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.

CourseTitleCredits
JOUR 1701INTRODUCTION TO MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM WITH LAB (with lab)4
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 1
Select one intermediate/advanced writing/reporting course 1
Select one journalism elective 1
Select one sports-related course in another subject such as the following:
SPECIAL TOPIC: SPORTS MARKETING
SPECIAL TOPIC: BUSINESS OF SPORTS MEDIA
SPECIAL TOPIC: SPORTS AND THE LAW
SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY
SOCIOLOGY OF SPORTS
THE BLACK ATHLETE
1

See Journalism Major for approved courses.