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Curriculum for Professional Pilot

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Freshman Fall Semester Freshman Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr AVIA-191 University Seminar I** 1 AVIA-192 University Seminar II** 1 MTSC-121 College Algebra** 3 MTSC-122 Trigonometry** 3 MVSC-100 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness** 2 MIS-105 Microcomputer Applications** 3 ENGL-101 English Composition I** 3 ENGL-102 English Composition II** 3 AVIA-321 Meteorology** 3 AVIA-103 Instrument Rating** 3 AVIA-102 Private Pilot Certification** 3 AVIA-103L Instrument Rating Lab** 1 AVIA-102L Private Pilot Lab** 1         Total Credits 16   Total Credits 14 Sophomore Fall Semester Sophomore Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr ENGL-xxx Literature I* 3 ENGL-xxx Literature II* 3 PHYS-111 Intro to Physics I 3 PHYS-112 Intro to Physics II 3 PHYS-111 Intro to Physics I Lab 1 PHYS-112 Intro to Physics II Lab 1 MTSC-251 Calculus I** 4 MGMT-205 Management Processes** 4 AVIA-201 Basic Aircraft Systems** 3 AVIA-310 Flight Safety* 3 AVIA-201L Commercial Pilot Lab I** 1 AVIA-202 Commercial Pilot Certification** 3       AVIA-202L Commercial Pilot Lab II .67   Total Credits 14-15   Total Credits 17.67 Junior Fall Semester Junior Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr PSYC-201 Intro to Psychology 3 ENGL-327 Interpersonal Communications 3 xx-xxx Foreign Language I 3 xx-xxx Foreign Language II 3 AVIA-307 Advanced Aircraft Systems** 3 AVIA-350 Air Traffic Control** 3 AVIA-307L Commercial Pilot Lab III** 1 AVIA-301 Multi-Engine Rating** 1 AVIA-305 Adv Aero & Aircraft Perf** 3 AVIA-361L Multi-Engine Rating Lab** .33 ENGL-200 Speech* 3 MGMT-305 Management Information Sys** 3       GLST-395 Global Societies** 3   Total Credits 16   Total Credits 16.33 Senior Fall Semester Senior Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr HIST-xxx History Elective 3 AVIA-450 International Air Transport*** 3 AVIA-317 Human Factors in Aviation** 3 xx-xxx Arts/Humanities Elective 3 AVIA-333 Crew Resource Management** 3 AVIA-489 Aviation Legislation** 3 MGMT-325 Organizational Behavior** 3 AVIA-402 CFI-Instrument** 3 AVIA-401 CFI-Airplane** 3 AVIA-431L CFI-Instrument Lab** .33 AVIA-401L CFI-Lab** .67                     Total Credits 15.67   Total Credits 12.33                   *    Writing Intensive Course(s) **   Grade of “C” or better required in all Management Core (40/41/42/46/520 and       Aviation Major Requirements (49) *** Senior Capstone Course, which also satisfies the General Education Requirements Total Credits: 122-123  

