2019-2020 Catalogue

Minor in Sports Business Management

The Minor in Sports Business Management complements a student’s major with courses that develop the ability to work in all variety of sports-related businesses. Sports businesses and related job opportunities are growing rapidly and this minor and course offerings are expanding every semester.

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
Select three of the following business courses:9
The Economics of Sports
Sports Public Relations
Media Law
Sports Marketing
Sports-Related Internship (with approval of coordinator)
Sports-Related Special Topics Courses (with approval of coordinator)
Select one of the following Arts and Sciences courses:3
History of American Sports
Sports, Games & Values
Sports Psychology
Sociology of Sports

Policies Related to Minors

  • Some major/minor combinations are prohibited. See the major/minor exclusions list for more information.
  • Courses taken to fulfill a minor can be applied as business-related electives, arts and sciences electives, unrestricted electives, the humanities/social science elective or the mathematics/natural sciences elective.
  • The electives guide defines all classes as either arts and sciences or business. Students are strongly encouraged to maintain an awareness of where courses taken for a minor apply to their degree requirements.
  • Courses fulfilling General Education requirements (except the humanities/social science elective and the math/natural science elective) may not be applied to a minor.
  • Courses used to fulfill the modern language requirement for BA students cannot be applied to a minor.
  • Courses fulfilling Business Core requirements may not be applied to a minor (except for the Business Studies Minor).  
  • A course taken under the Pass/Fail/D policy may be applied to the minor.
  • Major courses (including courses applied to the Liberal Studies Major or Business Studies Major) may not be applied to a minor.
  • Students may apply only one course not taken at Bentley (from sources such as transfer, IB, AP, course away, non-Bentley study abroad program, etc.) to the minor.
  • Students may only complete a maximum of two minors.
  • Students must achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in the minor.