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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

SPMT 322: Football and American Culture

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3


Designed for the student to gain an understanding of the past and present role of football in American culture. Focuses on the development of college, professional and high school football over the past 120 years and contemporary issues in football culture are analyzed such as debates over racial symbols and mascots, the question of professionalizing division one college football, and tailgating and televisual football cultures. Offered by School of Sport/Rec/Tour Mgmt. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Upcoming Sections

  • Spring 2024, Section: 002*, CRN 22823, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Matthew Gilchrist

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)