Senior Capstone Information
Below is the online Capstone application which includes information on eligibility and other requirements. For questions relating to the Senior Capstone experience, please contact Sport Management Capstone coordinators Beth Perez (firstname.lastname@example.org /315-443-0450) or Aaron Knighton (email@example.com /315-443-7418).
The Department of Sport Management’s yearly Newsletters are valuable informational tools for students, alumni, parents, friends and prospective students, among others. Check out the Newsletter to stay up-to-date on everything happening in Sport Management, Sport Analytics, and Sport Venue and Event Management, including program news, awards, student highlights, clubs, trips, research, faculty notes, events, and alumni employment listings. Click on the link below to download a PDF copy of the most recent newsletter or view an accessible, text-only version of the Newsletter.
2021-2022 Newsletter -Accessible, text-only version
2021-2022 Newsletter -PDF
2020-2021 Newsletter -Accessible, text-only version
2020-2021 Newsletter -PDF
2019-2020 Newsletter – Accessible, text-only version
2019-2020 Newsletter -PDF
2018-2019 Newsletter – Accessible, text-only version
2018-2019 Newsletter – PDF
For additional older archived copies of the Sport Management Newsletter, please contact the Sport Management office.
Sport Management, B.S. Intra-University Transfer (IUT) Process
Current Syracuse University students (including David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics students) interested in an Intra-University Transfer into Sport Management should review the transfer criteria below and complete an SPM IUT application form.
Intra-University Transfer Policy Deadlines are: November 1 for Spring and March 1 for Fall entry.
The following criteria must be met and will be reviewed by the SPM faculty committee:
- A student must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.5.
- In order to complete the SPM degree requirements within a four-year plan of study, SU students must have a minimum of five remaining semesters of study.
- Students must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours at Syracuse University.
- It is required that applicants have completed SPM 205, or be enrolled in the course when applying. It is also highly recommended that applicants take an SPM elective prior to applying.
- Students must complete and submit an SPM Intra-University Transfer application.
- Students must submit a resume.
- Students must submit a two-to-three page type-written essay explaining:
- their academic interest in sport management
- desired career track (i.e. marketing, legal studies, communications, business management, etc.)
- prior sport industry experience
- sport-related volunteer and/or community service work
- internship experience
- A personal interview with the SPM transfer committee may be arranged by the department after the IUT application deadline.
Please understand that while careful consideration will be given to all students who meet the outlined criteria, acceptance into Sport Management can only be granted on space availability, based on current enrollment.
Sport Analytics, B.S. Intra-University Transfer (IUT) Process
Current Syracuse University students (including Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics students) interested in an Intra-University Transfer into Sport Analytics (SAL) should review the transfer criteria below and complete an SAL IUT application form.
Deadlines to apply: November 1st for Spring entry; March 1st for Fall entry. Due to course sequencing and enrollment limitations, students must have a minimum of four semesters remaining on campus to complete the major requirements.
The following criteria must be met and will be adhered to by the Sport Analytics IUT committee:
- A student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
- In order to complete the requirements of the Sport Analytics degree within a four-year plan of study; students must have a minimum of four remaining semesters of study on campus
- Completed, or in the process of completing, a minimum of 24 credits of coursework at SU when applying
- Recommended completion of the following courses: MAT 221, MAT 295, ECN 101 and/or ECN 102 (included in the 24 credit hours required)
- Recommended completion of at least two semesters of foreign language coursework (included in the 24 credit hours required)
Materials to be submitted:
- Two to three page typed essay that includes the following
- Reason for pursuing the degree
- Specific areas of interest in sport analytics
- Proposed research interests as it relates to the senior thesis requirement
- Sport related experience (volunteer, internship, experiential, and/or community service work)
- Current resume, including prior sport industry and/or analytical experience
A personal interview with the Sport Analytics IUT transfer committee may be arranged for qualified students based on the qualifications listed above. Please understand that while careful consideration will be given to all students who meet the outlined criteria, acceptance into Sport Analytics can only be granted on space availability, based on current enrollment.
How to Declare a Minor
The Department of Sport Management offers minors in Emerging Sport Enterprise, Sport Analytics, Sport Event Management, Sport Management, to declare one of these minors first check with your home school or college office to make sure you have:
- the ability to take 18 credits of sport management courses;
- the required cumulative GPA indicated in the course catalog page for each minor program linked above;
- completed a minimum of 30 credits at Syracuse University in courses graded A-F.
- Additionally, please check each minor course catalog page linked above for important information on program specific deadlines.
If you meet the above requirements:
- Complete the Minor Declaration Form (PDF). (keep in mind the November 1 and April 1 deadlines).
- Email the declaration of minor form, signed by you and your advisor, to the Department of Sport Management before the deadline, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If your application is approved, you will be notified via e-mail after semester grades are posted. Please note applications are accepted on a space-availability basis. Admission into the minor is not guaranteed, even if you meet the minimum GPA.