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Enhance your journalism or telecommunications major with a sports studies minor. In addition to grounding you in sports writing and specialty reporting, this minor will equip you to understand sports law, finance, communication, and governance and prepare you for a career in sports broadcasting, sports reporting, or sports promotions.

Skills You Will Learn

  • How to create print and digital media content for a sports company brand
  • How to navigate sports policy, law and governance
  • How to manage a sports brand and work with media outlets

Program Requirements

Required courses for this minor include SPST 200 (Approaches to the Study of Sport), which exposes students to a variety of methodologies and issues as they relate to the study of sport, and SPST 490 (Capstone Seminar), in which each student completes a sports-related project such as a research paper, documentary film, web page, or community service initiative.

For a complete list of all the courses you will need to take and their descriptions, consult our Course Catalog.
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Credits

20

How to Enroll

To add this minor to your course of study, please make an appointment to visit with your college academic advisor.