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Sports and Fitness Administration Four-Year Academic Plan

120 credit hours are required for the Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Fitness Administration. The Sports and Fitness Administration major is an interdisciplinary program that includes coursework in business, biology, psychology, and physical education. The program concludes with a career-oriented internship and capstone in Sports and Fitness Administration. Students should use academic planning to schedule and track their degree progress. Detailed course information can be found in the academic catalog.

See the suggested four-year academic plan for the Sports and Fitness Administration Program (courses required in the major are in bold) below.

Please consult with your academic advisor prior to course selection.

Semester 1 Credit Hours
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing 3
PHIL 140: The Examined Life 3
MATH 131: Finite Math 3
BUSP 101: Business Matters 3
TRANS 100: Transitions 1
PE 112: Health and Fitness 2
Semester 2 Credit Hours
COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals 3
FYS 175: First Year Seminar 3
PSYCH 101: Intro to Psychology 3
BIOL 200: Human Biology with lab 4
GE Fine Arts/Literature 3
Semester 3 Credit Hours
ACCT 210: Financial Accounting 3
ECON 201: Microeconomics 3
BIOL 117: Exercise Physiology 3
PE 124: Health and Nutrition 3
GE Global Studies 3
Semester 4 Credit Hours
MKTG 300: Marketing 3
GE Physical Science 3
GE Art/Music/Literature/Religious Studies/Philosophy 3
GE History 3
*SAFA Elective 3
Semester 5 Credit Hours
MGMT 370: Organizational Behavior 3
*SAFA Elective 3
GE History/Social Science 3
Humanities (outside major) 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Semester 6 Credit Hours
MGMT 360: Human Resource Management 3
EXSC 319: Kinesiology 3
PSYCH 335: Sports Psychology 3
Humanities (outside major) 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Semester 7 Credit Hours
PE 391: SFA Senior Seminar 1
MGMT 330: Diversity in Organizations 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Elective or course for a minor 2
Semester 8 Credit Hours
PE 381: SAFA Internship 2
Elective or course for a minor 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Elective or course for a minor 3


*Choose two SAFA electives:  COMM 207; ENGL 235; MGMT 223, 310, 330; PSYCH 303, 311, 341 or SOC 140