Sports Journalism


2020-2021 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2020 through 31 May 2021

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Certificate
19 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 certificate, see Certificate under the Academic Policies and Information section of this catalog.

The certificate program in sports journalism provides students a basic understanding of the field of sports journalism. The program combines theoretical information with writing and production experience.

Course Requirements

  • Introductory level media production class (video, audio, interactive digital media, photography) (3 hours)
  • JOUR 1030 Fundamentals of Reporting (3 hours)
  • JOUR 1830 Broadcast Delivery and Interpretation (3 hours)
  • JOUR 1930 Sports Broadcasting (3 hours)
  • JOUR 3300 Newspaper Production Workshop (4 hours)
  • JOUR 3050 Sports Reporting (3 hours)

Portfolio Requirements

Students obtaining a certificate in sports journalism complete a portfolio of their work as part of the requirements of JOUR 3300 Newspaper Production Workshop, under the supervision of their professor.