Jul 16, 2024  
2022-2023 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Motorsport Management Major, BS


Program Description (Mission, Purpose, or Goals)

The new Motorsports Management paradigm will require 15 credits of pre-requisite courses, 18 credits in Foundations, 15 credits in Breadth courses, and 18 credits in Depth courses.  The pre-requisite courses are outside the HPSS Department and include four courses in General Education.  The Foundation category includes courses in Accounting, Management, Marketing, and Quantitative Business Analysis.  These courses strengthen the management skills and knowledge of the students in the major.  The Breadth courses in Motorsports Management and Sports Management include content that is required of professionals in the motorsports industry.  Depth courses allow students to select a specific track of study for specific careers in the motorsports industry.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the motorsport management degree program, graduates will be able to:

1.    Effectively manage personnel, teams, and facilities specific to the international motorsport industry;

2.    Communicate effectively, both orally and written, within their chosen motorsport organization;

3.    Demonstrate professionalism and success in management of the motorsport industry; and,

4.    Solve management-related problems within the motorsport industry setting.

General Major Requirements

Students majoring in motorsports management must satisfy the general education course requirements, complete the required major courses outlined and take electives for a minimum 120 semester hours in order to graduate. A minimum grade of C or better is required in each major course.

Prequisities for courses required by the major

Course Number/Course Title

Credit

Hours

General Education/

Student Learning Outcomes

ACC 2316 - Principles of Financial Accounting    3  
BLA 2325 - Business Law I    3 General Education:  CT, Soc/Beh Sci, Ethics
ECO 2311 - Principles of Microeconomics    3 General Education: CT, Soc/Beh Sci, Civics
MAT 1312 - Pre-Calculus I    3 General Education:  QL, MQL
MIS 1380 - Business Computing   3 General Education: QT, Soc/Beh Sci
Total Hours 15  

 

Foundations Courses

Course Number/Course Title

Credit

Hours

General Education/

Student Learning Outcome

ACC 2317 - Principles of Managerial Accounting    3  
MGT 2321 - Principles of Management    3  
MKT 2331 - Principles of Marketing    3  
MSM 2306 - Management of Motorsports    3  
MSM 2304 - Public Relations and Mass Media in Motorsport    3  
QBA 2325 - Business & Economic Statistics    3 General Education: Soc/Beh Sci
Total Hours 18  

 

Breadth Courses

Course Number/ Course Title

Credit Hours

General Education/

Student Learning Outcome

MSM 3301 - Sponsorship in Motorsport    3  
MSM 3303 - Facility Design and Crowd Management in Motorsport    3  
MSM 4302 - Motorsport Management Seminar    3  
MSM 4306 - Legal Aspects of Motorsports   3  
SPM 3311 - Finance and Economics in Sport    3  
Total Hours 15  

 

Depth Courses
General Operations Marketing
Course Number/Couse Title Credit Hours

Course Number/Course Title

Credit

Hours

Course Number/Course Title

Credit

Hours

MSM 3301 - Sponsorship in Motorsport    3 MSM 3302 - Race Shop Management    3 MSM 3304 - Hospitality Management in Motorsport    3
MSM 3302 - Race Shop Management    3 MSM 4301 - Operational Logistics in Motorsport    3 MSM 4303 - Internship in Motorsport    12
MSM 3303 - Facility Design and Crowd Management in Motorsport    3 MSM 4303 - Internship in Motorsport    12 MSM 4308 - Motorsport Marketing    3
MSM 3304 - Hospitality Management in Motorsport    3        
MSM 4301 - Operational Logistics in Motorsport    3        
MSM 4302 - Motorsport Management Seminar    3        
MSM 4303 - Internship in Motorsport    12        
Total Hours 60 Total Hours 18 Total Hours 18

Notes

Students in the motorsports management program engage in significant field experiences throughout the academic year. These experiences require students to be available on weekends to attend motorsports events.

Policies

Students are required to purchase program approved uniform apparel to be worn during field experiences.