Sport Administration (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2022–Spring 2023 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Sport Administration
Unit: College of Education and Human Development
Department: Health and Sport Sciences 
Academic Plan Code: SPADMINOR

Program Requirements

SPAD 281Principles of Sport Administration 13
SPAD 284Issues and Ethics in Sport 13
SPAD 382Sport Management and Leadership3
SPAD 383Sport Marketing3
Select two of the following: 6
Digital Development & Technology in Sport
Race and sport in the U.S.
Sport and Film
Administration of Intramural Activities
Sport Governance 2
Sociology of Sport 2
Financial Principles in Sport 2
Sport Facility Management 2
Data and Analytics in Sport 2
Sport Communication 2
Athletics in Higher Education 2
Legal Aspects of Sport 2
International Sport 2
Entrepreneurship in Sport Business 2
Management of Professional Baseball 2
Sport Event Planning and Management 2
Women and Sport 2
Sport Promotion and Sales 2
Sport Administration in Nonprofit Organizations 2
Special Topics in Sport Administration 2
Sport for Development and Peace 2
Minimum Total Hours18

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.

A 2.25 grade point average is required in the Sport Administration minor.

Any grade of D will not be accepted in SPAD courses.


A grade of C or better is required for SPAD 281 and SPAD 284 (C-minus will not count).


Please note that these courses have prerequisites which may not be listed in the courses above.