This course provides an opportunity for the student to do an in-depth independent study on a special interest sport management topic. The student may elect to: (a) conduct a supervised study in an approved community setting; or (b) undertake an applied research project. Students are required to submit a major paper. Directed studies are normally done by students who do not select or are not permitted to do an internship. Directed studies must be approved by the director of the School of Sports Administration. PRE-REQ: SPAD 2037, and permission of professor (exp 3) cr 3. Restricted to SPAD students.