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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MGT 394 - Legal Considerations in Sport Business

An exploration of the relationship between sports and the law. Issues to be explored include liability, legal rights of employees and athletes, as well as managing the legal risk in the sports profession. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

Prerequisites: BUS 241 and admission to a College of Business major AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25; OR (declaration of a sports business minor or certificate); OR (declaration of a sport management major).

Credits: (5)

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

  • Understand history and development of American court and legal systems and comprehend the terminology and procedure used in legal proceedings.
  • Apply knowledge of various areas of the law to individuals who are involved in the management of sports including contract, tort, constitutional, statutory, regulatory and case law.
  • Utilize risk management strategies to minimize or avoid legal liability in sports business settings.

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