May 23, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Sports Broadcasting, B.A.

Location(s): West Palm Beach Campus (Day)

120 Credit Hours

Program Learning Outcomes

“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

  1. Construct the various elements for video production and apply that knowledge within the sports media industry. 
  2. Illustrate storytelling techniques from representational production aesthetics and media narratives.
  3. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the sports culture contexts from a biblical worldview.
  4. Demonstrate the fundamental skills to write across various media platforms.

Graduation Requirements

Conferral of a Baccalaureate degree in this program of study is determined by successful completion of the Baccalaureate Graduation Requirements outlined here .

NOTE: Students must earn 42 upper level (3000-4000) credit hours in order to graduate. A total of at least 21 of these upper level credit hours must be completed in the selected major.

Visit this program’s information page  for additional program-specific requirements.

Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) - 43 Credit Hours

Sports Broadcasting majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements  as set out in the Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Program .

Sports Broadcasting Major - 55 Credit Hours

Production Labs - 16 Credit Hours

All Sports Broadcasting majors must enroll in and successfully complete  SPB 3042 - Sports Broadcasting Lab  in each semester beginning upon declaration of major. The lab is designed to offer students the opportunity to develop skills in the various professional positions in a typical sports broadcast. The lab is structured so that active student athletes will be able to compete in their individual sports during the season without adversely affecting their participation in the lab. This lab may be repeated for a total of 16 credit hours.

Additional Required Credit Hours - 22 Credit Hours

These additional hours may be fulfilled by a minor, second major, general electives taken concurrently, previous coursework taken at PBA or through transfer credits.

Sample Degree Plan

Sports Broadcasting Degree Plan