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Course Code: SPMT601 Course ID: 2716 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

Students in this course will use analytical techniques to examine the theoretical, historical, social, and cultural aspects of sport. For the historical aspect, they will explore sociological issues over the ages from ancient times through to modern times. Students will discuss how sport and human life intermix in relation to cultural aspects. In addition, several issues of the social context will be identified and discussed with an emphasis on the philosophical, physical, religious, and other contemporary topics in sport.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

LO1: Analyze differences between common beliefs and sociological research of the impact of sports on individuals and groups.

LO2: Examine how sports impact participants and spectators.

LO3: Identify deviant behaviors in sports.

LO4: Debate changes in role and participation of girls and women in sports before and since the passage of Title IX.

LO5: Illustrate the conditions under which commercial sports emerge and grow in a society and analyze how class relations are related to the growth of commercial sports in societies around the world today.

LO6: Compare and contrast the role of sports in intercollegiate education in the United States.

LO7: Analyze the meaning and purpose of organized sports in society.

LO8: Analyze the role of religion in organized sports.

LO9: Illustrate contemporary sociological concepts applicable to sports in today’s societyL

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

LO1: Analyze differences between common beliefs and sociological research of the impact of sports on individuals and groups.

LO2: Examine how sports impact participants and spectators.

LO3: Identify deviant behaviors in sports.

LO4: Debate changes in role and participation of girls and women in sports before and since the passage of Title IX.

LO5: Illustrate the conditions under which commercial sports emerge and grow in a society and analyze how class relations are related to the growth of commercial sports in societies around the world today.

LO6: Compare and contrast the role of sports in intercollegiate education in the United States.

LO7: Analyze the meaning and purpose of organized sports in society.

LO8: Analyze the role of religion in organized sports.

LO9: Illustrate contemporary sociological concepts applicable to sports in today’s societyL

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.