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Media Studies

The courses listed here were previously listed under Broadcasting and Communication.

Also see courses listed under Communication Studies, Film Studies, and Journalism.

MEDIA 1, Survey of Mass Media Communications    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 4G (Social & Behavioral Sciences) • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Communication 1.

This course introduces aspects of communications and the impact of mass media on the individual and society. The survey includes newspapers, magazines, radio, television, cable, motion pictures, online media, advertising, public relations, theories of communication, and mass communication modes, processes and effects.

2576   8:00a-9:20a MW   LS 106   Rosenberg V L

2577   8:00a-9:20a MW   LS 110   Movius L

NEW 3169   8:00a-9:20a MW   LS 101   Lange J

2578   8:00a-9:20a TTh   LS 152   Coleman D

2579   8:00a-9:20a TTh   LS 110   Movius L

2580   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUNDY 127   Brewington R H

Above section 2580 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2581   9:30a-10:50a MW   LS 110   Movius L

2582   9:30a-10:50a TTh   LS 152   Muñoz M E

2583   11:15a-12:35p TTh   BUNDY 239   Mitchell S V

Above section 2583 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 2583 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2584   12:45p-2:05p TTh   LS 110   Muñoz M E

2585   12:45p-2:05p TTh   BUNDY 239   Mitchell S V

Above section 2585 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2586   2:15p-3:35p TTh   LS 110   Muñoz M E

2587   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Pernisco N

Above section 2587 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

2588   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Obsatz S B

Above section 2588 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

3067   12:45p-3:50p MW   LS 201   Dickinson L

Above section 3067 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 03.

NEW 3088   3:45p-6:50p W   HSS 204   Simmons R D

NEW 3087   3:45p-6:50p Th   LS 119   Simmons R D

4332   5:15p-6:35p MW   LS 119   Carlucci M A

4333   6:45p-9:50p Th   HSS 151   Klein K R

MEDIA 10, Journalism, Gender, and Race    3 units

Transfer: UC (meets UC Berkeley American Cultures graduation requirement); CSU • IGETC AREA 4A (Social and Behavior Sciences) • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Communication 10. This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This multimedia course is an overview of print and broadcast journalism in the United States from World War I to the present. Using readings from selected texts, old newsreels, clips from movies, radio and television broadcasts as well as period literature, students will analyze and debate the changes in journalists and journalism with particular focus on social class, gender and ethnicity. Critical thinking will be stressed in this course.

2589   8:00a-11:05a MW   LS 117   Gougis M J

Above section 2589 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 03.

2590   8:00a-11:05a MW   LS 117   Gougis M J

Above section 2590 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 05.

2591   9:30a-10:50a TTh   LS 106   Movius L

2592   12:45p-3:50p MW   LS 201   Schofield J E

Above section 2592 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 05.

2593   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUNDY 235   Horwitz J T

Above section 2593 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2594   12:45p-2:05p MW   LS 110   Movius L

2595   12:45p-2:05p MW   BUNDY 235   Horwitz J T

Above section 2595 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

2596   12:45p-3:50p MW   LS 117   Schofield J E

Above section 2596 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 03.

2597   12:45p-3:50p MW   LS 117   Gougis M J

Above section 2597 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 05.

NEW 3137   2:15p-3:35p MW   LS 119   Coleman D

2598   2:15p-3:35p TTh   LS 117   Charles H E

2599   3:45p-5:05p MW   LS 110   Goldstein Martin M

2600   4:00p-5:20p MW   LS 117   Schofield J E

2601   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Pernisco N

Above section 2601 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

2602   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Muñoz M E

Above section 2602 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

2603   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Muñoz M E

Above section 2603 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4334   6:45p-9:50p M   LS 152   Goldstein Martin M

4335   6:45p-9:50p Th   LS 106   Sharma S

4336   6:45p-9:50p T   LS 152   Goldstein Martin M

4337   6:45p-9:50p W   LS 117   Coleman D

MEDIA 11, Introduction to Broadcasting    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Broadcasting 1.

Radio, television and related electronic media are introduced in this course with emphasis on history, programming, FCC regulations, operations, economics, and social impact. The course also includes an examination of the newer technologies such as the Internet, cable, direct broadcast satellites, computers, wireless phones, and the communications technology revolution.

