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01703/Journalism, Public Relations, and Advertising

0051. Mass Media Writing Style Lab (2 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: Must be taken with or before JPRA 0150, but course may be waived for students with high scores on entry standardized tests. Course deals with fundamentals of style and use of language. A grade of C- or higher is needed to pass into higher level JPRA courses. JPRA C055 may be taken before or with 0051.

C055. Introduction to Mass Media (3 s.h.) FS

To be taken as first JPRA course. News media as an institution; relationships of media to one another and to the community at large; JPRA issues; current trends in disseminating public information. Credit not available for both JPRA C055 and BTMM 0020.

H095. Introduction to Mass Media-Honors (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Written permission of JPRA Honors Director. The mass media as dynamic institutions in society; analysis of the leading types in terms of their structure, functions, content, and financial support; the economic, cultural, political, ideological, and technological settings within which they developed and continue to operate.

0150. Writing for Mass Media (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: Typing speed of 35 words per minute and Composition C050; Corequisite: JPRA 0051. Introduction to and practice in writing stories for mass media. Accuracy, effective lead writing, and language skills. A grade of C- or higher and a passing grade on the departmental newswriting exam are required to pass into higher level JPRA courses.

H190. Writing for Mass Media-Honors (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: Typing speed of 35 words per minute and written permission of Honors Director. Instruction in reporting and writing news stories for freshmen who have placed into the Honors Program. In-class writing and out-of-class assignments. Individual critiques on style and use of language. Registration for JPRA 0051. Laboratory optional.

0215. Reviewing Theater/Music (2 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0151, or a writing course in another school or permission of instructor. Theory and practice of reviewing theater and music for newspapers and magazines; attending performances and writing reviews.

0216. Broadcast Performance (4 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: BTMM 0170. Introduction to presentation techniques for the radio and television performer. Students learn voice, articulation, and writing skills necessary to effectively perform for radio and television

0221. Public Relations Principles and Problems (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, or permission of instructor. Theories and concepts underlying public relations principles and actions. Dissemination of information to a multitude of publics and the gathering of feedback. Counseling management. Planning of public relations projects by industrial corporations, educational institutions, community organizations, and numerous other groups from government and politics to sports and show business.

0223. Public Relations Writing and Editing I (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, 0051, and 0221, or permission of instructor. Fundamentals of public relations writing. Application of journalistic style to the preparation of press releases, letters, memos, and other external and internal communications. Targeting and timing of messages. Public relations problem solving using the printed word.

0226. Introduction to Advertising (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, or permission of instructor. The function of advertising in the overall economy; determining markets and using advertising in selling goods and services; relationship of advertising agencies to advertisers and media.

W231. Magazine Article Writing (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, or permission of instructor. Writing, analyzing, and marketing factual articles for general and specialized magazines. Subject research, investigation of editorial needs, ethical and legal problems, and manuscript preparation.

0234. Broadcast Newswriting (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051. Students learn skills necessary to write for radio and television under deadline pressure, analyze how broadcast news is presented, develop interview skills, and write newscasts and editorials.

0251. Newswriting II (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, and Political Science 0145. Practice in reporting and writing news stories with the major emphasis on the reporting of public affairs.

0255. Editing the News (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051. Editing copy, writing headlines and picture captions. Some layout, coordinating news values with space limitations. Consideration of management and ethical problems.

0260. Electronic Information Gathering (3 s.h.) FS

For JPRA majors only. Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, 0051 and one other JPRA course. Introduction to Internet, World Wide Web, and electronic database materials. Course includes retrieval, analysis, and presentation of computer data with final projects usually published to the World Wide Web. Completion of Computer and Information Science C055, Computers and Applications, that satisfies Part B Science requirement for the university core curriculum is recommended before taking this course.

0270. Advertising Copywriting (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, 0051, and 0226, or permission of instructor. Writing effective advertising messages for newspapers, magazines, the trade press, industrial publications, radio, television, mail order, and billboards. Print and broadcast advertising. Analysis and improvement of current advertisements.

0271. Fundamentals of Advertising Design (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: JPRA 0226 and 0270, or permission of instructor. Use of graphics, typography, layout, and illustrations to design print media advertising.

0280. Sports Writing (2 s.h.)

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, or permission of instructor. Instruction and practice in reporting and writing stories on a variety of sports topics. Traditional play-by-play reporting and locker room interviewing; less traditional sports activities. Students attend sports events and write outside of class.

