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Undergraduate Studies Catalog 2003-2005

Department of Communication

227 Holmes Hall
(585) 395-2511

Chairperson and Associate Professor: Virginia Bacheler; Professor: Floyd D. Anderson; Associate Professors: Donna Kowal, Katherine Madden; Assistant Professors: Matthew Althouse, Monica Brasted, Michael Cavanagh, Joseph Chesebro, Alice Crume, Carvin Eison, Donna Kowal, Hsiang-Ann Liao, Bill W. Reed.

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Two major curricula are available to students through the Department of Communication: the communication major and the journalism major.

In addition to the major, the department offers an 18-credit minor in communication studies.

Major in Communication BA or BS

Communication Studies Track

The major in communication studies explores communication in a variety of contexts ranging from interpersonal communication to mass persuasion and the social influence of media. The major enables students to investigate a variety of communication activities with learning experiences in theory, application of theory, and performance. The major's two available specialties permit students to develop a program of study in those aspects of communication studies that suit their academic interests and career goals.

Majors concentrating in the communication studies track are required to complete one of two 21-credit specialties, a 15-credit common core and either a minor or a second major in a discipline other than communication, broadcasting or journalism.

The major in communication studies may serve as an academic major for students pursuing elementary education certification.

Requirements

Students must complete 36 credits in the program, with at least 21 credits in courses numbered 300­499. The student majoring in communication studies, in addition to completing the 15-credit communication studies core, must select one of the two 21-credit specialties offered in the major. At least 15 of the 36 credits in communication studies must be taken at SUNY Brockport.

Successful completion of the major requires students to complete, with a grade of "C" or better, CMC 202 Principles of Communication (required of all majors in the Department of Communication, and must be taken at SUNY Brockport).

I. Communication Studies Core (15 credits required; 6 credits must be in upper-division courses)

    A. Required Course:
      CMC 202 Principles of Communication 3
    B. Required Skills Course (one of the following courses selected by advisement):
      CMC 209 Speech Composition and Presentation 3
      CMC 312 Argumentation and Debate 3
      CMC 317 Interviewing 3
      CMC 319 Propaganda and Persuasion 3
    C. Required Core Breadth Courses:
Students majoring in communication studies must complete three additional communication studies core courses (nine credits) of their own choosing in the communication studies major specialty other than that one elected. For example, students electing the communication and persuasion specialty must select nine credits from courses in the interpersonal and organizational communication specialty. Students electing the interpersonal and organizational communication specialty must complete nine credits from courses in the communication and persuasion specialty.

II. Communication Studies Major Specialties (21 credits required; 15 credits must be in upper-division courses)

A. Communication and Persuasion Specialty

Required Courses (9 credits):

Either of:

Course Credits
CMC 211 Protest and Public Opinion 3
CMC 219 Advertising, Mass Persuasion and the Consumer 3
And:  
CMC 411 Rhetorical Criticism 3
CMC 492 Theories of Rhetoric 3

(completion of CMC 411 highly recommended before enrolling in CMC 492)

Elective courses selected from the following (12 credits):

Course Credits
CMC 210 Communication Revolutions in Western Civilization 3
CMC 373 Critical Studies in Mass Communication 3
CMC 410 Speakers, Campaigns, and Movements 3
CMC 417 Political Rhetoric in the Information Age 3
CMC 419 Freedom of Expression 3
CMC 463 Media and Society 3
CMC 467 Mass Communication Theory and Research 3

B. Interpersonal and Organizational Communication Specialty

Required Courses (9 credits): Credits
CMC 273 Interpersonal Communication 3
CMC 473 Theories of Communication 3
CMC 477 Organizational Communication 3
   
Elective Courses selected from the following (12 credits):  
CMC 316 Interpersonal Communication in Business and the Professions 3

(completion of CMC 316 highly recommended before enrolling in CMC 477)

3
CMC 413 Nonverbal Communication 3

CMC 415 Public Communication in Administration, Business and the Professions

3
CMC 418 Intercultural Communication 3
CMC 472 Group Leadership 3
CMC 475 Communicatoin Internship 3
CMC 479 Conflict Management Through Communication 3
CMC 483 Communication Training and Development 3

III. Required Minor or Second Major in Outside Discipline (other than communication, broadcasting, journalism)

All students pursuing the major in communication studies must also complete a minor (normally 18-21 credits) or a second major (normally 30-36 credits) in a discipline other than communication, broadcasting or journalism.

