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Minors Snapshot - Sport Communication

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The minor is a part of the Department of Kinesiology, a program within the College of Health and Behavioral Studies.

This minor consists of course work offered in communications, media arts and design, and kinesiology for students with an interest in sports media and communication.

Due to enrollment limitation in certain required courses, admission to JMU does not guarantee admission to the sport communication minor. All students interested in minoring in this program must apply for a limited number of spaces while first completing KIN 242 and SCOM 260. The School of Communication Studies reviews applications for admission to the sport communication minor. Students should complete the application (available from the school website) and submit it by email to scom@jmu.edu. Students will receive an email acknowledging receipt of their application, which should be kept. Applications are due by November 15 (fall semester) and April 15 (spring semester). Students who have applied by these deadlines will be notified of the admission decision at the end of the semester in which they complete KIN 242 and SCOM 260. The minimum requirement for a minor in Sport Communication is 17 credit hours.

Offering Academic Unit: Department of Kinesiology

Academic Unit Website: http://www.jmu.edu/kinesiology/

Undergraduate Catalog Website: http://www.jmu.edu/catalog/13/programs/kinesiology.html#sport