Mar 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

SMGT 230 - Sport Law, Ethics and Organization

4.00 credit hours
Exposure to and analysis of legal and ethical issues surrounding the sport industry. Topics may include negligence, liability, and risk management; employment law, contract law, and negotiations; regulatory agencies and governance structures; theories of ethics, concepts of morality, personal philosophy regarding social responsibility, and professional code of ethics; the application of federal legislation, including Title IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act; and social issues such as sportsmanship, fan behavior, performance enhancing drugs, drug testing, and hazing. Students are provided a synopsis of applicable case law to support the issues and legislation presented.

Prerequisite(s): SMGT 101 .
Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Ethical Dimensions, Writing Intensive.


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