Credit Course Schedules

Communication - Spring 2020

Intro to Communication — 3355
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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 13 – May 14 TBD
Intro to Communication — 3359
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

Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Public Speaking — 3349
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Jeffrey J. Julian

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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 110
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Public Speaking — 3352
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Jeffrey J. Julian

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Public Speaking — 3362
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Public Speaking — 3366
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

Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Public Speaking — 3369
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 15 – May 14 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Intro to TV Production — 3370
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 DOWN
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 12:40 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Social Media Mrktng — 3451
CMM 1700 – 4 credits
Elizabeth Threehouse

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 15 – May 14 Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Social Media Mrktng — 3453
CMM 1700 – 0 credits
Elizabeth Threehouse

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center
Jan 15 – May 14 Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Digital Video Production — 3383
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 UP
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 3:00 pm – 4:55 pm
Rhetoric of Vision and Sound — 3386
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

Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Interpersonal Communication — 3392
CMM 2500 – 3 credits
Gretchen M. Lindell

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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Public Relations — 3393
CMM 2510 – 3 credits

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

Jamestown Campus

Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Com/Media Arts/Internship I — 3397
CMM 2560 – 3 credits

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: ENG 1510. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Studio Production Practicum — 3378
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 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 12:40 pm – 2:30 pm
Mass Commun/Media Literacy — 3394
CMM 2610 – 3 credits

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

Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Film Study and Appreciation — 3398
CMM 2840 – 3 credits

Students will learn the film as a world art form and social document, focusing attention on major areas of film, such as history, criticism, and visual literacy. Students explore a range of film productions from silent films to current releases and examine various approaches to film criticism. Prerequisite ENG 1530. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Video Field Production — 3395
CMM 8004 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

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

Artworks-COCE UP
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 11:55 am