Sports Communication - Coastal Carolina University
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Sports Communication

Sports communication provides you the skills, understanding, and knowledge you need to understand the critical impact sport has on our identities and cultures. This concentration can also prepare you to work in advertising and corporate markets. This concentration requires internship opportunities ranging from athletic departments and professional sports teams to sports media outlets at the national (such as ESPN) and local levels.

BA Sports Communication - Communication



Experiential Opportunities

For students in the Sports Communication concentration and Communication major in general, Coastal provides multiple opportunities to get hands-on experience to prepare you for a career.

Chanticleer News Front Page of Print Edition

The Chanticleer Newspaper

CCU Chanticleer Nation Sports Broadcasting




Several lab spaces allow you to explore the role of sports communication specialists.

MA Comm Explorer Block - In the Digital Studio - Added 10/12/18

Digital Production Studio

Resized to 760x760. Two students in the radio station.

WCCU Radio




(8 Courses)

COMM 140 - Modern Human Communication: Principles and Practices
COMM 150 - Media, Self and the World
COMM 275 - Communication Theory
COMM 276 - Communication Research
JOUR 201 - Foundations of Journalism


2 upper-division (300 or 400-level course) in Communications, Communication, Languages, and Culture or Journalism

(6 Courses)

COMM 206 - Introduction to Sports Communication
COMM 306 - Sports Media
COMM 496 - Sports Communication Internship
JOUR 200 - Interactive Journalism Basics
JOUR 304 - Writing for Interactive Journalism


Choose 1 COMM, CLC, or JOUR 300-400 level courses

(1 Course)

COMM 491 - Communication Capstone: Thesis
COMM 492 Q - Communication Capstone: Project

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Application Requirements

» Application

» $45 Application Fee

» Official Transcripts (Highschool, Secondary School, or Previous College)

» SAT/ACT Test Scores (optional)

For International Students

» Proof of English Proficiency (ESL Students)

» Passport


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Program Contact

Kyle J. Holody, Assistant Professor, Communications, Languages and Cultures

Kyle J. Holody
Chair, Communication, Media, and Culture

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