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SMGT 1130 - Globalization of Sport


Sport is a universal element in all cultures. It is a key to social identification and building cultural capital. With the globalization of sports and commercialization of international sports, sports have been utilized as a soft power. This course focuses on the role of sport in global society. Throughout the course, students compare traditional and modern-day sports in different regions of the world to gain an understanding of the role sports play in various cultures. Students also engage with geographic and sociopolitical histories through exposure to international sport events. 3 credits.