Nov 29, 2022
KIN 315 - Sport, Culture, and Power
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D; Social Justice
Examination of sport as a significant social and cultural institution that impacts and is impacted by the larger society. Analysis of past and contemporary issues and controversies through various sociological frameworks.
Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area D1-3 requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: KIN 3750.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-D - Upper Division Social Sciences, Overlay - Social Justice
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- The student will be able to explain a sociological perspective.
- The student will be able to compare and contrast the tenets of different sociological theoretical positions
- The student will be able to demonstrate how different theories explain the cultural and political dynamics of sport.
- By applying theory, the student will be able to explain the ways in which sport reinforces dominant social relations, and to explain the ways in which it challenges those relations.
UD-D. Upper-division Social Sciences Learning Outcomes
Social Justice Overlay Learning Outcomes
- analyze how power and social identity affect social outcomes for different cultural and economic groups using methods of social science inquiry and vocabulary appropriate to those methods;
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to effectively plan or conduct research using an appropriate method of the social or behavioral sciences.
- use a disciplinary perspective to analyze issues of social justice and equity;
- describe the challenges to achieving social justice; and
- identify ways in which individuals and/or groups can contribute to social justice within local communities, nations, or the world.
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