Credit Course Schedules

Communication - Fall 2019

Intro to Communication — 3505
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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Public Speaking — 3506
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Public Speaking — 3508
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Public Speaking — 3509
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to TV Production — 3511
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. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 12:40 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Social Media Mrktng — 3520
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 hands-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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to Social Media Mktng-FW — 3521
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 hands-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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed TBD
Digital Video Production — 3517
CMM 1710 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 3:00 pm – 4:50 pm
Rhetoric of Vision and Sound — 3518
CMM 1750 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Social Media Mrktng Internship — 4299
CMM 2010 – 2 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Social Media Mrktng Internship — 4396
CMM 2010 – 1 credit
Simone Sellstrom

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Videography Internship — 4399
CMM 2010 – 1.5 credits
William R. Olson

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Videography Internship I — 4347
CMM 2020 – 2 credits
William R. Olson

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Videography Internship — 4348
CMM 2020 – 2 credits
Andrew L. Baker

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Communication @ Work — 3740
CMM 2100 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

Students will be introduced to the necessary communication skills required to be successful in a professional environment. This practical course will emphasize communication concepts as they apply to the workforce. Students will actively apply oral, written, and digital communication skills throughout the semester including: the creation of a digital portfolio, email/phone/voicemail etiquette, business writing, networking, use of social media platforms, the interviewing process, and cover letter and resume writing for specific purposes. Students will enhance their digital and information literacy skills through completion of this course. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J spring, fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Sep 5 – Oct 17 Thu 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Writing for Electronic Media — 3519
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

Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Writing for Electronic Media — 4232
CMM 2530 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

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

Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Studio Production Practicum — 3516
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
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 12:40 pm – 2:30 pm
Video Field Production — 3784
CMM 8004 – 3 credits

Students will gain hands-on experience creating promotional video projects for real businesses. Students will work with the businesses to design, implement, and produce commercial projects using single-camera production. All stages of the production process will be used from pitching the project to post-production. Content, creativity, and communication will be emphasized as will technical skills involving camera, lighting, audio, and editing. Prerequisite: CMM 1710 or CMM 1630. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus