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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPM 465 - Global Perspectives in Sport

This course will examine sport as a global phenomenon. Emphasis will be given to international sport competition, the globalization of sport, market dynamics, and social impact. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

Prerequisite: SPM 101.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the history and cultural significance of international sport.
  • Explain how global politics impact international sport.
  • Describe sporting cultures in societies outside the United States.
  • Outline the various models of sport organization and governance internationally.
  • Analyze the role of the media in international sport.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of sport in economic development.

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