BASA - Degree Requirements


Note: The program of study for students varies depending on their campus location, transfer credits, and other factors.  Prior to registering for classes,students must consult with their assigned academic advisor to establish their unique program of study.

Courses have been developed based on need and demand of the students. All courses are 3 credit courses with the exception of two Core courses UNIV 1001,UNIV 1002 and SPAD 3010, which are 1-credit courses.

Florham Campus


Metropolitan Campus


Madison Campus- Curriculum


Credit Distribution

  • 6 credits in Writing Workshop
  • 3 credits in Mathematics
  • 4 credits in Language.
  • 6 credits in Social Behavioural Science.
  • 3 credits in Communication Skills.
  • 4 credits in Laboratory Science
  • 14 credits in University Requirements
  • 13 credits for Free Electives
  • 31 credits in SPAD Core Requirements
  • 36 credits for Major Courses

Required Courses

Written 6 credits
ENGW 1101 College Writing Workshop
ENGW 1102 Research Writing Workshop

 

Mathematics 3 credits
Math 1126 Contemporary Mathmematics
  or
Math 1128 Mathematical Methods

 

Language 4 credits
Beginner Language
Practicum

 

Social Behavioural Science 6 credits
SOCI 1201 Introduction to Sociology
PSYC 1201 General Psychology

 

Communication Skills 3 credits
Any course 2000 or above

 

Laboratory Science 4 credits
BIOL 1070 Ecosystem & Evironmental Science w/lab

 

University Requirements 14 credits
UNIV 1001 Transitioning to University Life 
UNIV 1002 Preparing for Professional Life
UNIV 2001 Cross-Cultural Perspective
UNIV 2002 Global Issues
INTER 1009 Perspective on the Individual
INTER 2013 The American Experience

 

Free Electives 13 credits
From section c or any course within the university

 

SPAD Core 31 credits
SPAD 2004 Introduction to Sports Administration
SPAD 2025 Global Perspectives in Sports
SPAD 3010 Job Search Strategies
SPAD 2018 Sports Internship I
SPAD 4000 International Sports Administration
BUSI 3620 Human Resource Systems
SPAD 2022 Facilities Management
SUST 1000 Introduction to Sustainability
ECON 2001 Microeconomics
ECON 2102 Macroeconomics
MIS 1045 Information Technology for Business

 

Major Courses 36 credits
21 credits must be completed from section b
15 credits must be completed from section c

 

Students will be required to complete the following:

Section B. 21 credits must be completed
SPAD 2010 Legal Aspects of Sports Administration
SPAD 2014 Ethical Issues in Sports
SPAD 2015 Team Development
SPAD 2017 Safety, First Aid, and Prevention of Injuries
SPAD 2019 Sports Marketing, Public Relations
SPAD 2020 Fund Raising in Sports
SPAD 3000 Fiscal Concepts in Sports
SPAD 4001 Sports Internship II
SPAD 4500 Coaching Certification

 

Section C. 15 credits must be completed
SPAD 2012 Nutrition and Wellness
SPAD 2013 Exercise Physiology
SPAD 2016 Stress Management
SPAD 2021 Strength and Conditioning
SPAD 2030 Ultimate Sports Marketing
SPAD 3001 Theory, Philosophy, and Principles of Coaching
SPAD 3002 Human Kinesiology
SPAD 3003 Sports and Society
SPAD 3004 Youth Program Administration
SPAD 3005 Management in Athletic Training, Athletics, and Health
ACCT 1131 Accounting I
ACCT 1132 Accounting II
LAW 2276 Business and the Law

 

* Florham students must complete a foreign language requirement, i.e., Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, etc.


Teaneck Campus- Curriculum


Credit Distribution

  • 6 credits in Writing Workshop
  • 3 credits in Mathematics
  • 6 credits in Social Behavioural Science.
  • 3 credits in Communication Skills.
  • 4 credits in Laboratory Science
  • 14 credits in University Requirements
  • 14 credits for Free Electives
  • 31 credits in SPAD Core Requirements
  • 39 credits for Major Courses

Required Courses

Written 6 credits
ENGW 1101 College Writing Workshop
ENGW 1102 Research Writing Workshop

 

Mathematics 3 credits
Math 1141 Introduction to Math Methods
  or
Math 1131 College Mathematics
  or
Math 1101 Comprehensive Mathmematics

 

Social Behavioural Science 6 credits
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology
PSYC 1101 General Psychology

 

Communication Skills 3 credits
Any course 2000 or above

 

Laboratory Science 4 credits
PHYS 1126 Earth Physics w/lab

 

University Requirements 14 credits
UNIV 1001 Transitioning to University Life 
UNIV 1002 Preparing for Professional Life
UNIV 2001 Cross-Cultural Perspective
UNIV 2002 Global Issues
INTER 1009 Perspective on the Individual
INTER 2013 The American Experience

 

Free Electives 14 credits
From section c or any course within the university

 

SPAD Core 31 credits
SPAD 2004 Introduction to Sports Administration
SPAD 2025 Global Perspectives in Sports
SPAD 3010 Job Search Strategies
SPAD 2018 Sports Internship I
SPAD 4000 International Sports Administration
BUSI 3620 Human Resource Systems
SPAD 2022 Facilities Management
SUST 1000 Introduction to Sustainability
ECON 2001 Microeconomics
ECON 2102 Macroeconomics
MIS 1045 Information Technology for Business

 

Major Courses 39 credits
21 credits must be completed from section b
15 credits must be completed from section c
3 credits INTER 2008 Literature & Culture

 

Students will be required to complete the following:

Section B. 21 credits must be completed
SPAD 2010 Legal Aspects of Sports Administration
SPAD 2014 Ethical Issues in Sports
SPAD 2015 Team Development
SPAD 2017 Safety, First Aid, and Prevention of Injuries
SPAD 2019 Sports Marketing, Public Relations
SPAD 2020 Fund Raising in Sports
SPAD 3000 Fiscal Concepts in Sports
SPAD 4001 Sports Internship II
SPAD 4500 Coaching Certification

 

Section C. 15 credits must be completed
SPAD 2012 Nutrition and Wellness
SPAD 2013 Exercise Physiology
SPAD 2016 Stress Management
SPAD 2021 Strength and Conditioning
SPAD 2030 Ultimate Sports Marketing
SPAD 3001 Theory, Philosophy, and Principles of Coaching
SPAD 3002 Human Kinesiology
SPAD 3003 Sports and Society
SPAD 3004 Youth Program Administration
SPAD 3005 Management in Athletic Training, Athletics, and Health
ACCT 1131 Accounting I
ACCT 1132 Accounting II
LAW 2276 Business and the Law

 


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Contact Information

Florham Campus

Robyn Lubisco, Ph.D.
Program Director
Assistant Professor
Sports Administration
201-692-7257
lubisco@fdu.edu

Metropolitan Campus

J.C. Kim, Ph.D.
Program Director
Associate Professor
Sports Administration
201-692-7256
jckim1@fdu.edu


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