Curriculum for Aviation Management

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Freshman Fall Semester Freshman Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr AVIA-191 University Seminar I** 1 AVIA-192 University Seminar II** 1 MTSC-121 College Algebra** 3 MTSC-125 Finite Math** 3 MVSC-100 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness** 2 MIS-105 Microcomputer Applications** 3 ENGL-101 English Composition I** 3 ENGL-102 English Composition II** 3 HIST-xxx History Elective 3 PSYC-201 Intro to Psychology 3 AVIA-102 Private Pilot Certification** 3 ENGL-xxx Foreign Language I 3 AVIA-102L Private Pilot Lab** (optional) 1         Total Credits 15-16   Total Credits 16 Sophomore Fall Semester Sophomore Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr ENGL-xxx Literature I(201,202,205,206)* 3 ENGL-xxx Literature II(201,202,205,206)* 3 xx-xxx Foreign Language II 3 MGMT-205 Management Processes** 4 PHYS-111 Intro to Physics I 3 PHYS-112 Intro to Physics II 3 PHYS-111 Intro to Physics I Lab 1 PHYS-112 Intro to Physics II Lab 1 MTSC-225 Calculus for Business & Social Sci.** 3 AVIA-310 Flight Safety* 3 ENGL-200 Speech* 3 MGMT-208 Intro to Statistics**         or         MTSC-341 Probability 3   Total Credits    16   Total Credits  17 Junior Fall Semester Junior Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr AVIA-370 Airport Planning & Management* 3 HRM-320 Human Resources Management 3 ACCT-201 Accounting I** 3 ACCT-203 Accounting for Decision Making** 3 GLST-395 Global Societies** 3 MGMT-305 Management Info Systems** 3 xx-xxx Free Elective 3 MTSC-350 Air Traffic Control** 3 ECON-201 Macroeconomics** 3         Total Credits 15   Total Credits 12 Senior Fall Semester Senior Spring Semester Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr HRM-330 Management/Employee Relations 3 AVIA-450 International Air Transport*** 3 AVIA-333 Crew Resource Management** 3 MKT-300 Principles of Marketing** 3 ENGL-327 Interpersonal Communications 3 AVIA-489 Aviation Legislation** 3 MGMT-325 Organizational Behavior** 3 AVIA-312 Operations Management** 3 MGMT-440 International Management** 3 AVIA-440 Airline Management* 3   Total Credits 15   Total Credits 15                   *     Writing Intensive Course(s) **   Grade of “C” or better required in all Management Core (40/41/42/46/520 and        Aviation Major Requirements (49) *** Senior Capstone Course, which also satisfies the General Education Requirements.   Total Credits: 121-122

