Jul 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80
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HIST - 276. Sports in American History


3 credit(s)
Whether it be horse racing, bare-knuckle fighting, baseball or football, (to name just a few) sports have played an important role in American life. This course will explore the role of sports in American culture as well as cultural effects on American sports from the colonial era to the twentieth century. Particular focus will be on how sports illuminate issues of race, class, ethnicity, and gender in American history. Student assessment will be based on completion of assigned readings, discussion, examinations, reflection essays, and a research paper.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  or HIST 190  or HIST 102  or HIST 103  or HIST 104  or HIST 105  
Attribute: ARTS, AMSA, CFD, HAM, HMAM, SPRT



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