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Course Descriptions

SM130 FIRST AID AND CPR (1): An investigation of the immediate assistance administered in the case of injury or sudden illness before the arrival of trained medical personnel. Includes national certification in Sport Safety first aid and CPR. Each Fee $50.00.

SM230 INTRODUCTION TO WELLNESS AND SPORT MANAGEMENT (4): An overview of current theory and practice. Identifies necessary competencies for Sport and Wellness managers. Each Fall/Each Spring.

SM-233 SPORT FINANCE (4): An analysis of financial and economic concepts applied to sport environments. Sport enterprises will be viewed as economic systems which must respond to changes in supply, demand, and market trends. Fundraising for various constituencies will also be explored.(Offered every spring). Prerequisite: SM-230

SM235 SPORT MARKETING (4): An introduction to the exciting field of sports marketing and its role in society. The subject includes: marketing through sports sponsorships, endorsements, naming rights, and licensing. Marketing of sports segmentation, distribution product decisions, pricing, promotion, and emerging issues in sports marketing. Prerequisite: SM-230

SM330 BIOMECHANICS (2): This course introduces students to the concepts of mechanics as they apply to human movement, particularly those pertaining to exercise, sport and physical activities. Prerequisite: HS344

SM333 MORAL AND ETHICAL REASONING IN SPORT (4): This course will provide philosophic theory that has proven effective in the ethical and moral development of athletes. Strategies will be presented to aid the students in the development of a consistent value system based on justice, responsibility, and beneficence. Prerequisite: SM230 and Junior or senior standing.

SM336 STRENGTH AND FITNESS PROGRAMMING FOR SPORT (4): This course is an overview of the current principles of strength and fitness training for athletic populations. A range of topics from the physiology of strength training, the muscles required for various strength and endurance exercises, basic principles of strength and endurance development, strength and endurance training program variables, proper lifting and exercising techniques and safety procedures will be discussed. Prerequisite: SM230 and Junior or senior standing.

SM430 FACILITY AND EVENT MANAGEMENT (4): Provides the requisite knowledge to become an event and facility manager. Preparation for becoming an effective manager of the unique environment specific to the athletic arena. Prerequisite: SM230.

SM440 LEADERSHIP AND WELLNESS IN SPORT (4): This capstone course focuses on the leadership principles for directing programs and facilities in sport and wellness. Students learn to create safe learning environments for diverse populations. Understand the principles of effective leadership involved in leading diverse populations. [Skills:O, T]. Prerequisite: SM230 and Junior or Senior Standing. Possible Capstone for SM Majors

SM443 LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT (4): An analysis of the legal process within the sport enterprise. Preparation for dealing with the legal ramifications of the sporting world. Prerequisite: SM230 and Junior or Senior Standing.

SM-470 SPORT MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP (4): A planned field experience outside the classroom supervised by the internship provider, and Sport Management. A 6-hour internship requires a minimum of 252 hours, maintaining a daily log, writing a report about the experience, and other projects. The 4-creditrequirement may be met through a single course or through two 2-credit internships.