Non-Eller Minor

Minor in Sports Management

The sports management minor is a “customized” 18-unit program available only to non-Eller Students. The flexible curriculum allows for students to take courses in a sequence and pace that fits their schedule.


  • Six 3-unit courses (18 units total)
  • Minimum 9 units upper division coursework
  • At least 9 units must be completed in residence at the University of Arizona
  • Minimum 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) needed in minor
  • Courses are offered throughout the year, including Summer session
  • Can be used as a part of the Interdisciplinary Degree Program (IDS)
  • Can be taken along with Business Administration Minor or Marketing Minor


Sports Management Minor Coursework

Required Units

Students must complete these two prerequisite courses prior to enrolling in sports management classes:

  • ECON 200 Basic Economic Issues
  • ACCT 250 Survey of Accounting - or - ACCT 200 Introduction to Financial Accounting
    (ACCT 200 is only available to non-Eller students in Spring, Summer, and Winter sessions)

The remaining 12 units may be comprised of any of the following:

  • MGMT 351 Sports Administration and Planning
  • MGMT 352 Sport Tourism and Event Management
  • MGMT 353 Sports Negotiation and Compliance
  • MGMT 354 Business of College Sports
  • MGMT 356 Sports Communication
  • MGMT 357 Lifecycle of Elite Athletes 
  • MGMT 359 Special Topics in Sports Management: International Sports Management, or Sports Public Relations and Promotion Management
  • MKTG 355 Sports Marketing Management
  • BNAD 302 Human Side of Organizations

Note: Students who are also completing the business administration minor cannot apply ECON 200, ACCT 200 or ACCT 250, and BNAD 302 to both the sports management minor and the business administration minor. Courses can only be applied to a single minor.

For more information, contact Franklin Barile, Eller business management advisor.