WSU Global Campus Course Information Page

COURSE:

EconS 321 (Summer 2019)

TITLE:

Economics of Sports in America

SECTION:

G01

CREDITS:

3

CROSS-LISTING:

 

DESCRIPTION:

Economic aspects of American sports; fan demand; advertising; team output decisions; league/conference organization; government and sports.

PREREQUISITES:

Course Prerequisite: ECONS 101 or 198.

COURSE MEDIA FEE:

0.00

SPECIAL NOTES:

Enrollment Information:

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FOOTNOTE:

COURSE MATERIALS:

TEXTBOOKS:

Some instructors do not publish textbook information until a few weeks before the start of the term.

If you choose to purchase your books from a vendor other than The Bookie, be sure to use the ISBN to identify the correct edition. Special edition textbooks or bundles may be available only through The Bookie.

Required textbooks may include access codes to online resources, DVDs or CDs, which also may be required. If you buy a textbook in a format other than the one listed as REQUIRED (including used textbooks), it is possible that additional required items will have to be purchased separately.

Title

Author

Ed

ISBN

Required

Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports are Played and Games are Won Tobias Moskowitz & L. Jon Wertheim 9780307591807 N
Sports Economics Roger D. Blair 1st ed. 9780521876612 Y
Soccernomics: Why England Looses, Why Spain, Germany and Brazil Win, and Why the US, Japan, Australia, Turkey- and Even Iraq- are Destined to Become Kings of the World's Most Popular Sport(c142) Simon Kuper & Stefan Szymanski 3rd ed. 9781568584812 N
Stumbling on Wins: Two Economists Expose the Pitfalls on the Road to Victory in Professional Sports David J. Berri & Martin B. Schmidt 2900133854373 N

MATERIALS YOU GET ON YOUR OWN:

Product Type

Product Description

Video Students are required to view several episodes from ESPN's 30 for 30 series. Students can choose to borrow/rent/purchase a copy of these episodes, or they can subscribe to Netlflix where all the required episodes are available.
Software One assignment requires access to the Windows Excel ToolPak, which is available for free as an add-on for students with a Windows computer and a legal copy of Microsoft Office. Students without Microsoft Office or with Microsoft Office on a Mac will need to access a Windows-based computer with Microsoft Office, often available freely at locations such as a local public library.
Video Students are required to view the film Moneyball (2011). They can choose to rent, borrow or purchase the film.

The materials listed above are required for this course and you are responsible for obtaining the products on your own.

MEDIA WSU PROVIDES FOR YOU:

Select a ‘Delivery Mode’ (e.g., Media Center, Bundle, CD, DVD) link to view an item’s detail. Links are located in the table below.

Delivery Mode

Required by Instructor

Ships to you from WSU

Media Center Y No

COURSE COMPONENTS:

PROCTOR REQUIREMENTS:

Exam

Type of Proctoring

Proctoring Fee

Time Limit

Instructions

This course does not have proctored exams. Review the Course Work section of the syllabus for exam and assignment information.

SYLLABUS:

The final syllabus will be available in the Learning Management System.

The links below are to tentative or past syllabi providing a general idea of what the course entails. They do not represent the current course’s syllabus, requirements or expectations.

2019-fall-ONLIN-ECONS-321-12350-LEC
2019-summ-ONLIN-ECONS-321-2817-LEC
2018-fall-ONLIN-ECONS-321-9725-LEC