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- We are the only program in South Carolina that offers a sports communication program housed in the humanities.
- Our affiliated faculty are some of the most active researchers in sports communication and excel as teachers and enhancing the classroom experience.
- We are one of the first stand-alone sports communication programs in the country.
- Through interactions with various sports industry professionals, you’ll be able to facilitate relationships and build a personal network.
Communication plays an integral part in the sports world, and it is imperative for sports professionals to have a strong communications foundation to be successful and competitive. Clemson’s new sports communication major provides a multi-faceted and diverse approach to sports communication through examining areas such as social media, public relations, organizational communication and interpersonal communication. Our students will gain a strong theoretical foundation and will understand why certain messages work, and how to optimize communication in the sports context. During your time in this degree program, you’ll be enabled to develop a customized study that allows you to focus on your areas of interest in addition to providing extensive opportunities to network with people who work in the sports communication industry.