What is Sports and Adventure Media at WVU like?
In the Sports and Adventure Media major, you will be prepared to enter an ever-changing digital media landscape by taking innovative courses that use the latest storytelling technology and audience engagement tactics, while instilling fundamental storytelling principles and media ethics.
As a graduate of this program, you will stand out in sports media, adventure sports media and adventure tourism and travel industries thanks to the already experimental and innovative culture in the Reed College of Media. You will also be positioned to provide leadership in your career in these industries, because of the exposure and experiences you will receive during their college careers.
This unique program combines coursework from both the WVU Reed College of Media and the WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences to offer students a curriculum that includes journalism, media, strategic communications, sports psychology and sports management.
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Areas of Emphasis
Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:
Offers courses on multi-platform content production for strategic communications and journalism purposes. Includes Physical Education courses in adventure sports, which will provide students with necessary technical skills to work as media professionals in the adventure media industry.
Offers courses that focus on video sports production for industry and journalism purposes. Requires two College of Media electives, which offer students some flexibility to further tailor their specific interests and skill sets.