Schedule of Classes




2021 Fall: August 18 - December 14
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Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
83880 7389 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Hyland, Paul E Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
83881 7390 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Zornes, Robert T Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
83882 7391 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Boone, Shannon R Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85201 8655 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 T 6:00P-9:00P Open USCG Base Honolulu-Lrng Ctr_H
Faculty: Gomabon, Randy R Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85202 4565 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Th 6:00P-9:00P Open Fort Meade - Online Hybrid
Faculty: Jones, Vera E Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85203 6225 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Largo-Online Hybrid
Faculty: Novak, Kevin Paul Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85388 5110 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 M 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove- Online Hybrid
Faculty: Hickenbottom, Cynthia Lisa Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 301 Digital Media and Society (3)
A survey of technological advancements in the field of digital media and their impact. The objective is to explain how digital media has transformed the communication of ideas in society and to make responsible choices in the creation and consumption of digital media based on awareness of global, social, ethical, and legal contexts. Topics include social media, the visual display of information, ethics and privacy, participatory media, and the impact of digital media on culture.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85389 5165 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove- Online Hybrid
Faculty: Novak, Kevin Paul Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 303 Advanced Application Software (3)
Prerequisite: Extensive experience with office application software, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database programs. A hands-on, project-based survey of advanced features of office application software. The aim is to use advanced application features to produce documents for professional and personal communication. Topics include information systems, application integration, computer hardware and software, storage, and networking. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 303 or CMST 303.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80300 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Woolcock-Henry, Constance O Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 303 Advanced Application Software (3)
Prerequisite: Extensive experience with office application software, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database programs. A hands-on, project-based survey of advanced features of office application software. The aim is to use advanced application features to produce documents for professional and personal communication. Topics include information systems, application integration, computer hardware and software, storage, and networking. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 303 or CMST 303.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81851 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Woolcock-Henry, Constance O Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 303 Advanced Application Software (3)
Prerequisite: Extensive experience with office application software, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database programs. A hands-on, project-based survey of advanced features of office application software. The aim is to use advanced application features to produce documents for professional and personal communication. Topics include information systems, application integration, computer hardware and software, storage, and networking. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 303 or CMST 303.
83863 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Segura, Carol A Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 308 User Experience and Interface Design (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to user experience (UX) and interface design (UI). An introduction to design thinking and the basic practices of user experience, interface, and interaction design. A study of a user-centric, systematic, data driven design process that includes research, concept generation, prototyping, and refinement.¿The goal is to evaluate user interfaces and create a working prototype using industry-standard techniques guided by usability data.¿Topics include human-computer interaction, measuring and evaluating interface quality, user research, wireframing, prototyping, designing virtual experiences, storyboarding, and career paths.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
85429 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Pittman, Michelle L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 308 User Experience and Interface Design (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to user experience (UX) and interface design (UI). An introduction to design thinking and the basic practices of user experience, interface, and interaction design. A study of a user-centric, systematic, data driven design process that includes research, concept generation, prototyping, and refinement.¿The goal is to evaluate user interfaces and create a working prototype using industry-standard techniques guided by usability data.¿Topics include human-computer interaction, measuring and evaluating interface quality, user research, wireframing, prototyping, designing virtual experiences, storyboarding, and career paths.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
85430 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Pittman, Michelle L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 308 User Experience and Interface Design (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to user experience (UX) and interface design (UI). An introduction to design thinking and the basic practices of user experience, interface, and interaction design. A study of a user-centric, systematic, data driven design process that includes research, concept generation, prototyping, and refinement.¿The goal is to evaluate user interfaces and create a working prototype using industry-standard techniques guided by usability data.¿Topics include human-computer interaction, measuring and evaluating interface quality, user research, wireframing, prototyping, designing virtual experiences, storyboarding, and career paths.
