History of International Sport

HST 2450 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Examines the history of international sports from their earliest beginnings in Ancient History up through the Modern Olympics, the World Cup, and other major international sporting events. Topics include the political and cultural origins of sports domestically and internationally, the ancient Olympics, the Modern Olympic movement, and the role of sports in international politics during and after the cold war. Studies major issues in modern sports history, including amateurism, doping, gender equality, and governance. Analyzes the role of international sports in intercultural communication and international politics.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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