The minor in Sport and American Culture provides students with the opportunity to study the meaning of sport in American society and culture. Through courses in the minor, students trace the history of sport in America and examine the role of sport in today’s society.   The minor complements many majors and concentrations currently offered at Mason, including history; sport management; parks, recreation, and leisure studies; sociology; and tourism.

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300-Level Courses

HIST 341: History of Sport in the United States (3 Credits)

Scheduled for Fall 2020 

Examines the roots of American sport in colonial play and recreation, the emergence of organized and national sports, issues of gender and race in the sporting world, and the intersection of U.S. sport with events such as the Civil Rights Movement and the Cold War. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.