85431 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Kraja, Violetta S Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 308 User Experience and Interface Design (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to user experience (UX) and interface design (UI). An introduction to design thinking and the basic practices of user experience, interface, and interaction design. A study of a user-centric, systematic, data driven design process that includes research, concept generation, prototyping, and refinement.¿The goal is to evaluate user interfaces and create a working prototype using industry-standard techniques guided by usability data.¿Topics include human-computer interaction, measuring and evaluating interface quality, user research, wireframing, prototyping, designing virtual experiences, storyboarding, and career paths.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
86699 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Boone, Shannon R Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 310 Fundamentals of Electronic Publishing (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the tools, concepts, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The aim is to use Adobe InDesign (or another professional electronic publishing software program) to create electronic publications for various media formats following fundamental design principles. Topics include the history and evolution of publishing, working with color, incorporating graphics, principles and elements of design, publication workflow, emerging technologies, careers in the field, ethical and legal considerations, and collaborative design. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 310, CAPP 398B, or CMST 310.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80521 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Dietz, Elaine M Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 310 Fundamentals of Electronic Publishing (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the tools, concepts, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The aim is to use Adobe InDesign (or another professional electronic publishing software program) to create electronic publications for various media formats following fundamental design principles. Topics include the history and evolution of publishing, working with color, incorporating graphics, principles and elements of design, publication workflow, emerging technologies, careers in the field, ethical and legal considerations, and collaborative design. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 310, CAPP 398B, or CMST 310.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81575 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Tonson, Robert B. Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 310 Fundamentals of Electronic Publishing (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the tools, concepts, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The aim is to use Adobe InDesign (or another professional electronic publishing software program) to create electronic publications for various media formats following fundamental design principles. Topics include the history and evolution of publishing, working with color, incorporating graphics, principles and elements of design, publication workflow, emerging technologies, careers in the field, ethical and legal considerations, and collaborative design. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 310, CAPP 398B, or CMST 310.
83860 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Kramer, Stacey M. Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 310 Fundamentals of Electronic Publishing (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to the tools, concepts, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The aim is to use Adobe InDesign (or another professional electronic publishing software program) to create electronic publications for various media formats following fundamental design principles. Topics include the history and evolution of publishing, working with color, incorporating graphics, principles and elements of design, publication workflow, emerging technologies, careers in the field, ethical and legal considerations, and collaborative design. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 310, CAPP 398B, or CMST 310.
83861 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Sharpe, Sandra M Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 311 Advanced Electronic Publishing (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 310. A hands-on, project-based study of the advanced concepts, tools, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The goal is to use Adobe InDesign to create engaging electronic publications following fundamental design principles for print, online, and mobile devices. Topics include motion and interactivity, PDF (portable document format) publishing, emerging technologies, design issues related to mobile devices, ethical and legal considerations, collaborative work, and print and web-ready Adobe Flash files. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 311 or CMST 311.
84467 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Dietz, Elaine M Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 311 Advanced Electronic Publishing (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 310. A hands-on, project-based study of the advanced concepts, tools, processes, and methods of electronic (desktop) publishing. The goal is to use Adobe InDesign to create engaging electronic publications following fundamental design principles for print, online, and mobile devices. Topics include motion and interactivity, PDF (portable document format) publishing, emerging technologies, design issues related to mobile devices, ethical and legal considerations, collaborative work, and print and web-ready Adobe Flash files. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 311 or CMST 311.
84472 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Knox, Phillip J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 315 Game Design I (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to 3D video game design and programming fundamentals. The aim is to use an industry-standard 3D game engine to create a game from concept to final product.  Topics include 3D game engines, 3D game design, gameplay mechanics, sound effects, C# programming, project management, 3D physics and user interface design. 
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
85432 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Shaffer, Lucas L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 315 Game Design I (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to 3D video game design and programming fundamentals. The aim is to use an industry-standard 3D game engine to create a game from concept to final product.  Topics include 3D game engines, 3D game design, gameplay mechanics, sound effects, C# programming, project management, 3D physics and user interface design. 
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
85433 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Smith, Robin J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 315 Game Design I (3)
A hands-on, project-based introduction to 3D video game design and programming fundamentals. The aim is to use an industry-standard 3D game engine to create a game from concept to final product.  Topics include 3D game engines, 3D game design, gameplay mechanics, sound effects, C# programming, project management, 3D physics and user interface design. 
