School of Business | Majors and Courses

  • Sports Broadcasting

    Bachelor's Degree in Sports Broadcasting

    Sports Broadcasting, a program of study in the Dean School of Business (DSB), prepares you with the specialized knowledge needed to perform in the multibillion dollar sports and entertainment industry. You will hone your skills in audio, video, and digital content production as you work with the College’s radio, TV, and digital resources. You will also receive inside looks at some of the most sophisticated sports broadcasting operations in New England including our partnership with the Kraft Sports + Entertainment, home of the New England Patriots, New England Revolution, and the Boston Uprising. Your internship, along with other opportunities to implement what you learn, will have you ready to enter the industry when you graduate.

     

    Course Sequence

    Sports Broadcasting

    MAJOR (69 credits) Credits
    COM 121
    Introduction to Communications
    3
    COM 122
    Digital Audio Production I
    3
    COM 123
    Digital Video Production I
    3
    COM 124
    Web Design and Social Media Production
    3
    COM 211
    Media Writing
    3
    COM 213
    Media Concept Creation
    3
    COM 217
    Sports and Entertainment Media
    3
    COM 223
    Digital Video Production II
    4
    COM 225
    Digital Audio Production II
    3
    COM 305
    Sports Reporting
    3
    COM 343
    Sports Play-by-Play
    3
    COM 345
    Talk Show Hosting
    3
    COM 363
    Sports Analysis and Commentary
    3
    COM 423
    Sports Information
    3
    COM 112, COM 115 or COM 212
    Dean Radio or Dean TV
    7
    CAR 200
    The Internship Preparation Seminar
    1
    CAR 300
    The Internship Experience
    12
    COM 450
    Senior Seminar
    3
    COM 495
    Senior Capstone
    3
    CORE (43 credits) Credits
    ENG 111
    Composition I
    3
    ENG 112
    Composition II
    3
    SPC 101
    Communication Fundamentals
    3
    ART ELECTIVE
    Core Distribution Arts Elective
    3
    HUMANITIES ELECTIVE
    Humanities Elective
    3
    LAB SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Lab Science Elective
    4
    MATH ELECTIVE
    Math Elective
    3
    NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATH ELECTIVE
    Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective
    3
    SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Social Sciences Elective
    3
    ENG 332
    Strategic Writing for Managers
    3
    COM 327
    Applied Professional Communication
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    ELECTIVES (9 credits) Credits
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    Elective - Open
    3
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    Elective - Open
    3
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    Elective - Open
    3
    TOTAL CREDITS: 121 Credits
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