Undergraduate Comm. & Theatre Arts-Rock Coun
2023 Spring Term
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INTRODUCTION TO INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
A course aimed at Introducing communication theory, increasing the student's awareness of communication with others in one-on-one situations, and improving personal communication skills. Topics studied include perception, listening, nonverbal communication, language, and conflict management.
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING
Study of the principles & techniques of effective speaking & listening in a variety of selected communication experiences.
INTRODUCTION TO FILM
Study of the history and development of film as a distinctive medium of communication, an art form and 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', and star image.
POPULAR CULTURE IN THE MEDIA
An intro to the analysis and interpretation of Popular Culture as an academic discipline. The class will examine forms of advertisement and entertainment including print and TV ads, films, television, music, and music videos.
INTRODUCTION TO ACTING
A studio introduction to the foundational techniques of acting, including the actor's vocabulary and performance tools. Improvisation, performance exercises, and scene work used to develop freedom of self-expression and truthful communication skills.