Friday, October 31st, 2014

Sports Broadcasting Major


WLU students on the road with ESPN in Morgantown

Sports Broadcasting courses teach students the art of video and audio production, editing, writing, lighting, directing and sports producing. Students will be a part of the team that covers Hilltopper sporting events at home and away. It is the programs focus on the principles of professionalism and teamwork that make the program unique.

SPORTS BROADCASTING Major
GENERAL STUDIES 48
COMMUNICATIONS CORE 13
COM 201 Survey of Communications 3
COM 401 Communication Theory 3
COM 410 Comm. Law and Ethics 4
Choose one from the following: 3
COM 311 Mass Media and Society
COM 323 Introduction to Cinema
COM 324 Documentary Film
   
SPORTS BROADCAST. FOUNDATIONS 15
DMD 204 Radio Production 4
COM 224 Television Production I 4
COM 225 Television Field Production 4
COM 226 Remote Broadcast Production 3
   
SPORTS BROADCAST. UPPER-LEVEL 15
Choose two from the following three: 6
COM 337 Sports Reporting
COM 361 Sports Announcing
DMD 362 Audio Production
COM 364 Remote Pre-Production 3
COM 423 Prof. Internship in Sports Broadcast. 3
COM 424 Adv. Remote Prod. for Sports 3
   
MINOR and NON-COMMUNICATIONS CLASSES TO TOTAL 120
 
Sports Broadcasting Program Requirements
1. Sports Broadcasting majors must complete a minor of at least 18 hours.
2. The minor can not be in a Communications related field.
3. All students must meet COM requirements of an overall GPA of 2.5 and maintain a GPA of at least 2.5 to take upper level courses.
4. A minimum of 40 upper-level courses must successfully be completed.
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