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Course ID:JRLC 3800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sports, Media, and Society
Course
Description:
An examination of how sports and the media coverage of sports reflect and drive United States social, political, and cultural change.
Oasis Title:SPORTSMEDIASOCIETY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 3850. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Sports Reporting and Writing
Course
Description:
An introduction to the reporting and writing competencies necessary to sports event coverage. The course also will include discussion of the role sports journalism plays in the 21st-century media landscape, the interplay between reporters and sports entities, and contemporary issues in sports journalism.
Oasis Title:SPORTSINTROREPORT
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 4800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Multiplatform Storytelling for Sports
Course
Description:
A practical and theoretical laboratory experience on how to tell a variety of sports stories – from breaking news to enterprise across a range of digital platforms, including text, social media, podcasts, infographics, photo, and video.
Oasis Title:SPORTSMULTIPLATFORM
Prerequisite:JRLC 3850 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 5040/7040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Law of Mass Communication
Course
Description:
First Amendment principles and communication law affecting print, telecommunications, advertising, and public relations.
Oasis Title:COMMUNICATION LAW
Prerequisite:(ADPR 3100 or ADPR 3100H or ADPR 3850 or ADPR 3850H or JOUR 3310 or TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H) and permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 5040H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Law of Mass Communication (Honors)
Course
Description:
First Amendment principles and communication law affecting print, telecommunications, advertising, and public relations.
Oasis Title:COMMUNICATION LAW
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JRLC 5040/7040
Prerequisite:(ADPR 3100 or ADPR 3100H or ADPR 3850 or ADPR 3850H or JOUR 3310 or JOUR 3310H or TELE 3010 or TELE 3010H) and permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC(LACS) 5060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Telenovelas, Culture, and Society
Course
Description:
Examination of the connections between media, culture, and society as participants study the world's most watched television genre: the Latin American telenovela. The class focuses on the genre's contexts of production, consumption, regulation, and globalization, and analyzes telenovelas as a public forum for the negotiation of sociocultural issues.
Oasis Title:TELENOVELAS & SOC
Prerequisite:SPAN 2002
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 5080. 3 hours.
Course Title:International Mass Communication
Course
Description:
Mass media of the world--what they are like, how they operate, and what impact they have. Philosophies of different systems will be compared, as well as efforts at development or regulation of these systems. Attention will be given to print and electronic media and to international news agencies.
Oasis Title:INTL. MASS COMM
Pre or Corequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 5210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social Effects of Mass Communication
Course
Description:
Patterns of influence among mass communication and the individuals, organizations, and institutions in society. Current research and critical literature are analyzed in reviewing debates about claims of media effects, including socialization of children, formation of attitudes and values, promotion of social behaviors, and legitimation of power structures.
Oasis Title:MASS COMM EFFECTS
Pre or Corequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 5400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Race, Gender, and the Media
Course
Description:
Relationship between men, women, and racial and ethnic minorities in the United States and the media. Includes discussions of representations in mass media (television, print media, advertising, and film); impact of representations on audiences; inequities in media professions and institutions; and alternative, feminist, and minority media.
Oasis Title:RACE/GENDER & MED
Prerequisite:Junior standing
Pre or Corequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 5490/7490. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of the Mass Media in the United States
Course
Description:
Mass media in the United States from the colonial period to the present. Special attention is given to newspapers, magazines, radio, and television and their relationship to the history and development of the nation.
Oasis Title:U.S. MEDIA HISTORY
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 5800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sports Enterprise Reporting and Writing
Course
Description:
A project-oriented laboratory experience that will focus on the various competencies required in reporting and writing in-depth and multi-faceted sports enterprise stories.
Oasis Title:SPORTSENTERPRISE
Prerequisite:JRLC 3850 and JRLC 4800 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ADPR(JRLC) 5810. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sports Media Relations
Course
Description:
An in-depth exposure to the role of media in sports organizations and event production, with hands-on experience in work performed by sports communication staff. The course also will explore the evolving relationship between sports communication and media coverage of sports.
Oasis Title:SPORTSMEDIAREL
Prerequisite:JRLC 3850 and JRLC 4800 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TELE(JRLC) 5820. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sports Broadcast and Production
Course
Description:
Training in production of sports events for mass distribution. In addition to developing technical proficiencies, students will learn to prepare for and practice on-air skills such as sideline reporting and play-by-play in simulated and live experiences. The course will include study of the evolution of sports broadcast forms and functions.
Oasis Title:SPORTS BROADCAST
Prerequisite:JRLC 3850 and JRLC 4800 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 5880. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Sports Media
Course
Description:
A focus on an issue or trend that has become a social concern or transformational force in sports and sports media. Current examples include college sports realignment and related broadcast rights agreements, social media, the impact of sports concussions, and sports analytics.
Oasis Title:SPORTSMEDIATOPICS
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 5900. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sports Media Capstone
Course
Description:
A practicum experience in partnership with a professional organization to allow students to pursue their own particular interests and possible career paths in sports media. Instructors will provide specific learning parameters and critical feedback on student work as the term progresses.
Oasis Title:SPORTSMEDIACAP
Prerequisite:JRLC 3850 and JRLC 4800 and (JRLC 5800 or ADPR(JRLC) 5810 or TELE(JRLC) 5820) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JRLC 5990. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication
Course
Description:
Designed to synthesize and integrate many of the theoretical and practical approaches of the study of mass communication. Through a variable topics seminar, student will be given the opportunity to analyze processes and effects of mass communication and to acquire specialized knowledge of specific mass media modes of presentation and production.
Oasis Title:JOUR&MASS COMM SEM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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