2015 Spring Term
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ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS
This course is designed for those individuals who wish to become athletic coaches or administrators. The place of athletics education and the organization and administration of an athletic program will be covered. A research paper dealing with an appropriate topic will be required.
PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
Principles governing the prevention and treatment of common athletic injuries. A research paper dealing with a mutually agreed upon topic will be required.
CHILDREN AND SPORTS
Explores the historical perspective and the present controversy surrounding children in competitive sports. Future directions of competitive sport for children will be a major focus.
SPORT AND SOCIETY
This course provides students with an in-depth study of the social dimension of sport in a modern industrialized society. The course will allow students to engage in an in-depth study of social factors that impact sport from both a theoretical and applied perspective.
CURRENT TRENDS AND ISSUES ATHLETICS
This course will examine the current trends and issues in athletics. The concepts will be explored from a theoretical and applied perspective. Prereq: At least one year of coaching experience or consent of instructor.
ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF SPORT AND RECREATION
Students will develop and apply organizational and leadership theories to specific career interests in sport and recreation. Particular emphasis will be placed on merging theory and practice through differentiated learning activities to promote a holistic understanding of administrative leadership in complex organizations.
CAPSTONE PORTFOLIO AND CAREER APPLICATION
Students will make connections between research and practice appropriate to a capstone experience as the culminating requirement for graduate education resulting in a portfolio that includes a written product(s) along with reflection and/or other materials associated with the capstone experience.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.
Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.