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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SL 401 - Sport Law, Ethics, and Equity

3 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded or pass/fail
Course can be counted for credit once

The purpose of this course to introduce students to the legal doctrines, major statutes, standards, and case law that establish legal responsibilities, rights, privileges, and controls as it relates to managerial functions in the sport industry. Students will learn the intersections and distinctions between legality, ethics, and morality in relation to sport organizations and practices. Students will learn key ethical concepts, principles, and theories and explore the usefulness of applying these approaches and strategies to issues facing professionals in the sport management industry. Students will learn about how sport fosters equity and inequity in society. Key topical areas that will be covered in this course include ethical decision making, ethical leadership, and applied sport ethics.