As a sport studies major, you’ll look at sports and other physical activity through the lens of history, psychology and sociology. In addition to studying sports history, you’ll look at the role of sport in American society. Sport studies examines sport’s cultural relationship with education, the economy, families, the media and politics and considers race, class and gender differences in the sport experience.
- Youth sports director — YMCA/YWCA
- Sport psychologist
- Sport historian
- Sport sociologist
- Sports journalism
- Sports broadcasting
- Sport management
- Sports Information
What Will I Learn?
- You’ll be in a flexible, broad-based program that combines major courses with a number of electives.
- Courses emphasize current research as well as its practical application.
- You’ll take core courses in exercise science along with classes in other disciplines such as:
- History, Sociology, Psychology
- Physical education
- Practical experience in the youth and college sports settings
- Work in studies with faculty and your colleagues
- Clubs that will help immerse you in your study through fieldwork
- Study abroad in England, Germany and Australia
College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with extracurricular opportunities:
- Practicum experiences
- Research projects with faculty
- Participation in service-learning opportunities