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    JOURNALISM AND MASSCOMMUNICATION (JMC)JMC12001 ELEMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY 2 Credit HoursIntroduction to fundamentals and techniques of still and motion picturephotography. Terminal course for students who do not have photographyrequirements.Prerequisite: None.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 2 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC13001 PRODUCTION SAFETY AND SET PROTOCOL 2 CreditHoursThis course will enhance the collaborative experience of multimediacreation by exposing students to the various skill sets and positions inthe film and TV industries and familiarize them with industry standardsand best practices, especially concerning safety processes.Prerequisite: Major in the School of Journalism and MassCommunication.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 2 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC20001 MEDIA, POWER AND CULTURE (DIVD) (KSS) 3 CreditHoursFosters critical understanding of mass media in their historical,ideological, economic and cultural contexts. Examines what forcesinfluence media and how media influence consumers.Prerequisite: none.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard LetterAttributes: Diversity Domestic, Kent Core Social Sciences, TransferModule Social Sciences

    JMC20003 INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION 3 CreditHoursIntroduction to various fields of mass communication with a particularemphasis on evolution of new media technologies. History oftechnological and cultural change leading to the present media formsand consideration of new media.Prerequisite: School of Journalism and Mass Communication major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard LetterAttributes: TAG Communication

    JMC20004 ADVERTISING WRITING AND STORYTELLING 3 CreditHoursIntroduces students to writing for advertising. In particular, students willunderstand how to effectively and strategically communicate to a varietyof audiences, including business partners and consumers.Prerequisite: 2.000 minimum cumulative GPA; and a major or minor inAdvertising, Digital Media Production, Fashion Media, Journalism, MediaLiteracy, Photojournalism, Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC20005 FUNDAMENTALS OF MEDIA MESSAGES 3 Credit HoursWorking with messages for print, broadcast, electronic and new mediaoutlets. Course may not be taken for credit nor applied toward anyrequirements by a journalism and mass communication (JMC) major.Prerequisite: Communication studies (COMM) major or fashionmerchandising (FM) or community health education (CHED) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC20006 MULTIMEDIA TECHNIQUES 3 Credit HoursIntroduction to basic elements of multimedia journalistic storytelling,including the creation of audio, video, slideshows and multimediapackages for distribution via the Internet.Prerequisite: a major or minor in Advertising, Digital Media Production,Fashion Media, Journalism, Photojournalism or Public Relations.Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC20008 RESEARCH AND MEASUREMENT IN ADVERTISING ANDPUBLIC RELATIONS 3 Credit HoursUnderstand the ways research is employed and applied in integratedcommunication, including both primary and secondary research.Students will understand how to use research and insights to developstrategy, or to craft research on business strategy. They also will becomethoughtful researchers and consumers of research who are cognizant ofthe ethical and moral responsibilities associated with human subjectsresearch. Students will be expected to understand and appreciate thediversity of audiences. Finally, students will develop critical thinking andwriting skills in order to create and share a well-crafted presentation toclients that reflect a strong understanding of the connections amongdata, insight and strategy.Prerequisite: Minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and two courses fromJMC20006 and JMC21001 (or JMC28001) and JMC21004 withminimum C- grade; and a major or minor in Advertising, Digital MediaProduction, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism,Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC20009 VIDEO AUDIO PRODUCTION AESTHETICS 3 Credit HoursStudy of basic video and audio production aesthetics; analysis of film,television and radio through creative use of images and sound to createmeaning.Prerequisite: A major or minor in Advertising, Communication Studies,Design, Digital Media Production, Digital Sciences, Fashion Media,Global Communication, Health Communication, Information Design,Interpersonal Communication, Journalism, Media Literacy, OrganizationalCommunication, Photography, Photojournalism, Public Communication,Public Relations, User Experience Design, Visual Communication Designor Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC20011 VIDEO AUDIO FUNDAMENTALS 3 Credit HoursIntroduction to beginning digital video and audio acquisition and editing.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC20009; and a major or minor inthe School of Journalism and Mass Communication, or School of DigitalScience or School of Visual Communication Design.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC21001 PRINCIPLES OF ADVERTISING 3 Credit HoursAdvertising history, purposes, techniques, media and research; analysisof functions of advertising organizations.Prerequisite: None.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard LetterAttributes: TAG Communication

    JMC21004 ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS INDUSTRY TOOLS 1 Credit HourUnderstanding of and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet,design and presentation tools.Prerequisite: A major or minor in Advertising, Digital Media Production,Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism, PublicRelations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 1 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC21005 ADVERTISING MESSAGING AND COMMUNICATION 3Credit HoursIntroduces students to the history and development of advertising,including the ways various audiences have been targeted andrepresented. This course also has a strong emphasis on professionalwriting and communication.Prerequisite: JMC20004, JMC20006, JMC21001 and JMC21004 withminimum grades of C- (1.700); and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.000;and advertising (ADV) major or minor.Pre/corequisite: JMC20008 with a minimum grade of C-.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC21008 SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIES 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with COMM21008) Designed to help students understandand use social media in critical and strategic ways that will improvetheir lives and careers. Helps students harness the power and potentialof the social Web, including strategies used to position and marketorganizations as well as individuals. Exposes students to the latestsocial-media applications and to critical views of social media's impacton business, society and culture. Students are also introduced tointeraction perspectives of social media, which are embedded within boththe communication studies and the journalism and mass communicationcurriculum. Students emerge from the class with a strategic plandesigned to enhance their lives and their careers.Prerequisite: none.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC22000 PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS 1 Credit HourFundamentals of b/w and color photography and digital manipulationsoftware. Introduction of basic themes of journalistic photographyincluding flash photography. Student furnishes 35mm or APS camerawith flash. Disposable cameras not acceptable. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; integrated language arts (INLA), digitalmedia production (DMP) or journalism (JNL) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 1 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC22001 PHOTOGRAPHY 3 Credit HoursBasic camera and digital techniques to provide a better understanding ofphotography as a creative and journalistic skill.Prerequisite: art education (ARTE) or journalism (JNL) major or minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard LetterAttributes: TAG Communication

    JMC22002 VIDEOGRAPHY BASICS 1 Credit HourInstruction in basic camcorder videographyvideo editing techniques toprovide understanding of processes as creativejournalistic skills and aspractical application of knowledge acquired in the prerequisite class.Prerequisite: journalism and mass communication (JMC) or integratedlanguage arts (INLA) or visual communication and design (VCD) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 1 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC22003 VIDEOGRAPHY BASICS II 1 Credit HourEmphasis on video editing for broadcast news and electronic mediaproduction applications using computer video editing skills.Prerequisite: School of Journalism and Mass Communication major orminor.Pre/corequisite: Minimum C- grade in JMC22002.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 1 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC22004 VISUAL STORYTELLING 3 Credit HoursTechnical and digital skills needed to produce photos that communicate.Course will stress narrative work, detailed caption information andreporting. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 cumulative GPA; JMC22001 or VCD18000 orCCI12001; and Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) or VisualCommunication Design (VCD) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC23030 BASIC VIDEO PRODUCTION 3 Credit HoursTheoretical and practical application of program production for video. AGPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and minimum grade of C- (1.700)in JMC20001 or JMC20003; and minimum grade of C- (1.700) inJMC20004 and JMC22002; and journalism and mass communication(JMC) major.Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC23031 BASIC AUDIO PRODUCTION 3 Credit HoursTheoretical and practical application of program production for audioproduction. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and a grade of C- (1.700) or betterin JMC20001 or JMC20003; and a grade of C- (1.700) or betterin JMC20004 and 22002; and a School of Journalism and MassCommunication major or minor.Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard LetterAttributes: TAG Communication

