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BS in Sportscasting

Students who want to seek work in sports media may consider enrolling in the Sportscasting Bachelor of Science program offered by Full Sail University, which was developed in collaboration with veteran sportscaster Dan Patrick. Find out the details about this Full Sail University program here.

Official Program Name:

Sportscasting Bachelor of Science Degree

School Offering Program:

Full Sail University

Degree Level:

Bachelor of Science

Program Description:

Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Sportscasting program was created in collaboration with sportscasting veteran Dan Patrick to provide students with knowledge, skills, and real-world experience in sports media. The curriculum prepares students for both on-air and behind-the-scenes production careers - through courses that range from vocal training and interviewing to audio/video production and broadcast writing. Students also complete several career focused courses that cover personal branding, resumes, job interviews, and networking. In addition, there are seven project and portfolio courses where students complete hands-on projects and create content that can be used in their personal portfolio and demo reel. This program is available both online and on campus.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Program Length / Total Credits Required:

120 credits

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs.

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Required Courses for the Sportscasting Bachelor's Degree:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Full Sail University to confirm the most accurate information before applying for a program.

Core Courses

  • GEN 1011: Creative Presentation (3 credits)
  • DEP 1013: Psychology of Play (3 credits)
  • BEM 1000: Business in the Media and Entertainment Industries (3 credits)
  • ENC1101 English Composition I (4 credits)
  • SCS 1101: Introduction to Sportscasting (3 credits)
  • HUM 1505: Popular Culture in Media (4 credits)
  • MCM 1203: New Media Tools (4 credits)
  • MCM 2416: Digital Video and Audio Production (4 credits)
  • ENT 119: Project and Portfolio I: Business & Marketing (3 credits)
  • CAR 1001: Career Module I: Personal Branding (1 credit)
  • SCS 2501: Broadcast Writing (4 credits)
  • PHY 1020: Fundamentals of Physical Science (4 credits)
  • MCM 2651: Research in Media Communications (4 credits)
  • SCB 229: Project and Portfolio II: Sportscasting (3 credits)
  • CAR 2001: Career Module II: Career Research (1 credit)
  • SCS 3201: Vocal Training for Sportscasting I (4 credits)
  • MGF 1213: College Mathematics (4 credits)
  • SCB 239: Project and Portfolio III: Sportscasting (3 credits)
  • CAR 2002: Career Module III: Résumé Fundamentals (1 credit)
  • ENC 326: Professional Writing (4 credits)
  • SCS 3351: Diversity in Modern Media (3 credits)
  • MKT 2418: Fundamentals of Public Relations (4 credits)
  • SCS 3401: Vocal Training for Sportscasting II (3 credits)
  • SCS 3833: Media Law and Ethics (4 credits)
  • SCB 349: Project and Portfolio IV: Sportscasting (3 credits)
  • CAR 3001: Career Module IV: Career Strategy and Planning (1 credit)
  • MAN 3152: Leadership and Organizational Behavior (4 credits)
  • SCS 3521: Advanced Interviewing for Sportscasting (4 credits)
  • SCB 359: Project and Portfolio V: Sportscasting (3 credits)
  • CAR 3002: Career Module V: Networking (1 credit)
  • MCM 4429: New Media Formats (4 credits)
  • SCS 4621: Broadcast for Advanced Technology I (3 credits)
  • SCS 4111: Advanced Reporting and Practice (4 credits)
  • SCB 469: Project and Portfolio VI: Sportscasting (3 credits)
  • CAR 4001: Career Module VI: Résumé Writing (1 credit)
  • SMM 3112: Sports Business Models (3 credits)
  • SCS 4761: Broadcast for Advanced Technology II (4 credits)
  • SCB 479: Project and Portfolio VII: Sportscasting (3 credits)
  • CAR 4002: Career Module VII: Job Interview (1 credit)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After completing the Bachelor of Science in Sportscasting program, graduates who wish to further their education might choose to pursue graduate study. In doing so, they might expand their communications and production skills or prepare for management or marketing careers in these areas. Potential degree options might include:

  • Master of Arts in Public Relations
  • Master of Arts in New Media Journalism
  • Master of Arts in Broadcast Journalism
  • Master of Science in Sports Management

Career Paths:

The Bachelor of Science in Sportscasting at Full Sail can help students develop the technical and communication skills for both on-air and production careers in sports media. Graduates could go on to compete for positions such as:

  • Sports announcer
  • Broadcast sports reporter
  • Television producer
  • Radio sportscaster
  • Sports website reporter

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