Undergraduate Comm. & Theatre Arts-Rock Coun
2023 Fall Term
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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.
INTRODUCTION TO INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
An overview of how people communicate with people from other cultures. Communication behavior (both verbal and nonverbal) will be examined to determine their role in other cultures. Students will learn to communicate more competently with people from other cultures and ethnic groups.
INTRODUCTION TO MOTION CAPTURE PERFORMANCE
Have you ever imagined yourself performing in a video game or movie? Or what wondered what happens behind the scenes? If so then this course is for you. Introduction to Motion Capture Performance provides a practical and hands-on introduction to the world of motion capture performance, including stage combat, movement technique, scene study, small stunt work, and motion capture studio etiquette. Students will learn about the creation of character through movement and expression, and apply learning for contexts of the gaming and film industry.