    JMC26001 WRITING ACROSS PLATFORMS 3 Credit HoursTheory and practice in writing basic print and digital news and featurestories.Prerequisite: School of Journalism and Mass Communication major orminor; or integrated language arts (INLA) major).Pre/corequisite: JMC20001 or JMC20003; and JMC20006.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC26005 STORYTELLING ACROSS PLATFORMS 3 Credit HoursMultimedia as story telling tools. Developing the multimedia mindset.Using different delivery platforms and understanding deadlines ofvarious media forms. Formatting stories for webmobile delivery. Learningdifferent multimedia formats. Using multimedia in breaking newssituations. Creating multimedia features and packages. Stand alone vs.complementary stories. Learning more about capturing and using video,audio and still photos. Ethical and legal issues surrounding online newsreporting and presentation. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: COMM21000 and JMC20001 and JMC20006 andJMC26001 with minimum grades of C- (1.700); and minimum 2.000cumulative GPA; and journalism (JNL) major.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC26007 REPORTING 3 Credit HoursGathering and writing news: interviewing techniques, cultivating sources,developing beats, meeting deadlines. Includes campus reporting for DailyKent Stater. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: JMC26005 and COMM21000 with minimum C- gradeor COMM21000, JMC26001 and JMC38002 with a minimum C-grade; and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and journalism and masscommunication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC26008 BROADCAST REPORTING 3 Credit HoursWriting news, developing sources and beats, meeting deadlines as theyrelate to electronic media. Includes reporting campus news for dailybroadcasts. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: JMC26005 and COMM21000 with a minimum C- gradeor COMM21000, JMC26001 and JMC38002 with a minimum C-grade; and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and journalism and masscommunication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC26395 SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM SKILLS 3 CreditHours(Repeatable three times for credit) Includes writing different types ofnews stories for various platforms.Prerequisite: Special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC28001 PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS 3 Credit HoursExplores strategic role and function of public relations in business,nonprofit public institutions and society. Covers public relations practicefrom development to present.Prerequisite: None.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC30004 WRITING FOR VIDEO AND AUDIO MEDIA 3 Credit HoursApplication of standard writing styles and formats in the electronicmedia. Writing practice in commercials, continuity, promotions andintroductory scriptwriting techniques. A GPA of 2.700 is required in themajor.Prerequisite: cumulative GPA of 2.000; and grade of C- in JMC20009or JMC20011; and a major or minor in Advertising, Digital MediaProduction, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism,Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC30034 PROGRAMMING FOR DIGITAL MEDIA 3 Credit HoursBackground analysis of radio,TV, cable and Internet programming andthe relationship to audience needs, interests, expectations and audiencemeasurement procedures. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and advertising (ADV), digital mediaproduction (DMP), journalism (JNL), photojournalism (PHOJ), publicrelations (PR) majors or media literacy (MELT) minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC31002 ADVERTISING COPYWRITING (WIC) 3 Credit HoursExamination and practice in various forms of advertising copywriting andtheir applications. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; minimum grade of C- in JMC20004 and21001 and 31011; and advertising (ADV) major or minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard LetterAttributes: Writing Intensive Course

    JMC31003 ADVERTISING MEDIA PLANNING 3 Credit HoursAnalysis, selection and scheduling of advertising media. Examinationof advertising research, technique and application. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 cumulative GPA; and minimum grade of C- inJMC20004 and 20008 and 21001; and advertising (ADV) major or minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC31004 DIGITAL ADVERTISING 3 Credit HoursExplores digital targeting, advertising and mobilization in detail Studentswill learn how to run winning digital advertising campaigns that educateand activate constituents. It is the study of overall strategic creation ofdigital advertising communication with a focus on copy writing and theimplementation of basic production skills. A 2.70 GPA is required in themajor.Prerequisite: JMC20004 and JMC20008 and JMC21001 with minimumgrades of C- (1.700); and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and advertising(ADV) major or minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC31007 DIGITAL ANALYTICS IN ADVERTISING AND PUBLICRELATIONS 2 Credit HoursExplores digital analytics and online measurement. Students willstart with planning and setting measurable objectives, finding onlineaudiences, and then design and implement measurement plans. Studentswill use social media analytics tools and Google analytics to capture dataand then determine next steps. A 2.70 GPA is required in the major.Prerequisite: JMC20008 with a minimum grade of C-; and minimum2.000 cumulative GPA; and advertising (ADV) or public relations (PR)major or minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 2 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC31011 ADVERTISING STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT 3 CreditHoursAd majors learn problem-solving techniques, which they will apply tobusiness and creative proposals designed to promote products and orservices. Development of good, clear writing skills is a key component ofthe course.Prerequisite: JMC20004 and JMC20006 and JMC20008 and JMC21001and JMC21004 with minimum grades of C- (1.700); and minimum 2.000cumulative GPA; and advertising (ADV) major or minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC32001 PHOTOJOURNALISM I 3 Credit HoursProduction of photographs for newspapers, magazines and online newsmedia. A laboratory course emphasizing color and black and whitephotography. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: Minimum C- in CCI12001 or JMC22001 or VCD18000; andminimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and a major or minior in the School ofJournalism and Mass Communication.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC32002 PHOTOJOURNALISM II 3 Credit Hours(Repeatable once for credit) Continuation of JMC32001. Advanced newsand feature photography for newspapers, magazines and online includinga collaborative project. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA and JMC32001 with a grade of C- (1.700)or better and a journalism and mass communication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC32005 VIDEO FOR STILL PHOTOGRAPHERS 3 Credit HoursTeaches video skills for photojournalists, including interviewing,establishing a narrative, editing, and how video is paired with the writtenstory. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: JMC22004 with a minimum grade of C- (1.700); andjournalism and mass communication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC33024 BROADCAST PERFORMANCE 3 Credit HoursDevelopment of effective communication techniques in performancesituations for visual media. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 26008 with a minimum grade of C- (1.700); and minimum2.000 cumulative GPA; and a major or minor in Advertising, Digital MediaProduction, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism,Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC33032 AUDIO SET-UP AND MIXING 3 Credit HoursProduction of in-studio audio programming units,with laboratory unitrequired as part of course. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 2.000; and a minimum C- in JMC20011;and a major or minor in Advertising, Digital Media Production, FashionMedia, Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism, Public Relations orVisual Journalism.Corequisite: JMC30004.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC33033 AUDIO FOR DIGITAL FILM 3 Credit HoursA study of the theory and craft of audio and music in digital film,providing analysis and practice of production sound, post-productionsound, and mixdown. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: overall GPA of 2.000; and JMC20011 with a minimumgrade of C-; and a major or minor in Advertising, Digital Media Production,Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism, PublicRelations or Visual Journalism.Corequisite: JMC30004.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC33036 TELEVISION ENGINEERING 3 Credit HoursIntroduction to basic electronic media technology and systems, providingknowledge and vocabulary to allow communication with broadcastengineers. Overview of radio/TV operations and legal viewpoint. Prep forSBE operators' cert. exam. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: cumulative GPA of 2.000; and JMC20011 with a grade ofC- (1.700); and a school of journalism and mass communication (JMC)major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC33042 STUDIO TELEVISION 3 Credit HoursStudy of all positions of a live television program including technicaldirecting, floor directing, graphics, digital playback, and audioengineering. One hour lecture two hours lab. A GPA of 2.700 is required inthe major.Prerequisite: overall GPA of 2.000; and a minimum C- grade inJMC20011; and a major or minor in Advertising, Digital MediaProduction, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism,Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Corequisite: JMC30004.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC33043 DIGITAL CINEMATOGRAPHY 3 Credit HoursCourse focuses on digital cinematography techniques for shootingdocumentary and narrative fiction. Two hours lecture, one hour lab. A GPAof 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: overall GPA of 2.000; and a minimum C- grade inJMC20011; and a major or minor in Advertising, Digital MediaProduction, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism,Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Corequisite: JMC30004.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC33092 STUDENT MEDIA PRACTICUM IN DIGITAL MEDIAPRODUCTION (ELR) 1-3 Credit Hours(Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credit hours)Performance of assignedactivities in radio or television under student media supervision. A GPA of2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: cumulative GPA of 2.000; and JMC20001 or JMC20003with a grade of C- (1.700) or better; and sophomore standing and specialapproval.Schedule Type: Practicum or InternshipContact Hours: 3-9 otherGrade Mode: Satisfactory/UnsatisfactoryAttributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

    JMC36005 COPY EDITING AND NEWS DESIGN 3 Credit HoursImproving the writing of other journalists and writing headlines. Intensivereview of AP style and grammar. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and COMM21000 and JMC26001 with agrade of C- (1.700) or better.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 3 lecture, 0 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC36008 FREELANCE JOURNALISM 3 Credit HoursProvides students the tools, resources and strategies needed to pitchcreative works to magazines, book publishers, contests and other mediacompanies. They will learn to research markets, craft effective queriesand manage the business considerations of being a freelancer. A GPA of2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: JMC36018 with a minimum grade of C- (1.700); andminimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and a major or minor in Advertising,Digital Media Production, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy,Photojournalism, Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC36010 INTERVIEWING AND DATA FOR JOURNALISTS 3 CreditHoursInterviewing techniques for reporters across media platforms. Skills forin-person, phone, email and social media interviews that will be used toproduce stories for publication. Includes ethics of journalistic interviewsand interrogating data. Introduction to data collection for reporters. A2.70 GPA is required in the JMC major.Prerequisite: JMC20006 with a minimum grade of C- (1.700); andminimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and a major or minor in Advertising,Digital Media Production, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy,Photojournalism, Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC36018 FEATURE WRITING 3 Credit HoursResearching writing and placement of feature stories in publications. AGPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: JMC26007 with a minimum grade of C- (1.700); andminimum 2.000 cumulative GPA.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC36020 STORYTELLING WITH SOUND 3 Credit HoursTeaches students how to research, write, edit and produce compellingaudio news stories. Students will learn both the technical side ofproducing audio stories and the journalistic side of writing audio stories.A 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: JMC26005 with a minimum grade of C- (1.700); andminimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and a major or minor in Advertising,Digital Media Production, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy,Photojournalism, Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC36040 MAGAZINE EDITING AND DESIGN 3 Credit HoursTeaches the fundamentals of editing and design for print magazinemedia. It teaches the skills necessary to become an editor. A 2.70 GPA isrequired in the journalism major.Prerequisite: JMC36005 with minimum grades of C- (1.700); andminimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and a major or minor in Advertising,Digital Media Production, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy,Photojournalism, Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC36050 ADVANCED REPORTING 3 Credit HoursFocuses on accountability journalism. Students will work on bothindividual and team reporting projects. Students will develop and reportstories of substance on local, state, and national issues. Each studentwill have to conduct at least one accountability interview with either amember of Congress or a member of the state legislature on a specifictopic or issue. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: JMC26007 or JMC26008; and a minimum 2.000cumulative GPA; and a major or minor in Advertising, Digital MediaProduction, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism,Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC36395 SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM REPORTING 3 CreditHours(Repeatable three times for credit) Topics of special interest not coveredin existing reporting classes. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: Minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC38002 PUBLIC RELATIONS CASE STUDIES 3 Credit HoursExplores the process and practice of public relations by requiringstudents to analyze real-world case studies and develop an actual publicrelations plan on behalf of a client organization. Students should expectto spend time outside the classroom working within teams in support ofclient objectives. A significant amount of writing in multiple formats isrequired. A major GPA of 2.700 is required.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and minimum C- grade in JMC26001and JMC28001; and a major or minor in Advertising, Digital MediaProduction, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism,Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40002 REPORTING FOR MASS MEDIA 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC50002) Theory and practice in newswriting andreporting;news values and news judgment lead and story developmenttechniques of gathering information and dealing with sources of newswriting for deadline. Course may not be taken for credit or applied towardany requirements by a Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) majoror minor without special approval.Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40004 COMPUTER ASSISTED REPORTING 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC50004) Computer analysis of large datasets,focusing on government court police records for preparation of newsstories basics of online searching software and databases. A GPA of2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC26007 or 26008 either with agrade of C- (1.700) or better.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 3 lecture, 0 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40006 LAW OF MASS COMMUNICATION 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC50006) Libel and slander;privacy copyright obscenityregulation of advertising broadcasting and corporate speech access togovernment legal;problems of new media. A GPA of 2.700 is required inthe major.Prerequisite: minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and a advertising (ADV),digital media production (DMP), journalism (JNL), photojournalism(PHOJ), public relations (PR) majors or media literacy (MELT) minor; andjunior standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40007 REVIEWING THE ARTS 2 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC50007) Reviewing and criticizing of performing,visual and literary arts. Emphasis on books, film, TV and theatre. A GPA of2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and a grade of B- (2.700) or better inJMC20004 or JMC26001 with a grade of C- (1.700) or better; and junioror senior standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 2 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40009 COMPARATIVE MEDIA SYSTEMS 3 Credit HoursStudy of the forms,organization scope and modes of operation of mediasystems in foreign lands. Also examines agents channels and contents ofinternational communication. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and junior or senior standing and specialapproval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40010 ETHICS AND ISSUES IN MASS COMMUNICATION (WIC) 3 Credit HoursEthical problems and issues in mass communication within a frameworkof basic theories,functions and social roles of the mass media. A GPA of2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and a school of journalism and masscommunication (JMC) major; and senior standing; and at least 18 hoursof JMC courses with a C- (1.700) or better, including a grade of C- (2.700)or better in JMC20004 or JMC26001 or JMC30004.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard LetterAttributes: Writing Intensive Course

