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Areas of Study Recommendations

The Television-Radio Program offers 16 recommended Areas of Study. These "tracks" offer students the opportunity to plan their own series of courses, corresponding to the student's main area of interest within the degree.

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 10500 Introduction to Audio (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 11000 Podcast: Audio Storytelling
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
TVR 27000 Microphone and Recording Techniques Applied to Location Sound (4)
TVR 27100 Audio Production (4) (F-S)
TVR 29215 Voice and Narration (1) (F)
CNPH 33010 Selected Topics in Advanced Cinema Production:  Sound Editing (4) (Y) **
TVR 37000 Audio Post-Production for Film and TV (4)

TVR 37100 Advanced Audio Production (4) (F)
TVR 40001 Topics in Media Production:  Broadcast Performance (4) (Y)
TVR 47100 Audio Workshop (4) (S)

Recommended Courses:  Outside the Park School of Communications
MUMC 14500 Introduction to Electroacoustic Music (2) (F-S)
PHYS 16000 Physics of Sound (3) (Y)
MUMC 24800 Digital Sound Production (2) (S)
MUMC 24900 Techniques and Analysis of Electroacoustic Music Composition (2) (IRR)
MUMC 25000 Digital Recording and Editing (2) (F)
THEA 22500 Theatrical Design I:  Sound (3) (F, Y)
THEA 31500 Theatrical Technology II:  Sound (3) (F, Y)
MUMC 34800 Advanced Microphone Techniques (3) (F)
MUMC 34900 Advanced Recording Techniques (3) (S)

**Prerequisites not in the major or recommended area of study.
##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 10500 Introduction to Audio (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 10700 Introduction to Television Studio Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 22500 Television Production and Direction (4) (F-S)
TVR 29215 Voice and Narration (1) (F)
TVR 30400 Advanced Studio Production (4) (F-S)
TVR 40001 Topics in Media Production:  Broadcast Performance (4) 

Recommended Courses:  Outside the Park School of Communications
CMST 11000 Public Communication (3) (F-S, Y)
CMST 11500 Business and Professional Communication (3) (F-S, Y)
THEA 13100 Acting I (3) (F-S, Y)
THEA 13200 Acting II (3) (F-S, Y)

##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 12300 Introduction to Law and the Media (3) (S)
TVR 25100 Critical Thinking and Mass Communication (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 31200 Government and Media (3) (F-S)

TVR 31300 Topics in Media Law and Policy (4) (IRR) **##
TVR 32700 Program Development for Entertainment Media (4) (Y)

Recommended Courses:  Outside the Park School of Communications
CMST 11000 Public Communication (3) (F-S, Y)
CMST 12400 Courtrooms & Communication (3) (F, Y)
WRTG 21100 Writing for the Workplace (3) (F-S, Y) **
GBUS 20300 Legal Environment of Business I (3) (F-S, Y) **
GBUS 20400 Legal Environment of Business II (3) (S, Y)
POLT 30300 Constitutional Law:  Civil Rights and Liberties (3) (S, Y) **
CMST 32000 Communication at the Bargaining Table (3) (S, O) **
POLT 30300 Constitutional Law:  Civil Rights and Liberties (3) (S, Y) **

**Prerequisites not in the major or recommended area of study.
##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
JOUR 11100 Introduction to Journalism (4) (F-S)
JOUR 11200 Journalism Research (4) (F-S)
JOUR 21100 Visual Journalism (4) (F-S)
JOUR 21300 Journalism Ethics (3) (F-S)
TVR 11500 Introduction to Field Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
TVR 13100 Media Writing (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 25100 Critical Thinking and Mass Communication (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 29300 Propaganda and Media Control (1) (S)
TVR 29800 Exploring the Documentary (4) (F-S)
TVR 29900 Nonfiction Production (4) (Y)
TVR 30900 Motion Graphics and Animation (4) (F-S)
TVR 32700 Program Development for Entertainment Media (4) (Y)
TVR 32800 Unscripted Television Workshop (4) (F-S)
TVR 49100 Senior Media Thesis (4) (F-S)
TVR 49600 Documentary Workshop (4) (F)

##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 11500 Introduction to Field Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
MASS 13400 Writing for Screen Media (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 21500 Fiction Field Production 1 (4) (F-S)
TVR 31500 Fiction Field Production 2 (4) (Y)
TVR 33100 Production Management for Film, Television and New Media (3) (IRR)
TVR 32700 Program Development for Entertainment Media (4) (Y)
TVR 49100 Senior Media Thesis (4) (F-S)

Recommended Courses:  Outside the Park School of Communications
THEA 10000 Introduction to the Theatre (3) (F-S, Y)
THEA 10100 Stagecraft (2) (S, Y) **
THEA 13100 Acting 1 (3) (F-S, Y)

**Prerequisites not in the major or recommended area of study.
##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 10500 Introduction to Audio (3) (F-S)##
TVR 10700 Introduction to Television Studio Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 11500 Introduction to Field Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
TVR 21500 Fiction Field Production 1 (4) (F-S)
TVR 29900 Nonfiction Production (4) (Y)
TVR 30900 Motion Graphics and Animation (4) (Y)
TVR 32700 Program Development for Entertainment Media (4) (Y)
TVR 33100 Production Management for Film, Television and New Media (3) (IRR)
TVR 40000 Topics in Media Production (1-4) (Y)
TVR 49100 Senior Media Thesis (4) (F-S)
TVR 49600 Documentary Workshop (4) (F)

##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
STCM 11100 Presentation & Graphic Design (3) (F-S)
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
TVR 20900 Introduction to 3D Animation (4) (Y)
TVR 30900 Motion Graphics and Animation (4) (Y) **
CNPH 32400 Advanced Cinema Production:  Animation (4) (Y) **
MASS 20100 Introduction to Animation (4) (F-S)

Recommended Courses:  Outside the Park School of Communications
COMP 10500 Introduction to Website Development (3) (F-S, Y)
COMP 10600 Multimedia Programming (3) (F-S, Y)
ART 12000 Two-Dimensional Design (3) (F-S, Y)
ARTH 13500 Introduction to Visual Culture (3) (F or S, Y)
ART 22100 Figure Drawing (3) (F-S, Y)

**Prerequisites not in the major or recommended area of study.
##Course in the major or an option in the major.
^^Course only offered in LA.

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 13100 Media Writing (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 26300 Mass Media Research Methods (4) (F-S) ** ##
TVR 29300 Propaganda and Media Control (1) (S)
STCM 30900 Media Planning (3) (F-S) **
TVR 32700 Program Development for Entertainment Media (4) (Y)
TVR 33100 Production Management for Film, Television and New Media (3) (IRR)
TVR 33500 Electronic Media Criticism (3) (IRR) ** ^^

Recommended Courses:  Outside the Park School of Communications
PSYC 20700 Statistics in Psychology (4) (F-S, SUM Y) **
MKTG 31200 Principles of Marketing (3) (F-S, Y) **
MKTG 32300 Consumer Behavior (3) (F-S, Y) **
MKTG 49100 Marketing on the Internet (3) (S, Y)

**Prerequisites not in the major or recommended area of study.
##Course in the major or an option in the major.
^^Course only offered in LA.

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
TVR 22000 Global Flow of Information (3) (F) **
TVR 25100 Critical Thinking and Mass Communication (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 26300 Mass Media Research Methods (4) (F-S) ** ##
TVR 29300 Propaganda and Media Control (1) (S)
TVR 29800 Exploring the Documentary (4) (F-S)
TVR 32000 Topics in Media Technology (4) (Y) ** ##
TVR 33500 Electronic Media Criticism (3) (IRR) ** ^^

Recommended Courses:  Outside the Park School of Communications
PSYC 10400 Introduction to Developmental Psychology (3) (F-S, Y)
SOCI 10100 Introduction to Sociology (3) (F-S, Y)
PSYC 31600 Social Psychology (3) (F-S, Y) **

**Prerequisites not in the major or recommended area of study.
##Course in the major or an option in the major.
^^Course only offered in LA.

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 10700 Introduction to Television Studio Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
TVR 13100 Media Writing (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 22500 Television Production and Direction (4) (F-S)
TVR 30400 Advanced Studio Production (4) (F-S)
TVR 40001 Topics in Media Production:  Broadcast Performance (4) (Y)
TVR 40003 Topics in Media Production:  Live Event TV Production (4) (Y)

##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 10500 Introduction to Audio (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 11500 Introduction to Field Production (4) (F-S) ##
One of either:
          TVR 21500 Fiction Field Production 1 (4) (F-S) OR
          TVR 29900 Nonfiction Production (4) (Y)
TVR 23500 Editing (4) (F-S)
TVR 27100 Audio Production (4) (F-S)
TVR 30900 Motion Graphics and Animation (4) (Y)
CNPH 33010 Selected Topics in Advanced Cinema Production:  Sound Editing (4) **
CNPH 33011 Selected Topics in Advanced Cinema Production:  Picture Editing (4) (Y) **
TVR 40002 Topics in Media Production:  Editing with Avid (4) (Y)
TVR 49100 Senior Media Thesis (4) (F-S)

**Prerequisites not in the major or recommended area of study.
##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 10700 Introduction to Television Studio Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 11500 Introduction to Field Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
TVR 21500 Fiction Field Production 1 (4) (F-S)
TVR 22500 Television Production and Direction (4) (F-S)
TVR 26300 Mass Media Research Methods (4) (F-S) ** ##
TVR 29900 Nonfiction Production (4) (Y)
TVR 32700 Program Development for Entertainment Media (4) (Y)
TVR 33100 Production Management for Film, Television and New Media (3) (IRR)
TVR 40004 Topics in Media Production:  Producing in the Digital Age (3) (Y)

Recommended Courses:   Outside the Park School of Communications
MGMT 11100 Introduction to Business (3) (Y)

**Prerequisites not in the major or recommended area of study.
##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
MASS 10400 Story:  From Cave Paintings to Emerging Media (3) (F)
TVR 10700 Introduction to Television Studio Production (4) (F-S) ##
STCM 11100 Presentation & Graphic Design (3) (F-S)
TVR 11500 Introduction to Field Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
TVR 21500 Fiction Field Production 1 (4) (F-S)
TVR 31500 Fiction Field Production 2 (4) (Y)
TVR 33100 Production Management for Film, Television and New Media (3) (IRR)**
TVR 49100 Senior Media Thesis (4) (F-S)

Recommended Courses:  Outside the Park School of Communications
THEA 10100 Stagecraft (2) (S, Y)
THEA 10200 Technical Theatre Practicum (1) (F-S, Y)
THEA 11100 Theatrical Drafting and Model Building (3) (S,Y)
ARTH 11300 Elements of Architecture (3) (F, Y)
ARTH 11400 Architecture Across Cultures (3) (F or S, Y)
THEA 11600 Theatre Technology I:  Properties and Paint (3) (S, Y)
ART 12000 Two-Dimensional Design (3) (F-S, Y)
ARTH 23200 Architecture From Renaissance to Revolution (3) (F or S, Y)
ARTH 23300 Great Spaces:  Introduction to Urban Design (3) (F or S, Y)
ARTH 30100 Architectural Studio 1:  Fundamentals of Architectural Design and Drawing (4) (F, Y) **

**Prerequisites not in the major or recommended area of study.
##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 10700 Introduction to Television Studio Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 11500 Introduction to Field Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
TVR 13100 Media Writing (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 22000 Global Flow of Information (3) (F) **
TVR 22500 Television Production and Direction (4) (F-S)
TVR 29800 Exploring the Documentary (4) (F-S)

TVR 29900 Nonfiction Production (4) (Y)
TVR 30400 Advanced Studio Production (4) (F-S)
TVR 32800 Unscripted Television Workshop (4) (F-S)
TVR 40001 Topics in Media Production:  Broadcast Performance (4) (Y)
TVR 40003 Topics in Media Production:  Live Event TV Production (4) (Y)
TVR 49600 Documentary Workshop (4) (F)

**Prerequisites not in the major or recommended area of study.
##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 11500 Introduction to Field Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
MASS 13400 Writing for Screen Media (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 21500 Fiction Field Production 1 (4) (F-S)
TVR 32700 Program Development for Entertainment Media (4) (Y)
MASS 33300 Writing the Feature Film (4) (F; F-S LA)
MASS 43600 Thesis Television Writing (4) (F; Y in LA)
Students interested in scriptwriting are strongly advised to take a minor outside the Park School of Communications.

##Course in the major or an option in the major.
 

Recommended Courses:  In the Park School of Communications
TVR 10500 Introduction to Audio (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 10700 Introduction to Television Studio Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 11500 Introduction to Field Production (4) (F-S) ##
TVR 12200 Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis (3) (F-S)
TVR 13100 Media Writing (3) (F-S) ##
TVR 22500 Television Production and Direction (4) (F-S)
TVR 29900 Nonfiction Production (4) (Y)
TVR 30400 Advanced Studio Production (4) (F-S)
TVR 40001 Topics in Media Production:  Broadcast Performance (4) (Y)
TVR 40003 Topics in Media Production:  Live Event TV Production (4) (Y)

Recommended Courses:  Outside the Park School of Communications
SPMM 20700 History of Sport (3) (F-S, Y)
SPMM 29500 Social Aspects of Sport (3) (F-S, Y)
SPMM 29700 Sport:  Philosophical Perspectives (3) (F-S, Y)

##Course in the major or an option in the major.