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Course ID:EMST 3010H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Media Entertainment and Popular Culture (Honors)
Course
Description:
Introductory course examining contemporary entertainment media from a media studies and media literacy perspective. It will examine the historical, economic, cultural, legal, ideological, and international contexts of contemporary entertainment media, with an emphasis on television, film, internet, gaming, and other emergent media.
Athena Title:Med Entertain and Pop Cultur H
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EMST 3010
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Media Entertainment and Popular Culture
Course
Description:
Introduction to contemporary entertainment media from a media studies and media literacy perspective. The historical, economic, cultural, legal, ideological, and international contexts of contemporary entertainment media, with an emphasis on television, film, internet, gaming, and other emergent media.
Athena Title:Med Entertain and Pop Culture
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EMST 3010H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 3110H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Writing for Digital Media (Honors)
Course
Description:
Writing and storytelling for a variety of media platforms, including television, film, social media, and web series, as well as methods of proposal (such as treatments). An emphasis is placed on developing excellent writing and storytelling strategies and understanding the relationship between distribution platform, legal contexts, and writing techniques.
Athena Title:Writing for Digital Media Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EMST 3110, TELE 3110
Prerequisite:(EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H or TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H) and permission of department and permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 3110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Writing for Digital Media
Course
Description:
Writing and storytelling for a variety of media platforms, including television, film, social media, and web series, as well as methods of proposal (such as treatments). An emphasis is placed on developing excellent writing and storytelling strategies and understanding the relationship between distribution platform, legal contexts, and writing techniques.
Athena Title:Writing for Digital Media
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EMST 3110H, TELE 3110H
Prerequisite:(EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H or TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H) and permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:(TELE 3210-3210L or EMST 3210-3210L) and (TELE 3290 or EMST 3290 or EMST 3510)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 3210-3210L. 3 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Production Basics
Course
Description:
Methods of visual storytelling that include legal and structural elements of pre-production, production and post-production for film, television, interactive media, and emerging methods and concepts of visual storytelling.
Athena Title:Intro to Production Basics
Prerequisite:(EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H or TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H) and permission of department
Corequisite:EMST 3510
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 3290. 3 hours.
Course Title:Media and Technology
Course
Description:
Examination of the relationship between the technologies of media production and distribution, media content, and society. The place of technologies such as broadcast, print, mobile phones, the Internet, and Interactive gaming in the creative industries. How producers plan and create for multiple media platforms.
Athena Title:Media and Technology
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:EMST 3210-3210L or TELE 3210-3210L or TELE 5550
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 3310H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Media Programming and Management (Honors)
Course
Description:
The economics, strategic management, and programming strategies used in digital media industries. Students learn the methods and strategies used to develop, test, implement, and revise digital media program schedules. The industries covered include broadcast, cable and satellite television, film, music, and gaming.
Athena Title:Media Prog and Mgmt Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EMST 3310
Prerequisite:(EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H or TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H) and permission of department and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 3310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Media Programming and Management
Course
Description:
The methods by which radio and television program schedules are developed, tested, implemented, and revised. Topics include program budgeting and finance, syndication, local origination, automation, ratings, and qualitative program research, program strategies, formats, and adapting radio/television programs for alternative distribution systems.
Athena Title:Media Programming and Manage
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EMST 3310H
Prerequisite:(TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H or EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H) and permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 3410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Audiences, Effects, and Content: Media Theory in Context
Course
Description:
Contemporary understanding of audience behavior, media effects on society, factors that influence how content is created, and approaches to critiquing media content using mass communication and critical theory .
Athena Title:Media Theory
Prerequisite:(TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H or EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 3510. 3 hours.
Course Title:Elements of Narrative
Course
Description:
Designed to give students foundational knowledge of narrative modes, structures, and strategies in different media forms, with a special focus on understanding contemporary narrative forms in TV, film, and interactive media.
Athena Title:Elements of Narrative
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 3610E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Peabody Archive: TV History and Genre
Course
Description:
The George Foster Peabody Awards, hosted by the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, gives annual awards for broadcasting excellence. This course will use the content from the Peabody Awards to consider the medium of television: cultural history, social movements, genres, and an interrogation of what “excellence” means in this medium. Using a spectrum of content from the birth of television through present times, we will study and discuss different movements, genres, and styles associated with the medium.
Athena Title:Peabody Archive
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4040/6040. 3 hours.
Course Title:International Film Markets - Cannes Film Festival Study Abroad
Course
Description:
An introduction to the international business of motion pictures with a primary focus on marketing campaigns and distribution strategies, taking into account the social, political, and economic climates of various territories worldwide. International production finance will also be discussed.
Athena Title:Intl Film Markets Cannes
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4050/6050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Industry Studies - Grady L.A.
Course
Description:
An exploration of the entertainment industry from the Hollywood perspective. Historical, traditional, and new trends in industry practice will be discussed.
Athena Title:Industry Studies - Grady L.A.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Undergraduate Corequisite:EMST 5010
Graduate Corequisite:EMST 7220
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4110/6110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Screen Writing
Course
Description:
Exploration of the politics, poetics, art, and craft of writing for the screen from a variety of theoretical, aesthetic, and politico-economic perspectives. The student will write a feature length theatrical screenplay for either film or television. The course is structured as a discussion/workshop.
