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Oct 6, 2016 by Maureen Kentoff (mkentoff)
SOC 2150 : Sociology of Sports
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:03:41 GMT
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 22:56:05 GMT
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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Sociology of Sports
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Sociology of Sports
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Sport as a social institution; the role, consequences, and functions of sport in U.S. society; relationship between sport and institutions including education, mass media, economics, and politics.
Having completed this course, students will be able to: 1. Understand the historical and sociological significance of sport in America. 2. Identify the ways in which sports are intimately connected to various sociological factors, including gender, race, class, and perceived ability. 3. Discuss the historical and sociological significance of minority athletes. 4. Recognize the difference between sport “celebrities” and “heroes” and the various ways in which sports and athletes are portrayed in the media. 5. Evaluate the ways in which sports and politics are interconnected at various levels, including management, athletes, shareholders, policy makers, spectators, and the general public.
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Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 4
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives
Removed prerequisites in order to accommodate more students from other concentrations. Added instructor, learning outcomes, and updated syllabus.
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:24:08 GMT
Rollback: Hi Octavia, would you please request an updated syllabus that includes learning outcomes? These are the type that usually begin "As a result of completing this course, students will..."