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The Sports Business minor is available to Driehaus College of Business students only. A DePaul Sports Business minor degree will enhance a Driehaus graduate’s ability to leverage their business knowledge in this market. The direct benefits to students include helping them build the skill set to prepare for careers as business professionals with proficiency in sports management, sports marketing, sports hospitality and analytics in sports organizations seeking leadership talent in these areas.

Course Requirements

A Driehaus student minoring in Sports Business is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 20.0 hours.

Course Title Quarter Hours
MGT 356INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MANAGEMENT4
MKT 342SPORTS SPONSORSHIP MARKETING4
Select three electives from the following:12
EXPLORING ECONOMICS & STATISTICS THROUGH SPORTS
INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY
INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL TOURISM
HOSPITALITY SERVICES AND EXPERIENCE MANAGEMENT
MANAGING PEOPLE & THE CHICAGO UNION ENVIRONMENT (2 hours)
EVENT PLANNING
EVENT SALES, SERVICE & PROMOTION
SPECIAL TOPICS IN HOSPITALITY (when related to Sports Business)
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SEMINAR (when related to Sports Business)
LEADERSHIP IN SPORTS: LESSONS FOR COACHING IN THE WORKPLACE
BEHIND THE SCENES WITH CHICAGO SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS
THE BUSINESS OF ESPORTS
NEGOTIATIONS
SPECIAL TOPICS (when related to Sports Business)
SPORTS SALES
INTERACTIVE/INTERNET MARKETING
SPECIAL TOPICS (when related to Sports Business)
SPORTS, MEDIA, AND SOCIETY
SPORTS MEDIA ENTREPRENEURS
SPORTS MEDIA RELATIONS
FOX SPORTS UNIVERSITY

Graduation Requirements

All courses used toward the Sports Business minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.