SPTL 630. Sociology of Sport. 3 Hours.
Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Restricted to sport leadership majors. Provides a systematic study of human behavior as it occurs in and is influenced by social groups, institutions, organizations and societies. Provides an understanding of sport as a social phenomenon and examines principles that govern social behavior and sport. Identifies the consequences of various social structures and critically examines these consequences based on the student's own ethical and moral positions.