2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 14, 2024  
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KINS 261 - A Comparative Study of Sport in the UK


3 credits. Crosslisted With: (SOCL 261 )
This course will entail a study abroad experience in London, England with a focus on UK Sport. The course explores issues related to the structure and culture of sport as well as the historical foundations of UK sport. Students will focus on how sociological ideas such as forms of inequality, globalization, identity, fandom, and the relationships between other institutions and the sporting system. Attention will be paid learning the skills and strategies associated with different UK sports such as cricket, stoolball, and lawn bowling. Students will be expected to participate in all pre-departure logistics planning/informational sessions. The course is open to all academic majors, yet students must pre-apply for participation in the course. Students must possess a 2.5 overall GPA, and must be able to secure on reference to qualify for participation.

Prerequisite(s): None.
Corequisite(s): None.



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