Jun 17, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Sports Communication Minor

For more information on the Communication and Media department, visit its website.

The Sports Communication minor focuses on helping students acquire and employ the techniques of professional mass communication within the broad field of sports. Successful graduates enhance their primary major with sports communication skills to help them pursue careers in sports journalism, public relations, advertising, event planning, videography, promotion and other areas of mass communication. This minor is open to all University students.

A minor in Sports Communication requires 18 credits, as described below:

(Note that courses counted toward a student’s major may not be counted toward the first 15 credits of the minor.)

Sports Communication Minor Curriculum

 Department and Number - Description Title of Course  Credits   
  COMM 227 - Contemporary Public Relations  or COMM 235 - Introduction to Social Media Strategies   3
  COMM 222 - Television Production  or COMM 365 - Social Media Production   3
  COMM 319 - Sports Writing   3
  COMM 339 - Social Media & Sports   3
  A Communication Practicum course examples include: COMM 380 - Advertising Practicum , COMM 435 - Social Media Campaigns , COMM 480 - Television Practicum  or COMM 481 - Internship   3
 Three credits in any Communication elective 3

Total: 18 Credits