Undergraduate Program

Sport Management Fellows

Baseball Industry Day
Baseball Industry Day

The Sport Management Fellows program focuses on the world-wide enterprise of sports, including organized collegiate and professional sports arenas and auxiliary industries such as sports apparel and equipment. Sport Management Fellows will network with and learn from professionals in the sports industry. They will also complete a marketing consulting project for an area sports organization. Past projects have included DC United and Monumental Sports.

The current faculty champion for this program is Gideon MarkDerrick Heggans will be the faculty champion starting 2016-2017.

Curriculum: one-year program

(2016-2017)

  • BMGT 488A (Introduction to Sport Management) - Fall 
  • BMGT 488F (Sport Management II) - Spring 
  • NOTE: Sport Management Fellows is a 2-semester sequential program with a dedicated Fellows section each semester. In order to make it possible to study abroad during the program, students would be allowed to enroll take BMGT488F with the next cohort.  Ideally, these courses should be taken with the cohort.

(2015-2016)

  • BMGT 488A (Introduction to Sport Management) - Fall 
  • BMGT 450F (dedicated Fellows section of Integrated Marketing Communications) - Spring 
  • NOTE: Sport Management Fellows is a 2-semester sequential program with a dedicated Fellows section each semester. In order to make it possible to study abroad during the program, students would be allowed to enroll take BMGT450F with the next cohort.  Ideally, these courses should be taken with the cohort.

Fellows Application Eligibility

  • Rising junior or senior undergraduate Business Major (May apply if you are in the process of applying to Smith as a transfer student.)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

Apply

The priority deadline for Sport Management Fellows was February 8; however, we have re-opened the application to accommodate transfer students. Current Smith students who missed the deadline may also apply.

Apply here by June 29 at midnight.

  • Online application form.
  • Cover letter – Explains why you want to be a part of this program, what you can bring to the program, and what you hope to gain from participating.
  • Resume.

Questions? Contact Emily Heavin  at edoane@rhsmith.umd.edu.