Communication Studies

Sports, Media and Communication, Minor

This program examines the symbiotic relationship between sports and media, as well as how communication affects team culture, player-coach dynamics, crises in sport, race and gender issues, international relationships, and fandom.

Addresses the interdependent links between sports and communication. Sports communication is an emerging area within communication studies and journalism programs. Examines the symbiotic relationship between sports and media, as well as how communication affects team culture, player-coach dynamics, crises in sport, race and gender issues, international relationships, and fandom. Requires students to analyze cases and address both pragmatic and ethical factors related to these cases.

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Co-op Opportunities

Boston Bruins

Boston, MA

ESPN

Bristol, CT

The Red Sox Foundation/ The Red Sox International

The Red Sox Foundation 4 Yawkey Way Boston, MA

The Boston Marathon

Boston, MA

Career Opportunities

Account Executive

Agent

Announcer

Brand Manager

Creative Director

Development Officer

Lawyer

Media Planner

Meeting/Event Planner

Personnel Recruiter

Public Information Officer

Public Relations Specialist

Sales Representative

Social Media Manager

Speech Writer

Writer

Multidisciplinary Skills

ability to work under pressure

creative problem-solving skills

critical thinking

leadership skills

listening

performance and presentation skills

project management skills

verbal and written communication skills