HIST 368

Sport, Society, and American Culture

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Development of sports in American society, emphasizing ethnic and racial groups, social classes, gender, gambling, politics, and social mobility.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Historical Knowledge of American Sports

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to explain the major social, cultural, and historical developments in American sport history.

Title

Critical Interpretation

Learning Outcome

Students will understand the major historiographical debates in American sport history.

Title

Critical Analysis

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to evaluate the relationship between sports and race, class, and gender issues in American history.