Telecommunications | TEL
P Prerequisite | C Co-requisite | R Recommended
I Fall Semester | II Spring Semester | S Summer Session/s
- TEL-R 205 Broadcast Performance (3 cr.) Principles and tehniques of radio microphone and television camera performance.
- TEL-R 208 Audio Production (3 cr.) P: JOUR-C 200 and consent of instructor. Practice and principles in concepts of communication via audio for radio and television. Credit not given for both TEL-R 208 and TEL-R 305.
- TEL-R 287 Process and Effects of Mass Communication (3 cr.) Theories and principles of mass communication, with emphasis on the contribution of the behavioral sciences. Credit not given for both TEL-R 287 and SOC-S 336.
- TEL-R 404 Topical Seminar in Telecommunications (1-3 cr.) P: Six credit hours of art history, junior/senior status, consent of instructor. Exploration of problems and issues of telecommunications in contemporary society.
- TEL-R 408 Advanced Audio Production (3 cr.) P: TEL-T 283; and demonstrated fluency with Macintosh and PC platforms. Study and practice in creative audio concepts and techniques applicable to broadcasting and the motion picture.
- TEL-R 411 Non-Fiction Television (3 cr.) P: Junior or senior status. Explores the relationship between non-fictional programming and American culture. Topic varies: critical analysis of such genres as news, documentary, talk show, docudrama, and sports.
- TEL-T 211 Writing for Electronic Media (3 cr.) P: ENG-W 131. Style, form, and preparation of written materials for electronic media.
- TEL-T 273 Media Program Design (3 cr.) AHLA provides a conceptual framework for writing, designing, and evaluating a variety of media products. Media program design is not a hands-on production course, but does offer an overview of the production process. Topics include script-writing, production design, visualization, composition, editing styles, and others. This course is a prerequisite for some advanced-level courses in the design/production area.
- TEL-T 283 Introduction to Production Techniques and Practices (3 cr.) Introductory hands-on production course which concentrates on the planning and production of video and related media. Specific units include TV studio, field shooting/linear tap editing and digital video/nonlinear video editing. Content consists of applied activities within a conceptual framework.
- TEL-T 313 Comparative Media Systems (3 cr.) P: TEL-C 200. A comparative study of the ways in which various countries deal with fundamental questions of media organization, control, financial support, program philosophy, and social responsibility.
- TEL-T 331 Script Writing (3 cr.) P: ENG-W 131. Covers format, structure, and writing of dramatic and non-dramatic scripts.
- TEL-T 336 Digital Video Production (3 cr.) P: TEL-T 283; and demonstrated fluency with Macintosh and PC platforms. An intermediate-level production course that combines organizational, technical, and aesthetic skills. Emphais on designing and producing computer graphics for television and multimedia, digitally edited video programs, and multimedia presentation. Special consideration will be given to interactive components of these media.
- TEL-T 380 Latin American Cinema (3 cr.) Latin American cinema is enjoying a new surge of international recognition. What are the distinctions and peculiarities of Latin American Cinema? What are some of the questions raised by Latin American film makers? This course examines Latin American film within a pan-American context that begins with classics of Latin American cinema and concludes with Latin America's emerging influence on the global market.. II, S
- TEL-T 390 Literary and Intellectual Traditions (3 cr.) Explores in an interdisciplinary way, one of the great humanistic traditions of inquiry regarding one of the following themes: ideas of self, truth, beauty, community, nature, or conflict. Writing intensive and discussion focused. I
- TEL-T 416 Program Analysis and Criticism (3 cr.) P: TEL-C 200. Critical analysis of the form, production and performance elements of program genres including drama, comedy, talk, and game shows, documentaries, news, and emerging or experimental types of mass media content. Explores the relationships between programming, the media industries, and American culture.
- TEL-T 430 Topical Seminar in Design and Production (1-3 cr.) P: TEL-T 336, TEL-T 273, or permission from instructor. Exploration of design or production problems and issues in telecommunications. Topics vary. Credit not given for both TEL-T 430 and TEL-T 452.
- TEL-T 434 Advanced Production Workshop (3 cr.) P: TEL-T 336; and demonstrated fluency with Macintosh and PC platforms. Advanced production techniques in a specialized area. The topics will cover advanced theory and concepts that build upon lower-level video production courses.
- TEL-T 452 Topical Seminar in Design and Production (1-3 cr.) P: Eng-W 131. Exploration of design or production problems and issues in telecommunications. Topics vary.