Documentary: Video production based on application of appropriate theories and aesthetics for documentary production. Projects utilize digital editing, audio track mixing, digital video camera(s), and locations as needed.
PRQ: Consent of department.
Narrative. Video production based on application of appropriate theories and aesthetics for narrative production. Projects utilize digital editing, audio track mixing, digital video camera(s), and locations as needed.
PRQ: Consent of department.
Conceptualization of appropriate design criteria for an attractive and efficient Internet site.Techniques for site construction. Appropriate software used for image manipulation and page construction and design.
Production of radio programs or other audio projects of a complex nature, emphasizing recording, editing,and mixing techniques. PRQ: Consent of department.
Study of the development, structure, functions, and control of international communications media systems and activities as they affect world relations.
Development, structure, theory, and functions of legal controls and ethical constraints on media production and programming.
Survey of the development of cinema. Topics vary. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours provided that no repetition of subject matter occurs.
Theories, techniques,history, and criticism of the documentary.
History of radio and television broadcasting in the United States from its inception to the present.
Major theoretical and critical perspectives for analysis of film.
Production of studio based programs utilizing multiple cameras in a live or live-on-tape format. PRQ: Consent of department.
Focus on structure, development, and execution of a 100-page narrative fiction script for media. Emphasis on creativity, critical ability, and discipline in writing. PRQ: Consent of department.
Investigation of computer mediated communication including but not limited to the Internet, cyberspace, and virtual reality. Examination of the economic, social, political, and philosophical aspects of technology as well as practical experience with computer-based communication and information systems.
Survey of Irish film and television against the historical, political, and cultural traditions of Ireland. Irish media as it has developed in competition with Hollywood and British representation of Ireland.
Intensive study of selected topics in media studies. Topics vary. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 semester hours provided that no repetition of subject matter occurs.
Techniques, theories, and criticism of production for radio, television, or film as used in television. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours provided there is no duplication of course content.
Focus on how media shape an individual’s creation of social reality with regard to such areas as interpersonal communication, politics and government, religion, and community involvement.
Focus on the fundamental nature of television, how it differs from film and other media, its aesthetic characteristics, and how it is constituted technologically, industrially, and socially. Major theoretical and critical approaches to television will be examined.
Historical and methodological development of the feminist perspective in film and media analysis. Use and influence of sociological, psychoanalytical, Marxist, cultural studies and semiological tools in a feminist approach to understanding film and how it works in a patriarchal society. Topics vary. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours provided that no repetition of subject matter occurs.
Survey of major documentary theories. Students put theory into practice while producing their own documentaries.
Examination of media theories, history of media criticism, current trends in media criticism, and major critical methods.