    JMC40011 ETHICAL ISSUES IN INTEGRATED COMMUNICATION 1Credit HourFocuses specifically on the ethical and moral issues affecting Advertisingand Public Relations professionals. Focuses solely on IntegratedCommunications. Students will understand and appreciate the complexmoral and ethical decisions that professionals make each day, oftenunder intense deadline pressure. They also acquire their basic problem-solving skills to manage these issues in real time. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; JMC31002 and 31003 or JMC38002;and advertising (ADV) or public relations (PR) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 1 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40012 ONLINE JOURNALISM 3 Credit HoursStudy and evaluation of online news and news sites;reporting and writingfor online news media design production and maintenance of an onlinenews site ethical legal and economic issues related to online news. AGPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC26007 or 26008 with a grade ofC- (1.700) or better.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC40013 TELEVISION SPORTS PRODUCTION 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC50013) A comprehensive study of the productio oflive action television. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 cumulative GPA; and sophomore, junior or seniorstanding; and journalism and mass communication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40015 MEDIA MARKETPLACE 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC50015) Exploring management issues unique tomedia organizations and the impact of those issues on the organization'sstructure,economics markets and employees. A GPA of 2.700 is requiredin the major.Prerequisite: JMC26001 with a minimum grade of C- (1.700);and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and journalism and masscommunication (JMC) major; and junior standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40016 LAW OF ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS 3Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC50016) Regulation of advertising and corporatespeec;first amendement libel and privacy legal problems of new media.AGPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and 18 hours of JMC courses all with agrade of C- (1.700) or better; and JMC31002 or 31003 or 38002 with agrade of C-(1.700) or better; and advertising (ADV) or public relations (PR)majors.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40017 MEDIA ENTERPRISE 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC50017) Explores methods to build and sustainorganizations that market and monetize multimedia content to targetedaudiences through appropriate distribution streams. Through casestudies, examination of evolving best practices in media organizationsand elsewhere, students will study and apply enterprise thinking.Prerequisite: JMC40015 or ENTR27056.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40020 AUDIO AND STILL PHOTO PRODUCTION 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC50020) Develop skills in telling journalistic storiesby producing multimedia news stories through research and planning;reporting using digital cameras and digital audio recorders; editingphotos and audio. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and minimum grade of C- in JMC22001or CCI12001 and Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) major; andjunior or senior standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40022 FILM AS COMMUNICATION 3 Credit HoursStudy of the relationship of television and theatre films to the massaudience in terms of components and effects. A GPA of 2.700 is requiredin the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC20004 with a grade of B- (2.700)or better or JMC20005 with a grade of C- (1.700) or better.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40023 NON-TRADITIONAL JOURNALISM 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC50023) The study of journalistic writing that goesbeyond the inverted pyramid and traditional feature story and has topicstraditionally not defined as news. Students will also work as part of ateam on multi-part stories.A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and minimum grade of C- (1.700) inJMC26007 and journalism and mass communication (JMC) major andjunior or senior standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40027 MANAGING MEDIA DIVERSITY 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC50027) Aspects of diversity and how it changesour environment with emphasis on the field of mass communication. AGPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40030 COLLABORATIVE ONLINE PRODUCING 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC50030) The use of multimedia and interactivestorytelling tools such as video, audio and graphics. Students work inteams to produce packages for online news sites and organizationalvideos. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and minimum grade of C- (1.700) inJMC40012 and journalism and mass communication (JMC) major andspecial approval.Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40035 TELEVISION GRAPHICS 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC50035) Basic design, theory and technique increating and preparing TV and video graphics. A GPA of 2.700 is requiredin the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and journalism and mass communication(JMC) major and junior or senior standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40036 DIGITAL VIDEO EDITING 3 Credit HoursIntroduction to planning and creating short computer video programsintegrating multi-layered didgital effects and transitions for applicationby end users in a variety of current video field formats. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: cumulative GPA of 2.000; and a minimum C- in JMC20011;and major in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.Corequisite: JMC30004.Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC40037 SCRIPTWRITING FOR VIDEO AND FILM 3 Credit HoursThe emphasis of the course is on writing dramatic scripts for broadcastor motion pictures. The course also includes current perspectives onmarket needs. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC30004 with a grade of C- (1.700)or better; and journalism and mass communication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40091 BUSINESS MEDIA SEMINAR 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC50091) Study of specialized business media andpreparation of portfolio appropriate for these companies. Projects arealigned with student's major. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC26001 or JMC20004; and JMCmajor.Schedule Type: SeminarContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40092 INTERNSHIP (ELR) 1-6 Credit Hours(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Experience in aprofessional setting under professional supervision in student's field ofspecialization. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA and special approval.Schedule Type: Practicum or InternshipContact Hours: 10-60 otherGrade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IPAttributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

    JMC40095 SPECIAL TOPICS IN JMC 1-3 Credit Hours(Repeatable for credit)Selected topics of special interest not covered indepth in existing courses; offered as resources permit.Prerequisite: none.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 1-3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40096 INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS IN MASS COMMUNICATIONS 1-3 Credit Hours(Repeatable for credit)I ndividual research projects in masscommunications. Letter grades and ip permissible. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; junior or senior standing and specialapproval.Schedule Type: Individual InvestigationContact Hours: 1-3 otherGrade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

    JMC40099 SENIOR HONORS PROJECT (ELR) 2-4 Credit HoursThesis or other independent study project in mass communication. IPgrades permissible. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; open only to journalism and masscommunication (JMC) majors admitted to the Honors College.Schedule Type: Senior Project/Honors ThesisContact Hours: 2-4 otherGrade Mode: Standard Letter-IPAttributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

    JMC40192 RADIO-TELEVISION INTERNSHIP (ELR) 1 Credit Hour(Repeatable once for credit) Experience,under professional supervisionin a radio or television station or other industry using electronic audio orvideo communications. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA and special approval.Schedule Type: Practicum or InternshipContact Hours: 1 otherGrade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IPAttributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

    JMC40193 VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN JMC 1-3 Credit Hours(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with JMC50193) Workshop settingdealing with topics in mass communications. A GPA of 2.700 is requiredin the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA and special approval.Schedule Type: WorkshopContact Hours: 1-3 otherGrade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    JMC40196 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN RADIO AND TELEVISION 1-3Credit Hours(Repeatable for a total of 6 credit hours) Research and writing on topicsapproved by the students' advisers and study directors. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and junior or senior standing and specialapproval.Schedule Type: Individual InvestigationContact Hours: 1-3 otherGrade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

    JMC40201 PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICE: PUBLIC AFFAIRS 1Credit Hour(Slashed with JMC50201) Provides a basic understanding of the publicaffairs role in public relations. It specifically examines how externalfactors surrounding an organization can trigger disruption, opportunity,change, adaptation, and evolution. Students explore techniques foranticipating, managing, adapting, or changing those forces. Primaryattention is paid to environmental scanning, issue and stakeholderidentification and management, lobbying, advocacy, and ethicalimplications of public policy. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC26007 or JMC26008 withminimum C- grade; and JMC38002 with minimum C- grade.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 1 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC40202 PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICE: CRISIS COMMUNICATION 1 Credit Hour(Slashed with JMC50202) Provides a basic understanding of thebest practices of crisis planning, preparation, communication andmanagement. The course will focus on the critical capabilities, teamwork and decision making skills required of public relations practitionersduring periods of intense organizational turbulence, crisis, andreputational threat across numerous stakeholder groups, includinginternal, external, public, private and legislative audiences. A GPA of 2.700is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC38002 with a minimum C-grade; and JMC26007 or JMC26008 with a minimum C- grade.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 1 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC40295 SELECTED TOPICS IN JOURNALISM AND MASSCOMMUNICATION 1-3 Credit Hours(Repeatable for credit)Selected topics of special interest not covered indepth in existing courses; offered as resources permit. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA.Schedule Type: LaboratoryContact Hours: 1-3 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC41002 ADVANCED ADVERTISING COPYWRITING 3 Credit HoursAdvanced copywriting projects in print advertising and corporatecommunications and execution of the entire print advertising campaigns.A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC31002 and 31003 both with agrade of C- (1.700) or better; and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC41003 ADVERTISING ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT 3 Credit HoursAn introduction to advertising account management including thefunctions of an account manager, skills required to be an accountmanager and how to effectively lead a team of professionals. A GPA of2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA and JMC31002 with a grade of C- (1.700)or better and JMC31003 with a grade of C- (1.700) or better; and amajor or minor in Advertising, Digital Media Production, Fashion Media,Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism, Public Relations or VisualJournalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC41005 ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS 3 Credit HoursAnalysis of the planning, financing and execution of an advertisingcampaign through case study methods. A GPA of 2.700 is required in themajor.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC31002 and 31003 both witha grade of C- (1.700) or better; and a major or minor in Advertising,Digital Media Production, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy,Photojournalism, Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC41075 POLITICAL ADVERTISING 3 Credit HoursFocuses on analyzing the impact of political advertising on keyelection cohorts. In this course, students will research and profile keydemographic cohorts that will substantially impact the outcome of theelection and analyze how current political advertising may impact eachcohort. This course is a real-time study of key audience groups and in-market advertising and election tactics and as such its focus will changeas the issues and population trends change from semester to semester. A2.70 GPA is required in the major.Prerequisite: JMC20008 and JMC21005 with a minimum grade of C-(1.700); and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and advertising (ADV)major or minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC41080 ACTIVATION ADVERTISING 3 Credit HoursActivation advertising, or brand activation, is the activation of theconsumer for a brand and driving consumer action, typically by gettingconsumers to experience the brand. In this course students will beginto understand the consumer path-to-purchase and when a consumerbecomes a shopper. Using a variety of resources, students will buildstrategically sound activation programs based on a big idea and relevantconsumer and shopper insights. A 2.70 GPA is required in the major.Prerequisite: JMC20008 and JMC21005 with minimum grades of C-(1.700); and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and advertising (ADV)major or minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC41111 FASHION PUBLISHING 3 Credit HoursIntroduction to 21st Century Fashion publishing. An overview of theevolution of fashion magazines in print and digital formats, magazineentrepreneurs, the editors role, branding, advertising, circulation, writingand production. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and ENTR27056 or FDM35280; andJMC20005 or JMC26001 or JMC20004; and fashion media (FAME)minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC41150 GLOBAL ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS 3Credit HoursOffers students the opportunity to learn about and engage in exploringissues related to advertising and public relations in various marketsaround the world. This course may involve travel to a destination market.A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: Minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC41192 PRACTICUM IN ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS(ELR) 3 Credit HoursDesigned to provide opportunities for students to engage in appliedpublic relations and advertising projects in collaboration with faculty.This can include such things as competitions and practical experientiallearning exercises with on-campus organizations. A 2.700 GPA in themajor is required.Prerequisite: Special approval.Schedule Type: Practicum or InternshipContact Hours: 9 otherGrade Mode: Standard LetterAttributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

    JMC42001 SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY 3 Credit HoursPhotographing various college events, including action, portraiture andlighting in a variety of outdoor and indoor venues. Photo captioning,image transmission and archiving and ethics.A GPA of 2.700 is requiredin the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; minimum grade of C- (1.700) in JMC22004 and 32001; and School of Journalism and Mass Communicationmajor or minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC42008 ADVANCED PHOTO TECHNIQUES 3 Credit HoursDiscussion of contemporary photojournalists and issues. Productionof photo documentary multimedia and illustrations appropriate tophotojournalism. Senior portfolio review. A GPA of 2.700 is required in themajor.Prerequisite: JMC22004 with a minimum grade of C- (1.700); andminimum 2.000 cumulative GPA.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC42009 FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with VCD48009) Instruction in studio lighting, filters specialeffects. Emphasis on editorial and advertising fashion photography.Studio and location assignments. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the JMCmajor.Prerequisite: Minimum C- grade in CCI12001 or JMC22001 orVCD18000; and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and a major or minor inAdvertising, Digital Media Production, Fashion Media, Journalism, MediaLiteracy, Photojournalism, Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC42092 PRACTICUM IN PHOTOGRAPHY (ELR) 1-3 Credit Hours(Repeatable for a total of 10 hours) (Cross-listed with VCD48092)Individual or group investigation into student selected areas ofphotographic field. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and junior or senior standing and specialapproval.Schedule Type: Lecture, Practicum or InternshipContact Hours: 1-3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard LetterAttributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

    JMC43035 ADVANCED TELEVISION NEWS PRODUCING 3 CreditHours(Cross-listed with JMC53035) Advanced understanding of how toproduce news content for broadcast and the web. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and journalism and mass communication(JMC) major and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC43036 RECORD PROMOTION 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC53036) Class operates as an independent recordlabel to critique, select, promote, publicize and sell original recordedmusic. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and journalism and mass communication(JMC) or communications studies (COMM) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC43092 STUDENT MEDIA PRACTICUM IN JOURNALISM (ELR) 1-3 Credit Hours(Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credit hours) Performance of assignedactivities in student media under student media supervision. A GPA of2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: JMC20001 or JMC20003 with a minimum grade of C-(1.700); and minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA; and special approval.Schedule Type: Practicum or InternshipContact Hours: 3-9 otherGrade Mode: Standard LetterAttributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

    JMC44042 REMOTE TELEVISION 3 Credit HoursThe study and broadcast of remote events including live sports and othernon-scripted shows. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: cumulative GPA of 2.000; and a minimum C- in JMC20011;and major in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.Corequisite: JMC30004.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

    JMC44043 SPORTS FIELD PRODUCTION 3 Credit HoursVideo shooting and editing of sports packages and short documentaries.This includes player and coach profiles, highlights and lead-ins. A GPA of2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA and JMC23030 and 23031 with a gradeof C- (1.700) or better; and JMC30004 with a grade of C- (1.700) or betterand JMC major.Corequisite: JMC44042.Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

    JMC44050 POST PRODUCTION SOUND 3 Credit HoursCreating post production sound for visual productions including digitalcinema, television, and video games. A GPA of 2.700 is required in themajor.Prerequisite: cumulative GPA of 2.000; and JMC33032 or 33033 with agrade of C- (1.700) or better; and journalism and mass communication(JMC) major.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC44065 MOBILE MULTIMEDIA 3 Credit HoursDeveloping multimedia content for mobile platforms such as smartphones, tablets or other networked mobile devices.Prerequisite: JMC20006 or JMC20009 or DSCI10310 with a minimumgrade of C- (1.700).Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC45000 TELEVISION SPORTS GRAPHICS PRODUCTION 3 CreditHoursTechniques in creating and preparing TV and video graphics for livesports events. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC23030 and 23031 with a gradeof C- (1.700) or better; and JMC30004 as a pre- or co-requisite with agrade of C- (1.700) or better; and JMC major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

