25. Fundamentals of Broadcasting Performance (3)
Primarily for students with a major or minor in Radio-TV. Basic theories and techniques of broadcast-cinema performance. Study of vocal and visual aspects of performance, analysis, and preparation of program material for performance. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
40. Foundations of Broadcasting (3)
Basic theories of mass communication as the framework for the study of radio, television, and cinema. Historical development, regulation, social influences, and contemporary standards of evaluation in the contexts of theory and practice.
41. Radio Production (3)
Prerequisite: R-TV 40. Lecture and laboratory experiences in program development and production techniques as they apply in radio broadcasting and other sound media. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
44. Television Production (3)
Prerequisite: R-TV 40. Lecture and laboratory experiences in program development and production techniques as they apply in television. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
115. Advanced Broadcasting Laboratory (1; max total 4)
Prerequisite: R-TV 41 or 44. Individual and group laboratory experience in major productions for closed-circuit or broadcast distribution. (1 lab, 2-4 arranged hours)
127. Broadcast Program Appreciation (3)
The development and forms of broadcast programming; the contributions and effects of radio-television on society; critical analysis of recordings and scripts of significant broadcasts. A consideration of the media as popular cultural arts.
128. Motion Picture Appreciation (3)
History and development of motion pictures; criteria for motion picture selection; use of reviews and judgment by critics and organizations; critical observation; evaluation.
129. Motion Picture Production (3)
Theory and techniques of film production. Laboratory practice in the basic uses of motion picture production equipment. Group and individual film projects. (2 lecture, 2 lab, and arranged hours)
140. Broadcasting and the Public (3)
Critical study of both the real and potential cultural, economic, and political impact of broadcasting; factors which shape the structure, standards, and procedures of broadcasting.
141. Broadcast and Film Writing (3)
Prerequisite: R-TV 41 or 44. Continuity types; theory, writing, and evaluation of announcements, commentaries, and program formats; adapting the spoken word to the media.
142. Radio and Television News Broadcasting (3)
(Same as Jour 142). Prerequisite: R-TV 41 or 44. Characteristics of electronic news media; local and national broadcast news operations; news sources and resources; social influence; policy and control; planning and producing news and public affairs programs. (2 lecture, 2 lab, and arranged hours)
143. Producing the Educational Broadcast
(Same as A S 143.) Objectives and uses of radio and television in education; place of radio and television in the curriculum, classroom utilization; advantages and limitations of the media; evaluation of school broadcasts; program production experiences. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
144. Advanced Television Production (3)
Prerequisite: R-TV 44. Development of creative and critical skills; study of production theory and practice; participation in organization, planning, and production activities. (1 lecture, 4 lab hours)
147. Directing the Broadcast Program (3; max total 6)
Prerequisite: R-TV 41 or 44, permission of instructor, Theories and practices in producing and directing radio and television programs; planning and production for the directorial function. Laboratory goal to create airworthy products for closed-circuit or broadcast distribution. (1 lecture, 4 lab and arranged hours)
149. Advanced Broadcast Performance (3)
Prerequisite: A-TV 25, and 41 or 44. Theories of performance in cinema and broadcasting; refinement of professional skills and standards; laboratory, closed-circuit or broadcast performance, (2 lecture, 2 lab and 2 arranged hours)
160. Broadcast Regulation (3)
Prerequisite: R-TV 40. Theories of mass communication control and their application to the electronic media. Development of regulatory patterns in U. S. broadcasting; social responsibility of the broadcaster.
170. Cinematography (3)
Prerequisite: R-TV 70. Advanced study of problems of camera and sound; production organization and equipment; laboratory projects in film production. (2 lecture, 2 lab and arranged hours)
185. Proseminar in Station Management (3)
Prerequisite: R-TV 160, permission of instructor. Organization, programming, and operation of radio and television stations; correlation of department functions.
186. Internship in Broadcasting and Film (1-6; max total 6)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Applied practice in area broadcasting and film operations and allied agencies. On-the-job and department supervision. Reports and conferences required. Credit-No Credit grading only.
187T. Topics in Film Studies (3; max total 9)
Selected subjects of study to include; Techniques of Film Editing, the Documentary Film, Aesthetics, Criticism, Film History, Educational and Industrial Films, Directors and their works, and Experimental Films.
188T. Topics in Broadcasting (3; max total 9)
Selected timely and relevant topics of study including broadcast measurement and evaluation, media criticism, economics, broadcasting in politics, international broadcasting, documentary programming.
189. Projects in Production (3; max total 6)
Prerequisite: senior standing, permission of instructor. Creative group projects in broadcasting or film; public showing or distribution of product required. (6-8 hours arranged)
190. Independent Study (1-3; max see reference)
See Academic Placement - Independent Study.
Graduate courses are listed under Special Programs -- Mass Communication.
305T. Topics in Radio-TV-Cinema (1-3; repeatable with different topics)
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