Undergraduate College of Communication Winter/Spring 2009-2010 by DePaul University

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general information college of communication undergraduate studies general information admission candidates interested in admission to the college of communication should direct all inquiries to the office of admission depaul university 1 east jackson boulevard chicago illinois 60604 telephone 312 362-8300 e-mail admitdpu@depaul.edu the office of admission will provide each candidate with the required forms and instructions for filing the application a nonrefundable online application fee of $25.00 is required of each applicant college of communication undergraduate studies general information catalog version catalog version u ndergraduate u pdate october 15 2009 please use the menu items to the left for current catalog navigation access archived catalogs by choosing the link to the right admission college of communication undergraduate studies general information college of communication college of communication catalog version communication is the art and science of creating

bachelor of arts degree requirements college of communication undergraduate studies bachelor of arts degree requirements competence in modern language competence in modern language students who intend to graduate with a bachelor of arts degree in the college of communication will be required to demonstrate competence in a modern language such competence may be demonstrated in one of several ways completing the last course in a second year high school course work in a modern language or latin completing the last course in the first-year college sequence of any language completing a college course beyond the first-year level in any language achieving a satisfactory score on any of the modern language placement examinations administered at depaul achieving a satisfactory rating in a proficiency examination accepted by depaul achieving a score of 3 or higher on the advance placement ap test for any language must be completed during high school achieving a score of 5 or higher in the

internship and cmn 394 advanced communication internship when placement relates to the track also students take three electives from other communication offerings iii public relations and advertising formerly public communication the three common core courses are required plus five track requirements 1 either cmn/prad 244 principles of advertising or cmn/prad 255 public relations 2 cmn/prad 256 writing for public communication 3 cmns 291 research methods 4 either cmn/prad 334 ethics in public relations and advertising or cmn/prad 335 advertising and society and 5 prad 336 advertising campaigns or cmn/prad 337 public relations campaigns or prad 339 integrated communication campaigns students select three additional courses from cmn/prad 244 principles of advertising cmns 251 organizational communication cmn/prad 255 public relations cmn 304 multicultural communication in the usa cmns 309 global communication cmns 329 persuasion cmn/prad 334 ethics in public relations and advertising

college of communication offerings internship credit students in the major may take cmn 294 communication internship or cmn 394 advanced communication internship when placement relates to the major for credit in order to take cmn 294 or cmn 394 students must have completed the three communication core courses cmn 101 cmn 102 cmn 103 two courses in the chosen major and have fulfilled internship program eligibility requirements unrestricted electives students complete the bachelor​s degree in communication studies by taking an additional 56 quarter hours selected from any courses offered by depaul university course descriptions cmn 101 introduction to human communication this core course is required of all majors in the college of communication the class provides an introduction to the field of relational group and organizational communication students become acquainted with the basic terms concepts and theoretical perspectives used to examine communication in dyadic group and

communication students receive insight into the significance and meaning of their own dayto-day communication activities and discover how theories provide complementary and viable explanations for analyzing as well as assessing the impact of communication in relational group and organizational contexts cmns 361 gender and communication a review of the differences in communication patterns between women and men topics covered include language and language usage differences interaction patterns gender social movements and perceptions of the sexes generated through language and communication cmns 366 communication technology and society survey of a variety of contemporary and historical issues related to the introduction and diffusion of communication technologies in society especially examines how new technologies particularly the internet are transforming the communication landscape emphasis on issues of intellectual property surveillance privacy regulation message construction and

jour 368 sports reporting sports reporting is a go-to destination for online print and broadcast consumers of sports information this course gives students an understanding of the social and cultural significance of sports it trains them to look for themes and details that go beyond the simple score of a contest to the symbolic importance of athletics in the post-modern experience students will complete the course with a new appreciation for what makes for strong sports reporting and what accounts for its unique hold on the popular imagination prereq jour 275 jour 374 community journalism one of the largest areas of readership growth and jobs in journalism is professionally delivering community news this course focuses on the unique opportunities of serving citizens through reporting that captures the concerns and triumphs of diverse urban and suburban communities it enables reporters to develop sources and report on beats of real interest to a wide readership prereq jour 275 jour

prad 336 advertising campaigns this class is designed to expose students to the use and development of advertising strategies and techniques in a variety of product and service categories through case studies students examine contemporary examples of successful advertising programs and campaigns and through implementation projects discover how practitioners function within marketing communication organizations prerequisite prad 244 formerly cmn 337 public communication campaigns check with instructor if content covered matches content taken in cmn 337 prad 337 public relations campaigns the class is designed to expose students to the use and development of public relations strategies and techniques in a variety of functions including community relations employee relations government relations and media relations through case studies students examine contemporary examples of successful public relations programs and campaigns and through implementation projects discover how

ˇ mcs 352 topics in new media ˇ mcs 353 topics in media studies ˇ mcs 354 topics in mass media ˇ cmns 309 formerly cmn 309 international/global communication ˇ cmns 337 asian-american media representations ˇ cmns 366 formerly cmn 366 communication technology society ˇ cmn 294 communication internship ˇ cmn 394 advanced communication internship prior course credit for cmn 272 concepts in media design or cmn 347 mass media criticism can count as toward history/criticism electives as well students select one production course from the following ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ mcs 339 formerly cmn 339 radio broadcasting mcs 373 formerly cmn 373 audio documentary mcs 386 formerly cmn 386 radio production mcs 389 topics in media production dc 201 introduction to screenwriting dc 210 digital cinema production i dc 215 digital sound design dc 220 editing i dc 272 writing for television

schools communities and workplaces the course also focuses on practices involving current and future technologies that hold promise for the creation and distribution of all media dc 201 introduction to screenwriting this course focuses on narrative storytelling and encourages students to find their unique voices while emphasizing the critical importance of working as part of a creative team emphasis is placed on telling a story in terms of action and the reality of characters in cinema animation and gaming the difference between the literary and visual medium is explored through individual writing projects and group analysis in addition the nature of the interactive story will be examined focusing on the differences as well as the similarities between gaming and the other narrative forms dc 210 digital cinema production i a beginning workshop in digital cinematic expression this course deals with grammar and construction of visual storytelling through editing materials and through

to complete the minor in intercultural communication students must take cmns 103/cmn 203 intercultural communication and either cmns 220 public speaking or cmns 230 performance of literature students may complete a minor in intercultural communication by taking four more courses from cmns 205 communication culture and community cmn 304 multiculturalism in the us cmn 305 language and society cmns 308 topics in communication and culture cmns309 global communication cmns310 discourse analysis cmns321 cultural and symbolic criticism cmns 330 topics in performance intercultural topics cmns 333 cultural ways of speaking cmns 334 urban communication cmns 337 asian-american media representations cmns 338 asian culture and communication cmns361 gender and communication cmn 394 advanced communication internship rhetoric minor college of communication undergraduate studies minors journalism minor journalism minor the journalism minor a minor in journalism consists of cmn/jour 275 introduction