College of Communication

Sports Media

Major

| Bachelor of Arts

In this program, 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. Offered through the Entertainment Media and Journalism Department, our hands-on approach to sports media provides you with a solid foundation in sports media production, writing, and multimedia storytelling.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • JR210, Reporting and Writing
  • SPM220, Sports Shooting and Editing
  • CCM470, Sports, Media and Culture
  • SPM405, Sports Newsroom
  • SPM311, E-Sports
  • JR325, Gender and News: Global Views

Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.

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We live to create

Guided by one-on-one relationships with faculty, students in the College of Communication (CCOM) graduate as skilled communicators who are engaged citizens, prepared for careers in an ever-changing field. 

CCOM provides an experiential education through research, innovative facilities, community outreach opportunities, internships, clinical experiences, and student-run organizations. Students work side-by-side with media scholars and critics, strategic communicators, clinical researchers, and speech-language pathologists. And not just in the classroom, but in labs, studios, newsrooms, agencies, and communities. 

Graduates enter their first day on the job equipped with years of real work experiences that aligns with their passions and prepares them to succeed in both their careers and in life.