SMGT 350: Sport Ethics


The Sport Industry has never been more popular or more lucrative than it is currently … nor has it ever been more tainted. In this online course major moral/ethical issues and theoretical frameworks inside and outside of sport will be researched and discussed.

Week 1 – Cheating & Gamesmanship, Doping, Sports & Education
Week 2 – College sports, Paying college athletes
Week 3 – Youth Sports, Sportsmanship, Concussions
Week 4 – Gambling & Sports betting, Tanking
Week 5 – Coaching, Nike, FIFA

This course is open to:

  • Rice Students continuing their studies through the summer
  • Visiting students who want to take challenging academics and transfer credits to their home institution
  • High school students looking to earn college level degree credit


Tuition for Rice and visiting students:
$800 per credit hour


Any questions? Please e-mail