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Sports and Society Concentration

The Sports and Society concentration offers students the ability to create a customized mixture of skills in sports media production and critical/cultural analysis. Students tailor the combination of courses to their interest to further develop their critical thinking and communication skills to respond to specific, crucial needs they identify in the changing and growing sports communication job market. Students can blend classes in journalism, public relations, advertising, business, media studies, and communication studies to prepare for a broad variety of careers in the sports industry. 

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select four of the following:16
CMN 292
ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD WORKSHOP (2.0 quarter hours)
CMN 397
RESEARCH PRACTICUM 1
CMN 399
INDEPENDENT STUDY 1
CMNS 280
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MEDIA SKILLS
CMNS 307
TOPICS IN POLITICAL AND SOCIAL COMMUNICATION (Topic: Gender & Sports)
CMNS 308
TOPICS IN INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION (Topic: Sports Rhetoric)
HSP 353
EVENT SALES, SERVICE & PROMOTION
JOUR 278
NEWS REPORTING
JOUR 280
INTRODUCTION TO ONLINE REPORTING AND PRODUCTION
JOUR 309
SPORTS TALK & MULTIMEDIA
JOUR 361
JOURNALISM LAW AND ETHICS
JOUR 368
SPORTS REPORTING
JOUR 376
TOPICS IN JOURNALISM (Topic: Sports Content Creation)
JOUR 376
TOPICS IN JOURNALISM (Topic: Sports Producing)
JOUR 377
SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM (Topic: Online Sports Reporting)
JOUR 377
SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM (Topic: Opinion & Column Writing)
JOUR 377
SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM (Topic: Sports Blogging)
MCS 339
RADIO BROADCASTING
MCS 351
TOPICS IN TELEVISION STUDIES (Sports related topics)
MCS 363
TOPICS IN FAN STUDIES (Sports related topics)
MCS 367
SPORTS FANDOM
MGT 341
BEHIND THE SCENES WITH CHICAGO SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS
MGT 398
SPECIAL TOPICS (Topic: Legal Issues in Sports)
MGT 398
SPECIAL TOPICS (Topic: San Diego Sports Consulting Project)
MKT 342
SPORTS SPONSORSHIP MARKETING
ORGC 358
DIVERSITY, LEADERSHIP, & TEAM BUILDING
PRAD 244
PRINCIPLES OF ADVERTISING
PRAD 292
DESIGN APPLICATIONS FOR PRAD PROFESSIONALS
PRAD 320
EVENT PLANNING
PRAD 337
PUBLIC RELATIONS CAMPAIGNS
PRAD 340
CONSUMER PROMOTION
PRAD 375
COMMUNICATION LAW
PRAD 376
CRISIS COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT
PRAD 383
BRANDED CONTENT
SPRTCMN 276
SPORTS PHOTOJOURNALISM
SPRTCMN 300
TOPICS IN SPORTS COMMUNICATION
SPRTCMN 373
SPORTS MEDIA ENTREPRENEURS
SPRTCMN 374
SPORTS MEDIA RELATIONS
SPRTCMN 375
SPORTS CONTENT CREATION
SPRTCMN 397
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