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Course Code: SPHE379 Course ID: 3312 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
Students in this course will use analytical techniques to examine the scope and effect of sport on society. They will explore sociological concepts on how sports and sport participation impact the lives of individuals and groups in a society. Students will explore several significant contemporary issues. These contemporary sport sociology issues will include drug abuse, race, ethnicity, gender inequity, ethics, gambling, and violence. To increase their sociological understanding of sport, students will identify and discuss sociological perspectives about the components of sport and physical activity.
After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):
|Week 1 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 2 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 3 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 4 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 5 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 6 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 7 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 8 Forum||3.75 %|
|Week 2 Assignment: Online Library Assignment||10.00 %|
|Week 4 Assignment: Proposal and Outline||10.00 %|
|Week 8 Assignment: Sports Business Research Network||10.00 %|
|Week 1 Quiz||3.75 %|
|Week 3 Quiz||3.75 %|
|Week 5 Quiz||3.75 %|
|Week 7 Quiz||3.75 %|
|Research Paper||25.00 %|
|Week 6 Assignment: Research Paper||25.00 %|
See Course Outline
There may be other materials, including websites outside the classroom, assigned by the Instructor during the course.
In addition to the required course texts the following public domain websites are useful. Please abide by the APUS academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note website addresses are subject to change.
The OWL at Purdue
APA Style Homepage
North American Society for Sport Management
|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.*|
Not current for future courses.