In lieu of a minor or second major in another discipline, students may elect, with departmental approval, a contractual program consisting of a minimum of 18 credits in courses in an area not identified as a formal minor or major at SUNY Brockport. Study of a foreign language other than French or Spanish (in which minors are offered), bilingual-multicultural studies, or foreign cultural studies is encouraged as such a program.

Minor in Communication Studies (18 credits)

The minor in communication studies consists of CMC 202 Principles of Communication, and 15 credits in one of the two communication studies specialties (communication and persuasion, or interpersonal and organization communication) distributed as follows: nine credits of required courses and six credits of elective courses selected by advisement.

Broadcasting Track

The broadcasting track of the communication major prepares students for employment in television and radio stations, cable companies, independent production studios, and corporate media centers.

The broadcasting track consists of at least 36 credits of course work, including 15 credits in liberal arts core courses and 21credits in specialization courses (nine credits in required courses and 12 credits in elective courses). At least 15 credits in communication must be completed at SUNY Brockport.

Successful completion of the broadcasting track requires that students complete, with a grade of "C" or better, the folowing courses: CMC 202 Principles of Communication (required of all majors in the Department of Communication; must be taken at SUNY Brockport), and CMC 242 Fundamentals of Radio/TV.

I. Liberal Arts Core (15 credits): Credits
CMC 202 Principles of Communication 3
CMC 242 Fundamentals of Radio/TV 3
CMC 243 Radio/TV Writing I 3
CMC 467 Mass Communication Theory and Research 3
CMC 496 Contemporary Broadcast Issues  
   
II. Specialization Courses (21 credits):  
From required and elective lists below  
Required Courses (9 credits):  
CMC 343 Broadcast Announcing 3
CMC 346 Radio Production 3
CMC 348 Television Production 3
Elective Courses Credits  
(12 credits required; must be selected from the following):  
CMC 312 Argumentation and Debate 3
Either of: CMC 319 Propaganda and Persuasion 3
CMC 491 Influence and Persuasion 3
CMC 324 Advanced Media Writing 3
CMC 353 Broadcast Sales and Marketing 3
CMC 358 TV Directing and Field Production 3
CMC 366 Broadcast Journalism 3
CMC 373 Critical Studies in Mass Communication 3
CMC 445 Advanced Radio Production 3
CMC 446 Advanced TV Production 3
CMC 466 Advanced Broadcast Journalism 3
CMC 468 Media Law 3
CMC 475 Communication Internship 3
CMC 495 Senior Honors in TV/Radio Production 3
ART 311 Introduction to Video 3
ART 412 Video Production II 3
BUS 335 Introduction to Marketing 3
CSC 105 Internet and Web Publishing 3
THE 124 Voice and Diction 3

III. Required Minor or Second Major in Outside Discipline (other than communication, broadcasting, journalism)

All students pursuing the broadcasting track of the communication major must also complete a minor (normally 18-21 credits) or a second major (normally 30-36 credits) in a discipline other than broadcasting, communication or journalism.

In lieu of a minor or second major in another discipline, students may elect, with departmental approval, a contractual program consisting of a minimum of 18 credits of courses in an area not identified as a formal minor or major at SUNY Brockport. Study of a foreign language other than French or Spanish (in which minors are offered). bilingual-multicultural studies or foreign cultural studies is encouraged as such a program.

Major in Journalism BA or BS in Journalism

Administered by the Department of Communication, the major in journalism prepares students for careers in newspaper, magazine, broadcast and wire service journalism; public and community relations; public information; advertising; corporate communications; and government service.

The major in journalism consists of at least 36 credits of course work in journalism and mass communication courses within the Department of Communication, together with a requirement that students complete a minor or second major (or, with department approval, a contractual program of study not constituting a minor or second major) in a disciplinary area outside the Department of Communication. Completion of all requirements for the major thus requires a minimum of 54 credits of required and elective courses. At least 15 of the 36 credits required in journalism and mass communication courses must be taken at SUNY Brockport.

Successful completion of the major in journalism requires students to complete, with a grade of "C" or better, CMC 202 Principles of Communication (required of all majors in the Department of Communication and must be taken at SUNY Brockport); CMC 210 Communication Revolutions in Western Civilization, and either CMC 224 Newswriting or CMC 243 Radio and Televison Writing (or their approved transfer equivalents).

