BS in Hospitality Management with Emphasis in Sport Venue Management

No longer admitting to emphasis area beginning Fall 2021. 

Degree Program Description

The Sports Venue Management emphasis provides specialized instruction in managing and operating sports venues as spaces for live entertainment, including sport and non-sport events. Students who successfully complete the Sports Venue Management curriculum will be prepared to assume leadership positions in the dynamic sports venue and entertainment industries.

Major Program Requirements

Sport Venue Management Requirements

In addition to completing major program requirements, students must complete the following additional requirements:

Emphasis Area Requirements (minimum grade of C-)
HSP_MGMT 2500Fundamentals of Sport Venue Industry3
HSP_MGMT 3500Sport Venue Operation Management3
HSP_MGMT 4400Hospitality Finance Management3
or HSP_MGMT 3310 Food Service Budgeting and Controls
HSP_MGMT 4500Management and Promotion of Live Entertainment3
HSP_MGMT 4580WSport Venue and Facility Management - Writing Intensive3
Hospitality Professional Electives (minimum grade of C-)15
Total Credits30

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Semester Plan

First Year
HSP_MGMT 11003AGSC_COM 22203 
F_S 10303Biological or Physical Science with Lab3 
MATH 11003Professional Elective3 
ENGLSH 10003Missouri State Law Course3 
Humanities & Fine Arts3Elective3 
 15 15  
Second Year
HSP_MGMT 25003HSP_MGMT 21003 
AG_ED_LD 2250 or 22603HSP_MGMT 21901 
ABM 10413ACCTCY 20363 
Professional Elective3MANGMT 30003 
Biological, Physical or Mathematical Science3Elective3 
 15 16  
Third Year
HSP_MGMT 31003MRKTNG 30003HSP_MGMT 49933
HSP_MGMT 33103HSP_MGMT 35003 
HSP_MGMT 45003Humanities & Fine Arts3 
FINANC 20003Professional Elective3 
ABM 10423Elective 3 
 15 15 3
Fourth Year
HSP_MGMT 41803HSP_MGMT 4100W3 
HSP_MGMT 4580W3Professional Elective3 
HSP_MGMT 41103Professional Elective3 
Elective3Unrestricted Elective5 
 12 14  
Total Credits: 120

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Degree Audit

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MU students can request a degree audit by logging in to myDegreePlanner.  Students may also access myDegreePlanner via myZou, in the Student Center, by clicking on the Request Degree Audit link. The audit automatically pulls in the student’s MU course work, transfer courses and courses in progress.  This is available to current students, admitted students, and those who last attended less than three terms ago.

Past MU students can request a degree audit by contacting the Academic Advising Unit of the division in which they were last enrolled at MU. For contact information, go to

Prospective students, can access a preliminary MU degree audit via Information on the college credits already earned will have to be manually entered before it can be evaluated against current degree requirements.

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Major and Career Exploration

The University of Missouri has many resources to assist you in exploring majors and career possibilities.  For guidance, visit the Majors and Careers website or view specific resources below.

  • If you are considering a change of major or are exploring multiple majors, schedule an appointment with an advisor in the Discovery Center by calling (573)884-9700 or through MU Connect Discovery Center service in you success network.

  • If you have decided on a major, visit an academic advisor in the School or College that you are interested in to discuss the process of declaring the major

  • If you would like to learn more about your career interests, abilities, values and talents, visit the MU Career Center.  No Appointment is necessary to explore career options with one of our staff members.

For additional major and career exploration resources, visit Major & Career Exploration in the catalog.

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