Course Descriptions for Aviation

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  AVIA-101. INTRODUCTION TO AERONAUTICS. 3:3:0 Presents an overview of aviation, enabling the student to gain an appreciation of the complexities of the field of aeronautics. Course content includes historical background, fundamentals of flight and aeronautical technology, the social and economic impact of aerospace and future development, and government regulation. Credit, three (3) hours. AVIA-102. PRIVATE PILOT CERTIFICATION. 3:3:3 Academic studies in preparation for the experience of flying and preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written and oral examinations for the Private Pilot Certification. Materials covered include basic aerodynamics, elementary aircraft systems, aviation navigation, safety, weather, aviation physiology, and FAA Regulations. Incorporates 45 hours of ground instruction and 45 hours of flight instruction. Three (3) hours lecture. Credit, three hours. AVIA-102L. PRIVATE PILOT LAB. 1:0:1.5 Provides the students with the flight time and instruction to complete all maneuvers and operations required to earn the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Private Pilot Certificate. Course includes all dual and solo flights, and evaluation flights and oral and flight examinations administered by the FAA or appointed examiners. Course consists of 45 hours of flight training. Three flight hours and one and one-half hours pre- & post-flight briefing per week. Prerequisite or corequisite: Airway Science 102 or permission of department Chairperson. Credit, 1 hour. AVIA-103. INSTRUMENT RATING. 3:3:0 Academic studies in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written and oral examinations for the Instrument Rating. Information covered includes aircraft instrument systems, ground-based instrument systems, normal and emergency practices and procedures related to flying under Instrument Meteorological conditions, and FAA Regulations related to flying under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). Consists of 45 hours of ground instruction and 45 hours of flight training. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-103L. INSTRUMENT RATING LAB. 1:0:1.5 Provides the student with the flight time and instruction to complete all maneuvers and operations required to earn the FAA Instrument Rating. Course includes all evaluation flights and certification and oral examinations administered by the FAA or its appointed examiners. Course consists of 45 hours of flight training. Three flight hours and one and one-half hour pre- & post-flight briefing per week. Prerequisites or corequisite: Airway Science 103 or permission of department Chairperson. Credit, one hour. AVIA-201. BASIC AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS. 3:3:0 Academic studies in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written and oral examinations for the Commercial Pilot Certificate. Materials covered include intermediate aircraft systems, safety, aviation physiology, aircraft avionics, and CRM. Consists of 45 hours of flight instruction and 45 hours of ground instruction. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-201L. COMMERCIAL I LAB. 1:0:1.5 Provides the student with the flight time and instruction to learn and practice commercial pilot maneuvers and advanced cross-country flying in preparation for the FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate. Course includes an evaluation. All flights are performed in single engine airplanes with fixed landing gear. Course consists of 50 hours of flight training. Three flight hours and one and one-half hours of pre- & post-flight briefing per week. Prerequisite or corequisite: Airway Science 201 or permission of department Chairperson. Credit, 1 hour. AVIA-202. COMMERCIAL PILOT. 3:3:0 Academic studies in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written and oral examinations for the Commercial Pilot Certificate. Materials covered include intermediate aerodynamics, intermediate aircraft systems, intermediate aviation navigation under Visual Flight Rules (VFR), safety, weather, aviation physiology, and FAA Regulations related to the commercial pilot. Consists of 45 hours of flight instruction. Credit, three hours. AVIA-202L. COMMERCIAL PILOT LAB II Provides the student with the flight time and instruction to continue to learn and practice the commercial pilot maneuvers and advanced cross country flying in preparation for the FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate.  Course includes an evaluation.  Course consists of 29 hours of flight training.  Prerequisite: 49-201L or permission of the program Director or department Chairperson.  Credit, .67 hours. AVIA-301. MULTIENGINE RATING. 1:1:0 Academic studies in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA oral examination for the Multiengine Airplane Class Rating. Information covered includes multiengine aerodynamics and systems, safety, and FAA Regulations relevant to multiengine flight. Consists of 15 hours of ground instruction and 12 hours of flight training. One hour lecture per week. Prerequisite: Airway Science 227 (Commercial Pilot Flight Lab VII). Credit, one hour. AVIA-305. ADVANCED AERODYNAMICS AND AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE. 3:3:0 Academic studies covering advanced aerodynamic theories and their application. Includes airfoil shape, drag, velocity, lift, thrust, stability and control. Also included are advanced principles of performance including airplane capabilities and limitations, performance design criteria, load factors, weight and balance, comparative analysis of aircraft and aircraft certification. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-307. ADVANCED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS. 3:3:0 The study of advanced systems currently in use in aircraft flown by the airlines. This course provides knowledge necessary to successfully complete the FAA Flight Engineer written examination. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-307L. COMMERCIAL PILOT LAB III Provides the student with the flight time and instruction to complete all maneuvers required to earn the FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate.  Course includes all evaluation flight and certification and oral examinations administered by the FAA or its appointed examiners.  Course consists of 36 hours of flight training.  Prerequisite: 49-202L or permission of the program Director or department Chairperson.  Credit, 1 hour. AVIA-310. FLIGHT SAFETY. 3:3:0 Presentation and analysis of factors and procedures relating to aviation safety. Discusses techniques for accident prevention, development of safety programs, procedures used in accident investigation, physiological and psychological factors relating to aviation safety, the role weather plays in safety. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-312. OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT. 3:3:0 Management techniques and administrative functions as they apply to the aviation industry. Includes planning, economic and resource considerations, problems, current issues and future trends related to aviation operations. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-317. HUMAN FACTORS IN AVIATION. 3:3:0 A study of cockpit resource management as applied in commercial air carriers. Includes pilot-in-command responsibilities; decision making; cockpit communications; interpersonal relationships; cockpit procedures; physiological and psychological factors and their role in accidents. A study is made of advances in aircraft and equipment and procedures to minimize human error and its effects. Credit, three hours. AVIA-321. METEOROLOGY. 