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Sports Media

The 18-credit interdisciplinary minor in Sports Media incorporates classes from several programs within the College of Communication and the Arts, including Visual and Sound Media, Journalism, and Communication. Additionally, students will also take courses offered by the Stillman School of Business.

Sports media professionals work on-air as television and radio broadcasters, behind the camera as directors and producers, on the field calling games or as sports journalists. This uniquely collaborative minor will incorporate existing programs within the College – Journalism, Visual and Sound Media – as well as provide students with hands-on opportunities with the Stillman School of Business' Center for Sport Management, the Seton Hall Sports PollAthletics' Pirate Sports Network (PSN) and our award-winning student-run radio station, WSOU 89.5 FM.

The College of Communication and the Arts is proud of the industry professionals frequently brought to campus by our Sports Media Speaker Series. Learn more about who’s been here and who’s coming soon by visiting the Sports Media Speaker Series webpage.

Sports Media at Seton Hall

The College of Communication and the Arts has launched a unique interdisciplinary minor in Sports Media, led by noted sports journalist and media expert B.J. Schecter.


Minor in Sports Media (18 credits)

Required Courses (9 credits):

  • COBF 2882 Introduction to Sports Media (3 credits)
  • COBF 2884 Sports, Media, and Culture (3 credits)
  • COMM 1421 Writing for the Media (3 credits)

Electives (6 credits, 1 course from each elective category)

Practice of Sports Media (3 credits)

Choose (1) course:

  • COJR 3433 Sports Reporting* (3 credits)
  • COBF 3033 Radio Sportscasting (3 credits)

Business of Sports Media (3 credits)

  • BSPM 4548 Professional Sports Franchises (3 credits)
  • BSPN/BLAW 4330 Sport Law** (3 credits)

Capstone Experience (3 credits)

  • COBF 3197/COJR 3197 Internship*** (3 credits)

* Students must take Writing for the Media before they take Sports Reporting.
** For Sports Law, the business school requires the prerequisite BLAW 2301.
*** Students can count only 3 credits of internship to the minor. If an internship is secured in sports media, the adviser will determine if it can be substituted for an elective course.

Stand Out from the Crowd

You will master the skills and professional talents employers are looking for in this fast-paced field. Learn how to execute strategic practices and become a leader in the sports media market.

Intern in New York City

We're only a 30-minute train ride away from Madison Square Garden, ESPN and the homes of many major sport teams.

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Jonathan Kraszewski
Jonathan Kraszewski
Professor of Visual and Sound Media
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B.J. Schecter
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