2018-2019 Undergraduate Calendar

Sport Management  
Chair Cheryl Mallen Professor Lucie Thibault Associate Professors Chris Chard, Laura Cousens, Hilary Findlay, Curtis Fogel, Craig Hyatt, Shannon Kerwin, Lisa M. Kikulis, Cheryl Mallen, Kirsty Spence, Julie Stevens Assistant Professors Nicholas Burton, Kevin Mongeon Experiential Learning Co-ordinator Emily Allan-Dakin Undergraduate Program Co-ordinator Stephanie Brooks  
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Administrative Assistant Mona Lavoie 905-688-5550, extension 4989 Academic South 455 fahs.brocku.ca/spma The Department of Sport Management offers a four-year program leading to a Bachelor of Sport Management (BSM). The requirement for graduation with a BSM (Honours) is a minimum 70 percent major average and a minimum 60 percent non-major average. The requirement for graduation with a BSM is a minimum 60 percent major average and a minimum 60 percent overall average. The program is designed to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding sport industry and incorporates experiential opportunities for students. Students will be prepared for sport management career opportunities that include marketing, public relations, promotions, communications, human resources and financial, facility and event management in a variety of public, commercial and non-profit organizations. It is the responsibility of Sport Management students to adhere to the Department of Sport Management's Ethical and Professional Code of Conduct which is in conjunction with Brock University's Code of Student Conduct.  
Re-admission and Transfer Eligibility Go to top of document
The application form for re-admission or for transfer into the BSM program (Declare or Change Majors) is available on the web at brocku.ca/webfm_send/1400 or at the Registrar's Office. The Declare or Change Majors form to transfer into the BSM must be completed and returned to the Office of the Registrar by May 1. The BSM is a limited enrolment program. Admission is not guaranteed by attainment of the minimum requirements outlined below. To be eligible for re-admission, or for transfer from another program, to the BSM program, a student must meet all of the following requirements: One of MATH 1F92, 1P20, one 4U MATH. Completion of SPMA 1P91 and 1P92 with a minimum 65 percent in each. A minimum 65 percent average overall in all SPMA major courses taken to date which would be included in the calculation of the BSM major average. Completion of two context credits. A minimum 60 percent overall average.  
Program Notes Go to top of document
1.  A minimum 60 percent in each of SPMA 1P91, 1P92 and 1P94, a minimum 60 percent major average, and a minimum 60 percent overall average are required to continue as a major in Sport Management.  
2.  All students must take 3 context credits: one Humanities context credit, one Sciences context credit and one Social Sciences context credit. Two credits must be used to satisfy context requirements by the end of year 2 and the third context credit must be completed no later than the end of year 3.  
3.  Students may choose to take ENTR 2P51 in year 3. If students choose this option, then an additional one-half elective credit must be taken in year 2.  
4.  SPMA majors must take a minimum of two non-SPMA elective credits (excluding cross-listed and context courses).  
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In 20 credit degree programs a maximum of eight credits may be numbered 1(alpha)00 to 1(alpha)99; at least three credits must be numbered 2(alpha)90 or above; at least three credits must be numbered 3(alpha)90 or above; and the remaining credits must be numbered 2(alpha)00 or above.

In some circumstances, in order to meet university degree and program requirements, more than 20 credits may be taken.

 
Sport Management Go to top of document
Year 1
- SPMA 1P91, 1P92, 1P94 and 1P97
- three elective credits (see program notes 2 and 4)
Year 2
- SPMA 2P06, 2P21, 2P27, 2P65, 2P96 and 2P98
- ENTR 2P51 (see program note 3)
- one and one-half elective credits (see program notes 2 and 4)
Year 3
- SPMA 3P05, 3P07, 3P17, 3P21, 3P25, 3P26 and 3P27
- one and one-half elective credits (see program notes 2 and 4)
Year 4
- One SPMA credit numbered 3(alpha)90 to 4(alpha)99
- two SPMA credits numbered 4(alpha)00 to 4(alpha)99
- two elective credits (see program note 4)
 
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Consult the Health Sciences entry for a listing of program requirements.  
Course Descriptions Go to top of document
Note that not all courses are offered in every session. Refer to the applicable term timetable for details. # Indicates a cross listed course * Indicates primary offering of a cross listed course  
Prerequisites and Restrictions Go to top of document
Students must check to ensure that prerequisites are met. Students may be deregistered, at the request of the instructor, from any course for which prerequisites and/or restrictions have not been met.

