Wilkes University

Course Sequence

The following course sequence is recommended for students pursuing the Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Sports & Event Management.

1st Semester

2nd Semester

BA 151 Integrated Management Experience I
CS 115 Survey of Computers
HST 101 Intro. Of the Modern World
ENG 101 Composition
FYE 101 First-Year Foundations

PPD 101 Personal
and Professional Development I

BA 152 Integrated Management Experience II
COM 101 Public Speaking
MTH 101 or Higher level Mathematics
Arts Distribution Requirement
Humanities Distribution Requirement

3rd Semester

4th Semester

ACC 161 Financial Acct and Decision Making
EC 101 Economics I
SM 201 Intro. Sports Management
MGT 351 Management of Organizations and People
Science Distribution Requirement

PPD 201 Personal
and Professional Development III

ACC 162 Managerial Acct and Decision Making
EC 102 Economics II
MKT 221 Marketing
SOC 261 Sociology of Sport
Social Science Distribution Requirement


5th Semester

6th Semester

SM 261 Sport Psychology
BA 335 Law & Business
FIN 340 Introduction to Finance
BA 319 Business Statistics
Science Distribution Requirement

PPD 301 Personal
and Professional Development V

Major Elective #1
SM 325 Sports Marketing
BA 354 Organizational Behavior
BA 337 Legal Aspects of Sport Management
SM 341 Sport Finance and Economics

7th Semester

8th Semester

Major Elective #2
Free Elective
SM 355 Facility Management
MGT 358 International Business
SM 462 Sports Management Internship

PPD 401 Personal
and Professional Development VII

Major Elective #3
Free Elective
SM 461 Capstone in Sports Management
SM 466 Advanced Sports Management Internship