3:3:0 Basic theories of weather, atmospheric conditions, and climate, as they apply to flight. Explores the physical processes affecting the atmospheric environment and their relationships. Includes the principles of forecasting and an introduction to meteorological instrumentation. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-333. CREW RESOURCE MANAGEMENT The course will examine the concepts of Crew Resource Management currently practiced in military, commercial and corporate aviation.  The role of crew supervision and training, organized labor, leadership styles, and management oversight will be studied.  Students will gain an understanding of the aviation operational characteristics that gave rise to the implementation of CRM training. The CRM course has the goal to familiarize students with contemporary training models used in crew education with the intent of enabling course participants to apply learned philosophies and strategies to their individual aviation experience.  Credit, three hours. AVIA-350. AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL. 3:3:0 A study of the national air traffic control system with emphasis on basic air traffic control procedures; the roles of Center, Approach Control, Tower, and Flight Service Station. Includes communications, navigation procedures, radar operations, facilities. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-360. THE NATIONAL AIRSPACE SYSTEM. 3:3:0 An overview of the proposed NAS. Covers problems encountered in implementing the system, airspace allocation and usage, facilities, safety considerations, new developments in electronic navigation and control systems, economic impact, social and political implications. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-361. MULTIENGINE FLIGHT LAB. .33:0:1.5 Provides the student with the flight time and instruction to complete all maneuvers and operations required in preparation to earn the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Multiengine Airplane Class Rating. Course includes an evaluation flight and Certification oral and practical examinations administered by the FAA or its appointed examiners. One hour flight, one-half hour pre- & post-flight briefing per week. Prerequisite or corequisite: Airway Science 301. Prerequisite: Airway Science 227 (Commercial Flight Lab VII). Credit, .33 hours. AVIA-370. AIRPORT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT. 3:3:0 A comprehensive study of airport operations and management. Includes the analysis of the role of the airport manager in planning, finance and administration, public relations, social, political and environmental considerations; operational requirements and facility maintenance. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-401. CFI-AIRPLANE. 3:2:3 Academic studies in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written and oral examination for the Flight Instructor Airplane Certificate. Information covered includes the fundamentals of instruction in classrooms, in one-to-one situations, and in airplane cockpits. Also included is analysis of student performance and evaluation of aviation students in academics and in practical situations and the regulatory responsibilities of the Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI). Consists of 25 hours of flight and 25 hours of ground instruction. Prerequisite: Airway Science 202. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-401L. CFI-AIRPLANE LAB. 66:0:2.0 Provides the student with the flight time and instruction to demonstrate, teach, and evaluate performance of students in all maneuvers and operations required to earn the Private Pilot and Commercial Pilot Certificates. The student will be prepared to successfully complete the FAA Flight Instructor-Airplanes (CFI-A) oral and practical examinations administered by the FAA or its appointed examiners. Two hours flight, one hour pre- & post-flight briefing per week. Prerequisite: Airway Science 202L, Commercial Pilot Certification or permission of department Chairperson. Credit, .66 hours each. AVIA-402. CFI-INSTRUMENT. 3:3:1 Academic studies in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written and oral examinations for the Flight Instructor (CFI) Instruments Certificate. Information covered includes a review of the body of knowledge required of the Instrument rated pilot, and methods of imparting this knowledge to students. The regulatory responsibilities of the Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) are reviewed and emphasized. Consists of 25 hours of ground instruction and 25 hours of flight instruction. Three hours lecture per week. Prerequisite: Airway Science 202, Junior Standing. Credit, three hours. AVIA-431. CFI-INSTRUMENT LAB. .33:0:1.5 Provides the student with the flight time and instruction to demonstrate, teach, and evaluate performance of students in all maneuvers and operations required to earn the FAA Instrument Rating. The student will be prepared to successfully complete the FAA Certificated Flight Instructor-Instrument (CFI-I) oral and practical examinations administered by the FAA or its appointed examiners. Prerequisite or corequisite Airway Science 402. Credit, .33 hours. AVIA-440. CONCEPTS OF AIR TRANSPORT UTILIZATION. 3:3:0 A study of the factors involved in the effective use of aircraft in the transportation of passengers and cargo. Includes aircraft design, suitability, cost effectiveness, operational and marketing considerations and social implications. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-444. SENIOR CAPSTONE. 3:3:0 Provides the student with an understanding of the aviation professions, his/her role in professions in the near- and long-term, and strategies for gaining employment within the profession. Three hours lecture per week. Prerequisite, Senior Standing. Credit, three hours. AVIA-450. AIR TRANSPORTATION. 3:3:0 A survey of the historical development of the air transportation system covering facilities, impact of regulations, problems encountered in commercial air transportation, future requirements, airline operations, economics, and social implications. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-470. CFI-MULTIENGINE. 1:1:0 Academic studies in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written and oral examinations for the Flight Instruct or Multiengine Certificate. Information covered includes a review of the body of knowledge required of the multiengine rated pilot, and methods of imparting this knowledge to students. The regulatory responsibilities of the Certificate Flight Instructor (CFI) are reviewed and emphasized. Consists of 15 hours of multiengine ground instruction and 15 hours of multiengine flight instruction. Three hours lecture per week. Prerequisite: Airway Science 301 and Airway Science 402, Senior Standing. Credit, two hours. AVIA-471. CFI-MULTIENGINE LAB. .33:0:1.5 Provides the student with the flight time and instruction to demonstrate, teach and evaluate performance of students in all maneuvers and operations required to earn the FAA Multiengine Rating. The student will be prepared to successfully complete the FAA Certificated Flight Instructor-Multiengine (CFI-ME) oral and practical examinations administered by the FAA or its appointed examiners. One hour flight, one-half hour pre- & post-flight briefing per week. Prerequisite or Corequisite: Airway Science 470. Credit, .33 hour. AVIA-489. AVIATION LEGISLATION. 3:3:0 This course emphasizes legal concepts concerning aviation as related to operation, contracts, insurance and liability, regulatory, statutes, law and case law. Prerequisite: Junior Standing. Three hours lecture per week. Credit, three hours. AVIA-499. PRACTICUM. 1-3:0:0 Involves selected practical experience in aviation, appropriate to the degree option being pursued. Experience may be within the Delaware State University environment or elsewhere within the aviation industry. Prerequisite: Senior Standing. Credit, one to three hours.  

Department of Business Administration

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Management Department

Dr. Chittibabu Govindarajulu
Chair & Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Research & Analytics

Bank of America Building
Room 210
Phone: 302.857.6933
Fax: 302.857.6379

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Welcome Message from Chair Welcome to the Business Administration department.  Business Administration department is the largest department in the College of Business (COB) and our full-time faculty members are highly qualified with terminal degrees in their respective fields. They are dedicated to helping you achieve these goals. COB is one of the two colleges in the state of Delaware with AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation, awarded only to the best business schools in the world. Our faculty members are committed to providing you with the technical knowledge that will prepare you to be a successful in your chosen concentration field. Our small class sizes help in productive student-faculty interactions leading to learning. B.S. in Management offers several concentrations of study – Marketing, Information Systems, Human Resources Management, Finance & Banking, Business Economics, and General Management. By providing high quality faculty, professional development workshops, active student organizations, and opportunities to attend professional conferences, we prepare students to successfully enter into the work force. Developing professional skills are important in ensuring that you receive internships and jobs. Attending workshops and conferences, helps you build resumes, interviewing skills, start networking, and exploring different career paths in Management. Management students have participated in internships at firms like Vanguard, JP Morgan Chase, and Barclay’s Bank among others. If you have any further questions regarding the various concentrations we offer, please contact me by phone 302.857.6933 or email. I would be happy to answer your questions. Sincerely, Chittibabu (Chitti) Govindarajulu, PhD. Chair, Department of Business Administration Associate Dean for Research and Analytics, COB College of Business  Curriculum The curriculum in Management provides students the opportunity to acquire a broad professional education in several areas of business and management specializations, leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration or Hospitality and Tourism Management. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, a student can select from a variety of concentrations which provide in-depth understanding of specific functional areas. The areas of concentration are: General Management Human Resource Management Information Systems Marketing Business Economics Finance and Banking Through its curricula and co-curricula programs and activities, the School of Management seeks to achieve the following major objectives: to provide a learning environment conducive to developing the knowledge bases, competencies, and other skills required for leadership positions in  management of business government and other work organizations; to provide an integrative, experience and problem-based program of study; to provide students with a multidisciplinary foundation to understand the complexities of organizational management in the context of external factors  such as the economy, technology, competition and globalization; to prepare students with the competencies necessary to pursue graduate studies in management-related disciplines and other fields of study; and to provide advanced studies in management, through quality graduate programs. The Department of Business Administration houses the Airway Sciences program that offers a Bachelor of Science degree with concentrations in Airway Science Management or Airway Science Systems (Professional Pilot). The department also houses Hospitality and Tourism Management program that offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management. Students can also earn a concentration in Casino Operations Management.  
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Faculty Profile


