JGRD809
Media Law Seminar

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Reading, discussion, and research on current issues in mass media law or theoretical bases for freedom of expression.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

JGRD811
Seminar in Media History

Description: Readings and discussion of major issues, events, and people in the history of mass media in the United States.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

JGRD820
Mass Media: Introduction

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Mass media structure, development, systems, responsibilities and ethics, and criticisms.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

JGRD831
Strategic Communications: Writing and Design

Description: Seminar for graduate students who do not have an undergraduate degree in advertising. Strategic and creative components of advertising, both from the visual and textual perspectives. Specific strategies for writing and designing advertising, promotional and public relations materials; creative aspects related to strategic planning.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

JGRD835
International Communications

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Systems of mass communications in foreign countries and across international boundaries.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

JGRD891
Special Topics

Description: Topics vary. Course may be repeated up to three times so long as topics are different.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

JGRD896
Independent Study

Prerequisites: Permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

JGRD899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

JGRD901
Ethics and Issues in Mass Communication

Description: Ethical framework for exploring current issues in mass communications.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

JGRD902
Multi-platform Journalism

Description: Skills and technologies involved with multi-platform journalism and management.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

JGRD903
Entrepreneurial Journalism

Description: Current issues in business management related to the media environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

JGRD915
Mass Communication Theory

Description: Process and effects of mass communication.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

JGRD919
Methods of Mass Communication Research

Description: Research concepts and procedures with emphasis on methodology and research techniques in mass communication. Development of competency in consumption and interpretation of research combined with an introduction to research design, analysis, and decision making.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

JGRD954
MASS MEDIA & GOVT
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

JGRD992
Professional Project

Description: Development of thesis topic may come from JGRD 992. JGRD 992 is designed for increasing competency in professional practice and depending on goals, may be concentrated in ADVT, BRDC, or NEWS. Translation of social, political, and economic affairs to mass audiences in both print and electronic media.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

JGRD995
Issues in Mass Communication

Description: Current problems in mass communication and interrelated social, economic, and political factors. Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE: