SPORT MANAGEMENT / SPORT COMMUNICATION CLASS LISTINGS
NOTE: FOR CMCL MAJORS, THESE COURSES WILL COUNT AS ELECTIVES OUTSIDE THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES.
The following courses are offered in addition to our normal major offerings,
and may be of interest to you:
HPER P251 (4:00 - 5:15 MW): This course is intended for students interested in
careers in new and social media in sport. Major elements of this class include
hands-on experience with the IUSportCom web site, examination of both
theory and practice in sport media, and exposure to written, audio, video, and
social media content creation and critical analysis. Freshmen and sophomores
are highly encouraged to take this course.
HPER P304 SPORT INDUSTRY STUDIES section 29708 - SPORT CONSUMER PERSPECTIVES
(5:45 - 7:00 MW): This course offers students an insight in the sport consumer
culture, both in the United States and in global markets.
HPER P304 SPORT INDUSTRY STUDIES section 29714 - WRITING SPORTSCASTS (9:30 -
10:45 MW): The purpose of this course is to train students in the preparation
of sportscasts and scripts, particularly for audio and video-related
presentation. The focus of the course is specifically on sport content.
HPER P304 SPORT INDUSTRY STUDIES section 29717 - SPORTSCASTING AND PLAY-BY-PLAY
(2:30 - 3:45 TR): This course is designed for students interested in careers as
sports broadcasters. Class lessons focus on sportscasting technique, including
preparation, delivery style, and sport analysis. This course works closely with
the IU Athletics Department in partnership with broadcasts aired on IUHoosiers.com
and Big Ten Network Student U.
HPER P404 SPORT MANAGEMENT COLLOQUIUM section 29723 - ISSUES IN PROFESSIONAL
SPORTS (4:00 - 5:15 TR): This course will focus on the hot-button issues facing
the professional sports world today. This course will feature active classroom
discussion, interactive projects, and critical analysis of sport organizations
and the larger world of sport business. Some potential topics covered in this
class will include the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport, the ethics
of player head injuries in the NFL and other sports, the practices of
multinational sports entities such as the IOC and FIFA, and sports gambling and
point shaving issues. This course is open to students of all majors and class
HPER P404 SPORT MANAGEMENT COLLOQUIUM section 29730 - SPORT AGENCY MANAGEMENT:
This course is designed to give students a view into the operational and
business elements of running a sports agency. Taught via distance learning by
sports agent Darren Heitner, this class will examine the managerial, marketing,
and ethical considerations present in the world of the sport agent in the 21st
century. Any student interested in a possible career in sport agency will want
to take this course.