SLA Management Minor courses

SLAM 3020 Management
There are no prerequisites for this three credit hour course. This course serves as an introduction to the discipline of management. It is designed to integrate the accepted theories in the area with real world applications to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills needed for managing others. This course begins with a discussion of the current issues in management and then proceeds to cover the traditional functions of management: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Lecture and class assignments given in the course are intended to help students understand the needs of modern public and private organizations, including emerging national and international trends.
credit hours: 3

SLAM 3070 Sports as an Industry
Sports as an Industry
This course considers the multibillion dollar sports industry. mostly in the United States but also on a global scale in the cases of soccer and the Olympic Games. We examine professional sports -ownership structure of teams. organization of leagues. revenue generation and division, player compensation, race and gender inequities. and the costs and benefits of stadium construction. We also examine the development of intercollegiate sports, their financial aspects. and the impact of Title IX.
credit hours: 3