Amateur Sports Law

SLN #: 71200
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Gibson

Course Description:
This course examines legal and policy issues related to amateur sports in the United States, focusing primarily on interscholastic, youth and intercollegiate athletics. By the end of this course, students will understand and be able to discuss and analyze issues relating to:

A. The regulation of amateur athletics by private organizations, state, local and federal governments, and the judicial branch;
B. The relationship between student athlete and academic institution;
C. NCAA governance of intercollegiate athletics;
D. Intellectual property rights of athletes and coaches;
E. Gender and racial equity in sports; and
F. Issues related to the Olympic Games

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Yes, Paper
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: Take-Home
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.