Sport Studies

Sport Studies

Division of Professional Studies

The minor in sport studies is one of several Professional Studies minors offered at YHC. The curriculum attracts students who are looking for a way to translate and capitalize on their passion for sport and human performance.

The minor provides students the opportunity to study and apply administrative, managerial, and leadership concepts in sport, leisure, and recreational settings.

When viewing requirements for your minor, please select appropriate catalog year.

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What classes will you take?

  • Minor classes in sport studies include:
    • Two foundation courses:
      • Sport Ethics - allows the student to examine moral reasoning and the ethical issues in sport and human performance
      • Sport in Society - offers the opportunity to analyze the history of sport, society's sport values, and the current problems and controversies that exist in the world of sport.
    • In addition to the foundation courses, the student selects nine total hours from a variety of other courses in areas such as kinesiology, communication and sport, youth sport, event management, sport psychology, and coaching principles and theories.

What can you do with Sport Studies minor?

The sport studies minor prepares you for a range of graduate school and career options. The program will serve as an excellent foundation for students who have career or graduate school interests in such areas as:

  • Sports and Recreation Administration
  • Sports Communication
  • Coaching
  • Youth Sport Administration
  • Facility Management
  • Sports Information
  • Broadcasting
  • Sports Marketing
  • Sport Journalism
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Retail
  • Physical Therapy
  • Personal Training
  • Athletic Training