Lincoln College

Undergraduate Catalog :: Normal Campus

Sport Management Degrees & Policies

Degrees Offered

Degree Requirements

  • Completion of 120 credit hours
  • Final 30 credit hours completed at LCN
  • Minimum of 27 credit hours of upper division credit (300/400)
  • Cumulative LCN GPA of 2.50 or higher

General Education

Complete all general education requirements.

Business Foundation Courses (18 hours)

Six courses from the list below – “C” or better required for all.

  • BUS 101: Financial Accounting
  • BUS 102: Managerial Accounting (Prereq. C or better in BUS 101)
  • BUS 203: Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 205: Principles of Management
  • ECO 107: Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 108: Principles of Microeconomics (Prereq. ECO 107)

Sport Management Core Courses (36 hours)

Twelve courses from the list below – “C” or better required for all.

  • SPM 201: Introduction to Sport Management
  • SPM 301: History and Philosophy of Sport
  • SPM 302: Professional Ethics in Sport & Business
  • SPM 303: Sociology of Sport
  • SPM 304: Sport Marketing (Prereq. BUS 203)
  • SPM 305: Media/Public Relations in Sport
  • SPM 306: Sport Law/Risk Management in Sport
  • SPM 400: Sport in a Global Society
  • SPM 401: Sport Governance
  • SPM 402: Financial Issues in Sport
  • SPM 403: Sport and Event Facility Management
  • SPM 404: Leadership in Sport

Senior Coursework (3 hours)

  • SPM 491: Internship (Prereq. Senior Standing and Lead Faculty approval)