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SPMT650 - Legal Issues in High School Athletic Administration

Course Details

Course Code: SPMT650 Course ID: 4689 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines legal issues and considerations facing interscholastic athletic administrators. Major issues explored in this course include managing risk and liability within an interscholastic athletic department and complying with Title IX and gender equity policies. In addition, this course will focus on development of an effective risk management program designed for interscholastic athletics. (Prerequisite: SPMT603)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):

  1. Assess the fourteen legal duties relative to negligence litigation in interscholastic athletic administration.
  2. Analyze sports related legal court cases involving negligence within an interscholastic athletic program.
  3. Compose methods and practices for Title IX and gender equity compliance within an interscholastic athletic program.
  4. Assemble documentation requirements for a strategic risk management plan within an interscholastic athletic program.
  5. Construct an effective policy for the prevention of sexual harassment in an interscholastic athletic program.

Required Readings:

See Course Outline

Additional Resources:

There may be other materials, including websites outside the classroom, assigned by the Instructor during the course.

Websites:

In addition to the required course texts the following public domain websites are useful. Please abide by the APUS academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note website addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

NIAAA

http://www.niaaa.org/niaaa-programs/niaaacertification-program/

The OWL at Purdue

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

APA Style Homepage

http://www.apastyle.org/index.aspx

North American Society for Sport Management

http://www.nassm.org/

Book Title:Athletic Administration: Legal Issues II (Title IX, Sexual Harassment) (Materials available for purchase through the NIAAA website. Please use these instructions- https://apus.libanswers.com/coursematerials/faq/241468)
ISBN:LTC506
Publication Info:NIAAA
Author:NIAAA
Unit Cost:$70.00
Book Title:Athletic Administration: Legal Issues I (Risk Management) (Materials available for purchase through the NIAAA website. Please use these instructions- https://apus.libanswers.com/coursematerials/faq/241468)
ISBN:LTC504
Publication Info:NIAAA
Author:NIAAA
Unit Cost:$70.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.