Oct 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

COM 302 - Sports Communication


Prerequisites, COM 100 , or SCC 100  with a minimum grade of B- and COM 295 , or SCC 295  with a minimum grade of C, or as a corequisite. Sports Communication is a course designed to provide students with a complete overview of public relations opportunities within the sports industry. The course will take a detailed look at all elements of sports public relations including newspaper, radio, television, agency, internet, colleges, first and second tier sports and major professional teams. The course will include lecture time, guest speakers and group activities. Class participation, brainstorming and problem-solving situations also will be key components of the class. The students will learn to become sports publicists over the course of the semester and understand both the high stakes and time pressures involved with the responsibilities. Students who have taken COM 329  Sports Communication may not enroll in this course. Some sections of this course may be offered for communication studies and/or strategic and corporate communication majors only. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits