GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism
America Through Baseball
SUMMER SESSION A 2011
DAY/TIME: | On-line | | LOCATION: | |
INSTRUCTOR: | Prof. John Nauright | | EMAIL ADDRESS: | firstname.lastname@example.org |
OFFICE: | BRH 221 | | PHONE: | 703-993-2061 |
FAX: | 703-993-2025 | | CREDITS: | 3 |
OFFICE HOURS: | Email or by Skype: gamecock62 or phone 8am-5pm | | | |
This course is an examination of the role of baseball in American culture. The course studies baseball as a cultural and social institution in the United States over the past 150 years.
The student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of baseball in American culture.
2. Present an understanding of the operation of baseball as a cultural institution.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and political issues that have impacted baseball.
3. Critically analyze baseball themed film and literature.
4. Reflect on his/her relationship to baseball.
The learning experiences in this course are afforded through film, readings and completion of assignments.
The Honor Code is an integral part of university life. Students are responsible, therefore, for understanding the code's provisions. In the spirit of the code, a student's word is a declaration of good faith acceptable as truth in all academic matters. Cheating and attempted cheating, plagiarism, lying, and stealing of academic work and related materials constitute Honor Code violations.
Any eligible student with an exceptionality documented through George Mason University’s Disability Resource Center must notify the instructor so that suitable...