Telecommunications | Sports and Television
T445 | 20748 | Paul, B.


This course is designed to introduce students to the issue of sports
and the media by exploring the topic from several different
viewpoints including: the history of sports delivery via media; the
importance of sports in today’s media programming mix; the role of
the athlete as icon, role model, and advertising spokesperson;
gender and ethnic representations in mediated sport; and
psychological effects of watching sporting events.

Please Note: This is NOT a class on how to be a sportscaster,
although if you are interested in being a sportscaster it will help
introduce you to the larger context of sports on the media.

1:00pm - 2:15pm MW

This course counts toward Social and Historical Studies distribution
requirements in the College of Arts and Sciences. It may, or may
not, also count toward other degree requirements. For more
information about which requirements this course could fulfill see
the College of Arts and Sciences Bulletin at
http://www.indiana.edu/~bulletin/iub/coas/index.html . If you have
questions, or need additional help, see your academic advisor.