SPORT MANAGEMENT COURSES

SPMA 1P91 Introduction to Sport Management Micro aspects of management applied to sport, including human resources, sport marketing, sponsorship, finance, event management, sport law, and related issues. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors until date specified in Registration guide. Not open to BBA and BAcc majors. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and obtained credit in KINE (PEKN) 2P01. SPMA 1P92 Understanding Sport Industry Sectors Macro aspects of the sport industry, including key actors, governance, funding, current research and industry trends in public, commercial, and non-profit sectors. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors until date specified in Registration guide. Note: an experiential component may be included. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and obtained credit in KINE (PEKN) 2P01. SPMA 1P94 Professional Engagement for the Sport Industry Introduction to communication competence and professionalism within the sport workplace. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors. Note: may include a one day experiential workshop for which a fee may be charged; consult the Department. Components of this course may be taught online. SPMA 1P97 Research Design and Evaluation Issues concerning the construction, administration and evaluation of data collection as well as the processing and analysis of data. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors. Note: labs may be taught online. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 2P07, KINE (PEKN) 2P08 and RECL 2P07. SPMA 2P00 Analysis of Professional Sport Topics may include ownership, league operations, role of media, labour/management relationships, and commercial sport industry. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors until date specified in Registration guide. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P91 (minimum 60 percent) and 1P92 (minimum 60 percent). Note: a field experience fee may be charged; consult the Department. SPMA 2P06 Sport Policy Sport policy within the Canadian sport system. Topics include government involvement in sport and policy issues. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P91 (minimum 60 percent) and 1P92 (minimum 60 percent). SPMA 2P08 Facility Management Sport facility theory and operation emphasizing planning, assessment, and feasibility functions in commercial and public facilities. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors until date specified in Registration guide. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P91 (minimum 60 percent) and 1P92 (minimum 60 percent). Note: a site visit fee may be charged; consult the Department. SPMA 2P21 Organizational Behaviour in Sport Organizations Behaviours of people in sport organizations. Topics may include individual (motivation, job satisfaction) and interpersonal (communication, group dynamics) processes and management functions concerning employees in sport organizations. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors until date specified in Registration guide. Not open to BBA and BAcc majors. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P91 (minimum 60 percent) and 1P92 (minimum 60 percent). Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in OBHR 2P51 and 2P52. SPMA 2P27 Introduction to Sport Finance Introduction to financial principles. Topics include for-profit and non-profit budgeting, bookkeeping, financial accounting, grant applications and taxation. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors. Not open to BBA and BAcc majors. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P91 (minimum 60 percent) and 1P92 (minimum 60 percent). SPMA 2P65 Sport Marketing Introduction to marketing concepts and strategies utilized in the sport industry. Topics include the marketing planning process, market research and segmentation, the components of the marketing mix, and promotional and pricing concepts. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors. Not open to BBA and BAcc majors. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P91 (minimum 60 percent) and SPMA 1P92 (minimum 60 percent). Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 3P65, MKTG 2P51, 2P52 and OEVI (MKTG) 4P92. #SPMA 2P90 The Labour of Sport (also offered as LABR 2P90) Critical approach to sport as labour and professional athletes as workers. Topics may include the history of labour organizing and labour relations in professional sports, collective bargaining, strikes, and lockouts, and how axes of inequality, including race, gender, and sexuality, shape athletes' experiences of work. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): one of SPMA 1P91, LABR 1F90, 1F99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA (LABR) 2P09. SPMA 2P91 Public Relations and Communications for Sport Management Introduction to community relations and content development for internal/external communication, emphasizing electronic, digital and social media. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P94. SPMA 2P92 Data Management and Technology for Sport Management Principles of big data management and database systems for managing sport information. Emphasis on the utilization of technology to integrate and implement data across sports organizations. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P97. SPMA 2P96 Introduction to Sport and the Law Sport-related legal issues and concepts. Topics may include negligence and liability, risk management, violence, discrimination, doping, employment and labour law, principles of procedural fairness. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P91 (minimum 60 percent) and 1P92 (minimum 60 percent). SPMA 2P98 Sport Event Management Examination of traditional and niche events in sport at local, provincial, national and international levels. Topics include phases in the planning model, concept of facilitation, contingency planning, environmental sustainability, bid process and the politics of events. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P91 (minimum 60 percent) and 1P92 (minimum 60 percent). Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 3P08. SPMA 3P05 Management Concepts in Non-profit Sport Organizations Principles and practices of management in the non-profit sport sector. Topics may include recruiting/motivating volunteers, analysis of organization performance, grant funding, leadership and board governance. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P06. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 2P05. SPMA 3P07 Quantitative Analysis for Sport Management Principles and practices of planning, designing, collecting, analyzing and interpreting statistical data. Examination of descriptive and correlational analyses relevant to the sport industry. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 5.