85434 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Hall, DaShawn L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 320 Illustration Graphics (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to illustration graphics using Adobe Illustrator. The goal is to apply fundamental concepts of vector image composition to create professional digital media for delivery across multiple platforms, including print, web, and video following ethical principles and legal guidelines. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers Bezier curves, shading, depth, paths, drawing tools, vector vs. raster images, and color theory.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80522 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Raser, Kristopher L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 320 Illustration Graphics (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to illustration graphics using Adobe Illustrator. The goal is to apply fundamental concepts of vector image composition to create professional digital media for delivery across multiple platforms, including print, web, and video following ethical principles and legal guidelines. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers Bezier curves, shading, depth, paths, drawing tools, vector vs. raster images, and color theory.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81053 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Fernandez, Alberto Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 320 Illustration Graphics (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to illustration graphics using Adobe Illustrator. The goal is to apply fundamental concepts of vector image composition to create professional digital media for delivery across multiple platforms, including print, web, and video following ethical principles and legal guidelines. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers Bezier curves, shading, depth, paths, drawing tools, vector vs. raster images, and color theory.
83854 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Fernandez, Alberto Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 320 Illustration Graphics (3)
Recommended: CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to illustration graphics using Adobe Illustrator. The goal is to apply fundamental concepts of vector image composition to create professional digital media for delivery across multiple platforms, including print, web, and video following ethical principles and legal guidelines. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers Bezier curves, shading, depth, paths, drawing tools, vector vs. raster images, and color theory.
83855 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Clark, Christopher T Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80523 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Rader, Barbara L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80932 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Watson, James H Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81070 6382 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Clark, Christopher T Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81970 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Rader, Barbara L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
82101 6981 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ferguson, Andrew J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
83230 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Robinson, Kenneth C Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
83847 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Ellmore, Stephen D Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 325 Image Editing (3)
An introduction to digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The aim is to identify established digital image editing tools, techniques, and best practices; create new images; and edit existing images. Topics include terminology, tools, theory, and processes from concept to completion. Discussion covers fundamental concepts and practical techniques, as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is on applying these concepts and techniques to produce high-quality digital works for multiple platforms, including print, web, and other electronic media.
83848 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Herron, Tenille L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 341 Principles of Multimedia I (3)
Recommended: CMST 290 and CMST 295. A hands-on, project-based introduction to multimedia development. The aim is to create interactive products that integrate images, sound, video, and animation following sound media design principles for optimal display in multiple media formats using Adobe Flash. Topics include storyboarding, web design, animation, motion-tweening, project management, and ethical design.
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80581 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Cordi, Michael A Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 351 Motion Graphics I (3)
Prerequisites: CMST 320 and CMST 325. A hands-on introduction to the basic concepts, techniques, and principles of digital video and motion graphics effects using Adobe After Effects. The objective is to describe digital video compositing techniques; create digital composites that combine video, text, digital images, and audio; and apply visual special effects to create professional results for use on multiple platforms, such as film, video, multimedia, and the web. Topics include techniques such as basic storyboarding, key framing, transformations, and rendering, as well as effects (including levels, curves, color correction, blur, glow, fractal noise, keying, masking, and cartoon effects).
83846 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Tonson, Robert B. Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 351 Motion Graphics I (3)
Prerequisites: CMST 320 and CMST 325. A hands-on introduction to the basic concepts, techniques, and principles of digital video and motion graphics effects using Adobe After Effects. The objective is to describe digital video compositing techniques; create digital composites that combine video, text, digital images, and audio; and apply visual special effects to create professional results for use on multiple platforms, such as film, video, multimedia, and the web. Topics include techniques such as basic storyboarding, key framing, transformations, and rendering, as well as effects (including levels, curves, color correction, blur, glow, fractal noise, keying, masking, and cartoon effects).
