• business careers in the multi-billion dollar motorsports industry, through partnerships with sanctioning bodies, teams, tracks, media, sponsors, agencies and attractions
  • learn in the first four-year business degree of its kind
  • have access to top industry leaders, teams, media, sponsors, agencies and attractions
  • have the opportunity to intern at hundreds of local businesses in the Charlotte area
  • enjoy racing
  • want to motivate and lead people in a competitive business environment
  • have broad interests in business functions such as marketing, finance, etc.
  • organize information well
  • are an ethical decision maker
  • possess good communication skills
  • a career in motorsports management including marketing, communications. finance, operations, and support
  • team and sports management
  • graduate or business school
  • a wide range of business career possibilities

Department Mission:

Now in its 7th year, the program continues to focus on best preparing students for business careers in the multi-billion dollar motorsports industry, through partnerships with sanctioning bodies, teams, tracks, media, sponsors, agencies and attractions.

The cohort-based curriculum integrates real world business case study platforms, national collegiate competition, top industry leaders, and unmatched internship opportunities.

No other Motorsports Management program in the country offers the quality, depth of curriculum, and top-notch teaching of Belmont Abbey College.

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B.A. in Motorsports Management

(This option is available for traditional students only.)

Lower-level courses to be completed prior to enrolling in any 300 level of higher Sport Management course: 6 hours

  • SM 200 History, Culture, & Philosophy of Sport
  • MS 201 Introduction to Motorsports Management

All of the following:

  • SM 310 Organizational Theory & Leadership in Sport
  • MS 320 Administration, Governance, and Policy in Motorsports
  • MS 330 Motorsports Marketing
  • MS 340 Motorsports Facility and Event Management
  • SM 350 Sport Law and Risk Management
  • MS 360 Motorsports Business and Finance
  • MS 370 Public Relations and Media in Motorsports

SM Senior Capstone courses:

  • MS 410 Senior Seminar I
  • MS 411 Senior Seminar II
  • MS 456 Internship (6 hours)

Required Business Courses

  • EC 201 Introduction to Economics
  • BU 265 Spreadsheet and Database Applications
  • BU 315W Business Communication

Other Courses

  • General elective courses

It is the student’s responsibility to verify that all degree requirements for graduation are fulfilled.

Faculty:

Travis Feezell – Chair of Sport and Motorsports Management, Associate Professor of Business
B.A., University of Wyoming, 1990
M.A., University of Wales, 1992
Ed.D., University of Idaho, 2005

Andrew Rudd – Visiting Assistant Professor of Sport Management
B.S., Lewis-Clark State College, 1993
M.S., University of Idaho, 1996
Ph.D., University of Idaho, 1998

Mary Beth Chambers – Visiting Assistant Professor of Motorsports Management
B.A., University of Kentucky, 1991
M.Ed., Bowling Green State University, 1995