Programs

Ethics in Sports

  • Grades9-12
  • PrerequisitesNone
  • DatesJune 5-July 18, 2024
  • Credits0.333
  • Price$750; price discounted if bundled with another course: $400 with another elective; $300 with full credit course
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This course will focus on ethical dilemmas and challenges in the ever-popular world of sports. Topics will focus on fair play, cheating & doping, violence and aggression in sport, youth sports & concussions, gambling & sports betting, gender equality and amateur sports with a focus on the Olympics and the NCAA.

Topics will focus on fair play, cheating & doping, violence and aggression in sport, youth sports & concussions, gambling & sports betting, gender equality and amateur sports with a focus on the Olympics and the NCAA. The course is designed to examine the moral issues connected to the topics and will provide students with a framework for both researching and formulating their own ideas regarding the issues.

Upon completion, students will develop a better sense of their place in sports as participants or spectators. Students do not need to be on a team, engaged in sports or participating in sports to gain further insight into the broad moral questions explored in this class.

Instructor: Greg Zugrave

Attendance Expectations & Requirements

Ethics in Sports has SEVEN in-person class meetings scheduled. Students are encouraged to attend all class meetings and are REQUIRED to attend at least FIVE meetings. Classes can be attended virtually (with advanced notice) or in-person at the Midway campus.

Class Meetings (Must attend FIVE sessions)

  • Thursday, June 6 (12:00-1:30 pm)
  • Tuesday, June 11 (12:00-1:30 pm)
  • Thursday, June 13 (12:00-1:30 pm)
  • Tuesday, June 18 (12:00-1:30 pm)
  • Thursday, June 20 (12:00-1:30 pm)
  • Thursday, June 27 (12:00-1:30 pm)
  • Tuesday, July 2 (12:00-1:30 pm)

Final date for all Coursework – Monday, July 8 at midnight

“Taking summer classes has greatly benefitted me because I feel like I’m learning interesting material that I’m not able to learn during the school year, and I’m able to focus on it and have fun learning during summer classes.”

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Program Instructor

Greg Zugrave

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