Sports, Media, and Communication, Minor

The sports, media, and communication minor appeals to students preparing for careers as sports journalists or advertising/public relations professionals specializing in a sports-related area. The minor includes courses examining the prominent role of sports in society with a special emphasis on gender, race, and public policy. When combined with Northeastern’s signature co-op program, the result is an innovative minor that blends theory with practice and prepares students for a broad range of professional opportunities.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.

Students must complete a minimum of three courses exclusive to this minor beyond the courses required for the student’s declared major(s) and additional minor(s).

Foundational Course

COMM 2110Sports, Media, and Communication4


Sports Elective
Complete one of the following:4
Sports Promotion in the 21st Century
Sports Writing
Intermediate Elective
Complete one of the following:4
Sport, Culture, and Society
Sound Production for Digital Media
Television Field Production
Producing for the Entertainment Industry
Television Studio Production
Sport and Spectacle
Advertising Practices
Economics of Sports
Advanced Elective
Complete one of the following:4
Crisis Communication and Image Management
Internship in Communication
Ethics and Issues in Journalism
Video News Reporting and Producing

GPA Requirement

2.000 GPA required in the minor