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P97 or 2P07. Note: students will employ computer software to answer basic and applied research questions. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in KINE (PEKN) 3P08 and RECL 3Q07. SPMA 3P17 Qualitative Analysis for Sport Management Examination of assumptions, ethical concerns, and trustworthiness as it applies to the collection and analysis of qualitative data. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 5.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P97 or 2P07. Note: use of interview techniques, observations, documents and visual data. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in KINE (PEKN) 3P18 and RECL 3Q17. SPMA 3P21 Managing Human Resources in Sport Organizations Theories, research and current practices emphasizing the fundamentals of managing sport employees. Topics may include job design, recruitment, interview and selection, orientation, training, and evaluation. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Not open to BBA and BAcc majors. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P21. Note: case studies may be used to highlight selected topics. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in OBHR 2P51 and 2P52. #SPMA 3P22 Media and Sport (also offered as COMM 3P22 and PCUL 3P22) Relations between sport organizations, the mass media and popular culture. Topics may include the commodification of sport, media rights, sponsorship, fan cultures, and the representation of sports in journalism and popular entertainment. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P98, SPMA 2P65 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA (COMM/PCUL) 2P22. SPMA 3P25 Sport Sponsorship Management and delivery of the sport sponsorship marketing exchange process. Topics may include branding, acquisition, pricing, assessment and evaluation principles of sponsorship. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P65 (3P65). Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 4P07. SPMA 3P26 Governance in Sport Governance structures and processes related to policy within public, commercial and non-profit sport sectors in Canada. Emphasis on how effective governance systems can be implemented and the challenges faced by sport organizations in this process, including managing relationships with stakeholders and members. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P92. SPMA 3P27 Advanced Sport Finance Advanced topics in financial management, including time value of money, debt and equity financing, capital budgeting and spending earnings. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors who have a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Not open to BBA and BAcc majors. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P27. #SPMA 3P55 The Sociology of Professional Wrestling (also offered as SOCI 3P55) Comprehensive and critical analysis of pro wrestling as cultural phenomenon. Topics include the history of pro wrestling; the organization of pro wrestling-national and international comparisons; occupational recruitment and retention; the business of pro wrestling multi-media complex. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA and SOCI (single or combined) majors, CRAS and SOCI minors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 7.0 overall credits or 2.0 SOCI credits above SOCI 1F90. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P91 and 1P92 or SOCI 1F90. Note: may be available on-site or online. SPMA 3P92 Intellectual Property and Licencing in Sport Identifying and protecting commercial assets of a sport organization, including copyright, trade-marks, patents and personality rights. Introduction to drafting and reviewing commercial agreements. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P96. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 3P86. SPMA 3P93 Sport for Development Principles and practices of sport as a development strategy to achieve broader social, education, economic, health and humanitarian goals in communities within national and international contexts. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P91 (minimum 60 percent) and 1P92 (minimum 60 percent). SPMA 3P94 Information Systems for Sport Analytics Theory and application of systems that collectively produce analytical information. Introduction to software programming, data collection and report automation. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 1P97 (2P07). SPMA 3P95 Sport Sales and Promotion Comprehensive overview of strategies and techniques for promoting and selling the sport product, including sales and promotion theory, advertising, media planning and promotional applications of sport marketing. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P65 (3P65). Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 3P75. SPMA 3P96 Globalization of Sport Political, economic, social and cultural forces leading to the globalization of sport. Topics may include migration of athletes, sporting goods manufacturing in developing and least developed countries, global sport-media complex, international sport organizations, and the resurgence of nationalism. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P06. Completion of this course will replace previous credit obtained in SPMA 3P06. SPMA 3P98 Sport Event Critical Issues Management Analysis and development of strategic solutions for issues impacting the effective implementation of major sporting events within the broader social, political, cultural, technological and economic environment in which an event is situated. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P98 (3P08). SPMA 3P99 Special Studies in Sport Management Directed study in specialized areas of sport management. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum 70 percent major average, minimum of 8.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor. Note: application forms are available online at brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/sport-management/student-resources/undergraduate-programs/#1502208224283-d2980ddc-d3c7 SPMA 3V90-3V99 Special Topics in Sport Management Practical experiences offered in specialized areas of sport management. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. SPMA 4F03 Honours Research Project Analysis of research assumptions and methodologies in sport management, including a group research project identifying a research problem, reviewing literature and research methods completing an ethics application, collecting and analyzing data, and presenting the findings. Lectures, seminar, tutorial, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum 70 percent major average, 13.