Journalism and Mass Communication Requirements

I. Journalism/Mass Communication Core (27 credits): Credits
CMC 202 Principles of Communication 3
CMC 210 The Communication Revolutions in Western Civilization 3
Either of: CMC 224 Newswriting 3
CMC 243 Radio and Television Writing 3
CMC 321 Mass Media Reporting and Research 3
CMC 324 Advanced Media Writing 3
CMC 468 Media Law 3
CMC 493 Contemporary Journalism Issues and Problems 3
AND two of the following:  
CMC 373 Critical Perspectives on Mass Communication 3
CMC 438 History of American Journalism 3
CMC 463 Media and Society 3
CMC 467 Mass Communication Theory and Research 3
   
II. Journalism/Mass Communication Electives selected by advisement from:  
(minimum of 9 credits required)  
CMC 322 Editorial Methods and Problems 3
CMC 325 Specialized Writing 3
CMC 327 Publication and Web Design 3
CMC 332 Public Relations Principles and Practices 3
CMC 334 Public Relations Methods and Problems 3
CMC 366 Broadcast Journalism 3
CMC 432 Public Relations Campaigns 3
CMC 466 Advanced Broadcast Journalism 3
CSC 105 Internet and Web Publishing 3
   

III. Required Minor or Second Major in Outside Discipline (other than communication, broadcasting, journalism)

All students pursuing the major in journalism must also complete a minor (normally 18-21 credits) or a second major (normally 30­36 credits) in a discipline other than journalism, broadcasting or communication.

In lieu of a minor or second major in another discipline, students may elect, with department approval, a contractual program consisting of a minimum of 18 credits of courses in an area not identified as a formal minor or major at SUNY Brockport. Study of a foreign language other than Spanish or French (in which minors are offered), bilingual-multicultural studies or foreign cultural studies is encouraged as such a program.

 

Communication Courses

CMC 111 Communication and Information Literacy (A). Allows students to sharpen public speaking skills by means of researching and delivering several types of public speeches, including informative, demonstrative, and persuasive. Focuses on content preparation, organization, and performance apprehension. Requires students to spend part of semester with library staff developing information literacy skills including using databases and the World Wide Web, and applying research skills. 3 Cr. Every Semester

CMC 202 Principles of Communication (A). Introduces students to selected concepts, principles and theories of human communication. Includes study of verbal and nonverbal messages in the contexts of intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, public, and mediated communication. Required of all students majoring in communication studies or inter-disciplinary communication. Transfer courses will not be accepted to meet this requirement. 3 Cr. Every Semester

CMC 209 Speech Composition and Presentation (A). For students who wish to go beyond the basics of public speaking. Assists the speaker who wishes to overcome the apathetic or hostile audience, and helps the speaker learn how to motivate those who express sympathy, but are without commitment to an idea. Examines ethics and ghostwriting. 3 Cr.

CMC 210 Communication Revolutions in Western Civilizations (A,H,E). Examines communication's relationship to society by looking at the impact of communication technologies on the way human beings think about themselves and the world around them, and on the way they organize themselves in social groups. Looks at the impact of communication technologies on human imagination and social organization. Studies communication technologies on a continuum from oral to post-industrial cultures. 3 Cr. Every Semester

CMC 211 Protest and Public Opinion (A,H,W,D). Examines rhetorical transactions of group conflict; persuasive use of symbols; effects of mass media; and the process of theory-building in rhetorical studies. 3 Cr.

CMC 219 Advertising, Mass Persuasion and the Consumer (A,H). Explores the role and influence of advertising and mass persuasion in today's society, theories of persuasion and persuasive techniques commonly employed in advertising and mass persuasion, techniques of persuasive manipulation and its neutralization, and ethics in persuasion. 3 Cr.

CMC 224 Newswriting (A). Provides instruction in the elements of writing news for print and broadcast; types, style and structure of news stories; and the lead. Covers fundamentals of news gathering, newswriting and news judgment. Studies news sources, field work, research and interviewing techniques. Strongly encourages participation in student campus-community news media. 3 Cr. Every Semester

CMC 242 Fundamentals of Radio and Television (B). Provides an introduction to radio and television broadcasting. Studies basic principles and historical, economic and technological aspects of broadcasting. Requires readings in fundamental theory and current practices. 3 Cr.

