University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Jan 27, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ANTH 686 - Sport and Society from a Global Perspective

(3 units)
The course shows the centrality of sport for modern urban societies, and examines how it reflects and constructs social issues and processes, with special focus on gender, race, ethnicity and identity. (ANTH 686 and BASQ 686 are cross-listed; credits may be earned in one of the two.)

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate competency in anthropological and sociological concepts, evaluate relevant literature, and critically apply their content in discussion and writing.
2. recognize and position the consequences and meanings of sport, the body and physical culture across diverse cultures, societies and populations.
3. identify and critically assess social issues, including inequalities of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity and class in sport.
4. formulate questions, perform minor research projects, and present them in written and oral form in the area of sport and society.


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