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PED 105 Women and Sport in the U.S.
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Spring 2009
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/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.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: Expanding course offerings in division.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. Compare and contrast the opportunities provided to men and women to compete in athletics.
2. Discuss and analyze the impact of Title IX on women's participation in sports in the U.S.
3. Discuss the role physical education played in the rise of intercollegiate athletics for women.
4. Describe the evolution of women's participation in the Olympic Games.
5. Describe the existence of women's professional leagues in the U.S. and compare them to similar leagues overseas.
6. Identify and discuss the prominent organizations involved in the governance of women's athletics.
7. Discuss the role women have played in leading (as coaches and/or administrators) women's athletic teams at the collegiate and professional level.
8. Identify and explain 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.