Learn what it takes to have a career in the field of sports and entertainment marketing. Through focused instruction on the marketing concepts and strategies, students explore the professional, college and amateur sports world, as well as a vast variety of entertainment events and how this lucrative industry reaches their target audience. Students will plan and utilize market research; develop promotion and marketing materials for sports and entertainment events; and improve leadership skills through co-curricular participation in the Career and Technical Student Organization, DECA*. DECA is an integral component to this program and provides additional focus on developing written and oral presentation that will build self-confidence for college and career success. Students will also receive training in constructing resumes, employment applications, cover letters and references, in addition to interviewing skills and will complete a career portfolio to prepare for entry into the job market with a competitive edge.
*DECA, www.deca.org, prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. DECA offers the opportunity for students to participate in competitive events throughout the year, in a variety of locations at local, state and international levels. Students have the opportunity to receive recognition, awards and scholarships. DECA is endorsed by the United States Department of Education and the California Department of Education.
Students who work 10-15 hours per week (at approved sites in the Tri-Valley geographical area with their current job) have the opportunity to earn additional high school credits based on their on-the-job experience. Student is responsible for maintaining all required employment records and meeting all deadlines established by the teacher. Note: students must provide their own transportation.
Campus: Dublin High
Course Length: 1 Year / 1 Period
High School Credits: 10
Potential College Credits: 4
Fulfills a-g: "g"
Certificate Earned: No
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... developing an understanding of marketing concepts and theories that apply to sports, entertainment and business.