Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport
Global Sport Immersion
This course concentrates on global issues in sport. Problems and characteristics specific to the international aspect of the sport industry will be examined. By the end of the course students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the forces influencing international sport and the associated aspects relating to the destination. Students will also improve their own diversity self- awareness as they explore how their identity is impacted by interacting with another culture, race, social class, sport, gender, and other key concepts related to international interfacing. Students will also examine cultural differences based on the destination¿s history, lived expression, and how the sport is conducted by the host location. Lastly, students will explore global systems by applying tools and knowledge of contemporary issues related to social and economic trends and how they shape a people¿s culture and identity.