05:376 Sociology of Sport [Thomas]

Prerequisite: 90:154 or 90:155 or permission of Instructor.

This course is designed to examine the meaning and function of sport in society and how sports have become a part of the social and cultural worlds in which we live. Theories and key terms will be explored along with discussions regarding various social issues and topics pertaining to sport. Issues to be discussed include but are not limited to: theories, history, significance, youth, deviance, gender, violence, race and ethnicity, and the economy.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Novell Thomas