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SPTE 110 - Sport and Entertainment in American Life

Class Session: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - Saturday, January 20, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate credit

Instructor: Haylee Mercado

Note: OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS: This online course starts during winter break and runs through the 1st week of the Spring semester; the dates are January 2nd - 20th, 2018. Please contact the Office of On Your Time Initiatives (OYT) at 803-777-9850 if you have any questions or concerns about taking this course.


Course Description

The American sport and entertainment enterprise: background, influences, and trends; collegiate and professional sport organizations; ownership and unionization; media portrayals.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Course Materials

See course syllabus for materials information.


Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Information is accurate as of November 22, 2017, 6:13 am (Subject to change)



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