87010 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ferguson, Andrew J Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 385 Principles of Web Design and Technology I (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 290. Recommended: CMST 295. A study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The goal is to plan and produce a professional website. Topics include Internet protocols; usability; accessibility; and social, ethical, and legal issues related to website production. Focus is on HyperText Markup Language, version 5 (HTML5) and cascading style sheets (CSS). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 385 or CMST 385.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80301 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Dowell, Farrah L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 385 Principles of Web Design and Technology I (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 290. Recommended: CMST 295. A study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The goal is to plan and produce a professional website. Topics include Internet protocols; usability; accessibility; and social, ethical, and legal issues related to website production. Focus is on HyperText Markup Language, version 5 (HTML5) and cascading style sheets (CSS). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 385 or CMST 385.
83845 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Dowell, Farrah L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 385 Principles of Web Design and Technology I (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 290. Recommended: CMST 295. A study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The goal is to plan and produce a professional website. Topics include Internet protocols; usability; accessibility; and social, ethical, and legal issues related to website production. Focus is on HyperText Markup Language, version 5 (HTML5) and cascading style sheets (CSS). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 385 or CMST 385.
87132 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Yares, Ali C.K Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 386 Principles of Web Design and Technology II (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 385. Continuation of the study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The objective is to create a website promotion strategy, with search engine optimization, and produce a professional website that incorporates multimedia and scripting. Topics include website marketing, web analytics, performance, privacy, and security issues related to website production. Focus is on Extensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML), cascading style sheets (CSS), and JavaScript. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 386 or CMST 386.
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80524 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Allen, Leslie G Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 386 Principles of Web Design and Technology II (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 385. Continuation of the study of web design, tools, and technology principles. The objective is to create a website promotion strategy, with search engine optimization, and produce a professional website that incorporates multimedia and scripting. Topics include website marketing, web analytics, performance, privacy, and security issues related to website production. Focus is on Extensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML), cascading style sheets (CSS), and JavaScript. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 386 or CMST 386.
83842 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Allen, Leslie G Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 388 Fundamentals of JavaScript (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 386. Recommended: CMST 290. A hands-on, project-based study of JavaScript using a structured programming approach to build dynamic, interactive web pages. The goal is to use client-side JavaScript to create interactive, cross-browser-compatible web pages that minimize security and privacy vulnerabilities. Topics include form validation, web development tools, documentation, dynamic HTML, event handling, cross-browser compatibility, cookies, and security issues. Programming projects are included. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMST 388 or CMST 398J.
83841 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Nuur, Sadiq O Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 425 Advanced Image Editing (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 325. Continued hands-on, project-based study of digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The objective is to identify and apply advanced design concepts, adjustments, and batch-processing techniques to creating new images and editing existing ones. Topics include more advanced terminology, tools, considerations, and processes from concept to completion. Emphasis is on advanced concepts and practical techniques to create professional images for print, web, and other electronic media. Discussion also covers ethical and legal issues.
83839 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Watson, James H Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 425 Advanced Image Editing (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 325. Continued hands-on, project-based study of digital image editing using Adobe Photoshop. The objective is to identify and apply advanced design concepts, adjustments, and batch-processing techniques to creating new images and editing existing ones. Topics include more advanced terminology, tools, considerations, and processes from concept to completion. Emphasis is on advanced concepts and practical techniques to create professional images for print, web, and other electronic media. Discussion also covers ethical and legal issues.
83840 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Radhakrishnan, Veena Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 450 Web Development Using XML (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 386. A study of the concepts and techniques essential to web development. The aim is to create, validate, and transform data into multiple formats to create digital and web-based media. Topics include document creation, validation, transformation, and security principles. Focus is on Extensible Markup Language (XML). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 498D or CMST 450.
83838 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Winebrenner, Lisa L Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 488 Advanced JavaScript (3)
Prerequisite: CMST 388. A hands-on, project-based study of web application development using advanced JavaScript technologies. The aim is to create cross-browser-compatible web applications that adhere to industry standards and minimize security risks. Topics include JavaScript libraries, user interfaces, accessibility, usability, and security. Web development projects using advanced JavaScript are included.
