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Sports Communication Degree Requirements

Sports Communication is a dynamic interdisciplinary degree program that prepares students to pursue careers in the fast growing fields of sports marketing, promotion, advertising, broadcasting, and creation of sports video content.

All students complete professional internships and work with sports industry clients to gain a competitive advantage in the job market. A portfolio showcasing their professional work is compiled prior to graduation. 

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication
Core Curriculum Requirements


Sports Communication Major Requirements





CO 225

Mass Media & Society


AR/CO 271

Digital Media: Design Software


CO 360

Media Law


CO 391

Communication Theory


CO 495



CO 499

Senior Seminar




CO 125           

 Convergence Journalism and Media

CO 215

Broadcast News & Sports Writing


CO 223

Digital Media: Shooting & Lighting


CO 235

Principles of Advertising


CO 327

Digital Media: Editing and Audio


CO 331

Public Relations Concepts


PY/KN 393

Sports Psychology


CO 436

Sports Promotion Practicum


CO 486

Sports Journalism Practicum


And 3 courses from the following: CO 216, CO 317, CO 319, CO 338, CO 415, CO 425 and CO 427.

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