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SPORTS JOURNALISM, JOHN CURLEY CENTER, COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS

Undergraduate Certificate Program

Asst. Dean Jamey Perry
204 Carnegie Bldg
University Park
Phone: 814-865-1503
E-mail: jrp5@psu.edu

University Park

SPORTS JOURNALISM, JOHN CURLEY CENTER, COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS (JCCSJ)

The program explores issues and trends through instruction, programming and research. The curriculum covers sports writing, sports broadcasting, sports information, sports ethics, sports media and society, sports industry, and sports and public policy. The Center emphasizes media-related internships. Students are encouraged to complete co-curricular work at the student-run newspaper, the campus radio and TV stations, and the Athletic Department. Students must earn a minimum of six credits from COMM 476, 477 and/or 478 and complete an on-campus sports media activity and/or internship. http://comm.psu.edu/about/centers/john-curley-center-for-sports-journalism

To earn an undergraduate certificate in SPORTS JOURNALISM, JOHN CURLEY CENTER, COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS, a minimum of 6 credits is required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES

COMM 476 OR COMM 477 OR COMM 478

To complete the program, students must earn a minimum of six credits from COMM 476, 477 and/or 478 and complete an on-campus sports media activity (Daily Collegian, ComRado, WKPS-FM "The Lion," Intercollegiate Athletics, etc.) and/or on- or off-campus internships in sports media.

Prerequisites Required.

Effective Date: Fall Semester 2003

Expiration Date:

Last Revised by the Department: 02/16/2012

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