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1161. Husky Reads: Introducing Food and Nutrition to Children through Reading

Also offered as: NUSC 1161

1.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Supervised field work and experiential learning in nutritional literacy for preschoolers and young children, geared to individual, dual, and team activities. Readings and reflections. This course may be repeated with change of activity and/or skill level; not to exceed 3 credits towards the major for students in Nutritional Sciences.

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1162. Health and Education in Urban Communities

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Historical and social forces that shape health and education in Connecticut?s urban communities. Poverty, culture, and identity; their impacts on children?s health, nutrition, schooling, and opportunities for success. Analysis of social policies, norms, and beliefs; their impact on issues of justice. Includes service learning.

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2001. Contemporary Social Issues in Sport

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Socio-cultural, economic, political, and other related issues in sport. Sport as a social institution, the impact of sport in American culture, and the impact of American culture on sport. Sport at the youth, intercollegiate, professional, and international levels; how sport at these levels is experienced differently by individuals, communities, organizations, and society. Issues in sport relative to gender, race (ethnicity), differing physical and intellectual ability, sexual identity, and gender identity. CA 4.

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3090. Directed Observation and Participation in Sport Organizations

1.00 - 3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 3 credits.

Prerequisites: Open only to students in EDLR programs or select students in the Individualized Majors program. Not open to students who have passed KINS 3090.

Grading Basis: Graded

Prior to registration, students must apply for Directed Observation, complete a learning agreement, and provide for their own transportation. Mentors include educators and sport professionals.

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3091. Internship in Sport Organizations

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open only to students in EDLR programs or select students in the Individualized Majors program. Students must complete at least four Sport Management required courses (including EDLR 3310) and obtain advisor's consent prior to enrolling in the course.

Grading Basis: Graded

Field service or experiences in cooperating agencies.

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3250. Experiential Learning and Education

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Experiential learning, individual values, personality characteristics. Learning as a life-long process, adult transition research.

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3262. College Freshmen: Their Characteristics and Their Adjustment to College Life

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Personal and social characteristics of college freshmen; adjustment to college life. Techniques for successful transitions.

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3263. Student Leadership

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Examination of leadership issues and development of skills in leading organizations and peers. Experiential application to student's current co-curricular involvement at UConn.

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3298. Variable Topics

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

May be repeated for credit with a change in content.

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3299. Independent Study for Undergraduates

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open only to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

Designed primarily for qualified students who wish to extend their knowledge in some specialized area. Students must present the instructor with a problem for investigation. May be repeated for credit with a change in content.

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3300. Sport in Society

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: SOCI 1001 or 1251; open only to Sports Management majors.

Grading Basis: Graded

Sport as an institution. Sociological issues involving gender, race, and intercollegiate, professional, and children's sports.

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3300W. Sport in Society

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: SOCI 1001 or 1251; ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011; open to Sports Management majors only.

Grading Basis: Graded

Sport as an institution. Sociological issues involving gender, race, and intercollegiate, professional, and children's sports.

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3310. Introduction to Sport Management

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to students in Educational Leadership programs. Cannot be taken for credit after passing EDLR 3325.

Grading Basis: Graded

Management practices, legal issues, budgeting, and supervision.

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3315. Issues in Sport

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to Sports Management majors.

Grading Basis: Graded

The study of socio-cultural, economic, political and other related issues in sport.

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3325. Sport Facility and Event Management

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: EDLR 3310; open only to students in the Sports Management Program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Examines all aspects of the management of sport facilities and events, including development, planning, staffing, operations, and evaluation. Students will be provided experiences in different aspects of sport event management. In addition, students will examine management principles as applied to a variety of sport and event facilities.

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3335. Sport Law

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introductory course in the law as it pertains to sport and recreational experiences. Students are exposed to fundamentals concerning the derivation of legal concepts and their application to sport and related activities.

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3340. Introduction to Sport Marketing

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ECON 1201 and 1202; open only to students in Educational Leadership Programs.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduces the basic concepts, principles, and tools for sport marketing.

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3345. Financial Management in the Sport Industry

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to Sport Management majors only

Grading Basis: Graded

Provides an understanding of the financial principles relevant to the sport industry. Examines basic financial concepts and issues related to the sport industry, and will provide an overview of ownership, taxation, financial analysis, feasibility studies, and economic impact studies within the sport industry.

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3350. Introduction to Sport Communication

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: EDLR 3310; open to Sport Management majors only.

Grading Basis: Graded

Provides an exploration of the role of communication within the domain of sport. Topics will include organizational communication in sport, sport media, and publishing, sport public relations, and the socioculture importance of sport communication.

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3547. Introduction to Sport Based Youth Development

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only by instructor consent Open to Sport Management majors only Cannot be taken for credit after passing KINS 4300

Grading Basis: Graded

Requires reading, written journals, class discussion, and significant time out of class for community involvement in Hartford. Transportation is available.

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3547W. Introduction to Sport Based Youth Development

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011; open to Sport Management majors only. Cannot be taken for credit after passing EKIN 4300.

Grading Basis: Graded

Requires reading, written journals, class discussion, and significant time out of class for community involvement in Hartford. Transportation is available.

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3550. Career Development in Sport Management

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Career development and preparation, the transition from student to professional, and the development and maintenance of networks in the sport industry.

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3600. Education Policy and Reform

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Survey of educational policy and reform movements from the last century with applications in contemporary policy. Emphasis on critically evaluating existing policies and proposals.

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4001. Legal Issues for Educators

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Provides an overview of the legal issues pertaining to teachers, psychologists, and counselors. Topics include student and teacher due process, student records, special education, sexual harassment, search and seizure, tenure and social media.

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4300. Advanced Sport Based Youth Development

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: EDLR 3547

Grading Basis: Graded

Involves all class members in direct-action service and organizing activities in Hartford's North End. Students, having met the prerequisite course requirement, will continue their involvement in off-campus travel to engage with community partners and neighborhood residents to provide sport based youth development programming to youth ages 5-18. Transportation is provided and it is suggested that students have at least one four hour block free per week to facilitate travel to Hartford and back.

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