Jan 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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AMST 327 - Sports and Media in American Society

(3.00)
This course fosters an in-depth discussion of the American sports industry through the lens of media. Special attention will be given to the role that media play in the creation of sports as a business, including but not limited to, its entertainment value. Students will develop an understanding of this economically-profitable industry through a series of readings on media, spectatorship, and the power dynamics of sports, as well as attendance at sporting events. Recommended Preparation One lower-level social sciences or humanities course focused on American society or culture.

Course ID: 100185
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture



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