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This interdisciplinary minor is offered jointly by the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism and the Department of History and Art History. This minor is for students who want to immerse themselves in the study of sport, sociology, and history. Students must take two required and four elective courses (two from Sport Management and two from History). 


This minor is available to all Mason undergraduate students.


Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

Banner Code: SAMC

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18


HIST 341History of Sport in the United States3
SPMT 304Sport, Culture, and Society3
Total Credits6

Electives (Sport Management)

Select two courses from the following:6
Diversity and Inclusion Issues in Sport
America Through Baseball
Football and American Culture
America and the Modern Olympics
Total Credits6

Electives (History)

Select two courses from the following:6
Race and Gender in American Sports
History of College Athletics
History of Baseball
Basketball and the American Experience
Total Credits6