Sports Management

Ripon College offers a major in sports management. Focus is placed on the planning, organizing, managing and budgeting aspects of a department or organization whose main purpose is related to sports or physical activities. Students also will be introduced to law and its relationship to high school, college and professional sports and sports business. Overview of problems in the administration of athletic, intramural and physical education programs are included. Students in this major are required to take a variety of economic and business classes that focus on topics such as the economics of professional sports and strategic management of human resources, entrepreneurship, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations.