2020-2021 Accelerated Undergraduate Catalog

SPM 470 Sport Law & Ethics

This course introduces the student to the fundamental tenets of the law, the legal structure, and basic legal terminology. Students will examine various types of law such as contracts, torts, and the ways in which these laws affect the sport environment. The review of law and ethics include an investigation of the biblical perspective on these topics. The material seeks to heighten the student's awareness of the preventive measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of liability within various sport settings. 3 credits.