Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

FWIS 184 - RELIGION AND SPORTS IN AMERICA

Long Title: GODS OF THE DIAMOND, THE GRIDIRON, AND THE HARDWOOD: RELIGION AND SPORTS IN AMERICA
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: From the origins of athletic competition in America through contemporary sport there has been a curious intersection between sport and religion. Using case studies from baseball, football and basketball this course will answer two questions: How do religion and sport work together coexist?; and Can sport be considered a religion?
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu