SPORTS AND WELLNESS MANAGEMENT

Minimum of 61 credit hours


WHY STUDY SPORTS & WELLNESS MANAGEMENT AT TIU?

Exercise science and sport management theories will only get you so far. Opportunities to apply that knowledge in real-life situations is what gets you to the home stretch. Trinity has a variety of internship options that will give you the experience necessary to succeed in whatever sport and wellness management position you choose!

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO EARN MY DEGREE?

Generally students complete their Sport and Wellness Management major in 3-4 years. Major requirements total a minimum of 61 hours. This includes 26 hours of Sport and Wellness Management core curriculum including 16 hours of Human Performance and Wellness, 4 hours of Biology, 3 hours of English, and 3 hours of Psychology. You will also need to choose an emphasis in either Sport Management or Health and Wellness.

DID YOU KNOW?

As a Sport and Wellness Management major, you’ll see that education is not just limited to the classroom. Experience hands-on learning that fully prepares you for sport safety and emergencies as well as business management, interpersonal communication, athletic training and more!

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The Sport and Wellness Management major is designed to prepare you for a variety of career opportunities available in corporate or community settings. Wellness counseling, personal fitness/ performance training, recreation/athletic director, sports marketing, sports media, and sports facility management are among the many possible career fields available to you as a Sport and Wellness Management major. Courses such as sport safety training, health and wellness, business communication, accounting, marketing and fitness will lay a strong foundation of knowledge to get you started.

COURSEWORK:

Major requirements total a minimum of 61 hours. This includes 26 hours of Sport and Wellness Management core curriculum including 16 hours of Human Performance and Wellness, 4 hours of Biology, 3 hours of English, and 3 hours of Psychology. You will also need to choose an emphasis in either Sport Management or Health and Wellness. Enjoy interesting and engaging courses such as:

  • Foundations of Human Performance and Wellness
  • Team Sports
  • Principles of Management

Sports & Wellness Management Courses

HUMAN PERFORMANCE & WELLNESS COURSES
Course Title Credits
HS 165 Responding to Emergencies and
Sport Safety Training
3 hours
HPW 180 Introduction to Health and Wellness 3 hours
HPW 190 Foundations of Human Performance and Wellness 3 hours
HPW 228X Sport and Wellness Psychology 3 hours
HPW 334 Management of Sport and Wellness 3 hours
HPW 490 Seminar in Human Performance and Wellness 1 hour
Biology Course
BIO 140 Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology 4 hours
English Course
ENG 210X Business Communication 3 hours
Psychology Course
PSY 140 Introduction to Psychology 3 hours
SPORT MANAGEMENT EMPHASIS
(36 HOURS)
Course Title Credits
BUS 111 Principles of Management 3 hours
BUS 113 Principles of Marketing 3 hours
BUS 115 Human Resources Management 3 hours
BUS 221 Principles of Accounting I 3 hours
BUS 223 Managerial Accounting and Analysis 3 hours
COM 140 Introduction to Public Relations 3 hours
HPW 320 Sports Operations 3 hours
HPW 430 Sports Law and Ethics 3 hours
HPW 446 Field Internship 3 hours
Select one of the following:
BUS 334 Advertising
BUS 346 Organizational Behavior
BUS 352 Compensation and Benefits
BUS 353 Management of Change
BUS 373X Nonprofit Financial Management
Select two of the following:
GPH 385 Digital Storytelling
COM 204 Mass Communication
COM 281 Social and Interactive Media Strategies
COM 383 Writing for Digital Contexts
HEALTH AND WELLNESS EMPHASIS
(35 HOURS)
Course Title Credits
HPWA 104 Beginning Weight Training 1 hour
HPWA 204 Advanced Weight Training 1 hour
HPW 220 Practicum in Sport and Wellness Management 3 hours
HPW 224 Team Sports 3 hours
HPW 446 Field Internship 12 hours
HS 201 Physiology of Exercise 3 hours
HS 202 Nutrition 3 hours
HS 251 Kinesiology 3 hours
Psychology Course
PSY 220 Interpersonal Skills Training 3 hours
Business Course – select one of the following:
BUS 111 Principles of Management 3 hours
BUS 113 Principles of Marketing 3 hours
BUS 115 Human Resources Management 3 hours
BUS 221 Principles of Accounting I 3 hours

CAREER OUTCOMES

Wellness Counselor Sports Media
Athletic Director Sports Facility Management
Sports Marketing Recreation Director
Athletic Trainer

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