Sport Management and Leadership Field Practicum


Students gain practical experience, enhance skills learned in the classroom, and acquire contacts with professionals in sport leadership positions. The goal of the field practicum is to link those skills learned in the classroom over the course of the student's tenure in their program with their experiences in the business world. This course combines 10-15 hours per week of on-site field experience with one hour of class time weekly. Students are placed with organizations which permit him/her to interact with sport industry professionals in their workplace. Selecting a site is a shared responsibility among the learner, career services, and the instructor. Students may be required to attend one or two information sessions during the semester prior to the start of their practicum. Those currently employed within their field of study may request to substitute a research project for the practicum. Prerequisite: 350. Permission of instructor required.