Sport/Ent/Event Mgmt (SEE) Courses

SEE1001 Introduction to the Sports, Entertainment and Event Management Industry

This course introduces students to the sports, entertainment and event management field. Emphasis is on the historical development, organizational structure, use of technology and career opportunities that exist within the industry. Operational issues related to the management of events and facilities such as arenas, convention centers and stadiums are also discussed. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE1010 Sports, Entertainment, Event — Management First Year Student Seminar

This course is designed to provide first year and transfer students in the Sports, Entertainment, Event — Management program educational experiences and information about university resources and academic tools available to them that support academic success at JWU. The seminar explores career opportunities as well as topics that focus on university departments and systems, academic resources, and tools and programs that support a successful transition to college life.
Prerequisite(s): Corequisite: SEE1001. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
2.25 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE2005 The Business of Sports

This course explores the business of sports. Focus is on acquiring knowledge pertaining to sports events, legal and ethical aspects of sport, sport venues, and sport economics. Course content focuses on the comprehensive nature of professional and amateur sports.
Prerequisite(s): FSM1001 or FSM3001 or HOSP1001 or MGHI1000 or MGMT1001 or SEE1001. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE2020 The Business of Event Management

This course introduces students to the methods utilized in researching, planning, organizing and delivering sustainable major events. The roles of global events in sub-fields such as sports, tourism, entertainment, celebrations, civic and hallmark events are also explored.
Prerequisite(s): FSM1001 or FSM3001 or HOSP1001 or MGHI1000 or MGMT1001 or SEE1001. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE2030 The Business of the Entertainment Industry

This course is designed to provide students with core knowledge of the diverse and dynamic entertainment industry. Topics include the historical development of the entertainment industry, current trends and industry regulations, theater and the arts, music, cinema, sports entertainment, television, and alternative entertainment. Issues related to industry best practices, effective artist/performer management and entertainment event production are also discussed.
Prerequisite(s): FSM1001 or FSM3001 or HOSP1001 or MCST1010 or MGHI1000 or MGMT1001 or SEE1001. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE2150 Safety, Security and Risk Management in the SEEM Industry

This course provides the opportunity for students to gain an understanding regarding specific risk management, risk operation, risk assessment, planning and evaluative techniques used by professionals within the sports, entertainment, event and venue management field. Students acquire knowledge on how to manage, reduce and transfer risks to provide a safe and secure environment in venues for events. Students also gain fundamental knowledge of assessing risk operations and understanding liabilities of conducting an event in a venue. Students have the optional opportunity to take part in the Trained Crowd Manager Certification through the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) for an additional cost.
Prerequisite(s): MGMT1001 or SEE1001. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3008 Ancillary Services and Revenue Management in the Sports, Entertainment and Event Industry

This course explores the business dynamics of ancillary services and revenue management in the sports, entertainment and event industry. Emphasis is on the current procedures and standards for managing concessions, catering, retail operations, effective techniques for responsible alcoholic beverage service, and cost control procedures. Students focus on the manager's role in delivering multiple levels of service in an effective manner. Students obtain a certification in effective alcohol management.
Prerequisite(s): (FISV2000 or FISV2010, FSM2110 or SEE2020) or (SEE2010, SEE2020, SEE2030). (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3010 Ticketing Methods and Data Analysis in Sports, Entertainment and Event Management

This course explores the many facets of ticketing and access management within the sports, entertainment and event industry. Content includes ticketing operations, configurations, coding, pricing and analytics. Emphasis is on utilizing the ticketing process to gather information about consumers before, during and after the event. Students also explore the management, marketing and promotional efforts behind the sale of tickets, along with technology used to administer ticketing and box office inventory control systems.
Prerequisite(s): SEE3008. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3015 Managing Gaming Operations

This advanced course is designed to familiarize the student with basic knowledge about managing casino properties. Discussions include casino financial management, organizational structure, gaming terminology, casino design, with special emphasis on casino marketing. International and internet gaming markets are also explored. A field trip to a pre-selected casino is mandatory.
Prerequisite(s): SEE2070. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3020 Professional Sports Management

This course focuses on the management and issues related to professional sports enterprises. Emphasis is placed on the theoretical foundations of professional sports and the application of management principles in the industry. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3030 Athletic Coaching and Administration

This course focuses on understanding basic coaching/administrative principles and philosophies for sports and athletics. It emphasizes the interscholastic and intercollegiate experiences. Students explore a wide range of topics related to the current issues and trends in athletic coaching and administration.
Prerequisite(s): LEAD1010. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3041 Special Event Protocol

