Sport Media (BA) / Years 1 through 4

Sport media offers studies in media production, sports, entertainment management, marketing and promotion, sports writing and storytelling, sport and society. A sample of core courses can be found below. For more detailed information, please visit the Ryerson Course Calendar for the Sport Media (BA) program.

Year 1

Fall - Semester 1 Winter - Semester 2

3 Required:

  1. RTA 102 Creative Processes
  2. RTA 103 Digital Media Production I
  3. RTA 104 Sound Production

Required Group 1 - 2 Options:

  • BSM 100 The New Business: From Idea to Reality 
  • RTA 315 Business of Creative Media

1 Liberal Studies course from Table A.

3 Required:

  1. RTA 105 Sport Theory and Practice
  2. RTA 106 Introduction to Video Sport Production
  3. RTA 211 Production Theory

1 Open Elective course from Open Elective Table.

1 Liberal Studies course from Table A.

Year 2

Fall - Semester 3 Winter - Semester 4

3 Required:

  1. RTA 231 Sport Marketing and Promotion
  2. RTA 233 Sport Journalism
  3. RTA 234 Intermediate Multi-Camera Sports

1 Sport Media Core Elective course from Table I.

1 Liberal Studies course from Table A.

3 Required:

  1. RTA 232 Sport, Media and Society
  2. RTA 235 Sportscasting
  3. RTA 236 Sport Presentation

1 Sport Media Core Elective course from Table I.

1 Liberal Studies course from Table B.

Year 3

First offered 2016-2017.

Fall - Semester 5 Winter - Semester 6

2 Required:

  1. BSM 200 The Growing Business: Breaking Even
  2. RTA 330 Advanced Live Production

1 Sport Media Core Elective course from Table I.

1 Open Elective course from Open Elective Table.

1 Liberal Studies course from Table B.

*RTA 330 has a course count of two, and a course weight of 2.00.

2 Required:

  1. RTA 331 Transmedia Sports Marketing
  2. RTA 332 Legal and Business Aspects of Sport

1 Sports Media Core Elective course from Table I.

1 Open Elective course from Open Elective Table.

1 Liberal Studies course from Table B.

Year 4

First offered 2017-2018.

Fall - Semester 7 Fall - Semester 

2 Required:

  1. RTA 430 Capstone Lecture Series
  2. RTA 431* Sport Media Practicum

1 Sports Media Core Elective course from Table I.

2 Open Elective courses from Open Elective Table.

*RTA 431 has a course count of two, and a course weight of 2.00.

2 Required:

  1. RTA 432* Internship/Study Abroad
  2. RTA 433 Issues in Sports

1 Sports Media Core Elective course from Table I.

2 Open Elective courses from Open Elective Table.

*RTA 432 have a course count of two, and a course weight of 2.00.