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KINES 114 - Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity


Upper Division

Prerequisites
KINES 010  and KINES 015  (concurrent enrollment in KINES 015  is allowed), or for non-majors, permission of the instructor.

Examines the contemporary issues in sport and physical activity from a sociological perspective. Students will explore current sociological theories/paradigms, research techniques and analyze empirical research in sociology, education and related fields while focusing on the social and cultural structures, patterns and organizations associated with sport. Topics include the in-depth study of sport as it relates to: the socialization process, racial and gender equity, upward social mobility, politics, economics, and our educational system in North America.

Core Curriculum Designation(s)
SHCU - Social, Historical, and Cultural Understanding

Course credits: 1



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