Sports Career Strategies & Bus Comm:MSLB

SLN #: 87850
Course Prefix: SLB-511
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Jarvis

Course Description:
This course focuses on examining job opportunities in the sports industry and the development of strategies for obtaining a position suitable to the talents and abilities of individual students. Students will refine their skills in terms of searching for a job. Students will also develop a career plan, beginning with an entry level position for those who have worked in the industry or a next level position for students currently working in the area. In this regard students will perform a market assessment to determine what entry or other appropriate level positions are available in their respective areas of interest. Students will develop a strategy for advancement in the profession. Relationship building and other related skills will be developed as well. Students in the class will be expected to obtain and work as an extern. Students who are already working in the industry or who are not able to obtain a suitable externship, will work on a special project designed to help them obtain a position within the sports industry. Students will report (regularly present) on regarding their work as externs or on their special projects. This will permit other students to get a better idea of other positions and career strategies by being exposed to the work of their fellow students. Faculty members will also meet individually with students to help them fashion career plans consistent with their talents and abilities.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.