Sports Communication


Effective 1 June 2019 through 31 May 2020

Please see the Undergraduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.

18 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the School of Communications/Communications and Journalism Department, and is only available at the St. Louis home campus.

For information on the general requirements for a minor, see Minor under the Academic Policies and Information section of this catalog.

  • No course counted toward a major can also count toward a minor. If a student pursues a minor that requires a course also required for the student's major, the student should contact his or her advisor or the department chair to discuss an appropriate substitution.
  • Students may have a major and a minor within the same department in the School of Communications; they may not major and minor within the same area of emphasis.

Required Courses

  • Any 18 hours of courses with a SPTC department code may be taken as part of this program. 
  • Additionally, a maximum of three of the following courses may be counted for this minor:

    • ADVT 3200 Sports Marketing Communications (3 hours)
    • BUSN 2037 Introduction to Sports and Entertainment Management (3 hours)
    • BUSN 4747 Sports Operations and Logistics (3 hours)
    • ECON 3737 The Business of Sports (3 hours)
    • JOUR 3050 Sports Reporting (3 hours)