Sports Journalism Minor

Sports journalism is offered as a minor only. The minor in sports journalism focuses on developing broad journalistic skills and specific sports journalism training. Students examine issues of ethics, race, and gender in the world of athletics within the interdisciplinary context of business, law, and sociology.

The sports journalism minor requires six courses.

Course Title Credits
JOUR 1701INTRODUCTION TO MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM WITH LAB4
JOUR 2711INTERMEDIATE MULTIMEDIA REPORTING 14
Select one of the following Sports Communication courses:
SPORTS COMMUNICATION
SPORTS WRITING AND REPORTING
SPORTS BROADCASTING
Select one journalism ethics course OR one Law, Policy, or History course 2
Select one intermediate/advanced writing/reporting course 2
Select one sports-journalism related course (see below)

Sports Journalism Courses 

Courses in this group have the SJOR attribute. 

Course Title Credits
AFAM 3110THE BLACK ATHLETE4
BLBU 4449SPECIAL TOPIC: SPORTS AND THE LAW3
CMBU 4488SPECIAL TOPIC: BUSINESS OF SPORTS MEDIA3
COMC 3187SPORTS COMMUNICATION IN THE FIELD4
MKBU 4454SPECIAL TOPIC: SPORTS MARKETING3
PSYC 3360SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY4
SOCI 3152SOCIOLOGY OF SPORTS4