SMGT3861: Sport Law

3 CreditsField StudyOnline Available

This course is designed to acquaint students to the US legal system, structure, processes, and terminology as they relate to legal issues in sport and physical activity settings. This knowledge will serve as the basis for developing managerial and programming strategies to recognize, analyze, and treat legal risks and provide a safe and productive work environment, therefore providing a competitive advantage to the organizations involved. The course provides sport practitioners an introduction to the legal aspects of contract law, tort law, statutory law, negligence, and constitutional law. A variety of instructional strategies will be utilized including legal case study analyses to understand legal implications in a sport and physical activity setting. prereq: SMGT major or SMGT minor or instructor consent

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