COM 331 Techniques of Video and Digital Cinema (3) Orientation to techniques of production. Emphasis on history, language, and theory of the creative process and application to video productions and multimedia. Pre: 310 or consent. Study Guides
COM 337 Techniques of Multimedia (3) Combined lecture-lab providing an orientation to, and examination of, procedures and techniques of multimedia. Emphasis on new media literacy, human-computer interaction, and basic design of electronic multimedia. Pre: 310 or consent.
COM 390 (Alpha) Journalism/Communications Workshops (V) Short-term intensive workshops in journalism and mass communication skills and projects. (B) workshop in new media; (C) workshop in reporting; (D) workshop in editing; (E) workshop in broadcast journalism; (F) workshop in public relations. Repeatable one time. COM majors only. Pre: COM/JOUR major or consent. (Cross-listed as JOUR 390)
COM 431 Studio Production (3) Studio production ranging from three-camera studio production to broadcast and magazine show formats to on-line web production. Fundamental knowledge of lighting, sound, blocking, and equipment competency. Pre: COM major or consent. Study Guides
COM 476 Capstone in Digital Cinema Production (3) Creating, scripting, and producing complex programs. Media aesthetics and professional production, preparation, and execution are emphasized. COM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 310 and 320 and 330 and 331, or consent. Study Guides
COM 477 Capstone in Interactive Multimedia Design and Development (3) Design, development, and evaluation of interactive computer-based multimedia communication. Emphasizes authoring and production of such multimedia elements as full-motion images, audio, and graphics. COM majors only. A-F only. Pre: 310 and 320 and 330 and 337, or consent.
COM 499 Special Problems (V) Independent study of selected topics under faculty supervision. Repeatable up to three credits. Pre: COM major and junior standing, or consent.
JOUR 301 Fundamentals of Journalism (6) Theory and extensive practice in reporting, writing and editing news stories across multiple media platforms (Fall Only)
JOUR 302 Journalism Tools and Platforms (6) Tools for contemporary newgathering and technologies for presentation across multiple media platforms (Pre: 301 or departmental approval) Study Guides
JOUR 401 Journalism Projects/Production (6) Intense problem-based application of skills and knowledge to production of a major journalism project across multiple media platforms. (Pre: 302 or departmental approval. Fall only.) Study Guides
JOUR 402 Intellectual Foundations (6) Intellectual, historical, social and cultural contexts of contemporary journalism. (Pre: 302 or departmental approval.) Study Guides
JOUR 499 Directed Research (V)Individual research projects. (Pre: senior standing and consent of department chair.) Study Guides
Optional Media Lab camcorder
Rainproof and Dustproof
May be used at the beach or
around ocean environments
Sony HVR-NX70U Study Guide
What you need to know to
become certified on this camera
Sony HVR-NX70U Operating Guide