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Bachelor of Arts in Sports Communication

About Our Sports Communication Program


This degree focuses on preparing you to take on a variety of roles in sports media.

  • Plan a variety of sports events
  • Write and broadcast sports coverage
  • Coaching and officiating

While earning your Bachelor of Science in Sports Communication, you can expect to take courses including Legal Environment of Business, Professional Writing, and Special Projects in Public Relations. A complete four-year plan of study can be found here.


Visit the University Catalog page for the most up-to-date curriculum requirements

View the printable version with the Four Year Plan of Study (PDF)


  • ACCT 2113 Financial Accounting
  • ECON 2023 Microeconomics
  • COMM 2033 Professional Presentation
  • BSAD 3013 Principles of Marketing
  • COMM 3013 Crosscultural Communication
  • COMM 3063 Special Projects in Public Relations
  • ENGL/COMM 3093 Business and Professional Writing
  • PHED 3103 Organization and Administration of Sport, Exercise, and Health
  • BSAD 3103 Legal Environment of Business
  • BSAD 3113 Leadership
  • COMM 4013 Persuasion

Pick One Co-op

  • BSAD 4953 Cooperative Education: Business Administration or
  • COMM 4953 Cooperative Education: Communication

Major Requirement Concentration Electives:

  • Electives - 9 upper division credit hours approved by advisor

The requirements above are specific requirements for this major. You must also fulfill general education requirements and general bachelor’s degree requirements. Please refer to the Newman University Catalogs for details. After admission to Newman University, your Newman advisor can help explain program and university requirements.