Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
This course examines sport as a significant aspect of modern culture and a major institution of contemporary civilization. Students gain an understanding of the impact sport has had in history and politics, and on moral values, ethics, and sociological issues historically and in present-day society. Topics include gender, race, and ethnicity and their roles in sport; sport as an economic enterprise; social media and sport; sport at the youth, high school, collegiate, professional and international levels; the effects that social class, globalization, and media have on sport; and what future trends will influence the world of sport.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921