Sports Merchandising Certificate of Achievement


The Certificate of Achievement (COA) Degree, sports merchandising is designed for students seeking either (1) an entry level a position in the sports merchandising field, or (2) an added sports merchandising credential to an existing degree or skills-set. This COA provides a solid core of specific sports merchandising coursework. 

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze trends in sports merchandise and apparel.
  • Make buying decisions based on season, fashion, and demand for sports products.
  • Perform operational activities relative to merchandising sports products within a sports-driven or retail organization.

First Semester

BUS-101Introduction to Business


BNF-103Sports Finance


BUS-150Sport and Team Branding


Total Credit Hours:9

Second Semester

  Restricted Elective*  3
BUS-203Sports Marketing


BUS-251Sports Merchandising and Promotion


Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 18

Specific Program Notes

*Restricted Elective: select one of the following:

--BUS-463 Co-Op Work Experience [Business Admin]

--PSY-111 Sport Psychology

--WEX-127 Intro to Facility and Events

Students enrolled in this program ARE NOT REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by Placement Testing.