Oct 19, 2019  
2016-2017 Official General Catalog 
2016-2017 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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SPM 189 - Sports Law

Professional and amateur sports have attained great importance both in the United States and abroad.  Concomitant with this growth is the greater sophistication of the legal issues that affect the operation and regulation of this industry.  This class will provide an overview of the legal principles and business models and rules governing the sports industry and the legal controversies and policy considerations surrounding those rules.

3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Demonstrate an understanding of legal issues in the sports industry as evidenced by performance on graded materials.
2.  Demonstrate an ability to identify and respond to legal issues associated with sports management by answering exam questions and class case studies.
3.  Demonstrate an understanding of sports agency and contract law by providing verbal and written answers to questions posed by the professor.
4.  Demonstrate an understanding of ethics issues in sports by spotting issues and bringing them to the attention of the class and also providing the law or relevant ethics rule from the code of ethics of the sports organization.

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