Sports, Cultures and Ethics

Description
A concentration in sports, cultures and ethics is a cross-disciplinary inquiry into the social, ethical and cultural influence of athletics and sports spectatorship in our society. The courses explore the historical grounding of sport and examine how sport and culture, including religion and gender, influence and shape each other. Students analyze the ethical and philosophical issues of participating in and spectating sport. Students completing the concentration will have a knowledge and understanding of the nature of sport and its wide-ranging impact on the culture and lives.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 6 upper division hours in courses offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.

Required Core 6 Hours

AFR 375 Race, Gender and Sport (SB & C) (Prerequisite(s): AFR 200 (or AFS 200) or minimum 45 hours)
OR
HST 377 Sports in United States History (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 102, 105, or 108 with C or better; minimum 30 hours; Credit is allowed for only HST 377 or HST 306 (Sports in U.S. History)

PHI 370 Sports Ethics (HU) (3)


Electives (choose four) -- 12 credit hours
At least six credit hours must be upper-division.

AFR 375 or HST 377 may be used as an elective if not used as a required sports culture course.

AFR 375 Race, Gender and Sport (SB & C) (3) (Prerequisite(s): AFR 200 (or AFS 200) or minimum 45 hours)

ASB 252 Sports and Culture (SB & G) (3)

COM 394 / SBS 394 / SOC 394 Soccer: The Global Game (3)

COM 477 Sport, Culture, and Discourses (3)

CSM 335 / PRM 335 Sports and Recreation for Youth Development (3) (Pre-requisite: minimum 45 hours. Credit is allowed for only CSM 335 or PRM 335)

FMS 377 Baseball, Film and American Dreams (3)

HST 294 / SLC 294 The Beautiful Game: History & Culture of Soccer (3)

HST 302 History of the Olympic Movement ((HU or SB) & G & H) (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 102, 105, or 108 with C or better; minimum 30 hours)

HST 306 History of Baseball ((HU or SB) & H) (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 102, 105, or 108 with C or better; minimum 30 hours)

HST 377 Sports in United States History (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 102, 105, or 108 with C or better; minimum 30 hours; Credit is allowed for only HST 377 or HST 306 (Sports in U.S. History))

HST 379 History of College Sports (3)

NEW 300 International Cities Barcelona (3) 

PHI 394 Philosophy of Sport (3)

REL 394 Religion and Sports (3)

REL 383 / ASB 383 

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2021-22

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LASPCEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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