Communication - School of (7600)

Communication - School of (7600)

102 SURVEY OF MASS COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Considers entire field of contemporary American mass communication. Presents and explains functions of agencies through which news, views and entertainment reach the general public.
105 INTRODUCTN TO PUBLIC SPEAKING 3 credits
Introduction to principles and practice of speaking by reading examples of speeches, studying techniques and methods employed and applying them in a variety of speaking situations.
106 EFFECTIVE ORAL COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Principles of communication in speaker-audience, group and informal settings, and application of the principles in speeches, group discussions and other oral and written assignments.
115 SURVEY OF COMMUNICATION THEORY 3 credits
Presents models of major forms of speech communication and discusses elements of models, their interaction and their function in the human communication system.
226 INTERVIEWING 3 credits
Study and practical application of selected interviewing concepts associated with job interviewing, journalistic interviewing, and life review interviewing.
227 NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Focused study of the principal aspects of nonverbal communication in public, group and interpersonal settings.
228 ZTV 1 credits
Participation in the operations of the University television station. *Total repeats not to exceed eight credits. (Note: Students being paid salaries from Student Activity Funds are not eligible for credit.)
230 WZIP-FM 1 credits
Participation in the operations of the University radio station. *Total repeats not to exceed eight credits. (Note: Students being paid salaries from Student Activity Funds are not eligible for credit.)
231 FORENSICS 1 credits
Participation in the operations of the University forensics team. *Total repeats not to exceed eight credits. (Note: Students being paid salaries from Student Activity Funds are not eligible for credit.)
232 BUCHTELITE 1 credits
Participation in the operations of the University newspaper. *Total repeats not to exceed eight credits. (Note: Students being paid salaries from Student Activity Funds are not eligible for credit.)
233 TEL-BUCH 1 credits
Participation in the operations of the University year book. *Total repeats not to exceed eight credits. (Note: Students being paid salaries from Student Activity Funds are not eligible for credit.)
235 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Theory and practice in interpersonal communication concepts and principles. Special topics in communication apprehension, assertive communication, communication dyads and triads, and transactional communication.
245 ARGUMENTATION 3 credits
Study of process of developing, presenting and defending inferences and arguments in oral communication setting. Includes study and practice of evidence, reasoning, case construction, refutation and rebuttal.
252 PERSUASION 3 credits
Emphasis on understanding persuasion theory and practice. Includes information analysis of motivational appeals and introduction to propaganda analysis.
270 VOICE TRAINING FOR MEDIA 3 credits
Effective techniques and development of skills for voice work in radio and television.
280 MEDIA PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES 3 credits
A basic introduction to both theory and practice of Single Camera production and Digital Editing.
282 RADIO PRODUCTION 3 credits
Study of radio production techniques and the functional operation of AM and FM radio stations. Includes practical production experience in studio.
283 STUDIO PRODUCTION 3 credits
Prerequisite: 280. Function, structure and influence of television as communication medium with practical experience in studio.
284 LEGAL ISSUES IN MEDIA 3 credits
Concentration on government regulations and legal requirements in production of broadcasting, film, and print media. Particular emphasis on copyright.
287 RADIO & TV WRITING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 3300:111, 112 (with a grade of C or better) or permission. Practical application of broadcast writing principles and techniques used in commercials, PSAs, promotions, as well as scripts for comedy, drama, documentaries, business and education.
300 NEWSWRITING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, ability to type; 3300:111,112 (with a grade of C or better) or permission. Writing and editing news stories; with emphasis on deadline writing in a lab situation.
301 ADVANCED NEWSWRITING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 300. Advanced course in writing and editing news, features and analysis for print media. Behavioral approach to communication of information and ideas.
302 BROADCAST NEWSWRITING 3 credits
Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 300, 280. The course is designed to teach students how to write, prepare, and deliver broadcast news copy for radio and television.
303 PUBLIC RELATIONS WRITING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, ability to type and 300. Introduction of writing skills required by public relations practitioners emphasizing different approaches for specific publics and specific media.
304 EDITING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 300. Copy reading, headline writing, proofreading, makeup, type and typography, printing machines and processes, newspaper methods and systems.
308 FEATURE WRITING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 300. Short newspaper and magazine articles, preparation of articles for publication, human interest situations, extensive writing with class discussion.
