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Reading, discussion, and research on current issues in mass media law or theoretical bases for freedom of expression.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture, Recitation
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Readings and discussion of major issues, events, and people in the history of mass media in the United States.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture, Recitation
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Mass media structure, development, systems, responsibilities and ethics, and criticisms.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Seminar for graduate students who do not have an undergraduate degree in advertising. Strategic and creative components of advertising, both from the visual and textual perspectives. Specific strategies for writing and designing advertising, promotional and public relations materials; creative aspects related to strategic planning.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Systems of mass communications in foreign countries and across international boundaries.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
JGRD 891
JGRD 891 may be repeated up to three times so long as the topics are different.
Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per degree: 12
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission of major adviser
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
JGRD 899
Prereqs:
Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 6
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Ethical framework for exploring current issues in mass communications.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Skills and technologies involved with multi-platform journalism and management.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
JGRD 903
Current issues in business management related to the media environment.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Process and effects of mass communication.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Research concepts and procedures with emphasis on methodology and research techniques in mass communication. Development of competency in consumption and interpretation of research combined with an introduction to research design, analysis, and decision making.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Process and effects of regulatory information control procedures of federal, state, and local government.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Development of thesis topic may come from JGRD 992. JGRD 992 is designed for increasing competency in professional practice and depending on goals, may be concentrated in ADVT, BRDC, or NEWS. Translation of social, political, and economic affairs to mass audiences in both print and electronic media.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Independent Study
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Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Current problems in mass communication and interrelated social, economic, and political factors. Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
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Course Delivery: Classroom