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EXSS 334 Sport Law and Legal Issues

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none

This course will present comprehensive evaluation of legal principles and cases surrounding the administration of athletic programs. The purpose of the course is to introduce the student to areas of the legal system that impact the policies and procedures developed by athletic administrators. The course will also allow students to become familiar with necessary legal vocabulary and precedent setting cases which have played major roles in the progression of Sport Law. The course is designed to provide students with learning experiences that will equip them to identify potential areas of liability in athletic programs and approach them with viable, preventative solutions and strategies to lessen these potential areas of liability.