You should minor in sport communication if:
- You love playing and watching sports and you enjoy listening to sports commentators.
- You want a career that allows you to use your passion for sports.
- You are great at communicating through spoken and written words.
Learn a broad range of skills around sport communication. Whether you want a career in sport announcing, filming, writing, broadcasting, journalism, social media, or public relations, a sport communication minor can cover it all or give you a more focused approach.
A minor in sport communication will prepare you for a rapidly growing area while improving your problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Through our partnerships with Ragin' Cajuns Athletics and sport industry leaders, you’ll have various opportunities for hands-on learning.
Sport Communication at UL Lafayette
What's Sport Communication Like?
Lab & studio work
Research & theory
Group work & collaboration
The Athletics Department’s broadcasting production room and mobile production unit have the latest equipment in video, audio, and editing, all available to students in this minor.
Life in the Sport Communication Minor
We work closely with Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics, giving you opportunities to intern or work on projects with professionals in sport communication. You’ll also have opportunities to assist the Athletics Department with multimedia and marketing partnerships with ESPN, Learfield IMG, and other outlets.
Meet and network with professionals in the industry. UL Lafayette is the official higher education partner for the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans, putting you at the top of the list to intern and work with these teams.Learn more about this partnership
Earn credit toward your degree while studying in another country. Study abroad with our programs in Costa Rica, England, France, Italy, and Morocco.More about Study Abroad
Organizations & Service
Make your mark on the University and develop essential skills for your career. Get leadership training and refine specialized skills while giving back to the community and campus.Learn more about student organizations