Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports Leadership

EDU 7293 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Investigates numerous legal cases and issues present in sports both professionally and at the amateur level. Seeks to enable students to gain an understanding of the legal responsibilities of sports leaders. Emphasizes researching ethical business and legal cases, including social issues relating to race and ethnicity as well as other issues on gender equity. In the amateur realm, athletic eligibility, drug testing, low student-athlete graduation rates, pay-for play, concussion protocol, and violence in sports are also investigated. Sport leaders also need to understand antitrust laws in order to protect and keep their respective sport organizations within the letter of the law. Offers students an opportunity to gain an understanding of how to apply legal theories to address each of these scenarios.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


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There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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