Professional Sports Careers:Legal & Business Issues (SLB Students Only)

SLN #: 29914
Course Prefix: SLB-598
Course Section: A01
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Wong

Course Description:
This course will cover the legal and business aspects of professional sports from the perspective of the student and the athlete. The course will address major issues that arise at various stages in an elite athlete’s career, from a college student-athlete, to a rookie contract, a veteran contract and then life after sports. Areas of coverage include contracts, negotiations, collective bargaining agreements, governing bodies and league rules and regulations and finances, insurance, agency, drug testing, financial management and marketing.

The class will be a hybrid course, with weekly-required readings and assignments outside of class, a mid-term and final exam. In addition, there will be a case based take home exam for students who are enrolled in the class at the graduate level.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 10
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: Take-Home
Mid Term Or Other Exam: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.