The Sports Management Integrated Pathway is designed to introduce students to the global sports and recreation industry. This Integrated Pathway will focus on a variety of disciplines and apply theories to implement in sport management settings. Students can combine their passion for sports and recreation, and enter this highly competitive field that incorporates aspects of many different areas such as business, marketing, accounting and the fundamentals of education.
A substantial research paper comprising either a primary or secondary research study on a topic of the student's choosing in consultation with their adviser or faculty member. This research project incorporates various aspects of the sports management curricula and consists of either a penultimate publishable paper or a poster presentation suited to the appropriate academic conference. This pathway would be geared towards those students wishing to continue their Sports Management education in graduate school, and need and desire the research and publishing/presentation exposure.