Jul 18, 2024  
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AUMGT 360 - Hockey: Culture and Commerce


Course Career Undergraduate
Units 3
Approved Hours 3-0-0
Fee index 6
Faculty Augustana Faculty
Department AU Social Sciences
Typically Offered either term

Description
Examination of the cultural and business aspects of the sport of hockey, historically and in the present. The course explores such topics as fan identities, cultural memory and tradition, race and ethnicity, gender and youth culture, labour relations and free agency, salary caps and revenue sharing, minor hockey, audiences and the mass media, fighting and violence, league expansion and franchise relocations, and arena construction. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200 or consent of the instructor, third-year standing. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUMGT 360 and AUPED 360.