Why Choose a Major in Journalism: Sports & Media?
Dive into the world of sports and media and learn more about the communications side of the team sports industry with this customizable and multi-disciplinary track. With a degree in Journalism: Sports & Media, students gain strong skills in storytelling and become specialized in the field of sports communication.
The Bachelor of Science in Journalism: Sports & Media is housed within UF’s College of Journalism and Communications, which consistently ranks among the top journalism programs in the country.
This customizable degree prepares students to work in diverse settings, including traditional and new media platforms. As a cross-disciplinary program, students study both journalism and a specialized sports core curriculum. Courses teach proficiency in key areas including writing for communicators, reporting skills, data literacy, and more. Beyond these foundational skills, multiple opportunities are available to gain practical and immersive experience in media properties, both inside and outside of the College of Journalism and Communications.
A degree in Journalism: Sports & Media also provides students with strong critical thinking skills, multimedia storytelling techniques, and professional skills. Courses such as Multimedia Sports Reporting, Sports Communication, and Sports Media Law, among others provide important insight into a variety of positions within the industry. Students have the ability to customize their curriculum to fit their area of interest, developing specialized skills and techniques for their future career choice.