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Communication Studies

Requirements for the Sports Communication Concentration

Communication Studies and Supporting Courses:

COM 201 Interpersonal Communication
COM 202 Small Group Communication
COM 205 Mass Communications
COM 320 Perspectives on Sports Media and Communication
COM 590-594 Field Experiences/Internship
COM 601 Capstone
BC 101 Radio and TV Fundamentals
BC 111 Writing for Electronic Media
BC 120 Broadcast Practicum (Experiences should be with WWNW, WCN, or sports departments)
BC 251 Single-Camera Video Production
BC 303 Remote and Field Production
BC 309 Sports Broadcasting
MA 110 Design Principles + Practices

And four more of the following Communication Studies courses:

COM 200 Principles of Technological and Social Communication
COM 203 Professional Presentations
COM 207 Business and Professional Communication
COM 225 Communication Ethics
COM 230 Social Media and Web Planning
COM 301 Applied Social Media
COM 303 Sales Communication

Students in the Sports Communication Concentration are not required to complete a minor in another field.


What can you do with a Communication Studies degree?

Imagine yourself a human resources officer, events planner, speech writer, sales representative, political campaign worker, public relations specialist, mediator, fundraiser, or communication consultant.