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Welcome to BECA Sports, the premier destination for those with dreams of working in Sports Broadcasting or Sports Media. We offer classes and hands-on training that will prepare you for a successful career in the sports broadcasting industry.

Our dedicated professors have years of real-life experience and knowledge of the industry in classes such as Live Sports Production and Sports Reporting.

Here, your love for athletics and broadcast meet all in one. On this page, you will find some of BECA’s sports pieces, as well as some of the faces that are being interviewed.

Try your hand at everything from play-by-play commentary, to live game directing, or player interviews. Learn everything you want to know about how SFSU’s BECA Sports program can give you the skills you need to thrive.


BECA 559 Sports Reporting for Television (Units:3)

Prerequisites: BECA 560BECA 546.

Specialized skills and practices of television sports journalism: writing to visuals, sports field reporting, and interviewing athletes. Emphasis on the student’s ability to research and select relevant topics and issues.

BECA 651 Play-by-Play Sports Production (Units:3)

Prerequisites: Restricted to BECA majors and minors; BECA 240 and BECA 241 or equivalents; or consent of the instructor.

Production of live sports event coverage for simulcast via the Internet, cable television, and broadcast outlets. Experience in large-scale report audio and video production activities. Activity. May be repeated for a total of 6 units.

BECA 650 TV Center Sports 1 (Units:3)

Prerequisites: BECA 240BECA 241BECA 370, and BECA 546.

Demanding advanced studio and field production, news writing, reporting, and performance. Shoot and edit sports highlights and features. Capstone course produces weekly TV program for SF media market. Activity. May be repeated for a total of 6 units.


Professor Michael Mitchell: mmitch@sfsu.edu

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