Why study Sports Communication?

Call Game 7 of the World Series, work in sports TV or online production, or have a communication and media career with a major professional sports team… Simpson’s new programs in Sports Communication will help get you there!

Students who study Sports Communication go into careers in journalism and broadcasting, sports and event marketing and sports management. Those careers range from local sports and recreation clubs to major professional sports teams.

Contact Us

Contact department chair Brian Steffen for more information: brian.steffen@simpson.edu or 515.961.1650.

Course Requirements

Sports Communication Major

Comm 101  -  Intro to Multimedia Comm
Comm 155  -  Student Media Practicum
Comm 157  -  Sports Communication Practicum
Comm 211  -  Beginning News & Reporting
Comm 221/315  -  Video Production or Journ 2.0
Comm 223  -  Principles of Public Relations
SpSc 253  -  Sports & Fitness Management
Comm 261  -  Sports Journalism
SpSc 273  -  Sports & Fitness Marketing
Comm 311  -  Editing & Design
Com/SpSc 319  -  Sports Communication Internship
SpSC 320  -  Event & Facilities Management
Comm 361/365  -  Multimedia Comm Seminars

Sports Communication Minor

Comm 101  -  Intro to Multimedia Comm
Comm 211   -  Beginning News & Reporting
Comm 223   -  Public Relations Principles
SpSc 253   -  Sports & Fitness Management
SpSc 273  -  Sport & Fitness Marketing
SpSc 320   -  Event & Facilities Management