83837 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Carnaghan, Ian D Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 495 Current Trends and Projects in Digital Media and Web Technology (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken at the end of the student's program.) Prerequisites: CMST 290, CMST 295, and 15 credits in the major. An overview of current trends, technologies, theories, and practices in the digital media and web technology fields. The aim is to integrate concepts, practical application, and critical thinking acquired through previous study and apply them to professional and postgraduate objectives. Analysis covers innovative and emerging issues in digital media, web technology, motion graphics, or general computing. Projects use techniques and approaches previously studied; they may focus on digital media design and production for print or online access, web technologies, or motion graphics.
84307 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Jones, Shannon K Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 495 Current Trends and Projects in Digital Media and Web Technology (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken at the end of the student's program.) Prerequisites: CMST 290, CMST 295, and 15 credits in the major. An overview of current trends, technologies, theories, and practices in the digital media and web technology fields. The aim is to integrate concepts, practical application, and critical thinking acquired through previous study and apply them to professional and postgraduate objectives. Analysis covers innovative and emerging issues in digital media, web technology, motion graphics, or general computing. Projects use techniques and approaches previously studied; they may focus on digital media design and production for print or online access, web technologies, or motion graphics.
84308 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Radhakrishnan, Veena Syllabus Course Materials
CMST 495 Current Trends and Projects in Digital Media and Web Technology (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken at the end of the student's program.) Prerequisites: CMST 290, CMST 295, and 15 credits in the major. An overview of current trends, technologies, theories, and practices in the digital media and web technology fields. The aim is to integrate concepts, practical application, and critical thinking acquired through previous study and apply them to professional and postgraduate objectives. Analysis covers innovative and emerging issues in digital media, web technology, motion graphics, or general computing. Projects use techniques and approaches previously studied; they may focus on digital media design and production for print or online access, web technologies, or motion graphics.
84575 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Jones, Shannon K Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
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80598 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Coley, Frances M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
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80599 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Denyer, Jocelyn M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
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80655 6382 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Sherrod, Jarmese K Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
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80770 6383 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Anderson, Erika B Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
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81983 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Asten, Maureen A Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
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82003 6981 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Weinert, David J Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
83240 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Sherrod, Jarmese K Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
83833 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Breedon, Robin T Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
83834 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Anderson, Erika B Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 202 Media and Society (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An overview of the complex components and relationships involved in today's media. The goal is to understand the technical, political, economic, cultural, and organizational influences on mediated messages. Topics include visual rhetoric, legal and ethical issues, social media, the transactional model, advertising, security, and privacy concerns.
83835 7383 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Gomez, Courtney Michelle Weeks Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 207 Understanding Visual Communication (3)
A study of the creation and interpretation of visual language. The aim is to understand how images are used to effectively communicate ideas in a variety of channels, including news, advertising, and public relations. Topics include aesthetics, principles of composition, color systems, content awareness, and historical and cultural perspectives. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of images from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
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85414 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Dispo-Rendon, Elaine J Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 207 Understanding Visual Communication (3)
A study of the creation and interpretation of visual language. The aim is to understand how images are used to effectively communicate ideas in a variety of channels, including news, advertising, and public relations. Topics include aesthetics, principles of composition, color systems, content awareness, and historical and cultural perspectives. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of images from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
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85415 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Dispo-Rendon, Elaine J Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 207 Understanding Visual Communication (3)
A study of the creation and interpretation of visual language. The aim is to understand how images are used to effectively communicate ideas in a variety of channels, including news, advertising, and public relations. Topics include aesthetics, principles of composition, color systems, content awareness, and historical and cultural perspectives. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of images from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
85416 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Coleman, Bryant K Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 207 Understanding Visual Communication (3)
A study of the creation and interpretation of visual language. The aim is to understand how images are used to effectively communicate ideas in a variety of channels, including news, advertising, and public relations. Topics include aesthetics, principles of composition, color systems, content awareness, and historical and cultural perspectives. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of images from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
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86454 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Esterson, Emily Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 207 Understanding Visual Communication (3)
A study of the creation and interpretation of visual language. The aim is to understand how images are used to effectively communicate ideas in a variety of channels, including news, advertising, and public relations. Topics include aesthetics, principles of composition, color systems, content awareness, and historical and cultural perspectives. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of images from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
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86878 6382 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Breedon, Robin T Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 207 Understanding Visual Communication (3)
A study of the creation and interpretation of visual language. The aim is to understand how images are used to effectively communicate ideas in a variety of channels, including news, advertising, and public relations. Topics include aesthetics, principles of composition, color systems, content awareness, and historical and cultural perspectives. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of images from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
86911 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Esterson, Emily Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 207 Understanding Visual Communication (3)
A study of the creation and interpretation of visual language. The aim is to understand how images are used to effectively communicate ideas in a variety of channels, including news, advertising, and public relations. Topics include aesthetics, principles of composition, color systems, content awareness, and historical and cultural perspectives. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of images from both theoretical and practical perspectives.
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87104 6981 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Evans-Pritchard, Deirdre E Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
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80151 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Davis, Brian S Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
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80152 6382 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: DeBord, Shannon M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
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80176 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Klein, Ellen W Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
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81852 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ayee, Alberta A Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
83182 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Klein, Ellen W Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
83827 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Richey, Amanda JE Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
83828 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: DeBord, Shannon M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
83830 7383 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Weinert, David J Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85311 6855 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 T 6:00P-9:00P Open Fort Belvoir - Online Hybrid
Faculty: McMillan, Monica L Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85312 4520 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 W 6:00P-9:00P Open Fort Meade - Online Hybrid
Faculty: Boetig, Donna E Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 300 Communication Theory (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to communication theory. The objective is to apply communication theory and evaluate communication situations. The basic theories of human communication, mass communication, and new media and technology are explored. Focus is on the relationships among communication theory, research, and practice. Topics include intra- and interpersonal communication, public communication, mass media, and contemporary issues associated with mediated communication.
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87072 6981 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Richey, Amanda JE Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 302 Mass Communication and Media Studies (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A survey of mass communication designed to enhance media literacy. The goal is to interpret, evaluate, and produce media messages. Topics include media industries and the impact of the media, as well as regulation, policy, and ethical issues. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of vital aspects of pervasive elements of popular culture, such as news, advertising, children's entertainment, and a free press. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 302 or COMM 379A.
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80416 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Getman, James P Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 302 Mass Communication and Media Studies (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A survey of mass communication designed to enhance media literacy. The goal is to interpret, evaluate, and produce media messages. Topics include media industries and the impact of the media, as well as regulation, policy, and ethical issues. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of vital aspects of pervasive elements of popular culture, such as news, advertising, children's entertainment, and a free press. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 302 or COMM 379A.
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80461 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Eng, Dale A Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 302 Mass Communication and Media Studies (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A survey of mass communication designed to enhance media literacy. The goal is to interpret, evaluate, and produce media messages. Topics include media industries and the impact of the media, as well as regulation, policy, and ethical issues. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of vital aspects of pervasive elements of popular culture, such as news, advertising, children's entertainment, and a free press. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 302 or COMM 379A.
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81948 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Nosiri, Chizoma C Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 302 Mass Communication and Media Studies (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A survey of mass communication designed to enhance media literacy. The goal is to interpret, evaluate, and produce media messages. Topics include media industries and the impact of the media, as well as regulation, policy, and ethical issues. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of vital aspects of pervasive elements of popular culture, such as news, advertising, children's entertainment, and a free press. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 302 or COMM 379A.
83198 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Eng, Dale A Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 302 Mass Communication and Media Studies (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A survey of mass communication designed to enhance media literacy. The goal is to interpret, evaluate, and produce media messages. Topics include media industries and the impact of the media, as well as regulation, policy, and ethical issues. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of vital aspects of pervasive elements of popular culture, such as news, advertising, children's entertainment, and a free press. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 302 or COMM 379A.
83823 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Sellers-Clark, Sharon E Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 302 Mass Communication and Media Studies (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A survey of mass communication designed to enhance media literacy. The goal is to interpret, evaluate, and produce media messages. Topics include media industries and the impact of the media, as well as regulation, policy, and ethical issues. Emphasis is on critical thinking and analysis of vital aspects of pervasive elements of popular culture, such as news, advertising, children's entertainment, and a free press. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 302 or COMM 379A.
Stateside hybrid classes scheduled for 2021 Fall have transitioned to an online format to ensure the health and safety of our community. These courses will include synchronous faculty and student engagement via Zoom.
85315 7660 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 W 6:30P-9:30P Open Dorsey Station- Online Hybrid
Faculty: Haddad Nunez, Aitza M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
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80880 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Kravitz, Rianne L Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
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80881 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Nelson, Nicole Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
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81219 6382 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Williams, Susan M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
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82041 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Hardin, Linda Lee Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
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82327 6981 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Plessinger, Alison A Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
83303 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Kravitz, Rianne L Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
84309 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Williams, Susan M Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
84310 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Lalwani, Sheila B Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 390 Writing for Managers (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112, WRTG 101, or WRTG 101S. A practicum in the kinds of communication skills that managers need for the workplace. The goal is to develop persuasive managerial communication for organizational decision making and action. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 390, HUMN 390, WRTG 390, or WRTG 490.
84584 7383 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Nelson, Nicole Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 400 Mass Media Law (3)
(No previous study of law required. Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. Recommended: WRTG 391, WRTG 393, or WRTG 394. An examination of important legal issues that affect mass media and communications professionals. The objective is to analyze mass media law, its evolution, and its relationship with society, culture, and politics. Topics include copyright, intellectual property, fair use, defamation, privacy, freedom of information, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press, as well as issues raised by the growth of the Internet. Discussion also covers ethics in mass media, digital technologies, and the creation of media content. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 400 or JOUR 400.
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80417 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Thompson, Steven J Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 400 Mass Media Law (3)
(No previous study of law required. Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. Recommended: WRTG 391, WRTG 393, or WRTG 394. An examination of important legal issues that affect mass media and communications professionals. The objective is to analyze mass media law, its evolution, and its relationship with society, culture, and politics. Topics include copyright, intellectual property, fair use, defamation, privacy, freedom of information, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press, as well as issues raised by the growth of the Internet. Discussion also covers ethics in mass media, digital technologies, and the creation of media content. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 400 or JOUR 400.
83789 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Thompson, Steven J Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 400 Mass Media Law (3)
(No previous study of law required. Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. Recommended: WRTG 391, WRTG 393, or WRTG 394. An examination of important legal issues that affect mass media and communications professionals. The objective is to analyze mass media law, its evolution, and its relationship with society, culture, and politics. Topics include copyright, intellectual property, fair use, defamation, privacy, freedom of information, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press, as well as issues raised by the growth of the Internet. Discussion also covers ethics in mass media, digital technologies, and the creation of media content. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 400 or JOUR 400.
83791 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Chambers, Christopher A Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 400 Mass Media Law (3)
(No previous study of law required. Fulfills the general education requirement in communications but is not a writing course.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. Recommended: WRTG 391, WRTG 393, or WRTG 394. An examination of important legal issues that affect mass media and communications professionals. The objective is to analyze mass media law, its evolution, and its relationship with society, culture, and politics. Topics include copyright, intellectual property, fair use, defamation, privacy, freedom of information, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press, as well as issues raised by the growth of the Internet. Discussion also covers ethics in mass media, digital technologies, and the creation of media content. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMM 400 or JOUR 400.
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86746 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Chambers, Christopher A Syllabus Course Materials
COMM 480 Research Methods in Communication Studies (3)
Prerequisites: COMM 300 and COMM 302. A review of qualitative and quantitative research methods in communication studies. The objective is to define and explain research methods, concepts, and tools; apply research design, data collection, analysis, and reporting skills; and critically evaluate research in terms of rigor, relevance, and explanatory value. Practice is provided in finding, consuming, and analyzing research studies. Discussion covers the steps of the research process: articulating a question, developing a methodology, conducting a study, and reporting on findings.
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Faculty: Fox, Caterina G Syllabus Course Materials
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