Description: Reading, discussion, and research on current issues in mass media law or theoretical bases for freedom of expression.
Description: Readings and discussion of major issues, events, and people in the history of mass media in the United States.
Description: Mass media structure, development, systems, responsibilities and ethics, and criticisms.
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.
Description: Systems of mass communications in foreign countries and across international boundaries.
Description: Topics vary. Course may be repeated up to three times so long as topics are different.
Prerequisites: Permission of major adviser
Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
Description: Ethical framework for exploring current issues in mass communications.
Description: Skills and technologies involved with multi-platform journalism and management.
Description: Current issues in business management related to the media environment.
Description: Process and effects of mass communication.
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.
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.
Description: Current problems in mass communication and interrelated social, economic, and political factors. Topic varies.