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Sports Media Requirements

View the Sports Media Course Catalog.

Requirements for the Major

  • SPM101, Introduction to Sports Media
  • JR112, Introduction to Multimedia Journalism
  • SPM120, Introduction to Sports Production
  • JR210, Reporting and Writing
  • SPM220, Sports Shooting and Editing
  • COM245, Media Analytics
  • JR312 , Multimedia Journalism
  • SPM320, Live Sports Production
  • STR356, Sports Promotion
  • SPM458, Perspectives in Sports Media OR
  • CCM470, Sports, Media and Culture
  • JR414, Media Law or
  • CME452, Entertainment Media and the Law
  • SPM405, Sports Newsroom
  • COM480, Media Entrepreneurship
  • SPM400, Sports Media Capstone
  • SPM440, Internship

One elective from the following approved courses:

  • SPM310, Sports Fan Identity, Attitudes, and Behavior
  • SPM311, E-sportsSPM458, Perspectives in Sports Media
  • SPM390, Special Topics
  • CME390, Special Topics
  • CME452, Entertainment Media and the Law
  • CCM470, Media, Sports and Culture
  • JR325, Gender and News: Global ViewsJR411, Multimedia Newsroom
  • JR412, In-Depth Journalism
  • JR414, Media Law
  • JR417 Global Media
  • JR420, Media Ethics
  • JR427, Special Topics

NOTE: The information found on this website with respect to major/minor/program requirements is primarily directed at providing prospective students a general roadmap of the curriculum. Current Butler students are expected to review their degree audit report at and speak with their advisor regularly for detailed information regarding their specific degree requirements and their progress toward degree completion.