Certificate in Sports and Society

Learn more about the undergraduate certificate in Sports and Society.

This four-course certificate is designed to appeal to those students who are interested in careers in sports management, training, or writing, or who want a more in-depth understanding of the role of sports in both U.S. and global societies.


Four courses, distributed as follows:12
Select one introductory course from:
Sociology of Sports
Sport and Society
Select up to two courses from the following array in Liberal Arts: 1
The Economics of Sports
Baseball and American History
History of Global Soccer
Religion and Sports
Global Sports
Select up to two courses from the following array in Sport and Recreation Management or the College of Public Health: 2
Athletics Administration
Global Sport Management
Media and Communications in Sport and Recreation
Recreation and Leisure Service Management
Sociology of Physical Activity

Certificates are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.