facility Management 3
KINS 3713Sport and Fitness Management 3
WS 2013Gender and Social Change: An Introduction to Multicultural-Women's Studies 3
ZOOL 2013
ZOOL 2011
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
( BIOL 2301) and ( BIOL 2101)4
 SCHs 16
BUS 3003Principles of Management 3
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
MU 3713Music and World Cultures 3
ZOOL 2023
ZOOL 2021
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory
( BIOL 2302) and ( BIOL 2102)4
 SCHs 16
KINS 2433Sport Communication 3
 SCHs 3
Third Year
BUS 3273Human Resource Management 3
KINS 3303Leadership through Experiential Activities 3
KINS 3413Sport Law 3
KINS 3553Exercise and Sport Psychology 3
KINS 3803Practicum in Coaching 3
 SCHs 15
BUS 3513Professional Presentation Strategies 3
KINS 3453Sport Development 3
KINS 3433New Media and Marketing in Sport 3
KINS 3653Principles of Coaching 3
KINS 4433Finance and Economics in Sport 3
PHIL 3073Bioethics 3
 SCHs 18
KINS 3473Sport Management Practicum 3
 SCHs 3
Fourth Year
BUS 4213Consumer Behavior 3
BUS 4343Business Leadership Strategies 3
KINS 4413Governance and Ethics in Sport 3
KINS 4453Strategic Data Analysis in Sport 3
SOCI 4903Special Topics 3
 SCHs 15
KINS 4473Internship in Sport Management 6
 SCHs 6
 Total SCHs:  124