SPMG 230 Sport in American Culture

This course examines the philosophical and sociological foundations of sport and sport management in America. Through lecture, small and large group discussions, film, personal reflection, and research, students will explore the people, ideas, places, and events that have influenced current notions of sport. Students will be challenged to reflect upon the meaning of sport as a human activity, develop their own personal philosophy, and explore various philosophical and sociological issues in American sport. The course content is in line with recommendations of the relevant professional associations regarding the philosophy and sociology of sport management.




PHIL 115 and SOC 116*


Every year


* Indicates that the course can be taken in the same semester