Media and Journalism students working in the media studio

Sports Information (Minor)

The Sports Information minor prepares students to coordinate communication between athletic departments, student-athletes, and coaches as well as disseminate information to the news media and general public.

Degrees & Offerings
  • Minor
Location
  • Bloomsburg
  • Lock Haven
  • Mansfield
Department
College
Program Contact
Chair of the Department of Media and Journalism, Associate Professor
Illustration of Mountain

Students take courses in public relations, media production, and emergent media. Sports information professionals write a variety of communication material, produce audio/video segments, coordinate interviews with the media, compile statistics, and update social media/digital communication.

Courses and Curriculum

Students who complete the Sports Information minor will be able to:

  1. Develop strategic communication messaging and material to target specific audiences and media.
  2. Write and produce a variety of communication deliverables such as promotional material, audio/video segments, interviews, and social media/digital communication.
  3. Identify methods to effectively disseminate information to organizations, media, and the public.

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