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SUBJECT AREA: Athletic Administration
Last Update: December 2006 by Lucy Heckman
Faculty Liaison: Barbara Appleby
Purpose: The St. Johnís University Libraries support teaching, study, and research for undergraduate students and faculty associated with the Sport Management program of the College of Professional Studies.
Undergraduate Program: The Division of Hotel, Restaurant, Sport, Travel and Tourism offers a B.S. in Sport Management. The curriculum is interdisciplinary in nature, blending social sciences with professional courses such as Introduction to Sport Management, Health Sciences for Coaches, Advertising, Legal Aspects, and Current Issues in Sports and Facilities Management. The course schedule includes current offerings in Sport Management.
Graduate Program: A Masters level program is being planned as of Fall 2006.
Centers/Institutes: The Athletic Department (Red Storm sports) is closely aligned with Sport Management.
Enrollment Trends: See Institutional Research Factbook.
Department and Subject Area Trends: Particular strengths of the faculty include the management and marketing of sports. Interests include stadium management, psychology of coaching, international sports management, health sciences for coaches, history of sport, economics of sport, publicity and public relations,
Established Specialization: Sport management and marketing.
Subject Depth: Queens collection is on the study or instructional support level, introductory (3a). The goal is to build a collection on the information level, advanced (3b). Staten Island collection is on the basic information level, advanced (2b). The goal is to build a collection on the study or instructional support level, introductory (3a).
Online Resources: Sports
Selection Considerations: Please see Selection of Materials. In addition, the following resources may be consulted for book reviews:
Materials to be Excluded: Please see Materials Not To Be Acquired. Also exclude:
Withdrawal Considerations: Please see Collection Maintenance: Withdrawals.
Related Collections: Business and Economics