IICS615: Sport for Society

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

July 12, 2021

Subject Level


Course Description

Challenges students to critically examine the ways communication and sport interact to influence culture and leverage social change within the context of journalistic reporting, sports public relations campaigns, social media outreach, sport policy, sport event planning and promotion, and sport for peace and development. Introduces and applies theoretical frameworks through experiential, case study, and team based learning activities. Analyzes sport’s social, cultural, political, and economic significance in our present globalized and commercialized society. *Pending approval.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
July 12, 2021 September 19, 2021 TBD Online
August 3, 2021 October 3, 2021 TBD Online
August 2, 2022 October 3, 2022 TBD Online