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PED 105 Women and Sport in the U.S.
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: The history of women in sports from the early 1900s to present with an emphasis on Olympic, intercollegiate and professional competition, and the role gender has played in determining access to participation and leadership roles. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast the opportunities provided to men and women to compete in athletics.
2. (Evaluation Level) Discuss the impact of Title IX on women's participation in sports in the U.S.
3. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the role physical education played in the rise of intercollegiate athletics for women.
4. (Comprehension Level) Describe the evolution of women's participation in the Olympic Games.
5. (Analysis Level) Explain the existence of women's professional leagues in the U.S. and compare them to similar leagues overseas.
6. (Comprehension Level) Identify and discuss the prominent organizations involved in the governance of women's athletics.
7. (Comprehension Level) Explain the role women have played in leading (as coaches and/or administrators) women's athletic teams at the collegiate and professional level.
8. (Comprehension Level) Describe the current status of women's issues in sports.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Using a variety of creative devices articulate the point of view and contributions of several organizations involved in the governance of women's athletics.