The Sport Management major prepares students for the business of sport, including professional sport, college athletics, recreation, and sport-related agencies. Through extensive practical applications, students develop an understanding of community and global service, with an emphasis on leadership and professional skill development. The major prepares students for careers related to professional sport, athletics, community sport and the operation of corresponding facilities.
Required minor, double major or semester abroad: To promote academic depth, all students must complete a minor, double major or a semester abroad (totaling 12 credit hours or more) in an Elon-approved program. (For those pursuing a Business Administration minor, SPT 351 satisfies the requirement for either BUS 304 Introduction to Marketing or MKT 311 Principles of Marketing.)
The assistant professor in the Department of Sport Management was the featured speaker of the Women’s, Gender and Sexualities Studies Program Fall Faculty Research Spotlight held on Nov. 26.
Squadron, a visiting professor of sport management, offers his thoughts on what an expansion of sports betting could mean for tax revenues.
Several Elon Center for Engaged Learning representatives presented at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) 2018 conference, including scholars from multiple CEL research seminars.
A group of nearly two dozen School of Communications students received a behind-the-scenes look at the operations of the NHL organization and its arena.
Homecoming weekend brought nine School of Communications graduates back to campus to participate in a live panel discussion, providing current students with advice on how to use their Elon experiences to enhance their careers.
A team of four Elon University students competed in a case study competition held Oct. 24-26 at the 2018 Sport Marketing Association Conference in Dallas.
The Sport Management Department hosted its annual fall internship forum on Oct. 1, featuring a lively panel discussion and poster session.
During the two-day trip, 29 students visited with communications professionals and Elon University alumni, receiving a behind-the-scenes look at the operations of several prominent organizations, including CNN, Jackson Spalding and the Atlanta Falcons.
Elon alumnae Alexis de Groot ’17 and Sydney Brown ’18 partnered with faculty members Tony Weaver and Eric Hall to conduct a qualitative study and collect in-depth information on the perception of social support provided to student-athletes rehabilitating injuries.
Seventeen members and guests of the School of Communications Advisory Board visited campus on Sept. 28 to discuss their professional industries, share their expertise, and speak with eight classes.