COM 121 Ethics
in Communication (bi-annual O)
Analysis of classical and modern
views of ethics and their relation to communication. Evaluation of contemporary
standards and practices in the theater, pulpit, lecture, platform, bar,
film industry, broadcasting media, and the press.
COM 122 Mass Media in America
(bi-annual O) Mass media of communications: their responsibilities,
value, structure and control; techniques and effectiveness of the press,
radio, television, and films. An examination of the freedoms of speech
and press in conflict with the rights of the public.
COM 201 Propaganda (bi-annual
Strategies of persuasion, flattery
and the group mind; smearing and scapegoating; hero-worship and authority;
emotion and hysteria; motivation and rationalization; attention and hypnosis;
suggestion and concealment.
COM 211 Workshop: Theater Production
Prerequisite: Departmental permission.
COM 301 Commercial Advertising(bi-annual
E) (formerly COC 301)
Principles and practices in media
advertising. Intensive exercises in the preparation and editing of copy
COM 302 Community Journalism(bi-annual
O) (formerly COC 302)
The writing, editing and publishing
of community newsletters, journals, and other periodicals. Preparation
of news releases, feature stories, and editorial writing. Techniques of
securing and disseminating information.