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Department of Communication
Sport Communication Minor
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Department of Communication

Sport Communication Minor


  • Minor
  • Undergraduate

16 credits

required for minor

16 credits

16 credits

required for minor

The sport communication minor gives students a background in either video or audio news production and also in sports, with courses in media production being required and courses in health and physical education or kinesiology being electives.

Some classes in this minor include:
  • Audio Production
  • Radio News
  • Video Production
  • Television News
  • Media Performance
  • Techniques of Team Sports
  • Techniques of Individual and Lifetime Sports
  • Coaching Theory
  • Sport in American Society
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Professors at Northwestern are focused on their students first. Our faculty include experts in their respective fields who want to help you grow in your faith while you earn your degree.


Meet the entire department

Mark Seignious, M.A.

Chair, Department of Communication

Mark Seignious worked in radio for 20 years before joining University of Northwestern. He has worked at eight...

Jacqueline Glenny, Ed.D.

Professor of Communication

Jacqueline Glenny has taught at the University of Northwestern – St. Paul for over 20 years. She has a...

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