Spring; Grades 11–12
May be taken as a history/social science or literature elective
The global sports industry is worth somewhere between $480 billion and $620 billion, and the United States boasts the biggest sector of those estimates. In this course, students explore various aspects of the sports industry, gaining exposure to some of the business that goes into making the games we love such incredible, money-making phenomena. Students are exposed to and experiment with aspects of the industry which might include broadcasting, media, marketing, legal, and financial topics. The course is largely project based, including both group and individual assignments that may include documentary, podcast, print and social media campaigns, and budget analysis. Students may also benefit from guest lecturers by professionals in various sports industries. Game on!
- Humanities/Language Arts