MC 127. Intro to Sports Journalism. 3 Hours.
This is the NESCom gateway course to sports journalism. Alongside coursework designed to develop basic reporting and writing skills, this course introduces students to the practice of sports journalism. Students will learn the history of sports journalism, and deepen their sports knowledge and sports reporting skills in preparation for more advanced work in play-by-play, sportscast production, and sports information. The course includes intensive critique of the work of current professional sportscasters.