Sport Management and Leadership
The sport management and leadership
program prepares each student to become a leader in the sport and leisure
industries; leaders who not only have excellent content knowledge in the areas
of sport and business, but ethical leaders who practice corporate social
responsibility and sustainability for the common good of the organizations they
work in and the communities they live in.
The goal of the sport management and leadership
program is to prepare students for leadership roles in the sport and leisure
industries through focused coursework, internship experiences, and research
Dahl School of Business Course Requirements
The curriculum for each of the traditional
undergraduate B.B.A. degree programs is comprised of five categories of
required coursework: (1) core curriculum requirements; (2) professional core
courses; (3) professional core support courses; (4) major required courses; and
(5) major support courses.
With its emphasis on particular skills,
attributes, and values, the core curriculum requirements prepare students for
life in a rapidly changing world. See the core curriculum section of this
catalog for the approved and required courses.
The professional core classes provide a broad
foundation in business principles and practices that build upon the solid base
provided by the general education curriculum. The professional core requirement
consists of the following business courses: ACCT 211, BLAW 343, ECON 102, FINA
331, MGMT 140, 210, 230, 243, 300, 341, 448, 449, MKTG 351. The required
professional core support courses include ECON 101 and MATH 270. See below for
the major requirement courses and major support courses for each specific
Dahl School of Business Policies
All students pursuing the B.B.A. degree must
maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) in
the professional core, professional core support, major requirement, and major
support courses, and students must receive a letter grade of C (2.0) or higher
in each of these courses. If a grade of CD or below is earned in any of these
courses, the course must be repeated until a grade of C or higher is achieved.
Students pursuing the business education major must maintain a 2.75 grade point
average in all business and education coursework.
Students pursuing a minor or double major offered
by the Dahl School of Business must complete a minimum of 12 non-duplicated
credits in the area of the minor or second major with a grade of C (2.0) or
above in each course.
All transfer students seeking an undergraduate
degree offered by the Dahl School of Business must earn a minimum of 15 credits
of business coursework at Viterbo University.
Sport Management and Leadership Major (Bachelor of Business
- core curriculum and mission seminars – see
the core curriculum section of this catalog
core and support requirements
management and leadership requirements – SPML 320, 330, 340, 350, 360, 455,
481 or 487 (four credits), 490
courses – BIOL 104 and 114 or 203 or 347 and 482, PSYC 344, six
credits chosen from RLST 326, SOCL 245, SPML 286, 486, SPSL 286, 486
degree requirements – see the degree requirements section
of this catalog
The total credits of the
professional core and support requirements, major requirements, and support
courses are 89-93. The core curriculum and mission seminars require 38-52
credits. A total of 128 credits, 43 of which need to be at the 300/400 level,
are required to graduate. Transfer course and waivers and/or substitutions
could modify these credit totals.