CMC 243 Radio/TV Writing I (A). Prerequisite: CMC 242. As a beginning course in writing for broadcast medium, concentrates on non-dramatic radio and TV continuity: commercials, public service announcements, news, and some work with non-broadcast video writing (e.g., training tapes for corporate work). Contrasts radio and TV writing styles. Includes writing Web versions of radio and television script copy. 3 Cr. Every Semester

CMC 273 Interpersonal Communication (A,S). Introduces students to the theory and process of interpersonal communication, examining and applying the concepts and principles basic

CMC 312 Argumentation and Debate (A). Provides for the preparation and defense of logical argument, response to attacks by opponents, construction of cross-examination, undergoing cross-examination, research and support of arguments, and recognition and refutation of fallacies. 3 Cr.

CMC 316 Interpersonal Communication in Business and the Professions (A). Covers the principles of interpersonal communication in organizations, facts and principles of organizational communication, participation in and analysis of lab learning experiences, and the synthesis and use of facts and principles to analyze the communication patterns illustrated in reality-based case studies and in data gathered through field observations. 3 Cr.

CMC 317 Interviewing (A). Provides an introduction to principles of effective interviewing. Focuses on specific purposes, types, and the skills applied to different interview situations. Includes assignments for analysis, preparation, conducting and assessing of interviews. 3 Cr. CMC 319 Propaganda and Persuasio

CMC 322 Editorial Methods (B). Prerequisite: CMC 321. Studies editorial processes and practices in print, broadcast and online publishing, with emphasis on assignment editing, copy editing and editorial judgment. Requires preparation editing of material for print, broadcast and online publication; copy correction and improvement; evaluation of news and news values; news and copy display and make-up. Uses student-prepared copy and wire copy. Strongly encourages participation on student campus-community newspaper. 3 Cr. Fall Semester

CMC 324 Advanced Media Writing (A). Prerequisite: CMC 321. As an advanced course in writing for print, broadcast, online and public relations media, emphasizes the commonalities and differences among writing formats, mechanics, and approaches of each medium. Embraces and provides practice in the use of the variety of media technologies available to writers. Assumes basic proficiency in writing for at least one medium. 3 Cr. Spring Semester

CMC 325 Specialized Writing (A). Continues and extends instruction and practice in writing for all media forms and in a variety of formats. Provides guided practice in writing features, public affairs, opinion and other media content types and practice in gathering, interpreting and synthesizing information from a wide variety of sources, including print and electronic databases. 3 Cr.

CMC 327 Publication and Web Design (A). Introduces the basic elements of both print and Web publication design and production: headlines, text, photos and illustrations, type manipulation and use, charts and graphs, Web site links, hypertext, sound, video and other emerging publication technologies. 3 Cr. Spring Semester

CMC 332 Public Relations Principles and Practices (A). Covers the principles, practices, media and methods of public relations and information. Emphasizes public relations functions, communication and publicity techniques. Analyzes relations with publics such as the press, employees, stockholders, and consumers. 3 Cr.

CMC 334 Public Relations Methods and Cases (A). Prerequisite: CMC 332. Provides an introduction to, demonstration in, and application of public relations techniques, tools and procedures to both hypothetical and actual public relations cases. Emphasizes action and communication techniques and practices used in public relations planning, production of informational and persuasive messages, and evaluation of action and communication activities. 3 Cr.

CMC 343 Broadcast Announcing (B). Prerequisite: CMC 242. Covers basic broadcast announcing with an emphasis on preparation and presentation of news, editorial content, commercials, public service announcements, and dramatic and narrative content. 3 Cr.

CMC 346 Radio Production (B). Prerequisite: CMC 243 or 343. Covers the principles and practices of radio productions while providing practical experience. Includes assigned projects on production of music, news and public affairs programming, remote taping, analog audio, editing, digital recording. 3 Cr. Every Semester

CMC 348 Television Production (B). Prerequisites: CMC 243 and 346. Covers the principles and practices of television production, with projects designed for television broadcast. Requires students to produce and direct both in-studio and field projects. 3 Cr.

CMC 353 Broadcast Sales and Marketing (B). Explores techniques and problems of modern broadcast sales, marketing and programming. Requires projects to develop latest methods in broadcast commercial marketing, planning, audience analysis, and programming in both radio and television. 3 Cr. Fall Semester

CMC 358 TV Directing and Field Production (B). Prerequisites: CMC 348 and instructor's permission. Provides practical experience in single-camera field shooting and editing, including electronic news gathering techniques. Provides students with an opportunity to direct studio productions as part of campus television services. Provides numerous assignments in studio and field lighting, shooting, interviewing and editing. 3 Cr. Spring Semester

CMC 365 Newspaper Practicum (B). Prerequisite: Instructor's permission. Open to students serving on editorial or executive board of, or in designated positions of major editorial, advertising, managerial or production responsibility with, the student campus-community newspaper. May not be used to satisfy requirement for completion of major. May be repeated for maximum of 12 credits. 1-3 Cr.

