Division of Arts and Letters

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"There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder."

-Ronald Reagan former President of the United States and Sports Broadcaster

 

The Sports Communication Concentration

For the Major in Communication Arts
Contact

Deb Antoine
Lead Communication Arts Faculty
dantoine@ben.edu

The Communication Arts major with the concentration in Sports Communication enables students with a background or interest in media communications and a special passion for sports to learn about this phenomenon and the impact that it has on the fiber of American society. The concentration helps develop the basic writing, reporting, research, design, and production skills we teach to all Communications Arts majors, with special coursework designed to adapt those skills to the exciting field of sports communications. Students will learn the skills and principles necessary to pursue a variety of career options related to sports information, such as sports writer, sports anchor, sports front office administrator, sports community relations director and athletic director at the high school, college, semi-professional and professional levels.


Coursework

Communication Arts majors wishing to pursue the concentration in Sports Communication must choose 12 hours of coursework from the following courses:

(Click on the course name to show description)

To view descriptions of the other required and elective courses, view the Writing and Publishing Curriculum or the  Communication Arts Curriculum.