Sports Media

MajorBachelor of Arts
Sports media students working on broadcast

Changing the Game.

In the Sports Media major, you’ll develop and broaden your skills and understanding of the industry on the field, in the press box, and in the locker room at some of the nation’s biggest sporting events. Our hands-on approach to sports media provides you with a solid foundation in sports media production, writing, and multimedia storytelling.

You’ll have access to hands-on learning on day one in one of the richest sports cities in the world. Indianapolis plays home to the Indianapolis Colts, the Indiana Pacers, the Indy 500, the NCAA, and the Indiana Fever, just to name a few.

Program Information

Curriculum

Sample courses in this program include:

  • JR 210 – Reporting and Writing
  • SPM 200 – Sports Shooting and Editing
  • CCM 470 – Sports, Media, and Culture
  • SPM 405 – Sports Newsroom
  • JR 412 – In-Depth Journalism

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Experiential Learning

Sports Media majors can acquire valuable hands-on experience in live sports production through the CCOM Production Truck. It’s equipped with a robust network for live streaming, an integrated intercom system, broadcast cameras, an advanced multicam video switcher, and more.

Internship Opportunities

“My dream is work in the sports production industry, so my internship as a production assistant with the Chicago Cubs  has really helped expand my knowledge and skillset.”

-Ethan Polak, Sports Media major

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