Undergraduate Comm. & Theatre Arts-Rock Coun
2021 Spring Term
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INTRODUCTION TO INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
Comm. & Theatre Arts-Rock Coun 101
A course aimed at Introducing communication theory, increasing the student's awareness of communication with others in one-on-one situations, & improving personal communication skills. Topics studied include perception, listening, nonverbal communication, language, & conflict Mgmt.
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING
Comm. & Theatre Arts-Rock Coun 103
Study of the principles & techniques of effective speaking & listening in a variety of selected communication experiences.
INTRODUCTION TO FILM
Comm. & Theatre Arts-Rock Coun 150
Study of the history & development of film as a distinctive medium of communication, an art form & an industry. Students will be Introduced to a wide range of theoretical perspectives that have been applied to film in academic settings: these will include but are not limited to such concepts as narrative, genre, 'mise en scene', & star image.
INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION
Comm. & Theatre Arts-Rock Coun 201
A Surv. course examining print, electronic & persuasive media from a historical & theoretical perspective. Media discussed include newspapers, magazines, books, radio, television, public relations, advertising & the Internet.
INTRODUCTION TO ACTING
Comm. & Theatre Arts-Rock Coun 232
A studio Intro to the foundational techniques of acting, including the actor's vocabulary & performance tools. Improvisation, performance exercises, & scene work used to develop freedom of self-expression & truthful communication skills.