Sports Writing

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sports Writing

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Creative Writing, English, Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ENG 102 O and COM 216

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    In this course students will learn how to write a sports story. They will also examine issues of race and gender in sports, hero worship and fanaticism, and sportsmanship and how the sports public perceives and interprets it. The course also examines the ethics of what sports journalists do and why they do it.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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