Aug 10, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Kinesiology and Sport Management Division


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Robin Ammon-Chair
Sanford Coyotes Sports Center Room A311
(605) 658-5551

ksm@usd.edu
http://usd.edu/ksm

FACULTY

Associate Professor:

Robin Ammon, Sport Management

Assistant Professors:

Andrew Pickett, Sport Management
Hyung Suk Yang, Exercise Science

Instructors:

Andrea Cota, Exercise Science
Laura Kruger, Exercise Science

MAJORS:

Kinesiology and Sport Management, B.S. (KSM)

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Exercise Science Specialization for Kinesiology and Sport Management major
Sport Management Specialization for Kinesiology and Sport Management major

MINORS:

Health (Non-Teaching)
Coaching

The Division of Kinesiology and Sport Management is a multi-faceted program that serves a diverse population of students interested in exercise science, sport management, and physical education. We prepare students by integrating scientific knowledge, sport business practice, research-based education, practical skills and pedagogical theory that results in an exceptional educational experience.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Please contact the School of Education office for additional information about available scholarships and awards. Also see School of Education  for school level scholarships.

  • Gladys Leonard Scholarship (available to junior, preferably female Physical Education majors)
  • Bobb Lyon Scholarship (available to first-year students majoring in Physical Education)
  • Ray Palmer Scholarship (available to sophomore or junior Physical Education or Recreation majors)
  • Virginia Patri Scholarship (available to Physical Education or Recreation majors, 2.6 GPA; work with disabled children and adults)
  • HPER (available to sophomore, junior or senior demonstrating leadership in KSM club)

Student Learning Outcomes for Kinesiology and Sport Management (B.S.)

Sport Management specialization

  1. Students will interact with other students and evaluate the effort put into team tasks, interactions with others, and the quantity and quality made to team discussions. 
  2. Students will comprehensively explore issues, ideas, artifacts and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion, and combine or synthesize existing ideas, images or expertise in original ways reflecting a high degree of innovation, divergent thinking, and risk taking. 
  3. Students will be able to assess their own ethical values and the social context of problems, recognize ethical issues in a variety of settings, think about how different ethical perspectives might be applied to ethical dilemmas and consider the ramifications of alternative actions. 
  4. Students will engage in purposeful, ongoing learning activities that improve their knowledge, skills and competence in their personal and professional lives. 
  5. Students will design, evaluate, and implement a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal. 
  6. Students will be able to systematically explore issues, objects or works through the collection and analysis of evidence that results in informed conclusions or judgments and break down complex topics or issues into parts to gain a better understanding of them. 
  7. Students will demonstrate foundational knowledge of the field of Sport Management, including concepts and theories across core sub disciplines. 
  8. Students will employ effective, professional written and oral communication skills across multiple platforms. 
  9. Students will utilize critical thinking skills to address legal and ethical issues facing sport managers and organizations. 
  10. Students will apply concepts learned throughout sport management coursework in a practical setting.

Exercises Science specialization

  1. Students will employ effective, professional written and oral communication skills across multiple platforms.
  2. Students will utilize critical thinking skills to evaluate and synthesize current trends in the field of Exercise Science.
  3. Students will comprehensively explore issues, ideas, artifacts and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion, and combine or synthesize existing ideas, images or expertise in original way reflecting a high degree of innovation, divergent thinking, and risk taking.
  4. Students will be able to systematically explore issues, objects or works through the collection and analysis of evidence that results in informed conclusions or judgments and break down complex topics or issues into parts to gain a better understanding of them.
  5. Students will interact with other students and evaluate the effort put into team tasks, interactions with others, and the quantity and quality made to team discussions.
  6. Students will engage in purposeful, ongoing learning activities that improve their knowledge, skills and competence in their personal and professional lives.
  7. Students will be able to assess their own ethical values and the social context of problems, recognize ethical issues in a variety of settings, think about how different ethical perspectives might be applied to ethical dilemmas and consider the ramifications of alternative actions.
  8. Students will design, evaluate, and implement a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal.
  9. Students will demonstrate foundational knowledge of the field of exercise science, including concepts and theories across core sub disciplines.
  10. Students will apply concepts learned throughout Exercise Science coursework in a practical setting.

Programs

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