Sep 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 478 - Sociology of Mega-Events


Units: 4
Examines the history, organization and politics of mega-events. Explores the accomplishments, problems, and consequences of these events on the destinations that host them, placing particular emphasis upon on the social and cultural impacts.

Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
 

  1. SLO 1: Describe the impact of the mega-events on examined societies;
  2. Analyze and evaluate the content and meaning of primary sources and, through critical interpretation, draw reasonable conclusions.
  3. SLO 2: Think and write critically on the criteria by which mega-events are deemed successful or unsuccessful.
  4. SLO 3: Understand the political environments of intergovernmental organizations such as the BIE (World’s Fair), FIFA (World Cup), and the IOC (Olympics).




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