Minor in Sports Media

The minor in Sports Media 18 semester credit hour curriculum enhances instruction for students seeking careers in sports media. Students seeking jobs in sports broadcasting, sports journalism, and other sports areas will benefit from focusing their study in this subject area.  Prerequisite courses resulting in additional semester credit hours may be required. 

Minor in Sports Media
Media Production
Choose three from the following:9
Sports Broadcasting
TV & Film Production
Media Practicum ((Sports Broadcasting))
Sports Writing
News Reporting
Media Practicum (Houstonian)
Specialized Writing ((Sports Journalism))
Media Theory and Administration
Choose two of the following:6
Adm of Kinesiology & Sport
Sports In Contemp Society
Social Implications of Media
Prescribed Electives
Choose one of the following:3
Economics Of Sports 1
Sport Law
Gender and Sport
Broadcast Performance
Single Cam & Non-Linear Edit I
Multi-Camera Field Production
International Media
Sociology Of Sport
Total Hours18


Mass Communication majors will not be allowed to count courses required for their concentration toward the minor in Sports Media.  Prescribed electives for the minor should be taken instead to meet the 18 credit hour total. Mass Communication majors will be permitted to count concentration electives toward the minor. 

Prerequisites courses resulting in additional semester credit hours may be required, notably MCOM 1332 and MCOM 1371