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Interdisciplinary Degree in Esports

Esports isn’t only for gamers! The industry is booming with career opportunities, and Concord University will help you tailor your education for the job you want. The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies degree allows you to choose concentrations and options that support your career goals. CU’s new Esports classes will give you the opportunity to work with experienced professionals to prepare you for the ever-changing, exciting field of Esports.
 
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DESCRIPTION: The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies – Esports requires the successful completion of 120 semester hours including: (1) the General Education Program (39-40 credit hours); (2) the Esports Courses listed below (9-12 credit hours); (3) HR Management or General Management (24 credit hours); and (4) at least one Elective option.
 

Esports Classes (9-12 hours) Students will complete these two classes

  • ESPT 101 Introduction to Esports (3)
  • ESPT 301 Esports Industry (3)
  • ESPT 450 Esports Internship (3-6) (Note: Students will complete at least 3 credit hours of internship for the degree, but no more than 6 credit hours of internship in the senior year.)

Management Concentration One: HR Management (24 credit hours)

  • ACCT 205 Principles of Accounting I (3)
  • MGT 305 Principles of Management (3)
  • MGT 308 Human Resource Management (3)
  • MGT 401 Compensation Management (3)
  • MGT 406 Staffing (3)
  • MGT 407 Organizational Leadership (3)
  • MGT 408 Training and Development (3)
  • SPT 425 Sport Facilities and Security at Sports Events

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Management Concentration Two: General Management (24 credit hours)

  • ACCT 205 Principles of Accounting I (3) 
  • MGT 305 Principles of Management (3)
  • MGT 306 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • MGT 308 Human Resource Management (3)
  • MGT 314 Entrepreneurship I (3)
  • MGT 405 Organizational Theory and Design (3)
  • MGT 407 Organizational Leadership (3)
  • MGT 410 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (3)

Additionally, students will choose at least one other discipline from the options below to total 120 credit hours for the degree:

  • Option 1 - Multimedia Production
  • Option 2 - Marketing
  • Option 3 - Communications
  • Option 4 - Art
  • Option 5 - Students have the option of developing additional areas of study (must have a minimum of 12 credit hours of upper level (300 level or above) courses.
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