LSM 123 : Sport as Popular Culture
This course covers a broad range of topics that explore sport as a significant part of popular culture. These topics include the analysis of the production and consumption of sport and leisure as an aspect of contemporary popular culture; the relationship between sport and leisure and the economy, the media, and politics; and the impact of class, race, gender, ethnicity, and nationality. Three lecture hours per week.
- Describe similarities and differences in the production, meaning, promotion, and consumption of sport in selected nations.
- Analyze selected elements of the sport industries, systems, and practices in the global marketplace.
- Examine essential cross-cultural understanding and effective communication skills necessary to promote international growth in the sport industries.