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Sports Communication, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Clemson, SC, United States
Communication plays an integral part in the sports world, and it is imperative for sports professionals to have a strong communications foundation to be successful and competitive. 
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Overview

Clemson’s new sports communication major provides a multi-faceted and diverse approach to sports communication through examining areas such as social media, public relations, organizational communication and interpersonal communication. Our students will gain a strong theoretical foundation and will understand why certain messages work, and how to optimize communication in the sports context. During your time in this degree program, you’ll be enabled to develop a customized study that allows you to focus on your areas of interest in addition to providing extensive opportunities to network with people who work in the sports communication industry.

Fast Facts
  • We are one of the first stand-alone sports communication programs in the country.
  • We are the only program in South Carolina that offers a sports communication program housed in the humanities.
  • You will have multiple opportunities to create content that can be used to enhance your opportunities for internships and jobs.
  • Through interactions with various sports industry professionals, you’ll be able to facilitate relationships and build a personal network.
  • Our students have the incredible opportunity to partner with faculty on research, present this research at academic conferences and see this research published.
  • Our affiliated faculty are some of the most active researchers in sports communication and excel as teachers and enhancing the classroom experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Communication Academic and Professional Development 
  • Accelerated Composition
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • Mathematics Requirement
  • Social Science Requirement

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

For freshman applicants, the following factors are considered for acceptance:

  • Class standing
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT or ACT)
  • High school curriculum
  • Grades
  • Choice of major

Recommended High School Curriculum 

  • English — 4 credits
  • Mathematics — 3 credits
  • Laboratory Science — 3 credits
  • Foreign Language — 3 credits
  • Social Sciences — 3 credits
  • Other — 2 credits
  • Physical Education/ROTC — 1 credit
  • Fine Arts – 1 credit

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34590 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34590 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14708 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Clemson

  • 1104 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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