This course explores the historical evolution of American sports from colonization to globalization. The course examines sport experiences in colonial America, the antebellum health reform movement, sport and social changes during the progressive era, and the rise of modern sport. Emphasis will be given to the place of sport in the university and the development of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Prerequisite: SPMT 1312 (Sport in Society)
3 credits
Upper Division
The Capacities | Written Communication
The Interdisciplinary Clusters | We the People: Stories and Histories of the United States