SPTM 453 - Diversity in Sport


Credits: 3

This course explores how historical and contemporary forces in society have shaped the opportunities and experiences of various cultural groupings in the realm of sport.  In particular, the course will focus on diversity issues as they relate to race, ethnicity, gender, social class, sexuality and physical ability/disability.  Examples of possible topics include: Native American names and mascots for sport teams, homophobia in sport, social class stratification in sport, gender equity in collegiate sport, and the expansion of sporting opportunities for individuals with disabilities,.

USI Core 39: Ways of Knowing-Social Inquiry; Social Science (BS); Embedded Experience-Diversity

Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing

Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer


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