SPM 400 Seminar in Sport Analytics

The course is designed for students from all backgrounds and degree levels interested in studying sport analytics. The class will discuss the theory, development and application of analytics in sport. Students will learn about the application of analytics in sport for the purpose of in-game strategy, player performance, team management, sport operations and fantasy competitions, sport marketing and digital analytics. This course covers the applications of analytics and sport using probability, statistics and other mathematical tools. This course will provide students with an understanding of the burgeoning field of analytics as applied to sport. Not only will the course demonstrate the application of analytics to sport operations, including non-game areas, but will also present the history of data analysis in sport.




MAT 312 (prior 2016-2017 MAT 308)