Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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SOCY 243 - The Sociology of Sport

(BSSD, GEEL, GCP) (R only)

The application of basic sociological concepts, theories, and research to the analysis of contemporary sport. Emphasis will be placed on how sport influences and is influenced by social groups, culture, institutions, social inequalities, and global expansion. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Identify the dominant sociological approaches to the study of sport.
  • Be able to interpret and analyze sociological research about sport.
  • Learn how social forces and institutions influence the nature of sport.
  • Identify the relationship between contemporary sport and culture.
  • Learn to interpret and evaluate changes, policies, and ethics concerning contemporary sport.
  • Examine sports within a global context.

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