Business Administration, BBA
If you are an athlete or sports fan, you may be wondering if there is a way to combine your talent and passion with a future career. A career in sports management can bridge the gap. The Sports Management concentration focuses on the business and administration side of sports, fitness, and recreation industries.
Behind the players and games, there are a variety of business functions needed to ensure the games continue. It takes planning, marketing, venue management, public and community relations, accounting and more to support a thriving sports program. Sports administrators help oversee the daily operations, manage relationships, stimulate growth through strategic marketing campaigns, and much more.
This concentration is available to students in the BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) and the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) degree programs.
This concentration must be completed in-person on the MUW campus.
In the Accelerated Bachelor/MBA Program, you will take undergraduate and graduate classes at the same time, substituting some required undergraduate classes with MBA classes. You can take up to 12 of the 36 hours required for the MBA early.
This information is presented for informational purposes. In the event of a discrepancy between this page and the Undergraduate Bulletin, the Bulletin should always be used.
In keeping with The W's Mission, the General Education Program provides students with the skills, knowledge, and values they need to become independent, productive members of society in our continually changing world.
The W's General Education Program provides a foundation in the liberal arts that includes knowledge in the historical, literary, aesthetic, scientific, and cultural traditions that shape the world, and fosters skills that allow students to become civically responsible life-long learners ready to adapt to new challenges.
All students who complete the Mississippi University for Women general education program will demonstrate:
The Bachelor of Business Administration degree is a four year degree offered through the Department of Business with a major in Business Administration and concentrations in Accounting, General Business, Health Care Management, Human Resource Management, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. Specific program requirements can be found in the Business Administration major descriptions for each concentration. A minimum of 120 hours is required for graduation under this curriculum.
Minimum grade of C or higher required
Minimum grade of C required
Minimum grade of C required
General Electives: In addition to the requirements of the major, and the General Education Curriculum requirements, additional coursework is required to meet the requirements of a Bachelor of Business Administration.
Total Hours Required for Business Administration, BBA - Sports Management Concentration: 120 Semester Hours