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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CAPS 130 - Introduction to Careers in the Sport Industry

3 Credit(s) | Lecture |
Course can be counted for credit once

This course will provide an overview of career opportunities in the diverse and growing global sport industry. Students will gain understanding of all segments and functions of sport-related careers. There will be an emphasis on the vast array of careers in the industry and how these careers intersect with the higher education disciplines and curriculum. Students will research the industry, explore different career fields and identify how their own interests fit int he industry. Students will be responsible for planning and participating in a wide range of activities that shed light on the underpinnings of the sport industry, engaging with major sport teams and major sport brands. Activities will include: interaction with sports leaders; participating in field experiences; and developing community service projects. Students gain preparation for internship opportunities in the sport industry.