COM 2560 Field Production Location shooting using portable field equipment. Students will become familiar with digital single-camera techniques, location audio, producing and directing, as well as digital editing processes. Assignments include the completion of several short video projects.
COM 3550 History of Media A survey of the development of media in human communications including newspapers, film and radio. Consideration of technological, industrial, and audience dimensions. Attention to the further development of media research and analysis skills.
COM 3560 Film Art Popular films have a profound influence on our individual and cultural identities. This course emphasizes aesthetic, technical and narrative aspects of popular film focusing especially on how they create meanings. Illustrative examples are screened. A significant portion (at least 50%) is formal oral presentation work. This is a Communications Speech General Education course.
Plus 3 other COM courses (9 credits), 2000 level or higher, selected in consultation with advisor.