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Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Sport, Event and Tourism Management

The minimum number of semester credit hours required for this degree is 120, at least 39 of which must be at the upper-division level.

All candidates seeking this degree must fulfill the Core Curriculum requirements, the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) requirements, and the degree requirements, which are listed below.

Core Curriculum Requirements (42 semester credit hours)
Students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Sport, Event and Tourism Management must fulfill University Core Curriculum requirements in the same manner as other students. The courses listed below satisfy both degree requirements and Core Curriculum requirements; however, if these courses are taken to satisfy both requirements, then students may need to take additional courses in order to meet the minimum number of semester credit hours required for this degree. For a complete listing of courses that satisfy the Core Curriculum requirements, see pages 3-5 of this catalog.

MAT 1033 should be used to satisfy the core requirement in Mathematics. ECO 2013 should be used to satisfy the core requirement in Economics.

Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)

All students seeking a B.B.A. degree in the College of Business must complete the following Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) courses in addition to the Core Curriculum.

ACC  2013    Principles of Accounting I
ACC  2033    Principles of Accounting II
BLW 3013    Business Law
COM 1053    Business and Professional Speech
ECO 2013    Introductory Macroeconomics (satisfies Economics Core Curriculum requirement)
ECO 2023    Introductory Microeconomics
FIN  3014    Principles of Business Finance
GBA 2013    Social and Ethical Issues in Business
IS    1403    Business Information Systems Fluency
IS    3003    Principles of Information Systems for Management
MAT 1033   Algebra with Calculus for Business (satisfies Mathematics Core Curriculum requirement)
(Actuarial Science majors must take MAT 1214 in lieu of MAT 1033)
MGT 3003    Business Communication and Professional Development
MGT 3013    Introduction to Organization Theory, Behavior, and Management
MGT 4893    Management Strategy (taken in semester of graduation)
MKT 3013    Principles of Marketing
MS   1023    Business Statistics with Computer Applications I
(Actuarial Science majors must take STA 1053 in lieu of MS 1023)
MS   3043    Business Statistics with Computer Applications II
(Actuarial Science majors must take STA 3003 in lieu of MS 3043)
MS   3053    Management Science and Operations Technology

In addition to the Core Curriculum requirements and requirements from the College of Business Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), all candidates for the degree must complete the following degree requirements.

Degree Requirements

  1. 21 required upper-division semester credit hours in the major (3 semester credit hours of lower-division courses and 18 semester credit hours of upper-division courses):

    12 semester credit hours of required courses:

    SET  2123  Survey of Tourism
    SET  3233  Sport Management
    SET  3333  Event Management
    SET  4543  Destination Marketing

    9 additional semester credit hours of sport, event and tourism courses chosen from the following:

    BLW  4153   Tourism Law
    MKT  3063    Personal Selling
    MKT  4143    Sports Marketing
    MS    4333    Project Management
    MS    4353    Service Operations Management
    SET  3043    Attractions Management
    SET  3283    Sport and Event Media Relations
    SET  3313    Sport Tourism and Events
    SET  3413    Resort and Club Management
    SET  3543    Economics of Tourism and Leisure
    SET  4233    Sport and Event Facility Management
    SET 4811-3  Special Topics in Sport, Event and Tourism Management
    SET 4921-3  Independent Study in Sport, Event and Tourism Management
    SET 4941-3  Internship in Sport, Event and Tourism Management

  2. 3 semester credit hours of support work within the College of Business chosen from the following:

    ECO  3193  International Economics
    ECO  4303  Economics of Developing Countries
    FIN   4613  Introduction to International Finance
    MGT  4073  International Management
    MGT  4083  Comparative International Management Practices
    MKT  4073  International Marketing

  3. 5 semester credit hours of lower-division or upper-division business or non-business electives (the following courses are recommended):

    KIN   2441  Management and Organization in Kinesiology and Sports
    NPO  3003  Fundraising in Nonprofit Agencies
    NPO  3013  Introduction to Nonprofit Agencies
    SOC  3463  Sociology of Sport and Leisure
    SOC  3473  Environmental Sociology

Course Sequence Guide for B.B.A. Degree in Sport, Event and Tourism Management

This course sequence guide is designed to assist students in completing their UTSA undergraduate business degree requirements. This is a term-by-term sample course guide. Students must satisfy other requirements in their catalog and meet with an academic advisor in the College of Business Undergraduate Advising Center for an individualized degree plan. Progress within this guide depends upon such factors as course availability, individual student academic preparation, student time management, work obligations, and individual financial considerations. Students may choose to take courses during Summer terms to reduce course loads during long semesters.

Recommended Four-Year Academic Plan

First Semester Second Semester
MAT 1033 (core and major) 3 COM 1053 3
WRC 1013 (core) 3 IS 1403 3
Social & Behavioral Science core 3 WRC 1023 (core) 3
U.S. History & Diversity core 3 Natural Sciences core - Level I 3
Visual & Performing Arts core 3 U.S. History & Diversity core 3
Total semester hours 15 Total semester hours 15
Third Semester Fourth Semester
ACC 2013 3 ACC 2033 3
ECO 2013* (core and major) 3 ECO 2023* 3
MS 1023 3 MS 3043 3
POL 1013 (core) 3 POL 1133 or POL 1213 (core) 3
Literature core 3 SET 2123 3
Total semester hours 15 Total semester hours 15
Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
GBA 2013 3 IS 3003 3
MGT 3003 3 MGT 3013 3
MKT 3013 3 SET 3333 3
MS 3053 3 Natural Sciences core - Level II 3
SET 3233 3 SET elective 3
Total semester hours 15 Total semester hours 15
Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
BLW 3013 3 MGT 4893 3
FIN 3014 4 SET 4543 3
Business or non-business elective 2 Business or non-business elective 3
SET elective 3 SET elective 3
World Society & Issues core 3 Support work COB-INL elective 3
Total semester hours 15 Total semester hours 15

* ECO 2013 and ECO 2023 may be taken in either sequence.


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