Bachelor of Science in Communications with a Sports Communication concentration

(This interdisciplinary major offers a B.S. in Communications that includes a companion curriculum where students will take more courses than a minor and one or two courses short of a double major.)

The interdisciplinary major in Sports Communications will enable students to combine their interests in communications and sports management.  For students with an interest in sports, this major provides a focus different than the traditional areas of coaching and training.

Sports communication is designed for students who want to focus on:

  • event planning
  • promotions
  • sports facility management
  • online game coverage

Sports management courses will educate students in:

  • sports marketing and advertising
  • event planning and promotion of sports
  • public relations

Communications courses will educate students in areas that include:

  • social media
  • video production
  • writing and broadcasting

The major will provide graduates with the skills and academic preparation to pursue professional practice or graduate work.