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    Oct 03, 2022  
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BUS 651 - Sports Ethics and Law

(3 units)
Sports law concerns legal and other practice issues that arise out of the amateur, collegiate and professional sports enterprise. This course will examine the relevance and application of various legal structures to all participants in the particular sports enterprise. Topics will include, among others, Contracts, Title IX, Collective Bargaining, NCAA Compliance and Governance, Agency, Risk Management and Sports Marketing and Licensing.

Maximum units a student may earn: 3

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate a strong knowledge base in sports law and ethics core areas, including the concepts, scope, organization and common practices in the various sports industry subsets.
2. apply learned content knowledge to critically address current issues in sports law and ethics and analyze these issues by recognizing problems, conducting research, and developing realistic solutions.
3. demonstrate knowledge of the value and importance of applying ethical behaviors within the various professional opportunities in the sports business.
4. identify the various vocational opportunities available in the field of ethics and sports law.
5. identify current trends and issues in ethics and sport law—at the amateur, collegiate and professional levels.
6. demonstrate appropriate professional and communication skills, including presenting, interacting with guest speakers, PowerPoints, and dressing in a professional manner.
7. develop a professional speaker introduction through interviews and industry research.


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