Fall 2009 – Summer 2010 Graduate Course Catalog by Regent University

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symbolic/persuasive force to shape how individuals and communities think how they see reality themselves and their relationships with other people what they value and what they hope for and how they view the world students will apply critical skills to learn how to analyze all forms of digital communication including films television and video programs scripts new media and advertisements com 638 creative approaches to digital media 3 examination of artistic design and technical aspects of digital media production with reference to current theory and practice emphasis on the theory and production of interactive media and the deployment of digital product to the various distribution methods and channels students will use midlevel and advanced applications of web design software graphics design software and other digital content production software such as audio and video encoders com 641 directed project in digital media 5 provides a culminating experience student’s final semester within a professional digital media industry since the project is intended to be a technologically immersive and practical experience the students will be placed in a professional organization that employs digital media throughout the term students will meet weekly with the lead professor who will mentor and monitor progress assign appropriate readings etc assessment of the students’ work will be provided by an industry supervisor in consultation with the lead professor com 642 the christian in the digital age 2 goal of this course is to provide a synthesis of the theoretical and practical learning experienced in the digital media program with an emphasis on implementing the christian worldview into an understanding of the rapidly changing industries utilizing digital media com 700 introduction to doctoral studies in communication 3 provides overview of the historical roots methodological grounding and present state of and trends in the communication field with particular attention to its specialized vocabulary important writers and works and significant scholarly journals computer literary sessions for distance learning library resources for distance learning and graduate-level writing style form are included offered on campus only in the summer com 701 communication research historical/critical methodologies 3 an in-depth survey analysis and practice of current humanities and arts research approaches and methodologies used in the study of communication and the arts com 702 communication research quantitative methodologies 3 advanced study of classic and contemporary social science research methodologies and statistics utilized in the study of communication students must have previously had a graduate-level social science methods course at another institution com 601 or another equivalent experience com 703 communication research qualitative methodologies 3 advanced study of ethnography focus group interview techniques participant observation in-depth personal interview and other methodologies currently employed in the communication field com 705 advanced communication theory 3 an interdisciplinary examination of the most current theories scholarship published research and trends and issues in all areas within the communication and arts fields com 707 philosophy communication 3 a broad yet intensive study of the philosophical underpinnings of the communication and arts fields the history of ideas comparative worldviews ethical issues and other philosophical concerns will be addressed from a biblical perspective com 708 history of communication 3 a historical and interdisciplinary analysis of the development of communication and arts theories concepts and practices from the classical rhetorical tradition to the present com 709 theology communication 3 an analysis and evaluation from the word of god for the purpose and practice of communication com 785 doctoral seminar 1-3 seminars are special topics courses focusing on specific subdisciplines or involving broad interdisciplinary study may be taken more than once under varying titles may be taken by master’s students with permission of instructor some seminars are taught on campus only com 788 tutorial in communication the arts 1-3 tutorials afford doctoral students the opportunity to do special research projects and readings under the direction of and in conjunction with a faculty member in the school of communication and the arts tutorials are not independent studies—they are courses with syllabi and structured meeting times—and are normally tailored to student’s specialized academic and professional interests and/or dissertation area 58