Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Sport Studies (SSSS)

SSSS 641  NCAA Rules, Procedures & NCAA Compliance  (3 Credits)  

This course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCSA) compliance issues. It will present an overview of rules, eligibility, bylaws, and practices and procedures of the NCSA. The course provides a thorough study of the governing structure, rules, and legislative process within the NCSA. Examines compliance issues within a collegiate athletic department, including drug testing, self-reporting, academic progress rate (APR), and student-athlete eligibility. Examining and analyzing the bylaws, policies, and procedures of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCSA) is a the heart of the course. Students will be introduced to specific cases to develop a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of the NCSA, what it is, and how it functions.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

SSSS 643  Academic Advising & Life Skills  (3 Credits)  

This course offers an overview of the foundations of academic advising and life skill training as an essential component of student success and retention programs on higher education campuses. Topics include definitions and concepts for developmental advising, literature and research on the key concepts of academic advising, exploration of the various models and delivery systems for academic advising; skills for effective advising; advising diverser populations; and training, development, evaluation, assessment, and reward systems for advisers and advising programs.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

SSSS 645  Financial Aspects & Fiscal Practices in Sport  (3 Credits)  

This course involves an in-depth study of the financial challenges facing contemporary sports administrators, including an examination of financial data analysis, sources of funding, budgeting and financial accountability, inventory management and production control processes, profit distribution, taxation, and acounting processes. The course examines the financial and regulatory issues confronting sports, fitness, and recreation industry managers. Covers accounting principles, financial statements, and related concepts that help determine the viability and strength of financial decision making.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

SSSS 661  Legal Aspects of Sport Business  (3 Credits)  

This course is a comprehensive review of legal aspects affecting sport, recreation and fitness industries. The range of review includes civil procedure, contracts, employment, leases, waivers, tort liability for coaches, administrators, emplyees, and independent contractors, 14th Amendment, Due Process and Equal Protection, product liability, and statutory regulation including Title VII, Title IX, ADA, Anti-Trust and IRS code.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology