Roy H. Park School of Communications

Television-Radio Courses

TVR 10100 - Introduction to Media Production NLA

An applied, practical introduction to the fundamentals of audio and video electronic media production. Covers theory, terminology, and techniques, with an emphasis placed on the function and operation of various analog and digital equipment. The basic technical and aesthetic skills of both radio production and television studio production are covered. Open to sport media majors in the spring semester. 4 credits. (F-S)

TVR 10500 - Introduction to Audio NLA

An applied practical introduction to the fundamentals of audio. Covers theory, terminology, and technique, with emphasis on the function and operation of various analog and digital used for audio acquisition, mixing and output. The basic technical and aesthetic audio skills for radio, television, cinema, and new media production and post-production are covered. Prerequisites: Majors in television-radio, media production concentration or emerging media, - media design and production concentration. 2 credits. (F-S)

TVR 10600 - Introduction to Games and Society LA

History and current state of the video game industry, fan culture, virtual worlds, and game analysis. Exposure to and critical analysis of theories and views of play and games from
anthropology, psychology, and media studies. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 10700 - Introduction to Television Studio Production NLA

Introductory course that explores the techniques and purpose of various television studio productions through direct hands-on experience. Offers students the opportunity to engage in the many facets of television studio production through a variety of projects and exercises. Prerequisites: Television-radio major with a media production concentration. 2 credits. (F-S)

TVR 11500 - Introduction to Field Production NLA

Introduction to electronic field production techniques, including portable field camera operation, video editing, lighting, scripting, media aesthetics, and logistics. Students will develop both their creative and technical skills through a combination of production exercises, projects, readings, and critiques. 4 credits. (F-S)

TVR 12100 - Introduction to Mass Media LA SS

Survey of American mass media with emphasis placed on the historical development, structure, organization, function, and effects of mass media in society. Discussion includes issues such as ethnic, racial, age, and sex-role stereotyping; violence; children and the media; and economic control and the role of governmental regulation. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 12200 - Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis LA

Teaches techniques and criteria for analysis of media productions. Examines the basic production techniques used to communicate with visual images and sound. Topics such as light, composition, motion, sound, editing, and time may be covered. Aesthetics in the production, consumption, and critique of media are surveyed. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 12300 - Introduction to Law and the Media LA

An introduction to law, lawyers, juries, and the legal system as portrayed in dramatic, news, and documentary television programming as well as in popular films. This course will study how the media and the legal system influence each other. Ethical issues concerning how the media portrays the legal system to the audience will be analyzed. Concepts including double jeopardy, jury tampering, hung juries, new trials, judicial misconduct, appeals processes, and judicial corruption will be discussed as they relate to the various contemporary television programming and films to be viewed in class. When possible, local judges or lawyers will appear on a discussion panel. 3 credits. (S)

TVR 12400 - Introduction to Media Industries LA

Introduction to digital and electronic media industries, both traditional and emerging. Focus on ethical, legal technological, economic, and creative shifts resulting from new media platforms and cross-platform distribution. Discussion, research, writing, and group collaborative work focused on emerging challenges and opportunities in the new media environment. Prerequisites: Majors in
television-radio and emerging media. 4 credits. (F-S)

TVR 13100 - Media Writing LA

Exposure to a diverse selection of writing styles and formats used in the mass media. It will introduce critical, analytical, and applicable writing skills in areas such as audio, visual, and interactive media. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 13400 - Developing Story Narratives LA

Utilizing dramatic and experimental techniques from the world of theater, art, literature, film, and international cultures, this course is designed to teach and challenge the student with new ways to develop storytelling strategies. Through the exploration of various narrative methods, students will produce a series of short written works. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 20500 - Critical Analysis of Games and Immersive Media LA

History, literature, media studies, and design are combined to develop and refine a critical vocabulary for articulating the aesthetics of games, including both the distinctive features unique to games and those shared with other forms of media and culture. Textual analyses, history, and game construction will be emphasized, as well as a critique of a canon of significant and
influential games. Open only to majors in game design and immersive media. Prerequisites: TVR 10600. 3 credits. (Y)

TVR 20600 - British Media and the Global Context LA

Studies key aspects of British media in historical and cultural contexts. Students will research specific case studies of British media's global spread, influence, and links with global economy and culture. This course is offered only through the Ithaca College London Center. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; acceptance into the Ithaca College London program. 3 credits. (Y)

TVR 20900 - Introduction to Game Design and Development LA

Fundamentals of electronic game design including rule design, play mechanics, social game interactions, and the integration of visual and audio as well as text elements and how games function to create experiences. Practical aspects of game design are covered such as the game design documentation and play testing. Prerequisites: TVR 10600. 4 credits. (F)

TVR 21100 - New Media Business and Economics LA SS

Investigates the range of business and economic models applicable to new and emerging media industries. Critiques business models that drive traditional media industries and reviews the economic and social viability of alternative business models for emerging media. Emerging media and television-radio majors. Prerequisites: TVR 12400. 4 credits. (Y)

TVR 21400 - Design of New Media: Theory, Function and Analysis LA

"Fundamental principles of design, function, and usability of new media technology, including games, mobile applications, web-based media, and other digital media platforms. Assessment of examples of new media designs for strengths, limitations, and usability; exploration of rules, techniques, and problem-solving strategies that go into the creation of new media applications and
platforms. Open to majors in rmerging media and television-radio. Prerequisites: TVR 12400. 4 credits. (Y)

TVR 21500 - Fiction Field Production 1 NLA

Previously learned skills will be amplified, enhanced, and refined through a combination of in-class exercises and outside projects with equal attention to form and content. Emphasis will be placed on the development of ideas, storytelling, and greater sophistication in all areas of electronic field production. Prerequisites: TVR 11500. 4 credits. (F-S)

TVR 22000 - Global Flow of Information LA

A critical review and analysis of theories, policies, and issues in international and intercultural communication, as well as the flow of information among nations of the world through traditional and contemporary communication channels. Includes interpersonal communications, the mass media, satellite communications, diplomacy and international conventions. Readings and discussions of research studies demonstrate the interconnections of communication and international relations. Emphasis is placed on the impact of the flow of information on political, economic, cultural, legal, and social aspects of various countries and regions. Prerequisites: One course in the social sciences; sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F)

TVR 22500 - Television Production and Direction NLA

This intermediate studio television production course builds upon basic production techniques covered in TVR 10100 Introduction to Media Production. Video aesthetic theories will be applied in creative studio productions. Prerequisites: TVR 10100. 4 credits. (F-S)

TVR 25100 - Critical Thinking and Mass Communication LA

An applied introduction to critical thinking skills, relevant to many disciplines. Presents practical techniques for evaluating information and identifying propaganda. Useful to journalists and media professionals, and also for media consumers who rely on print, broadcast, and online sources for information. Students who take CLTC 11000 are not permitted to take this course. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 26000 - Quantitative Mass Media Research Methods LA

A basic introduction to quantitative research methods in mass communications, including sampling, survey, experimental, and content analysis. Review of literature, identification of basic concepts, problems, responsibilities, and research ethics; procedures and basic techniques of computer data analysis. A research project is required. Prerequisites: TVR 12100 or TVR 12400. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 26200 - Qualitative Mass Media Research Methods LA

A basic introduction to theories and research skills used in qualitative research as applied to mass communication. Major topics include cultural studies theories, ethnography, historical research, depth interviews, qualitative content analysis, and focus groups. Review of literature, identification of basic concepts, problems, and responsibilities. A research project is required. Prerequisites: TVR 12100. 3 credits. (S)

TVR 27100 - Audio Production NLA

Examines the theory and practice of audio production and highlights the unique properties of the medium. The concept of sound design is examined as applied to programming intended for persuasion, information, and entertainment. In addition to providing hands-on experience through production exercises and projects, the course places considerable emphasis on aesthetic analysis of audio products through a series of "critical listening" exercises. Prerequisites: TVR 10100 (or MUMC 14500 for students in sound recording technology major only). 4 credits. (F-S)

TVR 29200 - Minicourses in Communications NLA
TVR 29201 - Minicourses in Communications NLA

A series of short courses in specialized areas of communication 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 not receive credit for both GCOM 29219 and TVR 29201. Prerequisites: Vary depending on the topic; refer to the class schedule on HomerConnect each semester. Pass/fail. 1-2 credits. (IRR)

TVR 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)

TVR 29301 - Propaganda and Media Control

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. Students cannot get credit for this course and GCOM 29314. Prerequisites: Vary depending on topic; refer to Undergraduate Course Offerings each semester. Pass/fail. 1-2 credits. (IRR)

TVR 29900 - Nonfiction Production NLA

An intermediate-level documentary production course that emphasizes the production skills, the storytelling concepts, and the legal and ethical framework for successful documentary productions. Also covered are different stylistic approaches to the genre, concepts related to the documentary maker's "voice" within his or her work, subgenres within the documentary format, and distribution, fund-raising, and research strategies. Prerequisites: TVR 11500 or CNPH 11100. 4 credits. (Y)

TVR 30100 - Special Topics in Game Design and Immersive Media NLA

The topics of this practicum will vary to allow students the opportunity to learn about a specific area of gaming and immersive media, such as casual games, virtual worlds, and massive multiplayer online role playing games. Students will be required to analyze current examples of immersive media issues addressed in the topic, engage in critical thinking on the topic, and create new examples of the immersive media topic being studied. May be repeated once to allow students to study two topics. Open only to majors in game design and immersive media. Prerequisites: TVR 20900, COMP 20700. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 30101 - Special Topics in Game Design and Immersive Media NLA

The topics of this practicum will vary to allow students the opportunity to learn about a specific area of gaming and immersive media, such as casual games, virtual worlds, and massive multiplayer online role-playing games. Students will be required to analyze current examples of immersive media issues addressed in the topic, engage in critical thinking on the topic, and create new examples of the immersive media topic being studied. May be repeated once to allow students to study two topics. Open only to majors in game design and immersive media. Prerequisites: TVR 20900, COMP 20700. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 30102 - Special Topics in Game Design and Immersive Media NLA

The topics of this practicum will vary to allow students the opportunity to learn about a specific area of gaming and immersive media, such as casual games, virtual worlds, and massive multiplayer online role playing games. Students will be required to analyze current examples of immersive media issues addressed in the topic, engage in critical thinking on the topic, and create new examples of the immersive media topic being studied. May be repeated once to allow students to study two topics. Open only to majors in game design and immersive media. Prerequisites: TVR 20900, COMP 20700. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 30103 - Special Topics in Game Design and Immersive Media NLA
TVR 30104 - Special Topics in Game Design and Immersive Media NLA

The topics of this practicum will vary to allow students the opportunity to learn about a specific area of gaming and immersive media, such as casual games, virtual worlds, and massive multiplayer online role playing games. Students will be required to analyze current examples of immersive media issues addressed in the topic, engage in critical thinking on the topic, and create new examples of the immersive media topic being studied. May be repeated once to allow students to study two topics. Open only to majors in game design and immersive media. Prerequisites: TVR 20900, COMP 20700. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 30105 - Special Topics in Game Design and Immersive Media NLA

The topics of this practicum will vary to allow students the opportunity to learn about a specific area of gaming and immersive media, such as casual games, virtual worlds, and massive multiplayer online role playing games. Students will be required to analyze current examples of immersive media issues addressed in the topic, engage in critical thinking on the topic, and create new examples of the immersive media topic being studied. May be repeated once to allow students to study two topics. Open only to majors in game design and immersive media. Prerequisites: TVR 20900, COMP 20700. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 30200 - Gaming Industry LA

This course will examine the structure and economics of the video-game and virtual world industries, including how new projects are funded, marketed, and distributed as well as relationships between publishers, developers, distributors, marketers, retailers, and consumers. Open only to majors in game design and immersive media. Prerequisites: TVR 20500. 3 credits. (Y)

TVR 30300 - Program Development for Entertainment Media NLA

Exploration and application of the creative process for developing program content for entertainment media industry. Students will work with true events or novels for features, television movies, series and Internet distribution. Analysis of creative properties and case studies will exemplify the most effective means for producers, writers, directors, and programmers to develop concepts for the theatrical and television marketplace. Prerequisites: TVR 12100 or TVR 12400; junior standing; television-radio major. 4 credits. (Y)

TVR 30400 - Advanced Studio Production NLA

An advanced studio television course expanding on established production skills acquired in previous courses while introducing additional concepts and techniques required for complex multicamera productions. Through producing, writing, and directing a variety of programs, students will apply production theories and concepts within a digital production environment. Prerequisites: TVR 11500; TVR 22500. 4 credits. (F-S)

TVR 30900 - Motion Graphics and Animation NLA

This course will introduce motion graphics and animation techniques using traditional and computer forms. Theoretical and conceptual approaches to motion graphics design and techniques will be explored using international examples. Students will complete several animation projects with increasing complexity during the semester. Prerequisites: TVR 11500; television-radio or emerging media major; sophomore standing. 4 credits. (Y)

TVR 31000 - Experimental Video: Production and Criticism NLA

Examines the history and theory of experimental video, electronic, and digital media as a cross-disciplinary visual and aural art form that emerged from several art disciplines and the associated developing technologies. An active hands-on exploration of the wide variety of aesthetic strategies used in the conceptualization, creation, presentation, and exhibition of electronic media. By designing individual and collaborative projects, students gain a broader awareness of the field and the technical and creative innovations that have shaped the contemporary art culture and the media arts industries. Prerequisites: TVR 11500 or CNPH 11100; television-radio, emerging media, or film, photography, and visual arts major; sophomore standing. 4 credits. (Y)

TVR 31200 - Government and Media LA

Provides an understanding of the policy-making process used to formulate various regulations that govern the media. The role of relevant policy-making bodies, such as Congress, the courts, Federal Communications Commission, and lobby groups, are discussed. Specific regulation concerning the First Amendment, obscenity, libel, privacy, copyright, commercial speech, access to information, antitrust, etc., are also examined. A major research paper on a relevant media regulation topic is required. Prerequisites: TVR 12100, TVR 12400, JOUR 11100, or STCM 10300;
television-radio, journalism, documentary studies and production, integrated marketing communications, or emerging media major; junior standing.3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 31300 - Topics in Media Law and Policy LA
TVR 31301 - Topics in Media Law and Policy LA
TVR 31302 - Topics in Media Law and Policy LA
TVR 31303 - Topics in Media Law and Policy LA
TVR 31304 - Topics in Media Law and Policy LA
TVR 31305 - Topics in Media Law and Policy LA

Overview of First Amendment theory, legal precedent, copyright, libel, and privacy, followed by an in-depth investigation of specific media law and policy issues determined by faculty expertise and student interest. Prerequisites: TVR 12100, TVR 12400, JOUR 11100, or STCM 10300. Television-radio, documentary studies and production, integrated marketing communications,
journalism or emerging media majors; junior standing. 4 credits. (IRR)

TVR 31500 - Fiction Field Production II NLA

This course has two primary agendas, one aesthetic and one technical. The aesthetic focus is on creative authorship, personal vision, and the exploration of strategies and methods for transforming vision into reality. The technical focus is on increasing sophistication and skill within specific areas of field production: sound recording, camera work, lighting, production planning, and computer-based nonlinear editing systems. Prerequisites: TVR 21500; TVR 22500. 4 credits. (Y)

TVR 32000 - Topics in Media Technology LA

Analysis of theoretical, social, economic, political, technological, and cultural perspectives that impact and are impacted by new and emerging media technologies. Theoretical framework or technological focus defined by faculty expertise and student interest. Prerequisites: TVR 12100 or TVR 12400; junior standing; television-radio or emerging media majors. 4 credits. (Y)

TVR 32200 - New Telecommunications Technologies LA

Examines the development of new technologies and communication networks. The structure of the marketplace, government policy, and the social impacts of new technologies are discussed. Issues such as globalization, computer security, privacy, and changes in regulations may be covered. Prerequisites: TVR 12100; two level-2 courses in one or more of the following fields: television-radio, psychology, sociology; junior standing. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 32400 - European Mass Media LA SS

A comparative study of Western and Eastern European mass media, with emphasis placed on their historical development, structure, organization, function, and effects in society. Issues discussed include privatization, satellite broadcasting, East-West media relations, and contemporary political use of the mass media. Prerequisites: Three courses in social sciences; junior standing. 3 credits. (F)

TVR 32500 - Seminar in Development Communications LA

A forum for discussion and analysis of various issues involved in the use of mass media in the development effort of third world countries. Examples in a number of African and Asian nations are used to illustrate the use of media support in the development process, successfully or otherwise. External and internal forces that affect media implementation are analyzed. The issue of a communications workforce, its lack in third world countries, and its impact on the present state of affairs are discussed. Prerequisites: Three courses in social sciences; junior standing. 3 credits. (S)

TVR 33300 - Writing for Series Television FA NLA

Theory and practice of dramatic writing for television with emphasis placed on the development of the various series television formats. The course will feature a writing workshop with topics including character development, plotting, and marketing the finished product. Prerequisites: TVR 13400, or CNPH 10100 and CNPH 23300; junior standing. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 33500 - Electronic Media Criticism LA

Exploration of electronic media programming in terms of aesthetic and socioeconomic contexts. The focus may include broadcast television, radio, audio recording, and nonbroadcast video. Various approaches for analyzing electronic media programming are examined, such as psychoanalytic, Marxist, sociological, and semiotic. Deals with electronic media criticism from both academic and public perspectives. This course is only offered at the James B. Pendleton Los Angeles Center. Prerequisites: TVR 12100; junior standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

TVR 35200 - British Media and Society LA SS

A study of the role and function of media in modern societies, the effects and impact of the mass media, and the media as agents of democracy. An analysis of the relationship of British media to British society in the postwar period through examination of a wide range of material -- news, current affairs, documentary, drama, situation comedy. Prerequisites: Junior standing or above.

TVR 37100 - Advanced Audio Production NLA

The study and application of the creative capabilities of advanced audio equipment. Students learn the theory and techniques of sophisticated audio production, including analog and digital multi-track recording, mixing, signal processing, live remote recording, digital editing, creative sound production, and sound design for other media. Prerequisites: TVR 27100. 4 credits. (F)

TVR 39900 - Documentary Workshop LA

A challenging workshop and lecture course in which students carry out research, planning, production, and postproduction for a video documentary and formal program proposal. Major topics include documentary genres and techniques, criteria for selecting subject matter, primary and secondary sources of information. Communications majors only. Prerequisites: TVR 29900 or TVR 21500 or CNPH 22400 or JOUR 21200 or permission of instructor. 4 credits. (Y)

TVR 40000 - Topics in Media Production NLA
TVR 40001 - Topics in Media Production NLA

Exploration of a specific area of advanced media production through focused study and application. Topics will vary. Offerings may include, but not be limited to advanced remote multi-camera production; broadcast performance, advanced techniques in directing and producing; advanced studio and location lighting; advanced animation; 3-D modeling and special effects. Prerequisites: Junior standing, television-radio or emerging media major; permission of instructor. 1-4 credits. (Y)

TVR 40100 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Games and Immersive Media LA

This course is a critical examination of legal and ethical issues in video games and immersive media. The course will study how the law and the legal systems in various countries affect video games and immersive media. It will examine ethics, history, and public policy related to immersive media and the rapid changes taking place as the technology evolves and expands the use of immersive media worldwide. Open only to game design and immersive media majors. Prerequisites: TVR 30200. 3 credits. (Y)

TVR 40200 - Game Design and Immersive Media Workshop NLA

Capstone course in game design and immersive media production that requires students to draw on past coursework and projects to design and produce a game for a professional portfolio. Open only to majors in game design and immersive media. Prerequisites: TVR 30100. 4 credits. (S)

TVR 41200 - Selected Topics LA

Exploration and analysis of a specific area of communication. Topics vary based both on student demand and on faculty expertise and research interest. Course content and pedagogical methods meet the College guidelines for liberal arts designation. May be repeated once. Not a production course. 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)

