Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
    Feb 19, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19

PED 4610 - The Ethics of Coaching and Leadership

3 cr
This course is designed to help future (or current) athletic coaches, physical educators, and athletic administrators understand the concept of ethics as it relates to their everyday duties and responsibilities in sport.  The class will involve an in-depth analysis and synthesis of personal and professional ethics as they relate to such topics as:  sportsmanship, coach-player relationships, sport rules and regulations, professional conduct, athlete training and development, financing sport, recruiting, drugs and alcohol usage within sport, and social issues as they relate to sport.  Students will engage in lecture, peer discussion, role-playing scenarios, case study reviews, and the development of a personal-professional ethics philosophy regarding themselves as a future (or current) professional in the field of coaching, teaching, or administration of sport.
Junior standing or permission of instructor
Spring