Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Sport Administration (SSSA)

SSSA 511  Administration of Interscholastic & Intercollegiate Athletic Programs  (3 Credits)  

This course embodies practical methods and innovative techniques needed by interscholastic and intercollegiate athletic administrators. The topics presented are directly related to the responsibilities undertaken by athletic program personnel who guide adolescent intercollegiate and young adult collegiate participants. Some examples of those topics include developing a program philosophy, responsibilities of an athletic administrator, academic standards and eligibility, etc.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

SSSA 513  Sports Governance & Policy Development  (3 Credits)  

This course provides an overview of how sport in general and interscholoastic and intercollegiate athletics in particular are governed in the United States. The course also examines how sport policies are formulated and how they impact the operations of a sport organization. The roles and functions of state athletic associations in interscholastic athletics and the NCSA and NAIA governance and discussed and analyzed.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

SSSA 627  Management, Leadership and Critical Thinking In Sport Organizations  (3 Credits)  

This course reviews contemporary theories related to management and leadership and discusses their applications to interscholastic and intercollegiate athletics. Specifically, this course discusses various skills, roles, and functions of athletic administrators as well as the elements of leadership theory and practices as they relate to various managerial responsibilities of athletic administrators in middle and secondary school settings. Development of critical thinking skills necessary for success in the professional workplace. Case studies from professional and collegiate sports, fitness and sport marketing industries will also be included.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

SSSA 629  Development & Fundraising In Sports  (3 Credits)  

This segment on Development and Fundraising is designed to allow students to learn the importance of a comprehensive fundraising program in the Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Athletics environment. As rising costs and diminishing institutional support becomes more and more prevalent, the need for support from those who admire and encourage the interscholastic and intercollegiate athletic experience becomes urgently important. Students will learn the basic components of development, research, solicitation, asking, stewardship, etc.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology