Communication and Media Studies (COMM)

COMM MTNC. MAINTENANCE-PCOM. (0 Credits)

COMM 0010. OBSERVER ED BOARD. (0 Credits)

COMM 1000. FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES. (3 Credits)

This course provides students with an introduction to the fundamental approaches, theories and perspectives essential for an understanding of mediated communication, the industries that make it possible. Throughout the term we will explore many ways in which our symbolic environment both reflects and shapes life in the 21st century, from interpersonal to international relations, and everything in between.

Attributes: FRSS, SSCI.

Mutually Exclusive: COMM 1010, COMM 1010.

COMM 1010. INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES. (3 Credits)

An introduction to the major approaches, theories and perspectives in the study of Communication and the Media.

Attributes: FRSS, SSCI.

Mutually Exclusive: COMM 1000.

COMM 1098. INTERNSHIP. (1 Credit)

COMM 1999. TUTORIAL. (1 Credit)

Independent research and readings with supervision from a faculty member.

COMM 2098. INTERNSHIP. (2 Credits)

Supervised placement for students interested in work experience.

COMM 2999. TUTORIAL. (2 Credits)

Independent research and readings with supervision from a faculty member.

COMM 3098. INTERNSHIP. (3 Credits)

Supervised placement for students interested in work experience.

COMM 3999. TUTORIAL. (3 Credits)

Independent research and readings with supervision from a faculty member.

COMM 4000. COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES HONORS SEMINAR. (4 Credits)

An invitation-only course for the top students in the majors of the Department of Communication and Media Studies. The course topic will rotate every year, as will the instructor. Offered at both campuses. Counts as an elective towards any CMS major. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

Attributes: CCMS, CCUS, CMST, COMC, DTEM, FITV, JOUR.

COMM 4098. INTERNSHIP. (4 Credits)

Supervised placement for students interested in work experience. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

COMM 4701. INTERNSHIP SEMINAR. (4 Credits)

Juniors and Seniors only. Intern duty and seminar meetings during which students analyze their work experience in terms of the mass media as a whole. Written projects and selected readings geared to each student's internship will be assigned. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

Attributes: CMST, COMC, DTEM, FITV, JOUR.

COMM 4801. INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE I. (2 Credits)

Weekly intern duty and regular meetings with a faculty adviser during which students extend classroom experience into the real world. Written projects and readings relating to the internship are assigned. Seniors only.

COMM 4901. INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE II. (2 Credits)

Weekly intern duty and regular meetings with a faculty adviser during which students extend classroom experience into the real world. Written Projects and readings relating to the internship are assigned. Seniors only.

COMM 4999. TUTORIAL. (1 to 4 Credits)

Independent research and readings with supervision from a faculty member.