Sports Management Programs of Study

Program Description

The degrees offered in Divinity are awarded to students completing 64 credit hours for Associate of Arts; an additional 64 credit hours for Bachelor of Arts; 48 Credit hours for Master and 68 Credit Hours for Doctorate. This program is designed to combine the core classes’ electives, and special topics with the general requirement for completion of each degree study.

program objectives

The objectives of these programs are basic to the institution’s general purpose and philosophy, and are in keeping with the objectives of the particular concentration. Specifically, these programs of study enable students to:
1. Demonstrate a general knowledge of the Bible, including a comprehensive understanding of the major books on Human Services
2. Develop an understanding of the underlying principles of Biblical
3. Apply correct biblical principles in decision making and personal Christian
4. Make effective use of the Bible in a particular ministry of general Christian
5. Develop a understanding of the historical application Human Services of
religion in America and elsewhere;
6. Develop a working knowledge of various manuscripts and translation of
the Bible;
7. Achieve skills in research methodology and preparation of major research

Prior Knowledge/prerequisites

The prerequisite for enrollment in the Associate in Sports Management is a GED or High School Diploma. For enrollment in the Bachelor in Sports Management is in earned Associate in Sports Management. For enrollment in the Master in Sports Management is an earned degree in Bachelor in Sports Management For enrollment in the Doctor in Sports Management is an earned degree in Master in Sports Management. These prerequisites should include a minimum of 19 credit hours in Bible.

Course # Course Name Credit
En-132 English Composition 3 credit hours
Bi-122 O.T Survey 3 credit hours
Bi-123 N.T. Survey 3 credit hours
Bi-134 Manners & Customs I 3 credit hours
Bi-135 Manners & Customs II 3 credit hours
Th-221 Bible Doctrine I 3 credit hours
Th-222 Bible Doctrine II 3 credit hours
Ma-131 Basic Mathematics 3 credit hours
Th-331 Systematic Theology I 3 credit hours
Th-332 Systematic Theology II 3 credit hours
Mi-121 Evangelism 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-101 Introduction to Sports Management 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-270 Introduction to Sport Analytics 3 credit hours
Re-RECR-100 Basic Weight Training 3 credit hours
Re-RECR-101 Introduction to Recreation sports and
Leisure Studies 3 credit hours
Re-RECR-120 Sports Program and Planning 3 credit hours
Re-RECR-125 Risk Management in Sports 4 credit hours
Re-RECR-220 Outdoor Sports Recreation 4 credit hours
Re-RECR-250 Principles of Therapeutic Sports 4 credit hours
Re-RECR-290 Recreation and Leisure Internship 4 credit hours

Total 64 credit hours

Course # Course Name Credit

Di-449 Constructive Christian Theology I 3 credit hours
Di- 455 Constructive Christian Theology II 3 credit hours
Bi-329 Galatians & Ephesians 3 credit hours
Re-RECR-346 Weight Training and conditioning II 3 credit hours
Re- SPTS-349 Entertainment Business Finance 3 credit hours
Re- SPTS- 351 Contract Negotiation 3 credit hours
Re- SPTS-357 Executive Leadership 3 credit hours
Re- SPTS-359 Organization and Administration of Sports &
Recreational Management 3 credit hours
Re- SPTS-362 Sports Marketing and Management 3 credit hours
Re- SPTS-430 Sport Tourism and Event Management 3 credit hours
Re- SPTS-434 Sports Negotiation and Compliance 3 credit hours
Re- SPTS-436 Sports Communication 3 credit hours

Re- SPTS-438 International Sports Management 3 credit hours
Re- SPTS-439 Sports Public Relations 3 credit hours
Re- SPTS-441 Sports and Recreation Marketing 3 credit hours
Re- SPTS-443 Public Relations and Advertising
for the Sports Industry 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-447 Sports Tourism 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-451 Sports and Society 3 credit hours
Re-RECR-453 Leadership for Recreation 4 credit hours
Re-SPT-454 Sports Administration and Planning 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-459 Sociology of Sports 3 credit hours

Total 64 credit hours

Course # Course Name Credit
Th-532 Dispensationalism 4 credit hours
Th-533 Christian Theology 4 credit hours
Th-535 Eschatology 4 credit hours
Th-536 The Bible in a Disenchanted Age 4 credit hours
Re-RECR 545 Weight Training and Conditioning lll 3 credit hours
Re-RECR 546 Weight Training and conditioning IV 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-547 Sports and Fitness
Facilities Management 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-549 Sports Communications 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-551 Sports and Recreation Law 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-553 Business Administration-
Sports Management 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-556 Advanced Strength and Conditioning 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-559 Applied Exercise and Health Science 3 credit hours
Re-SPTS-656 Sports Media 4 credit hours
Re-SPTS-690 Sports Management Internship 4 credit hours
Total 48 credit hours
SPT-698 Master’s Thesis 6 credit hours