Athena Title:Screen Writing
Undergraduate Prerequisite:(TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H or EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H) and permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4220/6220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Producing for Film and Television
Course
Description:
What is the role of the producer in film, television, and other media? Students will learn the practical, creative, and ethical issues involved in production. They will learn to use industry standards EP scheduling and budgeting programs and will prepare a detailed prospectus for a feature length film or TV project.
Athena Title:Producing for Film/Television
Undergraduate Prerequisite:(TELE 3110 or TELE 3110H or TELE 4110/6110 or EMST 3110 or EMST 3110H or EMST 4110/6110) and TELE 3210-3210L or EMST 3210-3210L and permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4250-4250L. 3 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Video Production
Course
Description:
Pre-production, production, and post-production designs for single camera and field multi-camera stories. Assignments include designing television pilots, short visual narratives, and techniques in shooting, editing (including multi-camera editing), script design, production design, and basic finishing to tape and DVD.
Athena Title:Video Production
Prerequisite:[(TELE 3210-3210L or EMST 3210-3210L) and (TELE 3290 or EMST 3290 or EMST 3510)] and permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:TELE 3110 or TELE 3110H or TELE 4110/6110 or EMST 3110 or EMST 3110H or EMST 4110/6110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4270. 3 hours.
Course Title:Audio Production
Course
Description:
Sound design, editing, and recording. Creative editing, sound layering, multi-track mixing of dialogue, music, and sound effects to achieve a sonic styling for radio, television, or film.
Athena Title:Audio Production
Prerequisite:(TELE 3210-3210L or EMST 3210-3210L) and permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4290/6290. 3 hours.
Course Title:Digital Media Production
Course
Description:
Production of digital audio and video materials. Topics will include the technology of digitization, compression techniques for digital media, the manipulation of digital content, delivery methods for digital media, applications for digital media.
Athena Title:Digital Media Production
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in NMIX 4110, NMIX 4110E
Undergraduate Prerequisite:(TELE 3210-3210L or EMST 3210-3210L) and permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4350/6350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Digital and Broadcast Media Management
Course
Description:
Theory and application of management practices in the administration of media businesses. Cost and revenue management, use of research, rate setting, capital and operations budgeting, personnel management, and program syndication.
Athena Title:Digital Broadcast Media Mgmt
Undergraduate Prerequisite:(TELE 3310 or EMST 3310) and permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4420/6420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Media Research
Course
Description:
Major quantitative and qualitative research methods and analysis techniques commonly used in media research. Includes basic research techniques such as survey, focus groups, content analysis, ratings research, audience profiling, concept and program testing, new media metrics, ethnography, and field observation. The course prepares students for careers in media sales, programming, and industry research.
Athena Title:Media Research
Nontraditional Format:Student participation in research may be required.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:(TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H or EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H) and permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4450. 3 hours.
Course Title:Emerging Media Technologies
Course
Description:
Examination of emerging media technologies using theoretical perspectives, techniques of audience analysis, and management strategies to understand the adoption of emerging technologies by media organizations and individuals. The course will examine a range of emerging media technologies and platforms and the factors influencing their adoption and impact.
Athena Title:Emerging Media Technologies
Prerequisite:(TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H or EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H) and permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4510. 3 hours.
Course Title:Interactive and Transmedia Narrative
Course
Description:
This course will present the field of Interactive Digital Narrative (IDN) by exploring significant works, exposing different traditions in IDN, and through hands-on experience with exercises and developing interactive narratives. The course will lead to a discussion of the opportunities and limitations for transmedia narrative.
Athena Title:Interactive Transmed Narrative
Prerequisite:(TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H or EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H) and permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4960H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:Honors Undergraduate Research
Nontraditional Format:Students in this course meet with their supervising professor as needed to successfully complete assignments and readings.
Prerequisite:Senior standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4970H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:Honors Undergraduate Research
Nontraditional Format:Students in this course meet with their supervising professor as needed to successfully complete assignments and readings.
Prerequisite:Senior standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4980H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:Honors Undergraduate Research
Nontraditional Format:Students in this course meet with their supervising professor as needed to successfully complete assignments and readings.
Prerequisite:Senior standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:Honors Thesis
Nontraditional Format:Students in this course meet with their supervising professor as needed to successfully complete assignments and readings.
Prerequisite:Senior standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 5010. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Mass Communication Internship
Course
Description:
Supervised experience in mass communication.
Athena Title:Mass Communication Internship
Nontraditional Format:Internship. Internships must be a minimum of 107 hours employment for one (1) hour of credit, 214 hours employment for two (2) hours of credit, and 320 hours employment for three (3) hours of credit.
Prerequisite:(TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H or EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H) and (TELE 3210-3210L or EMST 3210-3210L) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EMST 5050. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Industry Studies Internship-Grady L.A.
Course
Description:
Supervised experience in mass communication.
Athena Title:Industry Studies Grady L.A.
Nontraditional Format:Internship. Internships must be a minimum of 107 hours of employment for one (1) hour of credit, 214 hours of employment for two (2) hours of credit, and 320 hours of employment for three (3) hours of credit.
Prerequisite:[(EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H) and (EMST 3210-3210L)] and permission of department
Corequisite:EMST 4050/6050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EMST 5170. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Studies in Mass Communication
Course
Description:
Independent study or special project in any area of mass communication. Written proposal outlining the work to be undertaken must be submitted and receive the instructor's approval before registration for the course. Students will be responsible for insuring the funding of their projects. Course may be taken through the University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program in Parma, Italy, and London, England.
Athena Title:Advanced Studies in Mass Comm
Nontraditional Format:This course is a directed study and has no lecture/lab hours.
Prerequisite:Senior standing and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 5250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Post-Production Techniques
Course
Description:
Post-production techniques in designing workflow, editing, and advanced digital finishing to DVD and personal devices. Managing production workflows for post-production teams, designing resume reels, and editing/re-editing story sequences. Working with producers and pre-production teams. Working with directors and outside clients to negotiate purchases and the final product.
Athena Title:Post-Production Techniques
Prerequisite:[(TELE 3110 or TELE 3110H or TELE 4110/6110) or EMST 3110 or EMST 3110H or EMST 4110/6110) and TELE 3210-3210L or EMST 3210-3210L and TELE 4250-4250L or EMST 4250-4250L] and permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 5260/7260. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Production
Course
Description:
A capstone course that demonstrates the student's knowledge and abilities in production, with emphasis given to directional creativity, production techniques from the conception of idea through scripting, editing, and sound track for a completed project that demonstrates knowledge in these areas.
Athena Title:Advanced Production
Undergraduate Prerequisite:[(TELE 3110 or TELE 3110H or TELE 4110/6110 or EMST 3110 or EMST 3110H or EMST 4110/6110) and TELE 3210-3210L or EMST 3210-3210L and TELE 4250-4250L or EMST 4250-4250L] and permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Undergraduate Corequisite:EMST 5250
Graduate Corequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 5270/7270. 3 hours.
Course Title:Documentary Production
Course
Description:
All aspects of documentary film production from concept through post-production. Emphasis on storytelling structures, narrative approaches, production techniques, research, writing, legal, and scheduling. Work outside of class includes research, interviewing subjects, scouting locations, working with local fficials/property owners for location use, and shooting video to produce short documentary films.
Athena Title:Documentary Production
Prerequisite:(TELE 4250-4250L or EMST 4250-4250L) and permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 5290. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Interactive Digital Production
Course
Description:
Provides students with an understanding of the interconnection between interactive media technologies, their context, and the media created for them. Students will have introductory understanding of interactive design and critical studies of interactive technologies. Students will develop appreciation for the complexity of industries, technologies, and interactive design.
Athena Title:Adv Interactive Digital Prod
Prerequisite:[(TELE 3010 and TELE 4290/6290) or (EMST 3010 and EMST 4290/6290)] and permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 5440. 3 hours.
Course Title:History and Analysis of Digital Media Programming
Course
Description:
Entertainment and information programming on radio, TV, online, and other digital media are traced from their roots to the present through socio-cultural, technical, legal, and economic influences.
Athena Title:History Analysis Digital Media
Prerequisite:(TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H or EMST 3010 or EMST 3010H) and permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 5990. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Media Arts
Course
Description:
A seminar designed to synthesize and integrate many of the theoretical and practical approaches of the study of mass communication, giving opportunity through a variable topics seminar to analyze processes and effects of mass communication and to acquire specialized knowledge of specific mass media modes of presentation and production.
Athena Title:Seminar in Media Arts
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EMST 5990H, EMST 5990E
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 5990H. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Media Arts (Honors)
Course
Description:
A seminar designed to synthesize and integrate many of the theoretical and practical approaches of the study of mass communication, giving opportunity through a variable topics seminar to analyze processes and effects of mass communication and to acquire specialized knowledge of specific mass media modes of presentation and production.
Athena Title:Seminar in Media Arts Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EMST 5990, EMST 5990E
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 5990E. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Media Arts
Course
Description:
A seminar designed to synthesize and integrate many of the theoretical and practical approaches of the study of mass communication, giving opportunity through a variable topics seminar to analyze processes and effects of mass communication and to acquire specialized knowledge of specific mass media modes of presentation and production.
Athena Title:Seminar in Media Arts
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EMST 5990, EMST 5990H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EMST 7210. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Digital Media Project
Course
Description:
Directed research resulting in written or digital projects in selected areas of digital media.
Athena Title:Digital Media Project
Nontraditional Format:Individual/special project.
Prerequisite:JRMC 8000 and JRMC 8010 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EMST 7220. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Media Industry Internship
Course
Description:
Supervised internship experience in a mass communication setting.
Athena Title:Media Industry Internship
Nontraditional Format:Supervised internship in a professional setting.
Prerequisite:JRMC 8000 or JRMC 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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