Sports Broadcasting

A college degree in sports broadcasting focuses on analyzing and talking about sports on TV, the radio, and the internet.

For this major you’ll take lots of sports broadcasting classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career as a sports broadcaster.

Sample Courses

Sports Broadcasting Courses:

  • History of Broadcasting
  • Sports Broadcasting
  • Business of Media
  • Sports Broadcasting Production Courses
  • Sports Radio
  • Remote Sports Production
  • Producing the Live Sports Event
  • Audio Production for Sports: Television and Radio
  • Sports Play-by-Play
  • Post-Production for Sports
  • Sports Documentary Production
  • Audience Research
  • Media Marketing and Promotion
  • Broadcast and Cable Programming
  • Topics in Sports Media
  • Global Sports Media
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sport Sociology

General Curriculum Requirements:

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology