CSL 500 - GRADUATE ASST

CSL 504 - GROUP DYNAMICS

Students will examine group influences and dynamics with regard to teams and departments. Components of effective team building and communication strategies will be reviewed as well as program development. Credit hours: 3.

CSL 506 - CONDITIONING SAFE PRINCIPLES

Students will examine coaching strategies based upon fundamental principles and best practices for training and conditioning such as periodization, assessment, and nutrition. Students will be First Aid and CPR certified. Credit hours: 3. ONLINE ONLY

CSL 514 - SPORT MEDIA TECH

Students will examine the importance of social media in contemporary sports media and gain hands on experience in management, content development, and data analysis. A theoretically-driven investigation of the rhetoric of sports media and persuasive tactics common to sports industries. Credit hours: 3. ONLINE ONLY

CSL 541 - SPORT LEAD CAPSTONE

A capstone course that draws together previous coursework, leader observations, and self-reflection into practical lessons that may be taken forward into the applied, professional context or into Ph.D. programs. Credit hours: 3.

CSL 563 - SPORT ADMIN

Students will review the administrative side of coaching and leadership positions within sport. Topics covered will include Title IX, recruiting, fundraising, and department organizational structures. Credit hours: 3. ONLINE ONLY

CSL 564 - SPORT SOCIOLOGY AND ETHICS

Students will examine sport as a petri dish for society at large, considering issues of power, social stratification, identity, and cultural heritage. This course provides a comprehensive analysis of sport structures with a close view of who competes and the consequences of competition. A major emphasis is placed on the sociological phenomena that contribute to sport in the United States. In-depth discussion of the positive and negative side effects of how sport is organized in society will also occur. Credit hours: 3.

CSL 565 - COACHING THEORIES PRACTICE

This course will include understanding the various roles of the coach and introduce students to the field of coaching. An emphasis is placed on creating an athletic environment to enhance holistic growth of the athletes. Credit hours: 3.

CSL 566 - COACHING PSYCH

This course will emphasize the theories, concepts, and research applied to the role of a coach for the purpose of psychologically developing and sustaining team, organization, and individual competitive success. Credit hours: 3.

CSL 575 - SPORT HISTORY

A topics course that explores the historical role of sport in history and cultures around the globe. Examines the roots of American sport in colonial play and recreation, the emergence of organized and national sports. The course will consist of films, readings, lectures and discussions. Credit hours: 3. ONLINE ONLY

CSL 591 - PRACTICUM

Practicum placements may be on or off-campus (after the first session). Students in the professional practicum track will create and present a practicum portfolio in the final session. The practicum offers students the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge in an actual work environment, under the guidance of an athletic administrator, coach, or other sport professional. Each hour of academic credit requires a minimum of 42 clock hours (a minimum of 252 hours total) of on-the-job training performed under the framework of a contract, mutually agreed upon by the student, the faculty supervisor, and appropriate agency personnel. Credit hours: 6.

CSL 594 - RES METH INQUIRY

A survey course that introduces each cohort to the many different ways that one can do scholarly and/or applied inquiry of sport. Both qualitative and quantitative processes will be discussed. Credit hours: 3. ONLINE ONLY