Skip to main content
The Media School

Specialization in Sports Journalism (Bachelor of Arts in Media)

Students on Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019 requirements MDAS33

Requirements

The specialization requires at least 9 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Foundations. Two (2) courses:
    • MSCH-B 330 Sports Media Literacy
    • MSCH-B 332 Sports Writing and Reporting
    • MSCH-B 333 Sportscasting
    • MSCH-B 334 Social Media in Sports
    • MSCH-B 340 Sports Video Storytelling
    • MSCH-B 430 Sports Media Laboratory
    • MSCH-B 432 Advanced Sports Writing
    • MSCH-X 478 Field Experience in Media (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
  2. Elective. One (1) course:
    • Additional course from the Foundations list
    • MSCH-J 360 Journalism Specialties (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-J 460 Topics Colloquium (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-J 464 Infographics
    • MSCH-P 436 Advanced Production Workshop (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-X 472 Media Internship (must be taken for at least 3 credit hours)
  3. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the specialization.
    2. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the specialization—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    3. Exceptions to specialization requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.