SRJC Course Outlines

4/19/2024 4:28:02 AMKINES 5 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KINES 5Title:  SPORT AND SOCIETY  
Full Title:  Sport and Society
Last Reviewed:11/27/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  KINES 85

Catalog Description:
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Sports and athletes have often been agents of social change, many times challenging norms and assumptions concerning race, ethnicity, social class and gender.  This course studies sport and society, highlighting how their interplay can provide social mobility and integration, yet produce stereotypes and foundations of inequality.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Sports and athletes have often been agents of social change, many times challenging norms and assumptions concerning race, ethnicity, social class and gender.  This course studies sport and society, highlighting how their interplay can provide social mobility and integration, yet produce stereotypes and foundations of inequality.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2015Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2016Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Identify how sport shapes, and is shaped by, dominant ideologies and cultural values.
2. Analyze factors and issues that affect the interaction of sport and society.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Analyze the relationship between sport and society.
2. Distinguish the ways in which sport impacts social groups and cultural identities.
3. Outline how sport can be used to provide opportunities for those who lack access and opportunity.
4. Examine how social justice and social change can be achieved in sport settings.
5. Describe sport in relation to issues of power in society.

Topics and Scope
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I. Sport as a Social Phenomena
    A. Sport as a social construct
    B. Institutionalization of sport
         1. Social and cultural practices
         2. Defining sport
II. Sport History
    A. Understanding sport history
    B. Contests and games in ancient Greece
    C. The emergence of organized competitive sport
III. Sport and Socialization
    A. Sport Involvement
         1. Becoming an elite athlete
         2. Acceptance of athletes
    B. Sport Participation
        1. Personal and familial investment
        2. Burnout
        3. Discontinuation
    C. Sport as a Socializing Agent
        1. Familly
        2. Social group
        3. Social identity
IV. Sport and Children
    A. Origin and development of organized youth sport
    B. Major trends in youth sport today
    C. Variations in the organization of youth sport
    D. Recommendations for improving youth sport
V. Sport and Gender
    A. Participation and equity issues
    B. Cultural norms
        1. Feminity
         2. Masculinity
VI. Race and Ethnicity in Sport
    A. Defining race and ethnicity
    B. Creating race and racial ideologies
    C. Dynamics of racial and ethnic relations in sport
VII. Sport and Social Class
    A. Social class and class relations
    B. Sports and economic inequality
    C. Social class and sport participation patterns
    D. Global inequalities and sport
    E. Economic and career opportunities careers among former athletes
VIII. Sport and the Economy
    A. Emergence and growth of commerical sport
    B. Commercialization and changes in sport
    C. Organization of professional sport
     D. Organization of amateur sport
IX. Sport and the Media
    A. Characteristics of the media
    B. Sport and the media: A Two-Way Relationship
    C. Images and narratives in media
    D. Experiences and consequences of consuming media sports
    E. Sport journalism
X. Sport and Politics
    A. Sport-government connection
    B. Sport and global political processes
    C. Politics in sport
XI. Sport in High School and College
    A. Arguments for and against interscholastic sport
    B. Interscholastic Sport and the experiences of high school students
    C. Intercollegiate sport and the experiences of college students
    D. Varsity High School Sports
        1. Problems
        2. Recommendations
    E. Intercollegiate Sports
        1. Problems
        2. Recommendations
XII. Sport and Religion
    A. Similarities and differences between sport and religion
    B. Modern sport and religious beliefs
     C. Challenges of combining sport and religious beliefs
XIII. Deviance and Violence in Sport
    A. Violence in sport vs. violence outside of sport
        1. Participant acceptance
        2. Spectator acceptance
        3. Sport as a platform for violence
    B. Spectator violence
    C. Performance-enhancing substances
        1. Overcomformity
        2. Social acceptance
        3. Legality
XIV. Sport in the Future
    A. Envisioning possibilities for the future
    B. Current trends related to sport in society
    C. Factors Influencing trends today
    D. Becoming agents for change and creating the future

Assignments:
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1. Film reviewing and evaluation
2. Sportography written report (3-5 pages)
3. Research paper (3-5 pages)
4. Media analysis (1-2 pages)
5. Sport observation presentation and written report (1-2 pages)
6. Two exams and 3-5 quizzes

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 50%
Film review, sportography, research paper, media analysis, sport observation
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Quizzes and Exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Class participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies. 11th ed. Coakley, Jay. McGraw-Hill Higher Education. 2014 (classic)

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