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HPER 268
Diversity in Sports


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Diversity]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Examine diversity issues in the sporting world from the 1930's to present day. Topics will include athletes that have overcome social biases such as race, gender, religion and disability in the context of the Olympics, Special Olympics, Paralympics, NCAA and Professional sports. This course counts an elective and diversity credit toward the AA degree, not as an activity course.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain the impact that the Olympics have had in showcasing the trials and tribulations of teams and athletes with diverse backgrounds.
  • Describe how movies and films have accurately and inaccurately portrayed diversity issues in sports.
  • Describe the impact individual athletes and teams have had in breaking down social barriers.
  • Articulate thoughts and ideas in oral form to the rest of the class about how diversity in sports impacts personal and social growth in society.

  • Course Topics
  • Race and sport
  • Sociology in sports
  • Olympics
  • African American men in sports
  • The color line in baseball and basketball
  • Women in sports
  • Latin American influence on baseball
  • Special Olympics
  • Paralympics

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HPER 268
    Spring 2014
    1560
    Tim Toon
    HPER 268
    Winter 2014
    1496
    Tim Toon
    HPER 268
    Fall 2013
    1460
    Tim Toon
    HPER 268
    Winter 2013
    1496
    Tim Toon
    HPER 268
    Fall 2012
    1925
    Tim Toon


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.