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Journalism and Mass Communications


ADV 091: Introduction to Advertising
ADV 092: Int'l Program Studies
ADV 093: Design Fundamentals for Advertising 1
ADV 094: Design Fundamentals for Advertising 2
ADV 095: Working With Type
ADV 116: Spartan Daily Advertising Staff
ADV 121: Strategic Planning/Communications
ADV 122: Business-to-Business Advertising
ADV 123: Broadcast and New Media Advertising
ADV 124: Copywriting
ADV 125: Advertising Layout and Production
ADV 126: Media Planning and Buying
ADV 128: Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC)
ADV 129: Advertising Campaign Planning and Management
ADV 130: Advertising Portfolio 1
ADV 131: Advertising Portfolio 2
ADV 132: UX UI Design for Advertising


JOUR 050: Navigating the News
JOUR 061: Writing for Print, Electronic and Online Media
JOUR 095: Beginning Digital News Photography
JOUR 130: Student Media Apprentice
JOUR 132: Magazine Reporting, Print and Online
JOUR 133: Editing and News Management
JOUR 134: In-Depth Online Reporting
JOUR 136: Newspaper and Magazine Design
JOUR 137: Reviewing the Arts
JOUR 138: Sports Journalism Investigation
JOUR 140A: Student Media Production: Update News
JOUR 140B: Student Media Production: Spartan Daily
JOUR 140C: Student Media Production: The Spear
JOUR 140D: Student Media Production: Magazine
JOUR 142: Beginning Visual Journalism for Print/Electronic Media
JOUR 144: Picture Editing for Print/Electronic Media
JOUR 150: News Media Management
JOUR 153: Magazine Writing & Editing
JOUR 155: Magazine Editing and Production
JOUR 164: Electronic News Gathering for Television
JOUR 167: Television News Magazine
JOUR 176A: Documentary Unit I - Short Form Feature Production
JOUR 176B: Documentary Unit II - Long Form/Series Production

Mass Communications

MCOM 063: New Media
MCOM 070: Visual Communication for Modern Media
MCOM 072: Mass Communication and Society
MCOM 092: Int'l Program Studies
MCOM 100W: Writing Workshop: Mass Communications
MCOM 101: Media Law and Ethics
MCOM 103: History of American Media
MCOM 104: Introduction to Mass Communications Research
MCOM 105: Lifestyles, Diversity and the Media
MCOM 106: Global Mass Communication
MCOM 107: Audio Podcasting, Aesthetics and Invention
MCOM 108: Virtual Worlds, Virtual Reality and Mass Media
MCOM 111: Internship
MCOM 139: Specialized Writing
MCOM 163: Advanced New Media Technologies
MCOM 170: Strategic Social Media & Digital Marketing
MCOM 175: Social Media and Web Analytics
MCOM 180: Independent Study
MCOM 180ITL: JMC International Experience
MCOM 199A: Advertising & Public Relations Agency I
MCOM 199B: Advertising & Public Relations Agency II
MCOM 210: Media and Social Issues
MCOM 215: New Media Visionaries
MCOM 260: Integrated Strategic Communications
MCOM 270: Communication Law and Public Policy
MCOM 280: Communication Management
MCOM 284: Advanced User Experience
MCOM 285: Web Design and Development
MCOM 290: Theory of Mass Communications
MCOM 295: Mass Communications Research
MCOM 298A: Master's Project I
MCOM 298B: Master's Project II
MCOM 299: Master's Thesis

Public Relations

PR 099: Introduction to Public Relations
PR 190: Media and Influencer Relations
PR 191: Strategic Content Creation
PR 192: Case Studies in Strategic Communication
PR 193: Special Event Management
PR 199: Campaign Planning and Management