Professors:
Dr. Awadzi, Winston (Management)
Dr. Beugre, Constant (Management)
Dr. Kim, DaeRyong (MIS)
Dr. Mayo, Cynthia (Director, HTM Program)

Associate Professors: 
Dr. Govindarajulu, Chittibabu (MIS)
Dr. Nunlee, Martin (Marketing)
Dr. Pinjani, Praveen (MIS)
Dr. Rodriguez, Carlos (Marketing)
Dr. Sadoughi, Mohammad (Management)

Assistant Professors:
Dr. Baburaj, Yamuna (Visiting)
Dr. Clarke, June (HTM)
Dr. Maity, Devdeep (Marketing)
Mr. Reigle, Hans (Aviation)
 

Instructors:
Mr. Calazzo, Nick (Management)
Mr. Ganatra, Chandrakant (Management)
Mr. Zamir, Zahid (MIS)
 

Director(s):
Captain Speed, Steve (Director, Aviation Program)

Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance

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Accounting, Economics, and Finance Department

Bank of America Building
Room 211
302.857.6911
Fax: 302.857.6924

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Welcome Message from Chair The Department houses the accounting, economics and finance faculty at Delaware State University. We offer: •    a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting,  •    a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration Economics, and  •    a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration Finance.   Our mission is to provide a student-centered learning environment to develop accounting, economics and finance professionals with a national and global perspective. We emphasize the development of technical competencies through academic excellence, innovation, integrity in teaching, professional development, applied and instructional research, preparation for advanced studies, and outreach. Our students have many opportunities to become involved in the university through our student organizations, including Delaware State University’s student government association (http://www.desu.edu/student-affairs/student-organizations), the Accounting and Finance Club, the Investment Club (icapower.com/ndas/dsuiclub), and the student chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants http://www.nabainc.org/, the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma and the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society in Economics. The college offers a variety of scholarships to help students fund their education and prepare for the next step in their careers. Contact us today! Dr. Bernadette Ruf, PhD. Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance College of Business  Delaware State University  1200 N. DuPont Highway Dover, DE 19901-2277  Phone: 302.857.6911 Email: bruf@desu.edu  

Department of Sport Management Faculty Members

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Contact Us Today!

Monday – Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Delaware State University
Department of Sport Management
Memorial Hall, Room 212
Telephone: 302.857.6600

 

