Bachelor in Sportscasting (Campus)

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Are you interested in developing the skills needed to work as an on-screen sportscaster or in a behind-the- scenes role producing sports content? If so, read on to learn more about Full Sail University's Sportscasting bachelor's degree program, which was developed in collaboration with legendary sportscaster Dan Patrick.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Created with insight with sportscasting veteran Dan Patrick, Full Sail University's Sportscasting Bachelor of Science program is designed to provide you with a foundation in interviewing, storytelling, voice work, and content development. You'll have a chance to build these skills and prepare for a career in the sports-content presentation field while getting guidance from active sports media professionals. Additional courses help you gain advanced skills in reporting, media technology, and the sportscasting needs for different media (such as gaming, VR, and social media). You will apply methods and concepts studied throughout the program within the project and portfolio courses, which not only provide you with project-based learning experiences but also help you develop content for a demo reel.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are considering Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Sportscasting program, you might have some sports knowledge or experience as well as possess strong communications and interpersonal skills. You should have earned a high school diploma or GED, be a permanent resident or a U.S. citizen, and be at least 18 years old.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Sportscasting bachelor's program at Full Sail University requires the completion of 120 credits. The on-campus program is designed to be completed in 20 months, while the online program can be completed in 29 months.

Sportscasting Course Requirements

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

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Once you have graduated from Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Sportscasting program, you could be ready to explore on-air or technical careers across the realm of sports media. You might seek work as an on-air talent for television, radio, or podcasting, or as part of a production crew that broadcasts live sporting events. Possible careers you could pursue include:

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

Advanced Degrees

Upon completion of the Sportscasting Bachelor of Science degree, you could decide to further develop your communications skills and technical broadcasting knowledge by entering a master's degree program. Some related master's degree programs you could consider 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