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Sport Management Admissions Requirements


The B.S. with a major in Sport Management consists of two phases, the pre-sport management and the professional content phases. The pre-sport management phase consists of introductory courses and the basic University Core Curriculum. The professional content phase consists of advanced coursework specific to the field of sport management.

A soon as a student thinks he/she is interested in declaring Sport Management as a major, it is strongly recommended that he/she schedules an advising appointment. To find the Sport Management advisor based on your last name, click

To be accepted into the professional content phase, students must meet the requirements as noted below. 

  1. Student must complete all of the Area A-E requirements prior to taking courses from the professional content area. Transfer students who lack up to two courses in Areas A-E may take specified courses concurrently during their first semester of enrollment at UWG.
  2. Student must complete at least 15 of the 18 hours required in Area F prior to taking professional content courses. This includes SPMG 2600, Introduction to Sport Management, that must be passed with a grade of C or better.
  3. Student must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 before taking any professional content courses.

Once a student has met the requirements for admission, the advisor will change their status from pre-major to Sport Management. At this time the student may select a university approved minor and should receive separate advising in the respective department.