Communication Studies (COM)

COM 510  Organizational Communication     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: Theories, applications, research and problems in human communication within a variety of organizational environments; the relationship of communication to motivation, leadership, organizational culture, organizational structure, and other advanced topics. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.

COM 530  Social Media Branding     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: This course provides experience with current and emerging social media tools and digital technologies. Students will gain knowledge about various opportunities for strategically implementing digital, social and mobile media into strategic communication practices and research. They will engage in managing their own online reputation as well as a business/organization's identity through a mastery of social media applications.

COM 548  Digital Prod for Pros     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Summer.

Course Description: This course is designed to build the student's level of knowledge and practical skills in the area of digital production. The students will learn and apply skills in the use of digital media and audio production equipment in a number of "real life" production situations including the production of professional quality photos, a PSA or promotional video and digital media marketing tools or mini doc. Upon completion of the course the student will be able to produce, direct, and provide technical support for any single camera production as well as produce professional-quality photography.