May 26, 2024  
2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EXER 230 - History of American Sport


Surveys the development of American sport from colonial times to the present day. Topics include the influence of the shift from an agrarian to an urban society, the search for the American character, the Olympic Games (ancient and modern), the end of amateurism in sport, sport as politics, the drug crisis, the impact of technology on sport, and the shift to the professional marketing and entertainment model by the end of the 20th century. Spring. Prerequisite(s): HIST 111 or HIST 112.