Undergraduate Academic Programs


Youth Sport Management


Undergraduate students in all schools except the College of Arts and Sciences may earn this minor in addition to the baccalaureate degree.  Students considering this minor may visit Dr. Craig Ross for academic advising.

Craig Ross
Director, Youth Sport Management Minor
Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies
School of HPER
HPER 132
1025 E. 7th St.
Bloomington, IN  47405-7109
(812) 855-3102
cmross [at] indiana [dot] edu

Students who decide to pursue this minor should visit their school's academic records office to have this minor officially added to their academic objective.


This undergraduate minor program is intended for students who wish to add a youth sport management specialty to their studies. This minor requires:

  • successful completion of 15 credit hours prescribed below.
  • a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0.

Note: No course in this minor may be taken under the Pass/Fail Option.

Youth Sport Management Core Courses (12 cr.)
Complete each of the following courses:

  • HPER-R 160 Foundations of Recreation and Leisure (3 cr.)
  • HPER-R 206 Recreational Sport Programming (3 cr.)
  • HPER-R 354 Sport and Violence: Influences and Issues (3 cr.)
  • HPER-R 472 Youth Sport Management (3 cr.)

Youth Sport Management Elective Course: (3 cr.)
Complete one course from the following list:

  • HPER-T 101 Introduction to Resource Development/Fundraising (3 cr.)
  • HPER-F 150 Introduction to Lifespan Human Development (3 cr.)
  • PSY-P 315 Developmental Psychology (3 cr.)
  • SOC-S 344 Sociology of Childhood (3 cr.)
  • EDUC-K 205 Introduction to Exceptional Children (3 cr.)
  • EDUC-P 249 Growth and Development in Early Childhood (3 cr.)
  • EDUC-P 314 Lifespan Development (3 cr.)
  • EDUC-P 351 Foundation of Child Development (3 cr.)

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