Sports Business for Non-Business Majors, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 21

Program Code: N854

The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.

No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

Students accepted in the minor will be given permission to enroll in the upper-division credit hours of the minor.

Sports Management minor for non-business majors will be restricted to no more than 15 new students per year. Student must have a 3.0 retention combined grade point average or better at the time of application. Students must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in the required lower division courses for the minor. Accepted students in the minor will be given permission to enroll in as many as eighteen upper-division credit hours for the minor.

The Sports Management Review Committee will evaluate applicants. Acceptance into the program will be based on academic performance in courses, activities, awards, work experience, and other measures indicative of future performance. Submit Application online at

All upper division courses must be completed at OU.

Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/No Pass.

Minimum OU and Combined GPA of 2.75 in courses completed in the minor.

No single course may be used to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement.

  • The minor is only available to undergraduate students with a declared major outside Price College of Business.
  • Students must achieve a minimum 2.75 GPA (OU and overall) in the minor coursework.

Required Courses

ECON 1123Principles of Economics-Micro (grade of B or better)3
MGT 2013Introduction to Management3
or MGT 3013 Principles of Organization and Management
MGT 3153An Introduction to the Business of Sports3
Choose 12 hours MGT electives from the following: 112
Licensing and Intellectual Property Management in Sports
Sports Logistics
MGT 3183
Sports Marketing and Management
Management Internship for Credit 2
Sports Management Practicum
Sport Finance
Sports Economics and Policy
Total Credit Hours21

Students pursuing the minor must complete MGT 3153 prior to taking these courses. 


Internship must be pre-approved by Division Director. Only one internship may be used towards minor requirement.

If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.