Sports Facililties Management
3 Credit Hours

This course is the Introduction course within the Sports and Recreation Management Program, and will teach the student skills specific to managing sports and recreation facilities. Illustrative examples of facilities students will gain knowledge of include: recreation and fitness centers, and specialty facilities such as sports complexes, golf/tennis clubs, swimming pools, arenas and stadiums. The student will gain valuable information on the day-to-day operations of these various sports facilities and the intricacies involved in each different facility. Overviews in critical areas of facility management include: staffing, customer service, human relations, budgeting, analysis of financial statements, inventory control, safety, physical plant operations, risk management, and marketing.