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1 Financing Sport Operations SPMT 422- 501/502 Fall 2012 Texas A&M University Department of Health and Kinesiology Instructor: Dr. Andy Pittman, (Dr. P.) Office: Blocker 355C Off. Hours: MWF 1-3; TR 10-3 or by appointment Phone: 979-845-3340 (O); 979-492-5255(c) Email: apittman@hlkn.tamu.edu Class Time: MWF 8-8:50 (501)/11:30-12:20 (502) Class Loc.: Blocker 302 Course website: elearning.tamu.edu Pertinent Instructor Information: Native of Memphis, Tennessee. Have lived in/visited 41 states and 13 foreign countries/territories. Current home is Puerto Aventuras, Mexico. Have a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Baylor University, Master of Education degree in Sport Administration from Ohio University, Certificate in Accounting and Master of Science degree in Taxation from the University of Baltimore and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Texas A&M University. Was a Captain in the US Army (Sports Officer for US Army Southern Command), Administrative Assistant for the Naval Academy Athletic Association, Revenue Agent for the IRS, and Professor at Baylor University where I taught for 28 years and created and directed the sport management program. Co-authored 3 books, 8 book chapters, 30 articles, and have given over 60 presentations at international, national, district and state conferences. Have one wife, 6 children (both sides of the family) and 7 grandchildren (both sides of the family). Own one share of stock in the Green Bay Packers football team. Recreational pastimes are listening to oldies music, weight training, running and officiating cross country/ track and field meets. Have a partial hearing loss incurred while in the military (not due to age!). General Information Course Description: Financing Sport Operations. (3-0). Credit 3. Study of financial theories and practical application as they impact sport revenues and expenditures; familiarization with current issues and trends in financing sport organizations. Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; admission to professional phase of program. Required Text: Brown, M. T. et al. (2010). Financial Management in the Sport Industry. Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway. The publisher of Financial Management in the Sport Industry is offering students a 20% discount off the list price of the eBook version of this text. With the discount, the book will cost $36.80, which may be less than the university bookstores price for the print book. The eBook will be immediately downloadable to your PC or laptop. Visit http://www.hh-pub.com , search for the book title or author name, and use the discount code FalleB20 to receive 20% off your eBook order . This language is required by state statute HB 1096 and provided to students on the Howdy registration portal: Notice: As a student at Texas A&M you are not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from a university affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from independent retailers, including online retailers. retailers.... View Full Document

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