Sports and Society
Bachelor of General Studies
Develop a fundamental skill set in economics, accounting and general management theory to prepare for sports-related careers in retail, research, communication, public relations or marketing.
The Bachelor of General Studies degree with a focus in Sports and Society provides a basis for understanding the sports industry and the broader economic, political, religious, cultural, ethnic and social systems that apply to the world of sports.
This knowledge of these systems as they apply to the sports industry forms a solid foundation for a variety of careers. Sports and Society graduates could work in retail, research, communication, public relations or marketing fields in positions including administration, management, public relations, and program and event coordination. This focus theme is also good preparation for work and further studies in business management, business administration, economics and marketing.
General Studies, like many majors, teaches content and skills that can be applied to a wide variety of career fields.