Communication - Spring 2017

Intro to Communication — 3332
CMM 1510 – 3 credits
John F. Kinder

Students will be introduced to the theories, processes, and applications of verbal and non-verbal human communication and explore why and how people communicate (face-to-face, in public, through the mass media, etc.). Students will also examine the ways that new communication technologies are shaping private and public discourse. Students will gain the skills necessary to recognize and analyze communication failures and be able to apply those skills in the process of becoming more effective communicators. Corequisite: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Public Speaking — 3333
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
John F. Kinder

Students will learn effective strategies for researching, preparing, and delivering informative and persuasive speeches to small groups. Students will be able to demonstrate methods for building confidence in speech delivery, supporting points with evidence, analyzing the audience, using media aids effectively, and refining delivery style. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Public Speaking — 3334
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
John F. Kinder

Students will learn effective strategies for researching, preparing, and delivering informative and persuasive speeches to small groups. Students will be able to demonstrate methods for building confidence in speech delivery, supporting points with evidence, analyzing the audience, using media aids effectively, and refining delivery style. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Public Speaking — 3335
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Barbara K. Price

Students will learn effective strategies for researching, preparing, and delivering informative and persuasive speeches to small groups. Students will be able to demonstrate methods for building confidence in speech delivery, supporting points with evidence, analyzing the audience, using media aids effectively, and refining delivery style. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 220
Jan 18 – May 18 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Intro to TV Production — 3336
CMM 1630 – 3 credits
William R. Olson

Students are introduced to the cameras and sound, lighting, mixing, recording, and graphic tools used to produce television programming. Working in teams to produce live-to-tape programs, students are given the opportunity to acquire producing, directing, writing for electronic media, and live editing skills. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE DOWN
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Digital Video Production — 3338
CMM 1710 – 3 credits
David E. Anderson

Students will be introduced to single camera, post-produced video making. Students will explore shot composition, using a digital video camera, film style shooting, sound recording, and lighting. They will learn how to conduct an audience analysis, write project treatments, and produce storyboards for projects that will be completed during the course. Projects are edited using digital video software and Macintosh computers. Corequisite: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE UP
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm
Digital Vid Production-HONORS — 3905
CMM 1710 – 3 credits
David E. Anderson

Students will be introduced to single camera, post-produced video making. Students will explore shot composition, using a digital video camera, film style shooting, sound recording, and lighting. They will learn how to conduct an audience analysis, write project treatments, and produce storyboards for projects that will be completed during the course. Projects are edited using digital video software and Macintosh computers. Corequisite: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE UP
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm
Rhetoric of Vision and Sound — 3339
CMM 1750 – 3 credits
Simone Mullinax

This communication and media arts foundation course explores the vision and sound codes used in various forms of mediated communication. Students will examine films, television, radio, and the Internet to gain an understanding of the techniques employed by producers and directors to create meaning beyond content and script. Students will explore the grammatical elements which comprise the rhetoric of vision and sound: the use of light, color, two- and three-dimensional space, time, motion, and sound. In today's media saturated environment, the ability to decode mediated messages is a valuable critical thinking skill for all citizens; students interested in becoming producers of media will find the knowledge they have gained in this course especially helpful to their production efforts. Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Interpersonal Communication — 3340
CMM 2500 – 3 credits
Simone Mullinax

Students will develop their ability to examine the interpersonal communication they are likely to encounter in their personal and professional lives. They will describe their interpersonal communication style, and understand the roles played by such factors as verbal and non-verbal cues, communication climate, intimacy, distance, and conflict. Students also learn to recognize obstacles to effective interpersonal communication and develop strategies for overcoming these obstacles. Corequisite: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Public Relations — 3342
CMM 2510 – 3 credits
Joseph T. Pillittere

Students will learn the definition of, theory behind, and application of public relations (PR) and will be introduced to the role public relations plays in integrated marketing campaigns. The course will include a study of the strategic PR process; research, action and planning, communication and evaluation. Students will gain practical experience in writing news releases, market research, crisis management, and creative design. Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Com/Media Arts/Internship I — 3536
CMM 2560 – 1 credit
Simone Mullinax

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experience for a communication or media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Students submit written logs of their experiences and a final report analyzing their internship experience, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite: CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Com/Media Arts/Internship II — 3537
CMM 2561 – 2 credits
Simone Mullinax

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experience for a communication or media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Students submit written logs of their experiences and a final report analyzing their internship experience, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite:CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Com/Media Arts/Internship III — 3538
CMM 2562 – 3 credits
Simone Mullinax

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experience for a communication or media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Students submit written logs of their experiences and a final report analyzing their internship experience, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite: CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Com/Media Arts/Internship IV — 3539
CMM 2563 – 3 credits
Simone Mullinax

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experience for a communication or media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Student submit written logs of their experiences and a final report analyzing their internship experience, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite: CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Com/Media Arts/Internship V — 3540
CMM 2564 – 2 credits
Simone Mullinax

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experiences for a communication of media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Students submit written logs of their experience and a final report analyzing their internship experience, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite: CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Com/Media Arts/Internship VI — 3547
CMM 2565 – 3 credits
Simone Mullinax

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experience for a communication or media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Students submit written logs of their experiences and a final report analyzing their internship experiences, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite: CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Studio Production Practicum — 3337
CMM 2570 – 3 credits
William R. Olson

Students have the opportunity to expand the foundation of production skills acquired in CMM 1630. Producing, directing, writing for electronic media, and live editing skills are emphasized. Students will provide guidance and advice to production teams through live-to-tape programs and lab exercises. Prerequisite: CMM 1630. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE DOWN
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Planet Earth: Critical Topics — 3885
CMM 2600 – 3 credits
Rebecca L. Nystrom, Deborah A. Lanni, Shannon E. Bessette

Students will examine critical issues affecting humanity and the global environment, from an in-depth, three-part perspective. Students will investigate the science of selected topics of global environmental significance, explore their causes and consequences within contemporary culture, and evaluate the impacts and importance of the mass media in public perception concerning these issues. Corequisite: ENG 1530 and a reading score of 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 120
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Planet Earth: Critical -HONORS — 3886
CMM 2600 – 3 credits
Rebecca L. Nystrom, Deborah A. Lanni, Shannon E. Bessette

Students will examine critical issues affecting humanity and the global environment, from an in-depth, three-part perspective. Students will investigate the science of selected topics of global environmental significance, explore their causes and consequences within contemporary culture, and evaluate the impacts and importance of the mass media in public perception concerning these issues. Corequisite: ENG 1530 and a reading score of 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 120
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Mass Commun/Media Literacy — 3341
CMM 2610 – 3 credits
Simone Mullinax

Students will learn about the processes, industries, and issues involved in the mass communication media of books, magazines, newspapers, radio, TV, film, the Internet, and the newest media technologies. They will learn how media has evolved over time and will be able to analyze the coding embedded in mass mediated messages. Students will also study the impact media has on us as individuals, Americans, and world citizens. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Special Effects/After Effects — 3892
CMM 7509 – 3 credits

Students will be introduced to electronic special effects generation using the Adobe program After Effects. Students will learn how to create still and motion special effects graphics in the course. Prerequisites: ENG 1530, MAT 0600 or higher; reading score 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE MAIN
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 6:20 pm – 8:15 pm