ALLH 160 Cultural, Historical, and Philosophical Concepts in Sport

This course is an introduction to the history, survey, philosophy and ethics of the subdisciplines of exercise science, health, physical education , fitness and sport. An approved field experience is required within this course.

Credits

3 Credits

ALLH 160Cultural, Historical, and Philosophical Concepts in Sport

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Health Science and Human Services

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

48

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is an introduction to the history, survey, philosophy and ethics of the subdisciplines of exercise science, health, physical education , fitness and sport. An approved field experience is required within this course.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Learning Outcome 1: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the history, survey, philosophy and ethics as they pertain to their professional development. Activity: reflection essay Outcome Assessment:Using a holistic rubric, the essay will be evaluated on its completeness,organization, development, and style (format, mechanics, and usage) Learning Outcome 2: Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic concepts, programs, and professions in exercise science, physical education, fitness and sport Activity: Assignments and exams Outcome Assessment: Students knowledge will be evaluated through exams and assignments.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Introduction: Course Syllabus Hello Message Becoming a Professional Part One: Defining Our Field Chapter One: What is our field? Chapter Two: The Academic Foundations of Exercise Science and Kinesiology Part Two: Our Cultural Heritage in History Chapter Three: Physical Education and Sport in the Ancient World Chapter Four: Physical Education and Sport in Medieval and Early Modern Europe Chapter Five: The Development of American Physical Education Chapter Six: The Rise of Modern Sport in the United States and England Chapter Seven: American Exercise Science and Sport from 1941 to Today Part Three: Our Cultural Heritage in Philosophy Chapter Eight: Philosophy in Exercise Science and Sport Chapter Nine: Ethics and Problems in Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Sport Part Four: Careers for the Future: Where Do You Go From Here? Chapter Ten: Preparing for a Career Chapter Eleven: Traditional Careers in Physical Education Chapter Twelve: Careers in Sport, Exercise Science, and Kinesiology Part Five: Today and Tomorrow: Where is Our Field Going? Chapter Thirteen: International Exercise Science and Sport Today Chapter Fourteen: Current Issues in Exercise Science and Sport Chapter Fifteen: Into the Future in Exercise Science and Sport

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

A. Mandatory Assignments 1 Reflection Essay

Assessment Strategy Narrative

1 Reflection Essay

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

A. Mandatory Assignments 1 Reflection Essay