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ABS 309 - Race and Sports: Freedom, Power, and Difference


Description:
This course examines (1) how sports shape and reinforce definitions of race, gender, and sexuality;  (2) how African Americans use sports for social protest; and (3) how intercollegiate and professional sports commodify African American athletes.

Credits: (4)

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

  • Analyze how sports shape and reinforce definitions of race, gender, sexuality, and social status in American society.
  • Explain the impact of African American athletes on collegiate and professional sports organizations.
  • Delineate the commodification of the African American athlete in intercollegiate and professional sports
  • Explain how African American athletes have used sports as a vehicle for protest, assimilation, and social mobility.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
12/5/19

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