Students learning to use a video camera

IMPORTANT!
Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.

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

C-ID: JOUR 100.IGETC AREA 4 (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.

1533 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh LS 152 Chicas H K

1534 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh BUNDY 415 Brewington R H
Above section 1534 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1535 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh BUS 207 Chen A H
Above section 1535 is part of the Young Collegians Program. Please call (310) 434-3501 for additional information about the program.

1537 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Brewer S L
Above section 1537 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1538 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Movius L
Above section 1538 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1539 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Movius L
Above section 1539 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1540 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Brewer S L
Above section 1540 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

4066 6:30p-9:40p MW LS 117 Conley T
Above section 4066 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 09.

MEDIA 10, Media, Gender, and Race 3 units

Transfer: UC (meets UC Berkeley American Cultures

graduation requirement); CSU

IGETC AREA 4 (Social and Behavior Sciences) Prerequisite: None.

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

This course is an historical overview of media in the United States. Using readings from selected texts, clips from movies, radio and television broadcasts, as well as period literature, students analyze and debate representations in the media with a focus on class, gender, and race/ethnicity. Critical thinking is stressed in this course.

1542 2:45p-4:50p MTWTh LS 106 Dickinson L M

1543 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Muñoz M E
Above section 1543 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1544 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Muñoz M E
Above section 1544 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 1719 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Gougis M J
Above section 1719 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 1772 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Gougis M J
Above section 1772 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

1545 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh LS 106 Shaw R D

MEDIA 88A, Independent Studies in Media Studies 1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1546 Arrange-3 Hours

MEDIA 90B, Internship in Media Studies 2 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: Media 11 or 13 or 14. Students must arrange an approved internship prior to enrolling in this class. F-1 students must see the Immigration Coordinator at the International Education Center before enrolling.

Formerly Broadcasting 90B.

Students become acquainted with the career fields of radio, television or other media by working in a professional broadcasting or media company. Students spend a minimum of 60 hours during the term under the supervision of a media professional. Learning objectives and exit internship evaluation are required. Limited availability. Broadcast 90B requires 120 hours (8 hours/week for 16-week semester).

Students must have taken or be concurrently enrolled in a minimum of one broadcasting class, with a minimum of 7 units (including the internship), maintained throughout the semester at SMC. Limited availability.

1547 Arrange-24 Hours Staff
Above section 1547 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 11.

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