The Quinlan School of Business' BBA in Sport Management degree program combines comprehensive business skills with an in-depth understanding of the sport industry. Especially beneficial is the program's location at Loyola's Water Tower Campus on the Magnificent Mile in the heart of Chicago, a major sport and athletic market. Students obtain important connections to jobs, internships, and service opportunities to supplement their classroom discussion about how local teams put principles into practice.
The sport management program focuses on the essentials in sport finance, law, and marketing, as well as on the economics of this dynamic industry. Coursework also covers sport facility management. The program emphasizes the importance of developing strong written and oral communication skills. Students study business ethics to enhance future decision making.
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In addition to Core Curriculum and Business Core Curriculum requirements, students pursuing the BBA degree in sport management must complete the following courses:
Sports-related courses (18 hours):
- SPRT 130. Introduction to Sport Management
- Five 300-level sport management courses
At the discretion of the Quinlan School of Business assistant dean, a maximum of one transfer course, taken prior to matriculating at Loyola University Chicago, may be allowed. A 2.0 average GPA is required for all attempted business courses. Quinlan students are limited to double dipping one course between majors/minors, while non-Quinlan students are limited to double dipping two courses between business school minors.