# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports and Entertainment Management Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Sports and Entertainment Management (8177/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8177
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12

Students will build on prior knowledge of sports, entertainment, and recreation marketing. This course focuses on the principles of management and planning supported by research, financial, economic, ethical, and legal concepts. Students will be able to plan and execute an event, establish a sports, entertainment, or recreation marketing product/business, and develop a career plan. Academic skills (mathematics, science, English, and history/social science) related to the content are a part of this course. Computer/technology applications supporting the course are studied.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Hospitality and Tourism
    • Lodging
    • Recreation, Amusements and Attractions
    • Restaurants and Food and Beverage Services
    • Travel and Tourism

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.