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PED 101 History of Intercollegiate Athletics
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Examination of the origins and development of intercollegiate athletics and the relationship with the academic institutions that house these programs. Emphasis on amateurism, academics, finance and commercialism from the 1920's to the present. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe and discuss the role of athletics with respect to the mission of institutions of higher education.

2. (Comprehension Level) Identify the events of the past associated with the opportunity to participate in intercollegiate athletics.

3. (Comprehension Level) Describe and discuss the definition of amateurism as it is applied to intercollegiate athletes throughout the 20th century.

4. (Comprehension Level) Describe and discuss the presence of commercialism in intercollegiate athletics.

5. (Comprehension Level) Describe and discuss the revenues generated by college sports and the expenses of operating intercollegiate athletic programs.

6. (Comprehension Level) Describe and discuss the academic standards required of student athletes over time.

7. (Analysis Level) Analyze current issues impacting student athletes in colleges and universities.

Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Using a variety of creative devices, demonstrate the disparate views regarding athletics on college campuses.

2. When given a list of past events, accurately describe the historic nature of the event and its impact on intercollegiate athletics.

3. Using a variety of techniques, accurately describe the development and/or downfall of specific sports, institutions or events.

4. Utilizing a variety of sources, research and report on contemporary academic or athletic issues of concern to student athletes and suggest possible strategies to achieve the desired goals.