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    JMC45001 ADVANCED LIGHTING FOR DIGITAL FILM AND TELEVISION 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC55001) Introduction to theory and technique oflighting for video production. Course includes critical analysis of videolighting situations, the various tools available to light various productionlocations including interviews and multi-camera narrative scenes. A GPAof 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: minimum grade of C- in JMC20011 or JMC23030; andSchool of Journalism and Mass Communication major or minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC45005 HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION 3 CreditHours(Cross-listed with JMC55005) Chronicles the evolution of the historicaltelevision documentary and demonstrates the step-by-step productionprocess required to create such a program. Students research andassemble a documentary with an overall appreciation of this genre'spurpose in both the television industry and the popular culture. A GPA of2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC45006 PRODUCING AND DIRECTING LIVE TELEVISION 3 CreditHoursClass examines the steps to produce and direct live televisionprogramming. This includes scripted shows such as news, entertainment,and talk shows as well as unscripted shows such as live sports andremote event productions. For homework students are required to workregular evenings as a producer and or director for TV2. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC33042 and JMC44042 witha minimum grade of C- (1.700); and a major or minor in Advertising,Digital Media Production, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy,Photojournalism, Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC45007 PRODUCING AND DIRECTING FOR SINGLE CAMERA 3Credit HoursExamination of steps to produce and direct digital film projects shot witha single camera. This includes documentary, narrative fiction, commercialand corporate production styles. For homework, students are required toschedule all day shoots outside of class time. A GPA of 2.700 is requiredin the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC33043 and JMC40036 with aminimum grade of C- (1.700); and journalism and mass communicationmajor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC45010 FEATURE FILM PREPRODUCTION 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC55010) Gives students practical, hands-on experiencein the preproduction of a feature length digital film. Students work onscript revising, budgeting, location scouting, casting, developing a scriptbreakdown and developing a daily production schedule for the film. A GPAof 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: cumulative GPA of 2.000; and a minimum grade of C- (1.700)in JMC20011; and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC45011 FEATURE FILM PRODUCTION 6 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC55011) Provides students with a practical, hands-onexperience in the production process of shooting a feature length digitalfilm. Students work on both the organizational aspects as well as thetechnical aspects of production. This includes production management,craft services, daily call sheets, directing, lighting, cinematography andlocation sound recording. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: cumulative GPA of 2.000; and JMC20011 with a grade of C-(1.700) or better; and special approval.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 8 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC45013 FEATURE FILM POST PRODUCTION 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC55013) Advanced video editing course designedto offer students the experience in the postproduction and finishingof a feature length digital narrative film. Students will refine theirtechnical and aesthetic skills through a combination of practice, reading,presenting, viewing and discussion. Students are assigned specificscenes that they are to complete from string out and assembly cut to finecut and picture lock. Students then work on sound effects, visual effects,titles or color correction. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: minimum grade of C- (1.700) in JMC20011 and specialapproval.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC45020 AVID EDITOR CERTIFICATION 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC55020) Prepares students to take the official AvidMedia Composer MC 101 certification exam. A GPA of 2.700 is requiredin the major. Students who pass the exam will be certified as Avid Videoeditors.Prerequisite: cumulative 2.000 GPA; and minimum grade of C- inJMC40036.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46000 NEWSPAPER DESIGN 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC56000) Design of newspapers from small insidepages to elaborate feature pages. News judgment. Basic informationgraphics and photo editing.Prerequisite: 2.750 overall GPA; and JMC26001; and JMC20006; andVCD37000 all with a grade of C- (1.700) or better.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 3 lecture, 0 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC46001 INFORMATION GRAPHICS 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC56001; cross-listed with VCD43007) Introductionto shapes,color type and combinations of these for computer designednews graphics maps charts graphs and diagrams. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and a minimum grade of C- in JMC26001and COMM21000; and a major or minor in Advertising, Digital MediaProduction, Fashion Media, Journalism, Media Literacy, Photojournalism,Public Relations or Visual Journalism.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46003 PRODUCING TELEVISION NEWS 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC56003) Introduction to the theory and practice ofproducing content for TV news and pulbic affairs programs. Emphasis isplaced on understanding news philosophies, storytelling story selectionand rundown placement. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and minimum grade of C- (1.700) inJMC26008 and a journalism and mass communication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 1 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46006 EDITORIAL WRITING 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC56006) Structures and purpose of editorial andcolumn writing;study of editorial section of newspaper practice in writingeditorials. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC26007 or 26008 either with agrade of C- (1.700) or better; and a journalism and mass communiction(JMC) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46007 INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC56007) Techniques involved in researching,interviewing and reporting investigative news articles and analyses. AGPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC26007 with a grade of C-(1.700) or better or JMC26008 with a grade of C- (1.700) or better; and ajournalism and mass communication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46009 REPORTING PUBLIC POLICY 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC56009) Instruction and practice in reporting allareas of public affairs,including government and the courts. Use ofprecision journalism techniques. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC26007 or 26008 with a grade ofC- or better; and journalism and mass communication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46016 BUSINESS OF PUBLISHING 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC56016) Overview of publishing in digital and printformats, media entrepreneurship, role of editorial, advertising, circulation,production, branding and social media. A GPA of 2.700 is required in themajor.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and a grade of C- (1.700) or better inCOMM21000 and JMC26001; and ENTR27056; and a journalism andmass communication (JMC) major; and junior standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46020 MAGAZINE DESIGN 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC56020) Marriage of words and visuals for designingmagazine layouts and covers in desktop publishing. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC26001 with a minimum grade ofC- (1.700); advertising (ADV), digital media production (DMP), journalism(JNL), photojournalism (PHOJ), public relations (PR) majors or minor orfashion media minor.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46021 ADVANCED MAGAZINE WRITING 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC56021) Research, interviewing writing and marketingof major magazine articles. Also editing techniques for magazines. A GPAof 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC36005 and 36018 both with agrade of C- (1.700) or better.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46052 ADVANCED BROADCAST REPORTING 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC56052) Advanced study of reporting news stories,newsroom operations, editing and producing broadcast news programs.Advanced projects in broadcast news. A GPA of 2.700 is required in themajor.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA and JMC26008 with a grade of C- (1.700)or better.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46054 BROADCAST DOCUMENTARY 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC56054) Development of documentary formfor radio and television. Analysis and production of documentaries.Utilization of audio and video recording and editing. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; JMC26008 or two of the following:JMC33033, JMC 33034, JMC33042, JMC33043 all with a grade of C-(1.700) or better.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC46055 DOCUMENTARY AND ENTREPRENEURIAL PHOTOGRAPHY 3 Credit HoursExploring techniques that allow students desiring to make a difference inthe world with their visual story-telling skills and make a living. Studentswork with local and regional non-profits and non-governmental agenciesto develop photo reports and increase visibility and understanding withstill and multimedia. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and minimum grade of C- (1.700)in JMC32001 and JMC32005; and ENTR27056; and a School ofJournalism and Mass Communication major or minor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46056 CYBERMEDIA PRODUCTION 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC56056) Prepares journalism students to workon media delivered online or by tablet. Deals with multimedia news,magazines, information design and photojournalism. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and a minimum grade of C- (1.700) inJMC26005; and journalism and mass communication (JMC) major orminor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46057 MOTION GRAPHICS FOR VIDEO EDITING 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC56057) Covers the creation of motion graphics forvideo editing from the perspective of a professional editor. Students learnbasic video effects such as digital matte creation and layered graphicsfor video productions. Students also gain a basic understanding of howto convert and compress video files for various deliverable formats.Adobe After Effects is the industry standard software application forcreating motion graphics and will be used extensively in the course. AGPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: cumulative 2.000 GPA; and a minimum grade of C- (1.700) inJMC20009 and JMC20011.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46091 NEW YORK MEDIA SEMINAR 3 Credit HoursIntroduction of students to the New York media, the thinking of industryprofessionals and the job opportunities in the city. Students attendpresentations by media professionals and seminars to discuss mediabased in New York City. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: cumulative 2.000 GPA; and sophomore, junior or seniorstanding in the College of Communication and Information; and specialapproval.Schedule Type: SeminarContact Hours: 3 otherGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC46395 SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM PRACTICE 3 CreditHours(Repeatable three times for credit) Special topics in journalism practice.Prerequisite: Special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC47003 TEACHING HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM 3 Credit HoursMethods and materials for teaching journalism in high school.Prerequisite: junior or senior standing and special approval of instructor.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC48001 MEDIA RELATIONS AND PUBLICITY (WIC) 3 CreditHours(Cross-listed with JMC58001) Planning and preparation of materials foruse by the news media,both on paper and online. The course exploresthe media relations function along with the uses and limitations of massmedia in public relations practice. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; JMC26001; and JMC26007 or 26008;and JMC38002 all with a grade of C- (1.700) or better; and journalism andmass communication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard LetterAttributes: Writing Intensive Course