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 3P07 (minimum of 70 percent) or 3P17 (minimum of 70 percent). Note: interested students consult the Department. Scheduled tutorials and class meetings are held throughout the year. Students may not concurrently register in SPMA 4F01 and 4F02. SPMA 4F04 Research Proposal Detailed study of the literature relevant to the topic of the Honours Research Thesis, under faculty supervision. Lectures, tutorial, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum 70 percent major average, a minimum of 13.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 3P07 (minimum 70 percent) or 3P17 (minimum 70 percent). Corequisite(s): SPMA 4F05. Note: students may not concurrently register in SPMA 4F01 and 4F02. SPMA 4F05 Honours Research Thesis Individual research project carried out under the supervision of a faculty adviser. Topics are to be chosen in consultation with faculty willing to supervise. Lectures, seminar, tutorial, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum 70 percent major average, a minimum of 13.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 3P07 (minimum 70 percent) or 3P17 (minimum 70 percent). Corequisite(s): SPMA 4F04. Note: interested students consult the Department. Scheduled tutorials and class meetings are held throughout the year. Students may not concurrently register in SPMA 4F01 and 4F02. SPMA 4P08 Sport Management Ethics Examination of ethical theories, principles and applications, with case study analyses, and personal and professional ethical issues in sport management. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and obtained credit in KINE (PEKN) 4P11. SPMA 4P09 Leadership in Sport Management Overview and analysis of various leadership theories and their application to sport management. Topics may include leadership styles, roles, and behaviours, leadership tasks, and peer assessment of leader/follower development. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 3P21. SPMA 4P10 Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Sport Organizations Examination of the nature of innovation within sport organizations, emphasizing entrepreneurial processes and applications. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. SPMA 4P18 Sport and Social Responsibility Examination of the relationship between the sport industry and society. Topics include corporate social responsibility, theories and frameworks, philanthropy, community investment, labour relations, human rights, environmental sustainability and governance. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. SPMA 4P25 Strategic Alliances in Sport Management Strategic management coupled with an overview of various perspectives of interorganizational relationships. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits SPMA 4P27 Application of Economics to Sport Management Sport decision making within the framework of economic theory. Topics may include demand for and supply of sport events, event pricing and salary decisions, and the economics of sport facilities investment. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 3P27 (3P97). SPMA 4P85 Sport and the Consumer Comprehensive analysis of the consumers of sport and the behaviours dictating their consumption of sport and sport-related goods and services. Characteristics of participants, fans, spectators, volunteers, community and corporate partners. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P65 (3P65) Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 3P85. SPMA 4P86 Legal Drafting and Contract Analysis for Sport Management Analysis of the structure and use of basic contracts by the sport manager including athlete agreements, contracts of employment services, sponsorship, and licensing and sale agreements. Lectures, tutorial, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P96. SPMA 4P91 Power, Politics and Policy in Sport Examination of sport issues through a policy analysis process. Topics may include race, national identity, multiculturalism, gender, disability, event hosting, doping, violence, deviance, and health. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P06. SPMA 4P94 Sport Analytics Quantitative analyses and data mining methods to evaluate player performance and model game outcomes. Development, management and execution of a successful sport analytics program. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 3P07. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 4V94. SPMA 4P95 Advanced Sport Marketing Historical, contemporary and future issues and trends in sport marketing. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P65 (3P65). SPMA 4P96 Negotiation of Deals and Disputes in Sport Organizations Introduction to the theory, processes, and practice of negotiation. Topics may include conflict analysis; interest-based negotiation; distributive and integrative negotiations, strategies, techniques and styles; ethical considerations and dispute resolution tools. Lectures, tutorial, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P96. SPMA 4P97 Advanced Analysis of the Sport Industry: Hockey Overview of hockey from historical and contemporary viewpoints. Topics may include international and domestic forums, social, ethical, political and cultural issues, and commercial influences. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. Note: a site visit fee may be charged; consult the Department. May be offered online. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 4V97. SPMA 4P99 Advanced Special Studies in Sport Management Advanced directed study in specialized areas of sport management. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum 70 percent major average, a minimum of 13.0 overall credits and permission of instructor. Note: application forms available online at brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/sport-management/student-resources/undergraduate-programs/#1502208224283-d2980ddc-d3c7 #SPMA 4Q90 Foundations of Collaboration and Teamwork (also offered as HLSC 4Q90, KINE 4Q90, NUSC 4Q90 and RECL 4Q90) Core competencies for effective teamwork. Topics include collaborative leadership, team functioning, communication, role clarity, conflict management, and client-centred approach as it applies to a diversity of inter-professional settings. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA, BKin, BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Junior/Intermediate), BSc (Kin), BMED, CHLH, CMTY, MSCI, NUBR, NUSC, PHTH and RECL majors with a minimum of 9.0 overall credits. SPMA 4V90-4V99 Advanced Topics in Sport Management Practical experiences offered in specialized areas of sport management. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits. SPMA 4V90 2018-2019: Managing Risk in the Sport Environment Case studies and best practices in essential risk management knowledge, tools and techniques. Learning and application of methods to identify, assess, manage and communicate a range of risks faced by sport organizations. Lectures, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING COURSES

SPMA 3P02 Sport Management Field Work Placement in an internal Brock University sport or sport-related organization. Topics surrounding preparation for professional engagement in the sport industry. Tutorial, 2 hours alternating weeks; 80 hours field work. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P06 and 2P98 (2P05). Note: enrolment limited. Placements will be secured by instructor. Students may not concurrently register in SPMA 4P92. Depending on the nature of the placement, a Police record check with a vulnerable sector screening may be required. Students are not guaranteed the opportunity to repeat SPMA experiential courses. Sport Management Experiential Course Policies available online at brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/sport-management/student-resources/experiential-education SPMA 4P92 Sport Management Practicum Field placement with sport-related groups and organizations. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor. Note: enrolment limited. Placement will be a part-time 80 hour experience during the term. Students are responsible for obtaining the placement in consultation with the instructor. Course application form available online at brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/sport-management/student-resources/experiential-education and must be submitted to instructor prior to seeking a placement. Depending upon the nature of the placement, a Police record check with a vulnerable sector screening may be required. Transportation to placement is student's responsibility. Students may not concurrently register in SPMA 3P02. Students are not guaranteed the opportunity to repeat SPMA experiential courses. Sport Management Experiential Course Policies available online at brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/sport-management/student-resources/experiential-education Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 4F02. SPMA 4P93 Sport for Development Field Experience May include planning, communication, relationship building, leadership development, program delivery and evaluation in a national or international humanitarian sport project. Lectures, lab, fieldwork. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor. Prerequisite(s): SPMA 3P93. Note: enrolment limited. Students must complete an application and interview prior to being admitted into the course. Students must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid passport, visa and immunizations as required. Students are required to pay their own expenses. Students are not guaranteed the opportunity to repeat SPMA experiential courses. Depending upon the nature of the placement, a Police record check with a vulnerable sector screening may be required. Sport Management Experiential Course Policies available online at brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/sport-management/student-resources/experiential-education SPMA 4P98 Major Games Field Course Observation and analysis of operations of a major sport event. Topics may include marketing, human resources, sponsorship, finance, venue management and strategic alliances. Lectures, lab, fieldwork. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor Prerequisite(s): SPMA 2P98 (3P08). Note: enrolment limited. Students must complete an application and interview prior to being admitted into the course and attend an orientation session. Students must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid passport, visa and immunizations as required. Students are required to pay their own expenses. Students are not guaranteed the opportunity to repeat SPMA experiential courses. Depending upon the nature of the placement, a Police record check with a vulnerable sector screening may be required. Sport Management Experiential Course Policies available online at brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/sport-management/student-resources/experiential-education