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Welcome to the Department of Sport Management The Sport Management Department has designed a program to develop "effective practitioners" who are equipped with specialty content knowledge, demonstrate interpersonal communication skills, utilize technology in a variety of sport and Recreation Management settings, and are able to apply specialized knowledge and skills through proven models of teaching, research and service in the industries of professional sports, collegiate sports, recreational sports and professional sport facilities. The Department of Sport Management offers a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management degree with a concentration in Sport Management. All majors in the Department engage in an internship as their senior capstone experiences during their final semester of enrollment. The culminating experience allows majors to practice their learned skills in an actual real life situation that will be similar to what they will be experiencing after graduation. The department offers a Minor in Coaching Management for undergraduate studies at DSU. The minor could be either used for the students who have enrolled in Sport Management program or other concentrations/majors. The Coaching Management minor is designed to strengthen knowledge and skills in athletic coaching to empower students’ capability in athletic workforce. The program is formulated with national standards of coaching program by National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE). The Coaching Management minor contains 21 credit hours that are mainly offered by the Department of Sport Management within College of Business. The Department of Sport Management also offers a Minor in Recreation Management for undergraduate studies at DSU. The minor could be either used for the students who have enrolled in Sport Management or other concentrations/majors. The Recreation Management minor is designed to strengthen specified knowledge and skills in recreation to empower students’ capability in workforce of intramural sports, recreation facilities, government agencies, and private (e.g., YMCA) recreational organizations. The program is formulated with national standards of recreation program by National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The Recreation Management minor contains 20 credit hours of courses by the Department of Sport Management within College of Business. The Sport Management Organization is the student organization within the Department of Sport Management. All Sport Management majors are eligible for the membership. The organization elects its own officers, updates its by-laws, and determines its goals and objectives. The majors' organization activities are both professional- and service-oriented. Majors are encouraged to attend regional or national conventions under the supervision of the organization's faculty advisor. The organization hosts an annual leadership conference at DSU’s campus and invites their members to attend the Sport Management National Conference yearly. Master of Science in Sport Administration offered by Department of Sport Management that professionally prepares ethical leaders for advanced responsibilities within sport organizations and/or to design and implement new sport or sport-related enterprises. This is a 30 credit hour, twelve-month program designed to develop your ability to lead and manage sport and/or sport-related organizations while adapting to changing economic, legal, political, and social influences. These are some of the unique features of this program; (1) the program adheres to the standards of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education/North American Society for Sport Management, (2) the courses are designed to incorporate extensive problem-based field experiences in the sport industry, (3) all students pay in-state tuition and fees, and (4) weeknight classes are located at Kirkwood Site of Wilmington.  Students will enroll for 9 credit hours (3 courses) during the fall and spring semesters. Class meetings are Monday evenings from 5:30 – 10:50 p.m. for 8 weeks with a week break between sessions. The third course will be a web-based course using the Blackboard for the semester. Request more information  
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DEPARTMENT FACULTY & STAFF

 DR. JAN E. BLADE, Associate Professor, Chairperson &
Director for Graduate Program
Phone: (302) 857-6607
Email: jblade@desu.edu
Fax: 302.857.6601

DR. LI CHEN, Professor & Coordinator for Coaching and Recreation Management
Phone: 302.857.6602
Email:lchen@desu.edu
Fax: 302.857.7397

DR. MARK STILL, Associate Professor
Director for Undergraduate Program
Phone: (302) 857-6614
Email: mstill@desu.edu
Fax: 302.857.6601

MR. MAURICE L. SUGGS, Instructor
Undergraduate Program
Phone: (302) 857-7501
Email: mlsuggs@desu.edu
Fax: 302.857.6601

DR. MARK L. ZHANG, Associate Professor
Phone: (302) 857-6367
Email: lzhang@desu.edu
Fax: 302.857.6601

MRS. CHERYL A. MCCREA, MBA, Senior Secretary, Adjunct Instructor            
Phone: (302) 857-6600
Email: cmccrea@desu.edu
Fax: 302.857.6601

Teaching Staff:

Mrs. Sherwanda Rachal, Instructor
Recreation Management
Phone: 302.786.7050
Email: srachal@desu.edu

Mrs. Jennifer Ridgley, Instructor
Coaching Management and Horsemanship
Phone: 302.359.2277
Email: jridgely@desu.edu

Dr. Gwendolyn Scott-Jones, Associate Professor
Sport Psychologist
Phone: 302.857.6664
Email: gscottjones@desu.edu

Mr. Jonathan Stewart, Instructor
Sport and Recreation Management and Aquatics
Phone: 302.857.7727
Email: jstewart@desu.edu

Mr. Scott Thornton, Instructor
Recreation Management and Golf
Phone: 410.982.7543
Email: sthornton@desu.edu

 

 

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