- Building business careers in the multi-billion dollar motorsports industry through partnerships with sanctioning bodies, teams, tracks, media, sponsors, agencies and attractions
- have broad interests in business functions such as marketing, finance, etc.
- enjoy racing
- want to motivate and lead people in a competitive business environment
- organize information well
- possess good communication skills
- Take advantage of the Abbey’s proximity to motorsports venues in Charlotte, including the Charlotte speedway and the NASCAR hall of fame, to build practical knowledge and broaden your experience.
- Inform your motorsports career with the wisdom and depth of mind of a Catholic liberal arts focus.
In this major, you will have the opportunity to intern at hundreds of local businesses in the Charlotte area, putting your career on the fast- track.
With a motorsports management bachelor’s degree from Belmont Abbey College, you will be able to pursue a variety of Motorsports-based opportunities such as:
- Public Relations
- Sponsor Relations
The Abbey Difference:
Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The Motorsports Management degree integrates real world business case study platforms, national collegiate competition, top industry leaders, and unmatched internship opportunities with a liberal arts foundation and the Benedictine hallmarks of stewardship, community, and discipline. No other Motorsports Management program in the country offers the quality, depth of curriculum, and top-notch teaching of Belmont Abbey College.
For more information, visit the Motorsports Management website
Highlights of your experience:
These courses highlight the some of the ideas and authors you will consider as a Motorsports Management major at Belmont Abbey College.
(This option is available for traditional students only.)
Lower-level courses to be completed prior to enrolling in any 300 or 400 level 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
- General elective courses
It is the student’s responsibility to verify that all degree requirements for graduation are fulfilled.
Mary Beth Chambers – Visiting Assistant Professor of Motorsports Management
B.A., University of Kentucky
M.Ed., Bowling Green State University
Andrew Rudd – Assistant Professor of Sport Management
B.S., Lewis-Clark State College
M.S., University of Idaho
Ph.D., University of Idaho