Degree or Program Details


Entertainment and Sports Promotion Major (Suspended)

The entertainment and sports promotion major is suspended. New students will not be accepted into the program at this time.

This major prepares students for entry-level positions as communication practitioners ranging from being a publicist for an individual artist or entertainer to being a sports information director for a university or professional team, as well as for the pursuit of a graduate education in entertainment or sports management. It teaches students to develop skills and understand the nature of media relations, promotes intellectual inquiry and emphasizes sound, professional ethics.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 41-42
ESPR Core 36
     SP 310 Communication Theory (4 cr.)
ESPR Electives 1-2
Choose from the following (for 1 or 2 credits): 
ESPR Theoretical Elective 4
(must complete ESPR 260/261 before choosing a theoretical elective) 
Choose from the following: 
BC 495 Special Topics in Broadcasting (1-4 cr.) (adviser-approved topic)
PR 495 Special Topics in Public Relations (2-4 cr.) (adviser-approved topic)
SP 495 Special Topics in Communication Studies (2-4 cr.) (adviser-approved topic)

Other Required Courses 6-8
     SP 200 Argumentation (4 cr.)
Choose from the following: 2-4

Minor 20
Choose any minor except speech cluster or public relations.