The Sport and Wellness Management major is designed to prepare students for a variety of career opportunities available in the sport and wellness industry in corporate or community settings. Wellness counseling, personal fitness/ performance training, recreation/athletic director, sports marketing, sports media, and sports facility management are among the many possible career fields available to the Sport and Wellness Management major.

Requirements total a minimum of 56 hours. This includes 28 hours of Human Performance and Wellness, 4 hours of Biology, 3 hours of English, 6 hours of Psychology, 3 hours of Business, and 12 hours of Internship or, for the Non-internship route, up to 6 hours Internship or Professional Experience. Up to 13 of the required hours may be used to meet general education requirements.

Note: Students are able to fulfill the Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning General Education Requirement by taking both HPW 351X and HPW 454X.

Human Performance and Wellness Courses
HPW 180Introduction to Health and Wellness3
HPW 190Foundations of Human Performance and Wellness3
HPW 201XPhysiology of Exercise3
HPW 202XNutrition3
or HPW 204 Functional Anatomy
HPW 220Practicum in Sport and Wellness Management3
HPW 228XSport and Wellness Psychology3
HPW 334Management of Sport and Wellness3
HPW 351XBiomechanics3
HPW 454XMeasurement, Research, Statistics, and Technology3
HPW 490Seminar in Human Performance and Wellness1
Biology Course
BIO 140Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology4
English Course
ENG 210XBusiness Communication3
Psychology Courses
PSY 140Introduction to Psychology3
PSY 220Interpersonal Skills Training3
Business Course
Select one of the following:3
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing
Human Resources Management
Principles of Accounting I
Internship or Noninternship Route
Select one of the following routes:12-13
Internship Route (12 hours):
Field Internship
Noninternship Route (13 hours):
In addition to the business course selected above, choose 9 additional hours from the first set of Business courses below, 3 more hours from the second set of Business courses, as well as an internship or professional experience.
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing
Human Resources Management
Principles of Accounting I
Select one of the following:
Organizational Behavior
Compensation and Benefits
Management of Change and Strategic Planning
Nonprofit Financial Management
Field Internship
Professional Experience
Total Hours56-57