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Economics and Business

Sports Management

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The Economics and Business Department Sports Management track in the Management major provides students with a strong background in both management and sports related subjects, enabling them to analyze and succeed in the challenging environment of both amateur and professional sports. This track prepares students for management positions within the sports industry as well as the non-profit sector. This innovative curriculum will allow students to pursue a variety of career paths in the field as well as provide a foundation needed for future graduate studies. The track is structured exactly the same way as the other two existing management tracks, i.e. marketing and organizational leadership, but it requires an internship that provides an extensive experience within a professional setting. Students who pursue this program at Moravian are awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in management.

Management: Sports Management Track 

Major Courses

  • ACCT 157: Financial Accounting
  • ECON 152: Principles of Economics
    (Prerequisites: 3 years of secondary mathematics through college level algebra or consent of instructor)
  • ECON 156: Economics and Business Statistics  -OR-  Math 107: Elementary Statistics
  • ECON 225: Intermediate Microeconomics
    (Prerequisites: ECON 152, ECON 156, and MATH 106-166 or MATH 170 or MATH 108)
  • MGMT 223: Management and Organizational Theory
    (Prerequisite: ECON 152)
  • MGMT 255: Mindfulness in Sport
    (Prerequisite: MGMT 223)
  • ECON 312: Sports Economics
    (Prerequisite: ECON 152 and ECON 225)
  • PHIL 228 (WI): Ethics of Sports  -OR-  IDIS 259 (WI): Sport and Its Cultural Legacy
  • MGMT 365: Management Seminar
    (Prerequisite: MGMT 223 and senior standing as management major)
  • MGMT 386: Sports Management Internship
  • Controlled Elective​

Controlled electives:

  • MGMT 231: Managerial Finance (with a sports finance project)
    (Prerequisite: ECON 152, ECON 156, and ACCT 157)
  • MGMT 256: Applied Econometrics (with a sports estimation project)
    (Prerequisite: ECON 152 and 156)
  • MGMT 251: Marketing Management (with a sports marketing project)
    (Prerequisite: ECON 152 or permission of instructor)
  • MGMT 253: Human Resource Management (with a sports management project)
    (Prerequisite: MGMT 223 or permission of instructor)
  • MGMT 311: Marketing Research (with a sports marketing research project) (Writing Intensive)
    (Prerequisite: ECON 156 and MGMT 251; Spring
  • MGMT 342: Organizational a Behavior and Leadership (Writing Intensive)
    (Prerequisite: MGMT 223 and 253)
  • PSYC 260: Sports Psychology

NOTES: Requirements for students to declare their major in the Economics and Business Department must have a minimum grade of C- in Math 108/166/170, Econ 152, and Econ 156.