Credit Course Schedules

Communication - Fall 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (Zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Intro to Communication — 3283
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

Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Intro to Communication — 3285
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

Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro to Communication — 3286
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
Sheldon Center 110
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Public Speaking — 3288
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
Sheldon Center 110
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Aug 26 – Dec 17 Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Public Speaking — 3289
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
Sheldon Center 138
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Public Speaking — 3290
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

Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Public Speaking — 3291
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

Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon 4:05 pm – 5:20 pm
Public Speaking — 3840
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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Aug 26 – Dec 17 Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Intro to Social Media Mrktng — 3292
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
Sheldon Center 110
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Aug 25 – Dec 17 Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Social Media Mrktng FW — 3293
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
Off-Campus
Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Digital Video Production — 3294
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
Fees: $20
Sheldon Center 122
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 3:00 pm – 4:55 pm
Aug 26 – Dec 17 Thu 3:00 pm – 4:55 pm
Rhetoric of Vision and Sound — 3295
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
Sheldon Center 110
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Aug 26 – Dec 17 Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Communication @ Work — 3296
CMM 2100 – 3 credits

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

Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Interpersonal Communication — 3297
CMM 2500 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

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

Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Media Writing — 3298
CMM 2530 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will be introduced to the basic formats, principles, and techniques necessary for media writing. Students will practice writing in a variety of formats including: blogs, film and TV scripts, commercials, Public Relations, radio interviews, podcasts, and other developing forms of media writing all with great attention to audience, tone, and purpose. Digital media portfolios will be produced throughout the course and will demonstrate students' ability to write a diverse collection of media texts. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 110
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Media Writing — 3299
CMM 2530 – 3 credits

Students will be introduced to the basic formats, principles, and techniques necessary for media writing. Students will practice writing in a variety of formats including: blogs, film and TV scripts, commercials, Public Relations, radio interviews, podcasts, and other developing forms of media writing all with great attention to audience, tone, and purpose. Digital media portfolios will be produced throughout the course and will demonstrate students' ability to write a diverse collection of media texts. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 138
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am