TVR 41210 - Selected Topics NLA

Exploration and analysis of a specific area of communication. Topics vary based on student demand and faculty expertise and research interest. Course content and pedagogical methods do not meet the College guidelines for liberal arts designation. May be repeated once. Not a production course. 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)

TVR 43100 - Advanced Writing for Television and Radio NLA

Practice and guidance for advanced students in writing television scripts, with special attention in conference to individual writing problems. Prerequisites are either option A: TVR 13400, TVR 33300, WRTG 10600, or WRTG 10700; or option B: CNPH 10100, CNPH 23300, CNPH 33300. 3 credits. (S)

TVR 46000 - Senior Seminar LA

Informed by social, cultural, critical, economic, and/or legal theories, these seminars offer in-depth explorations and analyses of the complex relationship among the mass media, individuals, social institutions, industries, and/or culture. Topics vary based on faculty expertise and research interest. Prerequisites: Senior television-radio major, culture and communication major, or emerging media major. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 46200 - Seminar in Geomedia LA

This advanced seminar is concerned with the analysis of conglomeration and globalization processes as they affect print and broadcast media today. While the main focus is on international news and information, some attention is also given to other media industries. The course also examines citizens' and nongovernmental organizations' responses to globalization locally, nationally, and internationally. The course covers readings and analytical frameworks in several disciplines, including traditional market economics, Marxist analysis, feminist analysis, postcolonial analysis, and world system theory. Students take major responsibility for leading discussions and have an opportunity to research an issue of personal interest within the context of the seminar. Prerequisites: Three courses in social sciences; junior standing. 3 credits. (S)

TVR 47100 - Audio Workshop NLA

The course refines the student's abilities related to audio theory, professional digital audio equipment, critical listening, and the aesthetic analysis of audio products. Students record and edit an extensive audio project outside class. Students may take a second semester of this course with permission of instructor. Total may not exceed 8 credits. Prerequisites: TVR 37100. 4 credits. (S)

TVR 49000 - Internship NLA
TVR 49001 - Internship NLA

Jointly supervised work experience with a cooperating institution or corporation in the field of communications, intended to motivate the student toward professional growth through observation and participation, to provide opportunities to meet active professionals, and to stimulate career planning. Skill and academic knowledge are put into practice. May be repeated. Total credits may not exceed 12, including London and Los Angeles internships. Prerequisites: Junior television-radio, journalism, or media studies major or minor; completion of Park School internship procedures. 1-6 credits. Pass/fail only. (F-S)

TVR 49100 - Senior Media Thesis NLA

Advanced work and special projects in writing, producing, and directing on an individual or small-group basis. Programs may be developed for broadcast on ICTV or produced for the professional production unit. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor or one course from the following list: TVR 27100, TVR 29900, TVR 30400, TVR 30900, TVR 31500. 4 credits. (F-S)

TVR 49700 - Independent Project NLA

An independent project under the supervision of a faculty adviser, with the approval of the department chair. Possible projects include video/audio projects, script projects, and projects in journalism, advertising, or public relations. The outcome should be a completed work suitable for inclusion in a professional portfolio. May be repeated, but the total credits earned from all independent projects may not exceed 6. Prerequisites: Television-radio or integrated marketing communications major; junior or senior standing; permission of the department. 3 credits. (F-S)

TVR 49800 - London Communications Internship NLA

A limited number of internships with cooperating institutions or organizations are available to communications majors. The jointly supervised work experience offers the opportunity to learn through observation and participation in a professional setting. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing; completion of Park School internship procedures; approval of the dean in the semester preceding the London registration. Pass/fail only. 3-6 credits. (F-S) See "London Center."

TVR 49900 - Independent Study LA

Intensive study under the supervision of a faculty adviser and the approval of the department chair. Possible topics include quantitative or qualitative research in an area relating to media production, consumption, regulation, or criticism. Comprehensive research paper (not project) is required. May be repeated, but the total credits earned from all independent study taken may not exceed 6. Prerequisites: Television-radio or integrated marketing communications major; junior standing; permission of department. 1-6 credits. (F-S)