Sports Journalism Concentration, Journalism (MA)

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Course Requirements

The graduate concentration in Sports Journalism trains students to write, report, and produce multimedia sports packages while giving them an understanding of the unique role of sports in American life. Experiential learning opportunities are emphasized in game coverage, sports blogging, and building sports communities through print, broadcast, and social media. Students will learn the perspective and context that makes for truly exceptional work in sports journalism. Students must take one core course (4 credits) and 3 elective courses (12 credits).

Core Courses

Students are required to take one of the following:

Course Title Quarter Hours
JOUR 510SPORTS REPORTING4
JOUR 523ONLINE SPORTS REPORTING4

Elective Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select three courses from the following: 12
SPORTS REPORTING
OPINION AND COLUMN WRITING
SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN JOURNALISM
SPORTS PRODUCING
ONLINE SPORTS REPORTING
WRITING FOR THE DEPAULIA
REPORTING FOR GOOD DAY DEPAUL
ONLINE NEWS BUREAU
RADIO DEPAUL
SPORTS BLOGGING
INTERNSHIP