CMC 366 Broadcast Journalism (B). Prerequisite: CMC 224 or 243. Covers current practices and issues in radio-television news. Provides supervised practice in gathering, writing and presenting broadcast news. Emphasizes responsibility in news preparation and presentation. Requires reporting with audio and videotape recorders; broadcast of news programs over campus media. 3 Cr.

CMC 373 Critical Perspectives on Mass Communication (A). Focuses on film, video, print and other mass-mediated content and forms as cultural artifacts which comment on the societies within which they are produced. Studies media technique and a variety of critical approaches to explore the explicit and hidden messages in these artifacts. 3 Cr.

CMC 410 Speakers, Campaigns and Movements (A,U,W,D). Surveys significant historical and contemporary speakers, persuasive campaigns and rhetorical movements, with special attention to the introduction of women to the speaking platform and to historical and contemporary spokespersons and movements on behalf of racial and gender equality. 3 Cr.

CMC 411 Rhetorical Criticism (A,U). Explores methods of rhetorical criticism and application of methods of criticism to rhetorical discourse, including verbal and visual forms of persuasion. 3 Cr.

CMC 413 Nonverbal Communication (A). Explores multisensory communication codes for human interaction through channels such as paralanguage, space, time, body, and artifacts. Takes a functional approach considering purpose and context to determine the situational characteristics and codes. 3 Cr.

CMC 415 Public Communication in Administration, Business and the Professions (A). Prerequisite: CMC 316 or 332. Covers communication in business and professional settings, business and professional community needs; and reading, understanding and interpretation for audiences of business and professional statements and data. 3 Cr.

CMC 417 Political Rhetoric in the Information Age (A,W). Critically examines significant 20th-century American political speeches and campaigns. Explores the ways in which individuals and institutions use media to exercise power and influence opinion through the use of verbal and visual symbols. Places special emphasis on representations of gender in political rhetoric. 3 Cr.

CMC 418 Inter-cultural Communication (A). Explores cultural similarities and differences affecting communication and intercultural competencies for interaction between cultural groups and individuals along gender, ethnic, and national lines. 3 Cr.

CMC 419 Freedom of Expression (A,D,J,W). Critically examines the First Amendment by exploring its historical foundations and significant legal, political and philosophical arguments. Explores a variety of contemporary controversies concerning an individual's right to freedom of verbal and nonverbal expression, including hate speech, incitement to violence and obscenity. Examines controversies in a variety of contexts, including the public speaking platform, print, television and the Internet. 3 Cr.

CMC 432 Public Relations Campaigns (B). Prerequisite: CMC 332. Focuses on the treatment of an organization's public relations and information, including situation analysis and research, program and campaign planning, development of communications materials and activities, and program management. Provides experience in planning and executing public relations campaigns and programs. 3 Cr.

CMC 438 History of American Journalism (A,U). Prerequisite: CMC 210. Covers the evolution and development of the media of American journalism from their beginnings in England and Colonial America to the present, and the dominant personalities who helped shape them, relating them to their social, political and economic environments. 3 Cr.

CMC 445 Advanced Radio Production (B). Covers advanced principles and practices of radio productions while providing practical experience. Includes assigned projects, studio work, digital and analog production. 3 Cr. Spring Semester

CMC 446 Advanced Television Production (B). Prerequisite: CMC 348. Requires students to write, produce and direct advanced problems for television. Allows students to work individually and in small production units. Focuses on the development and execution of professional television production problems. Allows students to gain practical skills and finish the course with work that could be used in their video résumé tape or portfolio. 3 Cr.

CMC 463 Media and Society (A,U). Prerequisites: CMC 210 and senior status. Covers significant phases, issues and controversies in the historical development of mass communication in the United States. Emphasizes contemporary media relationships with, and impact on, intellectual, socio-political, economic and technological aspects of, culture and society. Considers daily and other periodical press, radio, television and film. 3 Cr.

CMC 466 Advanced Broadcast Journalism (B). Prerequisite: CMC 366. Provides experience in gathering, writing and producing news broadcasts for campus cable channel. Covers broadcast principles and practices with an emphasis on news and public affairs programming. 3 Cr.

