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BISMCS 234 Media and Communication Techniques (1-5, max. 10) VLPA Krabill, Milutis
Develops beginning to intermediate skills and techniques in one or more forms of communication practice and media production.
Instructor Course Description: Angelica S. Macklin Jill Freidberg Samuel M. Yum
BISMCS 240 Working with Video (5) VLPA
Introduction to conceptual foundation and principles of video production. Develops beginning to intermediate skills in video production.
BISMCS 260 Working with Audio (5) VLPA
Introduction to the conceptual foundation and principles of audio production. Develops beginning to intermediate skills in audio production.
BISMCS 333 Media and Communication Studies (5) VLPA/I&S Behler, Harewood, Krabill
Emphasizes the skills of critical media analysis and creative media production. Addresses media representations and the importance of media in structuring contemporary society.
Instructor Course Description: Amoshaun Phynn Toft Lauren S. Berliner
BISMCS 343 Media Production Workshop (1-5, max. 15) VLPA Harewood, Milutis
Provides hands-on experience in communicative practice and the production of media. Combines production and theory.
Instructor Course Description: Amoshaun Phynn Toft Carolyn J. Bodle Jill Freidberg Kristin Louise Gustafson Jentery F Sayers Joseph Adam Milutis Robin R Oppenheimer
BISMCS 402 Community Media Practice (2-5, max. 20) VLPA
Provides an opportunity to undertake practice-based work in community media organizing and media production. Students gain skills initiating and maintaining community-based efforts in the context of media. They also gain experience using relevant media hardware and software, developing programming ideas, and recording, editing, and distributing media content.
Instructor Course Description: Amoshaun Phynn Toft
BISMCS 471 Advanced Topics in Media and Communication Studies (5, max. 15) Behler, Krabill
Advanced study of a topic in media and communication that includes a practice component. Recommended: BISMCS 333.
Instructor Course Description: Amoshaun Phynn Toft Robin R Oppenheimer Crispin Thurlow Faber
BISMCS 472 Advanced Media Production Workshop (1-5, max. 15) VLPA
Provides focused study and production in a specific area of media arts and practice. Recommended: BISMCS 343.
Instructor Course Description: Amoshaun Phynn Toft Joseph Adam Milutis Samuel M. Yum
BISMCS 473 Visual Communication (5) VLPA/I&S Thurlow
Examines the everyday world of images, image-making, design, and visual culture. Introduces students to different visual methodologies, modes, and sites of contemporary visual production.
Instructor Course Description: Crispin Thurlow Faber