SPORT CULTURE

Course ID: 651603
 
Open to grades: 9 - 12
 
UC/CSU eligibility: None
 
Prerequisites: None
 
This interdisciplinary social science course will focus on the culture and socialization of sports, contemporary controversial issues in sports, overview of sports psychology, peak performance critical elements, and academic literacy. It is for college-bound students that have an interest in sports and sports related fields. Students will examine the social, historical, educational, political, and economic institutions of sport and current practices in the sports world. Students will develop academic and interpersonal skills, and also mental training methods for optimal performance in sports and in other performance areas. Sport Culture is both content and skills-based curriculum. Sport Culture will set a foundation for further study in psychology, sociology, organizational leadership, and also the sports related fields such as coaching, teaching, and athletic administration.