Sports Communication, Bachelor of Arts

Offered by Department of Communication

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
Including:
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
Mathematics for Liberal Arts 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)12
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Global Media Literacy
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
BA Language requirement
Complete all required courses 36
Program Specified Requirements3
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research 4
Major Option
Complete all required courses36
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 524
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum21
Total Credit Hours120

Students selecting a major in Sports Communication must earn a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. in the major.

Students selecting a major in Sports Communication must compile evidence of achievement particular to their chosen career field. Students will present this portfolio and discuss its contents with a Faculty Portfolio Committee in the semester prior to their graduation.

Major Option

Sports Communication Core Requirements
JMC 112Communication Software3
JMC 230Integrated Marketing Communications3
JMC 414Communications Law3
Media Requirements
JMC 226Audio Production & Announcing3
JMC 250Video Production Foundations2
JMC 319Sports Writing for the Media3
JMC 329Print Advertising Design3
or JMC 330 Publication Design
JMC 339Radio Workshop: Sports2
JMC 353Sports at Antelope2
Organizational & Relational Communication Requirements
SPCH 370Small Group Communication3
SPCH 451Leadership Communication3
Sports Communication Option Requirements
Select one of the following options:6
Option I
Capstone Experience
Internship in Mass Media (Select 2 credit hours of Internship.)
Senior Portfolio
Electives
Select 3 credit hours of the following:
Photojournalism
Website Design
Public Relations
Commentary and Blogging
Introduction to Organizational Communication
Interviewing
Option II
Capstone Experience
Internship in Mass Media (Select 3 credit hours of Internship.)
Senior Portfolio
Electives
Select 2 credit hours of the following:
Photojournalism
Website Design
Public Relations
Video at Antelope
Commentary and Blogging
Introduction to Organizational Communication
Interviewing
Total Credit Hours36