INTERNSHIP COURSES

SPMA 4F01 Sport Management Internship Project Analysis of individual internship experience (SPMA 4F02) relative to the application of selected sport management theories, concepts and practices. Project focus and format will be developed in consultation with the course instructor and student. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum 70 percent major average, a minimum of 13.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor. Corequisite(s): SPMA 4F02. Note: enrolment limited. Students may not concurrently register in SPMA 4F03, 4F04 or 4F05. Students are not guaranteed the opportunity to repeat SPMA experiential courses. Sport Management Experiential Course Policies available online at brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/sport-management/student-resources/experiential-education SPMA 4F02 Sport Management Internship Internship in an approved sport or sport-related organization. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum 70 percent major average, a minimum of 13.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor. Corequisite(s): SPMA 4F01. Note: enrolment limited. Placement will be a full-time (450hr) experience over the period of one term. Internship Intention Forms available online at brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/sport-management/student-resources/experiential-education and must be submitted no later than March 31. Students are responsible for obtaining the Internship in consultation with the instructor. Students are required to pay their own expenses. Depending upon the nature of the placement, a Police record check with a vulnerable sector screening may be required. Students are not guaranteed the opportunity to repeat SPMA experiential courses. Sport Management Experiential Course Policies available online at brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences/sport-management/student-resources/experiential-education. Students may not concurrently register in SPMA 4F03, 4F04 or 4F05. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 4P92.

NON-CREDIT COURSE

SPMA 0N40 Experiential Preparation Provides students with specialized knowledge, practices, culture and skills as required by host organization in preparation for a particular credit-based experience. Lectures, presentations, workshops, site visits as required. Restriction: open to SPMA majors with a minimum of 13.0 credits and permission of the instructor. Note: may be offered online. To be run as appropriate to the needs/demands of particular experiential host organizations; not all experiential credit courses may require this course to be taken. Students are required to pay their own expenses.
 
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