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COMS 407 Credit Opportunities

This listing contains information about the many opportunities to earn COMS 407 credit, and contact information for signing up with the faculty supervisor. Successfully completing one hour of COMS 407 credit is mandatory; but COMS students may earn up to three hours as negotiated with their supervisor.  

To register for COMS 407 credit: Contact and meet with the professor or instructor ahead of time for approval and to make arrangements. Complete the COMS 407 permit form available on this website or from Watson 209. Remember to include a brief description of your study or project and double check with your supervisor the number of hours of credit you will earn. After the professor or instructor signs the form, return it to Watson 209.

This listing contains only some of the opportunities available for COMS 407 credit.  Feel free to contact any of the professors to see if other opportunities have become available.

For contact information click on the names or click here

Dr. Ferald Bryan
Position: Students needed to help with research.
Requirements: See professor for more information.

Dr. Kate Cady
Position: Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant positions are available. Please contact Professor Cady for the required tasks associated with these positions.
Requirements: Typically, students wishing to enroll in COMS 407 with me must have earned at least a B in one of my courses.

Mike Gentile
Position: Students to work as lab aides in Telematics and the JPG lab.

Graduate Assistant
Northern Television Center
753-8888
Position: Production work at NTC.

Dr. David Henningsen
Position: See professor for more information.

Dr. Mary Lynn Henningsen
Position: Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant positions are available. Please contact Professor Henningsen for the required tasks associated with these positions.
Requirements: Typically, students wishing to enroll in COMS 407 as a Teaching Assistant must have successfully completed the course in a previous semester.  For both roles, it is advisable to have earned at least a B in one of my courses.

Dr. Betty H. La France
Position: Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant positions are available. Please contact Professor La France for the required tasks associated with these positions.
Requirements: Typically, students wishing to enroll in COMS 407 with me must have earned at least a B in one of my courses.

 Mr. Allen May
Position: TV studio control room, newsroom, and equipment room positions available.

 

Dr. Orayb Najjar
Two students needed for help in doing library research.
Requirements: See professor for more information.

Dr. Joseph Scudder
Position: Research study on ethical treatment of animals.  Assistance needed in this project.
Requirements: This project begins at the beginning of the semester, so it is a must to be on time and speak to Dr. Scudder prior to the start of the semester.

 

Mr. David Simon
Position: Fifteen to twenty students needed to work in the Wilderman Lab.
Requirements: Must have taken COMS 100.

Mr. Matt Swan
Position: Two or three TA’s needed to assist with simulation project.
Requirements: Having had 251 is helpful.

Position: One to two TA’s needed to videotape presentations in class and studio.
Requirements: No experience necessary.

Position: Three students needed to check writing assignments for spelling and grammar errors.  No class time is required.

Dr. Laura Vazquez
Position: Fifteen or so students needed to work in the Watson Hall editing lab.

Position: Possibly 1-2 students needed to do library research concerning the effects of television on society.

Position: Possibly one student needed to help update website.

Jennifer Corvino
Position: Students needed to work in the studio or equipment room at Northern Television Center