Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Sports

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Psychology of Sport   (PSY-334)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The student will be able to demonstrate the psychological variables and performance in sports. Topics to include are personality assessment, stress and anxiety, and self-confidence and motivation. The student should also address psychological skills training, goal setting, group processes and leadership styles in sports as well as social facilitation, aggression and violence in sports, burnout, and substance abuse.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Assess the personality features that contribute to success or failure in sports.
  • Analyze the role of stress and anxiety as they relate to sports.
  • Evaluate the issues of self-confidence and motivation in regard to sports.
  • Assess the impact of psychological skills training and sports.
  • Explain and evaluate the function of goal setting and its involvement in sports.
  • Define and discuss issues related to group processes and sports.
  • Compare the various leadership styles in sports.
  • Discuss the role of social facilitation in sports.
  • Evaluate the psychological impact of violence and aggression in sports.
  • Analyze the effects of burnout as it relates to athletic performance.
  • Evaluate the role of substance abuse as it relates to sports.
R.JUL13 
Sociology of Sports   (SOC-328)   3.00 s.h.  
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A sociological perspective on sports and society. Examines significance of sports, stratification in sports, the role of media in sports, ethical issues in sports, deviance and violence in sprots, and racial and gender inequalities in sports. 
History of Sports   (HIS-378)   3.00 s.h.  
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This course takes a global approach to the history of sport, but focuses on the role of sport in American history. It examines sport in early world cultures, the development of sport as a mass spectator phenomenon in modern times, and the social significance of sport in the contemporary world. 
Sports Reporting   (JOU-313)   3.00 s.h.  
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Principles of writing and reporting on issues relating to sports. 
Coaching Theory and Techniques   (PYT-396)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the philosophical, psychological, and physiological aspects of coaching. Topics to address include offensive and defensive strategies, relating to players and parents, recruiting, teaching techniques, identification of skill errors, skill improvement and strength conditioning as it relates to a particular sport, motivational techniques, and rules of the game.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Develop and evaluate a coaching philosophy, including offensive and defensive strategies.
  • Develop and evaluate a philosophy that addresses ways to relate to players and parents.
  • Develop and evaluate a recruiting philosophy.
  • Identify and evaluate teaching techniques pertinent to a particular sport.
  • Identify and discuss a coachs role in the development of individual skills in a sport including drills to improve a players skills.
  • Defend the importance of implementing a strength and conditioning program.
  • Describe and evaluate motivational techniques used to coach.
  • Defend the importance of rules in sports.
  • Identify and analyze common bio-mechanical deficiencies relevant to the execution of fundamental skills within a sport.
R.JUL13 
Announcing Techniques   (COM-225)   3.00 s.h.  
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Development of announcing techniques for many of the jobs in the broadcast industry and allied fields. Includes announcing of news, sports, interviews, musical selections and shows, and instruction/industrial programming. Emphasis on the principles of communication underlying those skills. 
Photojournalism   (JOU-130)   3.00 s.h.  
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Study of photography as related to the visual communication of information and ideas, including composition, existing light, depth of field, and action photography, as applied to fashion, sports, and spot news. 
Feature Writing   (JOU-213)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
All aspects of writing personality profiles and of writing critical reviews, columns and/or sports features.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Knowledge of the history of feature articles.
  • Ability to distinguish between news and feature article writing.
  • Practice in writing feature articles.
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Intermediate Photojournalism   (JOU-230)   3.00 s.h.  
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Further study of photography as related to the visual communication of information and ideas, including composition, existing light, depth of field, and action photography, as applied to fashion, sports, and spot news.  
Advanced Photojournalism   (JOU-330)   3.00 s.h.  
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Advanced study of photography as related to the visual communication of information and ideas, including composition, existing light, depth of field, and action photography, as applied to fashion, sports, and spot news.  
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