History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Minor in Sport and American Culture

This minor is offered by the College of Education and Human Development, specifically the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism.

This 18-credit interdisciplinary minor is offered jointly by the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism and the Department of History and Art History.  Students must take two required and four elective courses (two from Sport Management and two from History). This minor is available to all Mason undergraduate students. Eight credits of course work must be unique to the minor. For policies governing all minors, see the Undergraduate Policies section of this catalog.

The University Catalog is the authoritative source for information on program requirements and courses. The Schedule of Classes is the authoritative source for information on classes scheduled for this semester. See the Schedule for the most up-to-date information and see Patriot web to register for classes. Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.

Minor Requirements (Catalog Year 2016-2017)

HIST 341 - History of Sport in the United States Credits: 3

SPMT 304 - Sport, Culture, and Society Credits: 3

Electives (Sport Management)

Choose two courses (6 credits) from the following:

SPMT 318 - Diversity and Racial Issues in Sport Credits: 3

SPMT 321 - America Through Baseball Credits: 3

SPMT 322 - Football and American Culture Credits: 3

SPMT 323 - America and the Modern Olympics Credits: 3

Electives (History)

Choose two courses (6 credits) from the following:

HIST 337 - Race and Gender in American Sports Credits: 3

HIST 338 - History of College Athletics Credits: 3

HIST 339 - History of Baseball Credits: 3

HIST 340 - Basketball and the American Experience Credits: 3

Total: 18 credits

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