Students in this course examine the specifics of social and professional business etiquette and the event protocol. Official protocol and the order of precedence for governmental, military and social organizations are investigated as well. The unique challenges presented by official ceremonial events such as state dinners, flag ceremonies, inaugurations, dedications, graduations, parades, state and military funerals, and memorial services, etc. are discussed, and students formulate effective strategies for managing such events.
Prerequisite(s): SEE2020 or HOSP2011 or FSM3001. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3042 Weddings & Ceremonies

This course examines the unique aspects of planning and executing various ceremonial events such as weddings (traditional and nontraditional), bar/bat mitzvahs, quinceanera parties, debutante balls, anniversaries and civilian funerals. Special emphasis is on adapting the traditional event cycle to the challenges presented by these social life-cycle events and the numerous ethnic and religious traditions associated with them. Industry best practices for custom event design including decor, entertainment, catering and budgeting are explored. In addition, strategies for attracting, managing and retaining clients are discussed.
Prerequisite(s): SEE2020 or HOSP2011 or FSM3001. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3045 New Media Literacy in Sports, Entertainment and Event Management

This course develops the skills necessary to proactively interact with mass communication within the sports, entertainment and event industry. Emphasis is on the ethical responsibilities of a spokesperson and the experience needed to communicate to the media in a variety of situations, including the development and creation of a press conference and communicating the brand and image to the consumer base.
Prerequisite(s): ENG1021 or ENG1027, ENG1030. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3065 Fundamentals of Fundraising and Philanthropy

This course is designed to explore the role fundraising and philanthropy can play in the success of the nonprofit and voluntary sectors of industry. Focus is on acquiring a sound knowledge base pertaining to sponsorship opportunities, grants, campaigns (capital and annual), planned giving and corporate partnerships. In particular, the course addresses the most effective strategies for leveraging such affiliations so that organizations achieve their funding goals.
Prerequisite(s): ENTR2030 or HOSP2011 or SEE2020. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3099 Sports/Entertainment/Event Management Internship

This junior-level course provides the opportunity for the application of acquired skills and knowledge in a supervised sports/entertainment/event-related industry setting.
Prerequisite(s): To be eligible for this internship, students must: 1) maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 during the entire pre-program application process, and 2) have completed 90 hours of course work. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5-13.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3120 Fitness and Wellness Center Management

This course focuses on the skills necessary to manage a fitness and wellness center. Emphasis is on the development and design of the facility layout, daily operations, and fitness/wellness programs located in private, public, corporate, hotel, resort, university and recreational facilities. Students learn program development skills necessary to operate and manage a fitness/wellness facility. A Directed Experiential Education (DEE) opportunity may be incorporated into this course. DEE opportunities are based on project availability with community partners and student eligibility. (OL)
Offered at Denver, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3160 Sponsorship, Sales and Relationship Management

This course explores the procedures and tactics necessary to define, target, attract, secure and retain corporate sponsors within the global sports, entertainment and event industry, including festivals, conventions, expositions, sporting events, concerts and not-for-profit (charitable) events. Students demonstrate effective sales strategies within the sports, entertainment and event industry and analyze the impact of relationship management. An experiential learning project is incorporated into this course.
Prerequisite(s): Junior status. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3850 Negotiations and Agreements in Hospitality, Sports, Entertainment and Event Management

This course explores the theory and practice of negotiations within the sports, entertainment, event, hotel, tourism and food service industries. Topics include discussion and presentation of the skills necessary to be a successful negotiator of agreements and contracts within the hospitality industry domestically and internationally. This course also explores labor relations and articulates the union/management negotiation process, including collective bargaining.
Prerequisite(s): LAW2001 or LAW2010. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE4050 International Sports, Entertainment, Event and Venue Management

This course is designed to encapsulate the student's sports, entertainment and event management academic experience. Students apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to current and potential sports, entertainment, event and venue industry issues. Emphasis is on applying managerial principles, professional communication and ethical practices within national and international venues and events.
Prerequisite(s): Junior status. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE4060 Sports/Entertainment/Event Management Seminar

This senior-level course is designed to provide insight into the policy formulation and strategic management of recreation/leisure and sports/entertainment/event services. Utilizing case studies, realism is introduced into the classroom, improving the critical thinking and decision-making abilities of the student.
Prerequisite(s): (FISV2000 or FISV2010, SEE4050) or (ACCT3020 or ACCT3025, HOSP3050 or MRKT1001), senior status. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours