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HHP 2750 Sociological Aspects of Sport

3 hours


Sociological Aspects of Sport is intended as an introductory examination of Sport Sociology. A course designed in taking global, issues-oriented approach to the study of the role of sport in society. This course encourages the discussion of current sport-related controversies and helps students develop critical thinking skills. This course also privdes an analysis of social and social-psychological patterns of sport as these are shaped and maintained in social contexts. Structures and dynamics of sport can be viewed as an institution that is closely linked with other institutions such as family, education, gender roles, and racial and socioeconomic patterns.