Apply the three-part test for determining compliance with Title IX’s requirements for effective accommodation of athletic interests
Evaluate an institution’s compliance with Title IX’s requirements for equal treatment and benefits
Assess the validity of wage discrimination claims in coaching contracts and professional sports contexts
This course provides an overview of the history of and legal issues associated with gender equity in amateur and professional sports. Topics include constitutional protections for discrimination based on sex; gender equity protections provided by Title IX, including participation opportunities and equal treatment and benefits; Title IX protections related to sexual harassment and sexual assault; and issues related to gender discrimination in sports employment.