309 PUBLIC RELATIONS PUBLICATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Preparation of publications used as communication tools in public relations, advertising and organizations. Emphasis upon design, layout and technology.
325 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Study of effect on oral communication process of existence of cultural barriers. Includes study of verbal and nonverbal communication in transracial, informal international and diplomatic communicative settings.
344 GROUP DECISION MAKING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Study of communication and decision making in small groups. Practice in techniques of group decision-making. Introduction to theory of group communication.
345 BUSINESS & PROFESSNL SPEAKING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit; 7600:105 or 106. Practical improvement in speaking skills used in business settings.
346 ADVANCED PUBLIC SPEAKING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit; 7600:105 or 106. Theory and practice of public speaking: audience analysis; advanced methods for organizing persuasive speeches; techniques of research, style, and delivery; professional speech writing; extensive speaking practice.
355 FREEDOM OF SPEECH 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Discussion and analysis of the Constitution's free speech guarantee; contemporary issues in freedom of communication; role of the media in free speech issues.
368 BASIC AUDIO & VIDEO EDITING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 280. A basic practical introduction to audio and video editing and the Avid Editing system in the MediaNet environment.
372 SINGLE CAMERA PRODUCTION 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 280; prerequisite or co-requisite: 368. It covers both theory and practice of digital video and helps develop professional skills in lighting, usage of lenses, visual composition, and sound recording for Single Camera applications.
375 WEB PRODUCTION 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Study of technological change and innovation in media with particular emphasis on multi-media design and production.
378 T: MEDIA HISTORY/GENRE 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. In-depth study of topics in media history and genre. Repeatable with a change in topic (9 credits maximum).
384 COMMUNICATION RESEARCH 3 credits
Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 102, 115 (with a grade of C or better); completion of General Education Math Requirement. Fundamental concepts of communication research methods, and the analysis, application, and interpretation of data in communication and media operations.
388 HISTORY OF BROADCASTING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 102. Growth of broadcasting in America; historical evolution of radio, television, and cable industries; contributions of inventors, entrepreneurs and talent.
396 PROGRAM & AUDIENCE ANALYSIS 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 102, prerequisite or co-requisite: 384. Analysis of broadcast audiences in program acquisition and scheduling. Examination of programming processes, philosophies, scheduling and promotions.
398 HONORS PROJECT PREPARATORY 1 credits
Prerequisite: junior standing, honors students only. This course prepares honors students to begin work on their senior honors project. Students will learn how to do background research, literature reviews, work with human subjects, and School of Communication requirements. At the end of the semester, students will have their proposal ready for submission to the Honors College.
400 HISTORY OF JOURNALISM: AMERICA 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. A review and analysis of the historical evolution of journalism in America, focusing primarily on newspapers, magazines, radio, television.
403 PUBLIC RELATIONS STRATEGIES 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Selected communication theories used to analyze and implement effective public relations programs with emphasis placed upon research, planning, promotional messages and evaluation of program.
404 PUBLIC RELATIONS CASES 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Prerequisite or corequisite: 7600:403. Continuation of 403. Application of principles of public relations profession in an actual organizational setting.
405 MEDIA COPYWRITING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 309. Selected communication theories and research techniques used to plan, write and analyze commercial messages. Emphasis will be placed on selection of audience, medium, appeal, writing style and evaluation of efforts.
406 CONTEMPORARY PUBLIC RELATIONS 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Study and practical application of communication concepts, theories and skills relevant to public relations programs in businesses and nonprofit organizations
408 WOMEN, MINORITIES & NEWS 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 300. Study of images in U.S. news, along with the power women and minorities have as decision-makers in the news industry.
410 JOURNALISM MANAGEMENT 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. This course is designed to educate students in the management of journalistic operations, including the magazine and newspaper industries.
416 NEW MEDIA WRITING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 300. This class will look at how today's professionals practice on-line publishing. Students will work on writing and reporting skills needed in this new media.
417 NEW MEDIA PRODUCTION 3 credits
Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit; 416 or permission. Covers practical application of software to create on-line multimedia documents and explores design ideas for New Media Journalism content.
420 MAGAZINE WRITING 3 credits
Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 300, 308. An advanced writing course designed to develop the specialized researching, reporting, and writing skills needed in consumer and specialized business magazines today.
425 COMMRCL ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING 3 credits
Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 300. Explore basic principles of magazine publishing in its broad definition, layout, type and typography, paint production of magazines.
435 COMMUNICATION IN ORGANIZATIONS 3 credits
Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 345 or permission. Overview of theories and approaches for understanding communication flow and practices in organizations, including interdepartmental, networks, superior-subordinate, formal and informal communication.
436 ANALYZING ORGANIZ COMMUNICA 3 credits
Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit; 344, 384 and 435, or permission. Methodology for in-depth analysis and application of communication in organizations; team building; conflict management, communication flow. Individual and group projects; simulations.
437 TRAINING METHODS-COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit; 345 or permission. Principles and concepts in the design and delivery of communication training programs; integration of theory and methodology; presentation skills; matching methods and learner needs.
438 HEALTH COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. The course presents an overview of health communication theory and research issues in interpersonal, small group, organizational, public relations, and mass media contexts.
439 INDP STUDY: COMMUNICATION 1-12 credits
(May be repeated for a total of 12 credits) Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, permission of faculty. Directed independent readings, research, projects and productions. Written proposal must be submitted before permission is granted. Appropriate documentation of work required.
446 WOMEN, MINORITIES & MEDIA 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Examination of the media's portrayal of white women and people of color and the roles of media decision-makers as powerful counterparts to these images.
450 ST: COMMUNICATION 3 credits
(May be repeated for a total of nine credits) Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Special interest topics in mass communication, journalism, or communication, supplementing courses listed in University Bulletin. See department for current listing of offerings.
454 THEORY OF GROUP PROCESSES 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Group communication theory and conference leadership as applied to individual projects and seminar reports.
457 PUBLIC SPEAKING IN AMERICA 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Survey and critical analysis of major speakers, speeches and speech movements in American history. Examines how style and content of American speaking influenced events and reflected their times.
459 LEADERSHIP & COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Theories of leadership and communication across public, organizational, small group, interpersonal, and political contexts. Assessments tools provided. Guest speakers.
462 ADVANCED MEDIA WRITING 3 credits
Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit; 280, 300, 387 or equivalent. Practical applications of script writing principles and techniques, focusing on the skills and discipline required to finish an entire script.
468 ADVANCED AUDIO & VIDEO EDITING 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 280, 368, 372. A study of film and video editing. It provides practical experience and exposure to the various creative approaches and techniques of film / video editing.
470 ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC DISCOURSE 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Identifies principal textual and contextual elements of public discourse and presents various theories and models to be applied in studying rhetorical acts.
471 THEORIES OF RHETORIC 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Study of key figures in history of rhetorical theory, stressing interrelationships among theories of rhetoric, intellectual climates and social climates.
475 POLITICAL COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Students explore the relationship between politicians, citizens, and media. Topics include media coverage, campaign technologies, advertising, debates, engagement, rhetoric, and attitudes. Theories and methodologies discussed
480 COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP 1-8 credits
(May be repeated for a total of eight credits) Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 24 credits in departmental courses, 2.5 overall GPA, and permission. Provides student with supervised experience and on-the-job training. Written permission must be obtained from the School prior to the term for which credit is to be received.
481 FILM AS ART: INTR TO FILM FORM 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. A study of the role and function of Cinematography, Editing, Sound, and Mise-en-scene as they shape the meaning of the film, within the context of the traditional / non-traditional narratives and the documentary structure.
485 HONORS PROJ: COMMUNICATION 3 credits
Prerequisites: 398, admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, approval of honors preceptor. Independent study project leading to completion of honors research, creative or service project.
486 BROADCAST SALES & MGMT 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, 7384. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: 396. Using simulation and case history techniques, this course examines the sales and decision-making processes of a broadcast station.
490 W: COMMUNICATION 1-3 credits
(May be repeated for a total of six credits) Prerequisite: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit. Group study or group projects investigating a particular phase of media not covered by other courses in curriculum.
493 PRODUCTION PRACTICUM 3 credits
Prerequisites: Admitted to a four year degree granting college except Summit, permission. Practical application of writing, directing, management, recording, and editing skills in problems in electronic media production.

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