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PEH 178 - Sports Diversity

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course examines diversity in sports and in sports organizations: how individuals differ, how differences influence organizations, how to manage diversity in the workplace, how to understand legal issues and manage diversity training.
Competencies
  1. Define sports diversity
    1. List the different forms of diversity
    2. Explain the different forms of diversity
    3. Discuss the different factors that have led to increased interest in diversity
  2. Examine the theories of diversity
    1. Discuss the four approaches of the study of diversity
    2. Discuss why theory is important to understanding diversity
    3. Discuss how the different theories can be applied to diversity issues within sports organization
  3. Discuss prejudice and discrimination
    1. Define prejudice
    2. Define discrimination
    3. Understand why discrimination occurs
    4. Discuss the effects of discrimination on work outcomes
  4. Examine race issues in sports organizations
    1. Define race, ethnicity, and minority groups
    2. Discuss the experiences of racial minorities in terms of employment, occupational status, wages, and employment decisions
    3. Understand the influences of race on the experiences of sport and physical activity
  5. Understand sex and gender in sports organizations
    1. Understand the terms sex and gender and the differences between the two
    2. Discuss the different experiences men and women have in the workplace
    3. Discuss the influences of sex and gender on the marketing of sport.
  6. Examine the categorical effects of age, disability and obesity
    1. Define age, disability and obesity
    2. Understand the importance of studying the physical aspects of diversity
    3. Discuss the categorical effects of age, disability and obesity for sports organizations
  7. Identify religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and social class diversity
    1. Define sexual orientation and sexual prejudice
    2. Define stratification, social class, and classism
    3. Analyze the categories effects of social class in sports organizations
  8. Define legal aspects of diversity
    1. Discuss the equal employment opportunity laws and their influences on workplace diversity
    2. Discuss Title IX
    3. Discuss the laws impact on sports and physical activity
  9. Discuss diverse organizations
    1. Discuss the fours models for managing diversity in sports organizations
    2. Outline the different methods managers can use to implement diversity management strategies
    3. Examine leadership competencies necessary in diverse organizations
  10. Define diversity training
    1. Discuss the positive elements of diversity training
    2. Discuss the negative elements of diversity training
    3. Discuss the elements of effective diversity training



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