2021 Summer Term
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FOUNDATIONS OF ADVERTISING
A survey of advertising and its role as an institution in society, both as a marketing tool and as a communication process.
ELECTRONIC MEDIA COPYWRITING
The course is designed as an introduction to the theory and practice of writing for the electronic media, principally radio and television. The course will provide intensive practice through writing assignments of commercial copy, program continuity copy, and public service announcements for radio and television. There will also be practice in the development and organization of various program types including talk, interview, discussion, news, and documentary programs.
This course exposes students to ethical theory in the context of rapid technological change and the means to acquire ethical analytical abilities. This two-tiered approach first examines the relationship between professional ethics and social philosophy to establish a framework for understanding the relationship between media practice and democratic society.
Study of photography in which students concentrate on producing pictures suitable for publication in newspapers, magazines and on-line publications.
Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad. Repeatable
Professional experience in which the student who aspires to a career in advertising works for an approved employer in his/her area of interest under the supervision of a professional in that field.
INTERNSHIP IN JOURNALISM
Professional experiences in which the student who aspires to a career in journalism works for an approved internship setting in broadcasting, on-line, or print journalism under the supervision of a professional in that field.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.