Credit Course Schedules

Communication - Fall 2022

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 — 3627
CMM 1510 – 3 credits

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 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Public Speaking — 3628
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 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Intro to TV Production — 3622
CMM 1630 – 3 credits

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
Fees: $20
Artworks-COCE
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 1:30 pm – 3:25 pm
Digital Video Production — 3625
CMM 1710 – 3 credits

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 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 3:45 pm – 5:40 pm
Rhetoric of Vision and Sound — 3621
CMM 1750 – 3 credits

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 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Media Writing — 3626
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 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Com/Media Arts/Internship I — 3629
CMM 2560 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Terrorism & Politics - Film — 3771
CMM 8607 – 3 credits
Aubrey N. Russell

Students will examine the definition and interpretation of what terrorism means in the modern world through the lens of film. In this course students understand the difficulty developing a universal definition of terrorism, as well as how film offers a means to discuss difficult political, ethical, and moral issues surrounding terrorism. Prerequisite or corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 207
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm