Communication - Fall 2017

Intro to Communication — 3703
CMM 1510 – 3 credits
Vincent J. Quatroche

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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 111
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to Communication — 3706
CMM 1510 – 3 credits
Gretchen M. Lindell

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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Intro to Communication — 3714
CMM 1510 – 3 credits
Gretchen M. Lindell

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Communication — 3726
CMM 1510 – 3 credits
Gretchen M. Lindell

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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Communication — 4138
CMM 1510 – 3 credits
Elizabeth P. Cipolla

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
Aug 30 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Public Speaking — 3716
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Gretchen M. Lindell

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Public Speaking — 3720
CMM 1610 – 3 credits

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

Public Speaking — 3722
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Kathryn Ekstrom

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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Public Speaking — 3724
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Benjamin J. Blood

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 224
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Public Speaking — 4382
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Elizabeth P. Cipolla

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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Intro to TV Production — 3826
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Intro to Social Media Mrktng — 3880
CMM 1700 – 4 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will be introduced to foundational concepts in social media marketing and explore connections to strategic communication and public relations. In this course, students will gain hand-on experience with digital forms of communication and will learn to master a wide range of social media tools and platforms. Students will demonstrate proficiency in social media strategy, including; goal planning, audience analysis, content planning, specified social media tactics, and success evaluation. Most importantly, students will partner with a local business to develop a social media plan and then implement that plan throughout the semester. At the completion of this course, students will have the necessary knowledge and skill set to launch an effective social media campaign. Eligibility: ENG 1510. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro Soc Media Mrktng HONORS — 3895
CMM 1700 – 4 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will be introduced to foundational concepts in social media marketing and explore connections to strategic communication and public relations. In this course, students will gain hand-on experience with digital forms of communication and will learn to master a wide range of social media tools and platforms. Students will demonstrate proficiency in social media strategy, including; goal planning, audience analysis, content planning, specified social media tactics, and success evaluation. Most importantly, students will partner with a local business to develop a social media plan and then implement that plan throughout the semester. At the completion of this course, students will have the necessary knowledge and skill set to launch an effective social media campaign. Eligibility: ENG 1510. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Social Media Mrktng-FIELDWORK — 3911
CMM 1700 – 0 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will be introduced to foundational concepts in social media marketing and explore connections to strategic communication and public relations. In this course, students will gain hand-on experience with digital forms of communication and will learn to master a wide range of social media tools and platforms. Students will demonstrate proficiency in social media strategy, including; goal planning, audience analysis, content planning, specified social media tactics, and success evaluation. Most importantly, students will partner with a local business to develop a social media plan and then implement that plan throughout the semester. At the completion of this course, students will have the necessary knowledge and skill set to launch an effective social media campaign. Eligibility: ENG 1510. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Digital Video Production — 3830
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 MAIN
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm
Digital Video Prod HONORS — 3896
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 MAIN
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm
Rhetoric of Vision and Sound — 3728
CMM 1750 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Media Arts Internship I — 4455
CMM 2010 – 3 credits
William R. Olson

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Sep 11 – Dec 18 TBD
Media Arts Internship I — 4493
CMM 2010 – 1 credit
David E. Anderson

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Sep 25 – Dec 18 TBD
Media Arts Internship I — 4494
CMM 2010 – 3 credits
David E. Anderson

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Sep 25 – Dec 18 TBD
PHED/Video/Media Internship — 4499
CMM 2010 – 2 credits
William R. Olson

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Sep 21 – Dec 18 TBD
CMM/Mediar Arts Internship — 4489
CMM 2020 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Sep 25 – Dec 21 TBD
Interpersonal Communication — 3733
CMM 2500 – 3 credits
Tamu A. Graham-Reinhardt

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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Writing for Electronic Media — 3827
CMM 2530 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

This practical writing course offers students guidance and experience conceptualizing and writing for a variety of electronic media forms including radio, television, film, multimedia productions, and the Internet. The brief exposure to messages created for electronic media, as well as the interactive nature of some electronic media, makes writing for the media especially challenging. Students will learn how to cope with these challenges and become competent media writers. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Writing for Electronic Media — 3828
CMM 2530 – 3 credits

This practical writing course offers students guidance and experience conceptualizing and writing for a variety of electronic media forms including radio, television, film, multimedia productions, and the Internet. The brief exposure to messages created for electronic media, as well as the interactive nature of some electronic media, makes writing for the media especially challenging. Students will learn how to cope with these challenges and become competent media writers. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Studio Production Practicum — 3831
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Mass Commun/Media Literacy — 3731
CMM 2610 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Mass Comm/Media Lit HONORS — 3897
CMM 2610 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Special Topic-Video Production — 3898
CMM 7002 – 1 credit

Students will explore advanced topics in video and film production. Topics including but not limited to: lighting, sound, editing, makeup/costume, talent blocking, and documentary-style. Students will learn how to use a variety of production equipment to achieve a specific effect in video production and demonstrate proficiency in these topics in order to achieve a professional video or film image. Prerequisite (or corequisite) or CMM 1710 or CMM 1630. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus