December 2009

NEWS REPORTING II

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
COMM
Course Number: 
2323

Advanced reporting, special forms of journalistic writing, photojournalism, writing to deadlines. Students will be required to write and shoot photographs for student newspaper. Introduction to basics of newspaper layout. Prerequisites: COMM 2313, PHOT 1023. 3 hours.

PROGRAMMING IN "C/C++" I

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
CSCI
Course Number: 
2143

"C" I is an introduction to programming techniques and covers basic programming with functions. Character processing, data types, arrays and storage classes are included with an introduction to pointers. This is a foundation course for computer science majors and an introduction for general programming techniques. 3 hours

SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMMUNICATION

Number of Hours: 
1
Course Category: 
COMM
Course Number: 
2880

Special topics in communication. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours with change in title and content. 1-3 hours.

PROGRAMMING IN "C/C++” II

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
CSCI
Course Number: 
2243

"C” II is a continuation of "C” I and covers pointers in greater detail. Both linear and multidimensional arrays are introduced and then correlated to pointer access. Strings will be presented and pointer association with these and recursive techniques. File access will be complemented with software tools and an introduction to C++ and Object Oriented Programming. Prerequisite: CSCI 2143. 3 hours

COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP

Number of Hours: 
1
Course Category: 
COMM
Course Number: 
2900

Guided practicum in communication activity under faculty supervision. Assignments may vary. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours with change in title and content. 1-3 hours.

PROGRAMMING IN COBOL

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
CSCI
Course Number: 
2343

General problem solving techniques and design of the COBOL language. Formulation and solution of
representative business problems (such as payroll and inventory) using business-oriented language (COBOL). Prerequisites: IDS 2003 or CSCI 1143, and Math 0123. 3 hours

COMMUNICATION TUTORIAL

Number of Hours: 
1
Course Category: 
COMM
Course Number: 
2990

Independent study in communication under faculty supervision. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours with change in title and content. 1-3 hours

GROUP COMMUNICATION

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
COMM
Course Number: 
3203

Theory of small group dynamics, including rules and norms, roles, and leadership styles. Assignments typically include several group projects and written analysis of each project. 3 hours.

PRACTICUM IN PRINT MEDIA

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
COMM
Course Number: 
3333

Practicum in advanced reporting, editing, layout, photography, advertising, and business management, print production, circulation. Practicum prepares student for role as newspaper editor. Prerequisites: COMM 2313, COMM 2323, and PHOT 1023. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours with change in duties. 3 hours.

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
COMM
Course Number: 
3513

Study of evolution of public relations as a profession and basic theories about public opinion, public relations research and writing, developing and maintaining effective relationships with various publics, types of public relations communication, ethical and legal issues, and crisis management. Emphasis on applying theory to practice. Assignments typically include creation of public relations materials for major class project, analysis of case studies, and paper on legal/ethical issues. Prerequisite: COMM 2313 or permission of instructor. 3 hours.