College of Communication > Academics > Sports Communication > Undergraduate > Sports Communication (BA) > Sports Journalism Concentration
The Sports Journalism concentration prepares students with the digital editing skills and ability to write across platforms to enter the fast-changing world of sports media. Students learn how to gather sports news, write and produce multimedia content on tight deadlines and are instructed by current and former professional journalists from world-famous outlets such as ESPN, Fox Sports, the Big Ten Network, the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times, WGN, 670 The Score, and NBC Sports Chicago. This concentration enables students to seek careers in traditional sports journalism in TV, radio, print, and digital outlets, along with positions with a variety of sports leagues, teams, organizations, and related entities.
Students may take up to 4 hours of credit in this course toward graduation requirements.
A maximum of 8 credits from two credit College of Communication courses can be applied to major requirements.
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