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Communication

Sports Communication Concentration

Learn how to apply your diverse interests to manage communications among a multitude of professional and personal interactions. Our program gives you a solid understanding of the communication discipline and its relevance to your life – all to help you prepare for further education or your career.

  • Small class sizes
  • Instructional emphasis placed on theory, as well as technology and practical skills
  • Opportunity to present research at the University of Jamestown Research Symposium and the Red River Student Communication Conference
PERSONALIZE YOUR DEGREE

Concentrations are available Emerging Media, Human Resources & Organizational Communication, Interpersonal Communication and Sports Communication.

Gain real-life experience – all before your graduate.


Internships

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships of a semester or more in length.


Student Media Center

Develop skills in the latest digital media platforms. Our Student Media Center features:

  • Personal portfolio development for job searches and freelance reputation
  • The Collegian, our online media hub of news articles, feature stories, and podcasts
  • Internship opportunities in writing, film, web development and management, sales and advertising, editing, and photography


Employment Options
  • Editor
  • Copy Writer
  • Radio & TV Producer
  • Event/Convention Planner
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist

READY TO
TAKE THE
NEXT STEP?

98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

42K-123K

Expected salary range for a
communication professional2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Comm 101 Introduction to Communication Studies (3)
Comm 112 Mass Media and Society (3)
Comm 228 Emerging Media Journalism (3)
Comm 250 Academic Research and Writing (3)
Comm 301 Communication Theory (3)
Comm 312 Writing in the Professions (3)
Comm 314 Publicity and Public Relations (3)
Comm 318 Computer Mediated Communications (3)
EE 350 Internship in Communication (3)
Comm 370 Diversity Communications (3)

Course

Title (credits)
Comm 380 Foundation of Sports Communication (3)
Comm 415 Sports Information & Media (3)

Plus three of the following
CS 232 Digital Design & Typography (3)
CS 251 Graphics Development (3)
CS 317 Digital Audio and Visual Development (3)
Comm 338 Photojournalism (3)
CS 341 Web Development (3)
Busn 430 Advertising (3)

Total Semester Credits Required: 45




OURPeople
Liz Hunt
Liz Hunt, MA
Department Chair
Director of Character in Leadership, Department of Religion and Philosophy, Co-Chair of the Communication Department
701-252-3467 ext. 5598
lhunt@uj.edu
Committed to helping you succeed — both in and out of the classroom



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