Sports Merchandising Certificate of Achievement


The Certificate of Achievement (COA) in Sports Merchandising is designed for students seeking either (1) an entry level 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-293 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.