Ithaca College

Roy H. Park School of Communications

General Communications Courses

GCOM-11100 Time Management NLA

Learn and practice processes for identifying personal and work goals, plan steps to achieve those goals, and prioritize tasks to take those steps. Learn to use day-planners as devices to control and monitor your time and activities and your progress toward your goals. Learn how to deal with clutter, paper, and deadlines. Examples are chosen from the field of communication. 1 credit. Block course. (IRR)

GCOM-29200 Minicourses in Communications NLA

A series of short courses in specialized areas of communications that do not meet the College guidelines for liberal arts designation. Visiting lecturers and faculty of the school participate in areas of their expertise. May be repeated. Prerequisites: Vary depending on the topic; refer to Undergraduate Course Offerings each semester. Pass/fail. 1-2 credits. (IRR)

GCOM-29300 Minicourses in Communications LA

A series of short courses in specialized areas of communications that meet the College guidelines for liberal arts designation. Visiting lecturers and faculty of the school participate in areas of their expertise. May be repeated. Prerequisites: Vary depending on the topic; refer to Undergraduate Course Offerings each semester. Pass/fail. 1-2 credits. (IRR)

GCOM-32600 Media Industries NLA

Introductory overview of media and media-related industries (film, television, radio, corporate communications, sound recording, journalism, advertising, and public relations), with an emphasis on the interrelationship between the corporate and economic structures of the Hollywood system and media production. The course combines lectures, classroom exercises, and panel discussions with creative and corporate professionals currently working in the industry. Prerequisites: Junior standing. 1 credit. (Offered in Los Angeles F-S)

GCOM-41200 Selected Topics LA

Exploration and analysis of a specific area of communication. Topics vary based on student demand and faculty expertise and research interests. Course content and pedagogical methods meet College guidelines for liberal arts designation. Not a production course. May be repeated once. Total number of credits in any combination of TVR-41200, TVR-41210, GCOM-41200, GCOM-41210, OCLD-39000, and OCLD-39010 may not exceed 6. Prerequisites: Junior standing; others vary depending on the topic. Refer to Undergraduate Course Offerings each semester. 3 credits. (IRR)

GCOM-41210 Selected Topics NLA

Exploration and analysis of a specific area of communication. Topics vary based on student demand and faculty expertise and research interests. Course content and pedagogical methods do not meet the College guidelines for liberal arts designation. Not a production course. May be repeated once. Total number of credits in any combination of TVR-41200, TVR-41210, GCOM-41200, GCOM-41210, OCLD-39000, and OCLD-39010 may not exceed 6. Prerequisites: Junior standing; others vary depending on the topic. Refer to Undergraduate Course Offerings each semester. 3 credits. (IRR)