    JMC48002 PUBLIC RELATIONS TACTICS 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC58002) Planning and preparation of face-to-facepublic relations tactics, including spokesperson training for on- and off-camera appearances, special event planning, speeches and presentationswith visual support and other applications of "writing for the ear." Aminimum 2.700 major GPA is required.Prerequisite: Minimum 2.000 overall GPA; and minimum C grade inJMC26001 and JMC38002.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC48003 DIGITAL PUBLIC RELATIONS 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC58003) Explores fundamentals of web siteplanning and design and provides hands-on skills development using thefull range of cybermedia techniques. Includes emphasis on writing foronline audiences. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC20008, JMC26001, JMC26007or JMC26008, JMC28001, JMC31007 and JMC38002 with minimum C-grades.Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 3 otherGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC48006 PUBLIC RELATIONS PUBLICATIONS 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC58006 ) Planning,writing and design oforganizational publications including newsletters brochures flyerspromotional mailers and web sites. Course also explores the printproduction process. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC 26001with a grade of C- (1.700)or better; and a journalism and mass communication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC48091 SEMINAR: PUBLIC RELATIONS CAMPAIGNS 3 CreditHours(Repeatable for credit) This capstone course in the public relations majorrequires student teams to combine research,planning and executioninto a single public relations campaign developed for a real worldorganization. A GPA of 2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC26007 or 26008; andJMC38002; and three of these four--JMC48001 and 48002 and 48003and 48006--all with a grade of C- (1.700) or better.Schedule Type: SeminarContact Hours: 3 otherGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC49005 MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC59005) Teaches the process of producing anddirecting a music video. It covers the history of music videos and howsome become movies as well as writing a script, storyboarding, workingwith rough cuts and shooting a music video. Students also learn how tocreate and pitch proposals.Prerequisite: none.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC49021 CORPORATE VIDEO 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC59021) The use of video in corporate andorganizational environments. Emphasis is placed on the structure andfunction of the medium within each environment. A GPA of 2.700 isrequired in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and two of the following: JMC33033and 33042 and 33043 both with a grade of C- (1.700) or better; and ajournalism and mass communication (JMC) major.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC49099 SENIOR DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION PROJECT (ELR) 3Credit HoursFacilitates the completion of a digital film or television project. A GPA of2.700 is required in the major.Prerequisite: 2.000 overall GPA; and JMC45006 or JMC45007 with aminimum grade of C- (1.700); and a School of Journalism and MassCommunication major or minor.Schedule Type: Senior Project/Honors ThesisContact Hours: 3 otherGrade Mode: Standard Letter-IPAttributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

    JMC50002 REPORTING FOR MASS MEDIA 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC40002) Theory and practice in newswriting andreporting; news values and news judgment; lead and story development;techniques of gathering information and dealing with sources of news;writing for deadline. Hours do not count toward degree.Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50003 EDITING FOR MASS MEDIA 3 Credit HoursTheory and practice in copy editing, headline writing and editingphotographs and information graphics for print and on-line publications.Hours do not count toward degree.Prerequisite: JMC50002 and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50004 COMPUTER-ASSISTED REPORTING 3 Credit HoursComputer analysis of large data sets focusing on government, court,police records, for preparation of news stories, basics of on-linesearching; software and databases.Prerequisite: JMC50002 and graduate standing.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 3 lecture, 0 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50006 LAW OF MASS COMMUNICATION 3 Credit HoursLibel and slander; privacy, copyright, obscenity; regulation of advertisingand broadcasting; antitrust law and mass media; legal problemsreporting courts, legislatures; taxation, licensing.Prerequisite: Graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50007 REVIEWING THE ARTS 2 Credit HoursReviewing and criticism of performing, visual and literary arts. Emphasison books, film, TV and theater.Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 2 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50012 ONLINE JOURNALISM 3 Credit HoursStudy and evaluation of online news and news sites; reporting and writingfor online news media; design, production and maintenance of an onlinenews site; ethical, legal and economic issues related to online news.Prerequisite: JMC50002 and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50013 TELEVISION SPORTS PRODUCTION 3 Credit HoursA comprehensive study of the production of live action television sportscoverage.Prerequisite: journalism and mass communication (JMC) major andgraduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50015 MEDIA MARKETPLACE 3 Credit HoursA study of administrative problems, methods, procedures in themanagement of media corporations.Prerequisite: Graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC50016 LAW FOR ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS 3Credit HoursRegulation of advertising and public relations; first amendment; libel andprivacy; legal problems of new media; research in persuasive media.Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50017 MEDIA ENTERPRISE 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC40017) Explores methods to build and sustainorganizations that market and monetize multimedia content to targetedaudiences through appropriate distribution streams. Through casestudies, examination of evolving best practices in media organizationsand elsewhere, students will study and apply enterprise thinking. OtherCCI majors outside of JMC can enroll in the course with special approvalfrom the JMC graduate coordinator.Prerequisite: Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) major; andgraduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50020 AUDIO AND STILL PHOTO PRODUCTION 3 Credit HoursDevelop skills in telling journalistic stories by producing multimedia newsstories through research and planning; reporting using digital camerasand digital audio recorders; editing photos and audio.Prerequisite: journalism and mass communication (JMC) major andgraduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50023 NON-TRADITIONAL JOURNALISM 3 Credit HoursThe study of journalistic writing that goes beyond the inverted pyramidand traditional feature story and has topics traditionally not defined asnews. Students will also work as part of a team on multi-part stories.Prerequisite: journalism and mass communication (JMC) major andgraduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50027 MANAGING MEDIA DIVERSITY 3 Credit HoursAspects of diversity and how it changes our environment with emphasison the field of mass communiction.Prerequisite: graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50030 COLLABORATIVE ONLINE PRODUCING 3 Credit HoursThe use of multimedia and interactive storytelling rools such as video,audio and graphics. students work in teams to produce packages foronline news sites and organizational videos.Prerequisite: journalism and mass communication (JMC) major andgraduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50035 TELEVISION GRAPHICS 3 Credit HoursBasic design, theory and technique in creating and preparing TV and Vidographics.Prerequisite: graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50036 DIGITAL VIDEO EDITING 3 Credit HoursFocus is on editing workflow and techniques for both non-fiction andfiction video production.Prerequisite: journalism and mass communication (JMC) major; andgraduate standing; and special approval.Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50037 SCRIPTWRITING FOR VIDEO AND FILM 3 Credit HoursThe emphasis of the course is on writing dramatic scripts for broadcastor motion pictures. The course also includes current perspectives onmarket needs.Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50091 BUSINESS MEDIA SEMINAR 3 Credit HoursStudy of specialized business media and preparation of portfolioappropriate for these companies. Projects will be aligned with student'sgraduate concentration.Prerequisite: graduate standing.Schedule Type: SeminarContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC50193 VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN JOURNALISM AND MASSCOMMUNICATION 1-3 Credit Hours(Repeatable for credit)Intensive study of professional issues andproblems in various areas of mass communication, utilizing the expertiseof faculty and professionals in the field.Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.Schedule Type: WorkshopContact Hours: 1-3 otherGrade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    JMC50201 PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICE: PUBLIC AFFAIRS 1Credit Hour(Slashed with JMC40201) Provides a basic understanding of the publicaffairs role in public relations. It specifically examines how externalfactors surrounding an organization can trigger disruption, opportunity,change, adaptation, and evolution. Students explore techniques foranticipating, managing, adapting, or changing those forces. Primaryattention is paid to environmental scanning, issue and stakeholderidentification and management, lobbying, advocacy, and ethicalimplications of public policy.Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 1 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC50202 PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICE: CRISIS COMMUNICATION 1 Credit Hour(Slashed with JMC40202) Provides a basic understanding of thebest practices of crisis planning, preparation, communication andmanagement. The course will focus on the critical capabilities, teamwork and decision making skills required of public relations practitionersduring periods of intense organizational turbulence, crisis, andreputational threat across numerous stakeholder groups, includinginternal, external, public, private and legislative audiences.Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 1 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC53035 ADVANCED TELEVISION NEW PRODUCING 3 CreditHoursAdvanced understanding of how to produce news content for broadcastand the web.Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC53036 RECORD PROMOTION 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC43036) Class operates as an independent record labelto critique, select, promote, publicize and seel original recorded music.Prerequisite: journalism and mass communication (JMC) major andgraduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC53042 STUDIO TELEVISION 3 Credit HoursStudy of all positions of a live television program including technicaldirecting, floor directing, graphics, digital playback, and audioengineering. Two hours lecture and two hours lab.Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC54050 POST PRODUCTION SOUND 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC44050) Creating post production sound for visualproductions including digital cinema and television.Prerequisite: journalism and mass communication (JMC) major; andgraduate standing; and special approval.Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC55001 ADV LIGHTING DIGITAL FILM/TV 3 Credit Hours(Cross-listed with JMC45001) Introduction to theory and techniqueof lighting for video production. Includes critical analysis of videolighting situations, the various tools available to light various productionlocations including interviews and multi-camera narrative scenes.Prerequisite: journalism and mass communication (JMC) major; andgraduate standing; and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC55005 HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION 3 CreditHoursChronicles the evolution of the historical television documentary anddemonstrates the step-by-step production process required to createsuch a program. Students research and assemble a documentary with anoverall appreciation of this genre's purpose in both the television industryand the popular culture.Prerequisite: graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC55010 FEATURE FILM PREPRODUCTION 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC45010) Gives students practical, hands-on experiencein the preproduction of a feature length digital film. Students work onscript revising, budgeting, location scouting, casting, developing a scriptbreakdown, and developing a daily production schedule for the film.Graduate students are expected to take a leadership position in thepreproduction of the film.Prerequisite: journalism and mass communication major; and graduatestanding; and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC55011 FEATURE FILM PRODUCTION 6 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC45011) Provides students with a practical, hands -onexperience in the production process of shooting a feature length digitalfilm. Students will study the theory of film making and work on both theorganizational and managerial aspects as well as the technical aspectsof production. This includes production management, craft services,daily call sheets, directing, lighting, cinematography and location soundrecording.Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 8 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC55013 FEATURE FILM POST PRODUCTION 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC45013) Advanced Video editing course designedto offer students the experience in the postproduction and finishingof a feature length digital narrative film. The students will refine theirtechnical and aesthetic skills through a combination of practice, reading,presenting, viewing and discussion. Students are assigned specificscenes that they are to complete from string out and assembly cut to finecut and picture lock. Students work on sound effects, visual effects, titlesor color correction. In addition, graduate students assume a leadershipposition.Prerequisite: journalism and mass communication (JMC) major; andgraduate standing; and special approval.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC55020 AVID EDITOR CERTIFICATION 3 Credit HoursPrepares students to take the official Avid Media Composer MC 101certification exam. Students who pass the exam will be certified as Avidvideo editors.Prerequisite: graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

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    JMC55051 REPORTING BROADCAST NEWS 3 Credit HoursGathering and preparing broadcast news, with emphasis on unique styleand presentation methods of broadcast media. Use of both audio andvideo recorders and editing equipment.Prerequisite: JMC50002 and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56000 NEWSPAPER DESIGN 3 Credit HoursDesign of newspapers from small inside pages to elaborate featurepages. News judgment. Basic information graphics and photo editing.Prerequisite: JMC50003 and graduate standing.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 3 lecture, 0 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56001 INFORMATION GRAPHICS 3 Credit HoursIntroduction to shapes, color, type and combinations of these forcomputer-designed news graphics: maps, charts, graphs and diagrams.Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56003 PRODUCING TELEVISION NEWS 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC46003) Knowledge of the theory and practice ofproducing content for TV news and public affairs programs. Emphasis isplaced on understanding news philosophies, storytelling story selectionand rundown placement.Prerequisite: JMC55051 and journalism and mass communication (JMC)major and graduate standing.Schedule Type: Laboratory, LectureContact Hours: 2 lecture, 1 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56006 EDITORIAL WRITING 3 Credit HoursStructure and purpose of editorial and column writing; study of editorialpage practice in writing editorials.Prerequisite: JMC50002 and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56007 INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC46007) Techniques involved in researching,interviewing and reporting investigative news articles and analyses.Prerequisite: JMC50002 and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56009 REPORTING PUBLIC POLICY 3 Credit HoursInstruction and practice in reporting all areas of public affairs,includinggovernment and the courts. Use of precision journalism techniques.Prerequisite: JMC50002 and graduate standing.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56016 BUSINESS OF PUBLISHING 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC46016) Overview of publishing in digital and printformats, media entrepreneurship, role of editorial, advertising, circulaton,production, branding and social media.Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56018 FEATURE WRITING 3 Credit HoursResearching, writing and placement of feature stories in publications.Prerequisite: JMC50002 and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56020 MAGAZINE DESIGN 3 Credit HoursMarriage of words and visuals for designing magazine layouts and coversin desktop publishing.Prerequisite: JMC50002 and JMC50003 and JMC56016 and graduatestanding.Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and LabContact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 labGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56021 ADVANCED MAGAZINE WRITING 3 Credit HoursResearch, interviewing, writing and marketing of major magazine articles.Also editing techniques for magazines.Prerequisite: JMC50002 and JMC50003 and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56052 ADVANCED BROADCAST REPORTING 3 Credit Hours(Slashed with JMC46052) Advanced study of reporting newsstories,newsroom operations editing and producing broadcast newsprograms. Advanced projects in broadcast news.Prerequisite: JMC55051 or JMC56054; and graduate standing.Schedule Type: LectureContact Hours: 3 lectureGrade Mode: Standard Letter

    JMC56054 BROADCAST DOCUMENTARY 3 Credit HoursDevelopment of the documentary form for radio/TV; analysis, productionof radio/ TV documentary; utilization of audio/video recording/editing.Prerequ