2604   12:45p-2:05p MW   LS 152   Dawson F R

2605   2:15p-3:35p TTh   LS 119   Shaw R D

MEDIA 12, Broadcasting Programming and Management    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Broadcasting 2.

Principles of radio and television programming and management, including program sources, programming theories, station organization, community involvement, market demographics, and fulfillment of FCC requirements are covered in this course.

2606   12:45p-2:05p MW   LS 119   Giggans J H

MEDIA 13, Broadcasting Announcing and Production    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Broadcasting 3A.

This course offers training and practical experience in announcing for radio and television and for radio control room operation, combining voice, recordings, editing, and other elements in broadcasting performance and production.

2607   2:15p-5:20p W   LS 106   Brewington R H

4338   6:45p-9:50p M   LS 106   Brewington R H

MEDIA 14, Newscasting and Newswriting    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Broadcasting 4A.

This course familiarizes the student with the expectations of journalism by the public and teaches the student the basic newswriting guidelines used in broadcast journalism. Through newswriting assignments and exercises, the student will become adept in basic broadcast news writing.

4339   6:45p-9:50p T   DRSCHR 203   Giggans J H

MEDIA 17, Sportscasting Spring Sports    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Broadcasting 5B.

Sports reporting for the broadcast media, including a study of sources of information, statistic and personal background on athletes, as well as techniques of interviewing, color reporting, and play-by-play announcing are covered in this course. Special emphasis will be given to the particular demands and playing environments of spring sports such as basketball and track and field. Field work in coverage of spring sports involves interview shows with coaches, players, and sports figures.

4340   6:45p-9:50p M   LS 110   Carlucci M A

   Arrange-2 Hours        

4341   6:45p-9:50p W   LS 106   Carlucci M A

   Arrange-2 Hours        

MEDIA 18, Broadcast Advertising    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Broadcasting 8.

This course examines advertising as an economic support for commercial broadcast, cable, and related telecommunications media. Audience surveys, rate structures, client, ad rep firms and advertising agency relationships are discussed and explored.

Media Studies 18 is the same course as Business 33. Students may receive credit for one, but not both.

4342   6:45p-9:50p Th   DRSCHR 203   Adelman A

MEDIA 19, Broadcasting Workshop (3,3)    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Media Studies 13 or 14.

Formerly Broadcasting 9.

This course offers further training and practical experience in producing and announcing for radio. Students use digital audio workstations to produce commercials, newscasts, promos and various other audio projects. Lecture topics include an overview of current industry trends, plus instruction on voiceovers, digital editing and mixing, podcasting, Internet streaming and satellite radio. Students will also have the opportunity to host a weekly radio show to help prepare them for professional radio station work. One repeat of the course is allowed.

2608   8:00a-9:20a TTh   LS 106   Beaton J L

MEDIA 20, Introduction to Writing and Producing Short Form Media    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Broadcasting 20.

This course offers basic training and practical experience in writing, producing, shooting, music selection, and directing voice-over talent for short-form media projects. These project forms include on-air promos, commercials, public service announcements, webisodes, and special marketing campaigns. The course will take a hands-on approach to enable the development of basic copywriting and production skills, and will provide students with an introductory understanding of television, radio, and alternative media branding and marketing strategies. Storytelling, scriptwriting, and coordinating essential production elements will be emphasized.

4343   6:30p-9:35p M   BUNDY 240   Captor R

Above section 4343 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

MEDIA 46, Television Production    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Broadcasting 46.

This course provides basic training in the use of television equipment and facilities; camera operations; audio and video control; lighting; graphics; editing; portable video, and audio production techniques.

2609   12:45p-3:35p M   LS 106   Fetzer G C

   Arrange-2 Hours        Fetzer G C

MEDIA 48, Television Field Production Workshop (3,3)    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Broadcasting 48.

Students will produce a variety of electronic media projects primarily for airing on public cable access and public television station channels. Projects will also be developed for pod-casting, inclusion in video/film festivals, and distribution to other media entities. The emphasis in this course is on the development of creative video camera techniques, writing, producing, and editing skills for the production of digital media. Students will also have the opportunity to produce video segments for the Corsair newspaper online edition.

2610   12:45p-3:50p T   LS 106   Smith J C

   Arrange-1 Hour        Smith J C

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