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COMMUNICATION

COMM-438 Production Practicum (1-3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

(FM) Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Provides students with skills training in a variety of media production areas. Topics include non-linear editing, digital post production, location sound production, studio sound production and mixing, location lighting techniques, cinematography, digital authoring, and coding. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.

COMM-438 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Cinematography and Lighting
This course focuses on teaching the students basic location lighting techniques and cinematography. Meets with COMM-638 001.
COMM-438 002
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Final Cut Pro
An introductory workshop in the non-linear editing system Final Cut Pro, designed to meet the needs of students registered for their first production course Film and Video Production I. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in COMM-331 001.
COMM-438 003
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Final Cut Pro
An introductory workshop in the non-linear editing system Final Cut Pro, designed to meet the needs of students registered for their first production course Film and Video Production I. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in COMM-331 002.
COMM-438 005
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Creative Sound Techniques
This course is designed specifically for those who create either narrative or documentary projects that utilize substantial location recording elements. The course focuses on developing the "golden ear" by evaluating locations and the basics of sound design. The focus then shifts to the fundamentals of the sound editorial process and options available in the mixing process. Prerequisite: COMM-331 or ATEC-220 and permission of school. Meets with COMM-638 003.
COMM-438 006
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: NBC4 Broadcast Operations
Students go behind the scenes to learn about modern day operation of a digital news and entertainment business. They learn about television news and digital content, production, sales, promotion and marketing and management of a major Washington, DC media company through the eyes of the production team. Prerequisite: COMM-200 and permission of school through application.
COMM-438 001
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title:
COMM-438 002
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title:
COMM-438 007
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Cinematography and Lighting
This course focuses on teaching the students basic location lighting techniques and cinematography. Meets with COMM-638 004.