CMC 467 Mass Communication Theory and Research (A,U). Examines and critiques the theoretical and research literature describing and explaining mass communication purposes, processes, messages, media, audiences, settings and effects at the individual, groups and societal levels. Gives attention to the cognitive, attitudinal and behavioral outcomes of mass communication in social, political, economic and other societal domains. 3 Cr. Every Semester

CMC 468 Media Law (A,U). Studies the legal considerations and issues affecting media communication in all its forms, including computer database, Internet and "new media" issues. Emphasizes defamation and libel, privacy privilege, copyright and trademark law, contempt, obscentiy, fairness and responsibility in media practice. Examines both governmental regulation and controls and self-regulatory media codes. 3 Cr. Spring Semester

CMC 472 Group Leadership (A,U). Examines group processes, relationships and leadership in task-oriented groups, such as committees, task forces, teams, and problem-solving groups. Includes topics such as analysis of group processes, agenda planning, motivation of participation, conflict management, team building, and group leadership styles and techniques. 3 Cr.

CMC 473 Theories of Communication (A,U). Prerequisite: CMC 202. Covers classical and contemporary theories of human communication, research and practical applications of theory, relation of theoretical concepts to instances of communication behavior, and identification

CMC 475 Communication Internship (B). Prerequisites: Instructor's permission and senior status. Provides a supervised practicum experience in professional organizations appropriate to the student's academic program. Application for internship must be received by midterm of semester preceding the internship experience. With department permission, may be repeated for maximum of six credits. 3 Cr. Every Semester

CMC 477 Organizational Communication (A,U). Prerequisite: CMC 273 or 316. Integrates communication theories with practice of communication in organizations. Emphasizes communication roles and culture of organizations as a force in organizational philosophy and world view. Provides practice in diagnosing and improving organizational communication systems. 3 Cr.

CMC 479 Conflict Management (A,U). Covers interpersonal conflict and its essential characteristics; evolution of the study of social conflict; perspectives from which social conflict is viewed, including psychological, social-psychological, sociological, economic, political and mathematical; the sources, conditions and consequences of social conflict in a given social setting; and skills of conflict management. 3 Cr.

CMC 483 Communication Training and Development (A,U). Prerequisite: Instructor's permission. Introduces communication training with emphasis on practice in designing, facilitating, and evaluating a workshop presentation in an organizational setting. 3 Cr. CMC 490 Special Topics (A). As a

CMC 492 Theories of Rhetoric (A). Provides an intensive study of classical and contemporary theories of persuasion and social influence. Gives attention to the application of theory to the practice of social influence. 3 Cr.

CMC 493 Contemporary Journalism Issues and Problems (A). Prerequisites: CMC 210, and junior or senior status. Provides an in-depth study of one or more instructor-selected contemporary issues or problems in journalism, public relations and/or mass communication. Issues and problems selected will vary with each offering and may be either conceptual or applied. May be repeated for maximum of six credits. 3 Cr.

CMC 495 Senior Honors in Radio-TV Production (B). Prerequisites: Senior status and instructor's permission. Open only to students in broadcasting track. Requires students to research, produce, record and direct radio or TV projects for which they are solely responsible. Radio projects may include works generated at College radio station specifically for this course. Projects are publicly presented to the college community. 3 Cr. Every Semester

CMC 496 Contemporary Broadcast Issues (B). Prerequisites: Broadcasting major and senior status. Allows for a supervised study of selected contemporary issues or problems in broadcasting. Selected issue or problem may be either conceptual or applied. 3 Cr.

CMC 499 Independent Study in Communication (A). Prerequisite: Instructor's permission. To be decided prior to registration in consultation with the instructor-sponsor and in accordance with the procedures of the Office of Academic Advisement. 1-6 Cr.

 

The information in this publication was current as of December 2002 when the text was compiled. Changes, including but not restricted to, tuition and fees, course descriptions, degree and program requirements, policies, and financial aid availability may have occurred since that time. Whether or not a specific course is scheduled for a given term is contingent on enrollment, budget and staffing. The college reserves the right to make any changes it finds necessary and may announce such changes for student notification in publications other than the College catalogs. For the purpose of degree and program completion, students are bound by the requirements in effect as stated in the printed catalog at the time of their matriculation at SUNY Brockport. Inquiries on the current status of requirements can be addressed to the appropriate College department of office. Also refer to the Brockport Web site home page at www.brockport.edu for current information.