Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport
Foundations of Global Sport
A centennial overview of the history of sports as a global cultural phenomenon. Topics include the nature of leisure behavior; historical, ethical, social, and economic aspects of the sports industry; the terminology of sports; and the forces that have affected the growth of sports as a business. This course provides a critical context from which to proceed in learning and applying sports models, techniques and concepts in a variety of sports business practice areas.