Our sport communications program provides students with techniques and methods to communicate effectively. Written and oral communication skills, along with effective knowledge of sport and recreation business, will prepare students to succeed in a world where their passion for sport is primary.
Sport Communications Jobs
Professionalism is key to success. We emphasize corporate communication, sport management and leadership skills in all of our courses.
You will gain familiarity within the sport industry as well as the tools needed to communicate at the corporate level. Studies include strategies and tactics for written and face-to-face communications with different audiences, public speaking and productive teamwork.
The Introduction to Sport & Recreation Business (SRB) concentration allows students to gain a foundational level of knowledge of the SRB field. Students will take courses designed around gaining familiarity within the industry, how it works, and paths to career opportunities.
Corporate Communication Concentration equips students with the tools they need to communicate at the corporate level. Includes strategies and tactics for communicating with different audiences in writing and face-to-face, public speaking, and working in teams.
The specific degree requirements on the website are for illustrative purposes and may change at any time. Please contact the Registrar's Office, Academic Advising or refer to the course catalog for detailed program requirements.
Liberal Arts Core
The Liberal Arts Core Curriculum is rooted in the Liberal Arts and our Franciscan heritage. It is designed to create a framework to develop knowledge, skills, and responsibilities necessary to educate students so that they will be prepared to contribute to the world guided by a concern for issues of justice and ethical behavior.
LEADERSHIP: 4 credits
Freshman Seminar (1 cr.)
Spiritual & Ethical Literacy (3 cr.)
FOUNDATIONAL LITERACIES/SKILLS: 12 credits
Personal Branding Communication (3 cr.)
Writing for the 21st Century (3 cr.)*
Quantitative Problem Solving (3 cr.)*
Language & Culture (3 cr.)
*For ‘Writing for the 21st Century’ (English) and ‘Quantitative Problem Solving’ (Math), you may need additional courses depending on your placement.
CORE LITERACIES: 15 credits – Choose one (1) course from each broad theme. Course options can be found in the course catalog or on the academic advising page. Broad themes are:
Narratives of Identity (3 cr.)
Science, Environment & Culture (3 cr.)
Social Tensions (3 cr.)
The American Experience (3 cr.)
Approving the Better Things (3 cr.)
Giving students a culminating experience as well as practical work experience, the Professional Core is a graduation requirement for every Stritch student in a bachelor’s degree program. This bachelor’s degree program includes completion of the Professional Core consisting of three courses:
Our program allows students the flexibility to emphasize areas of study they want to spend more time in. We provide students the opportunity to grow in skills they need.
We focus on the importance of creating a caring community in our engagements with others.
Organizations including but not limited to...
Cardinal Stritch University (Athletic Teams)
Chapman Basketball Academy
G-Force Volleyball Club
I Am Volleyball
Milwaukee Admirals Hockey Club
Milwaukee Radio Alliance
Milwaukee Recreation Department
Mount Mary University
Nicolet High School (Athletic Teams)
Special Olympics of Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
Wauwatosa East High School
Wisconsin Athletic Club
Contact admissions or the program faculty with questions about this program.