0282. Business and Economic Reporting (2 s.h.)

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, or permission of instructor. Completion of Economics 0051, 0052, or 0053 recommended prior to enrollment.

0295. Writing Humor (2 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, or permission of instructor. Understanding various forms of humor: wit, satire, parody, and irony. Practical assignments in writing humor, columns, etc.

0298. Honors Reading I (2 s.h.) FS

Hours arranged with full-time JPRA faculty. Extensive readings in areas of communications with emphasis on JPRA. Written and oral reports.

0299. Junior Honors Seminar (3 s.h.) F

Required of all first-semester junior honors students. Independent studies and joint discussion.

0310-0313. Journalism Workshops (1, 2, 3, 4 s.h., respectively) FS

Professionally oriented workshops open to working professionals, advanced undergraduates, and graduate students. Topics to be announced.

0315-0318. Special Topics in Journalism (1, 2, 3, 4 s.h., respectively) FS

Subject matter not covered by regular departmental course offerings. Courses are sometimes taught by distinguished professionals or visiting faculty. Topics to be announced.

W323. Public Relations Writing and Editing II (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA 0221 and 0223, or permission of instructor. Advanced public relations writing. Preparation of materials such as brochure copy, speeches, annual reports, case-study summaries, proposals, reports to management, radio and TV copy, and client presentations; editing.

0324. Public Relations Management and Case Problems (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA 0221 and 0223, or permission of instructor. Critical analyses of successful and unsuccessful public relations programs and campaigns. Application of social science principles and research techniques to the management of public relations programs.

0327. Advertising Media Planning (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: JPRA 0226. Analysis of the mass media as vehicles of advertising communication, including materials for planning, buying, and scheduling of advertisements and commercials. Research on demographic and marketing factors and their use in developing advertising objectives and strategies.

0328. Advertising Media Sales and Purchases (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: JPRA 0226 and 0327, or permission of instructor. Research and analysis of major media sales practices, including organization and preparation of radio, newspaper, television, or magazine presentations for advertising clients.

0332. Magazine Production (2 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA 0231 and 0381. Workshop in which students produce Philadelphia People magazine.

0333. Short Story Writing (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, or permission of instructor. Writers' workshop including discussion of students' stories and analyses of anthologized stories and current fiction.

0335. History of Journalism (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051; History 0067 and 0068; and junior standing. Development of American media with emphasis on newspapers; the struggle for freedom of the press; the relationship of newspapers to social and political history; the growth of magazines, book publishing, radio, and television.

0337. Broadcast News Gathering (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: JPRA 0234 and BTMM 0170. Students produce field reporting packages for radio and television news. Special emphasis on developing story ideas and using recording and editing equipment.

0338. News Broadcasting (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: JPRA 0337. Students incorporate news gathering skills from JPRA 0337 to write and produce radio and television newscasts in a studio setting.

0340. Editorial Writing (2 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, or permission of instructor. Conceptualizing, researching, and writing effective editorials for the mass media.

0344. Investigative Reporting (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: JPRA 0251. Advanced instruction and practice in writing news stories with emphasis on investigative and other in-depth reporting techniques.

0350. Science Writing (2 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, or permission of instructor. Instruction and practice in writing popular science articles for newspapers and magazines. Translation of scientific language, familiarization with science literature, and interviewing scientists.

0353. International News Communication (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, or permission of instructor. An interdisciplinary and comparative approach to mass media systems of the world-their structures and functions. Topics include cultural exchange or invasion, international news flow, freedom of the press, socialist and developing nations' theories of press, mass media, and modernization.

0355. Editorial Design (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: JPRA 0255 or permission of instructor. Layout and design theory, concepts and techniques required of newsroom editors, PR newsletter editors, publishers, and news magazine editors. Headline writing and fitting, page layout and design, use of photography and graphic devices, and story selection in editorial products. Hands-on experience with electronic pagination programs.

0358. British Mass Media (3 s.h.) F, S2

An undergraduate seminar in London, England, which concentrates on the current state of the mass media in Great Britain. Outstanding guest speakers and on-site inspection of media centers combine to present a rounded picture of the British news media. Also offered in summer (6 s.h.).

0359. Foreign Study in JPRA (1-3 s.h.)

Prerequisite: Permission of Foreign Study Coordinator. Written report of JPRA research done by individual student during a trip of at least two weeks abroad. Paper must be presented by end of semester following return from trip.

0360. Visual Communication in Mass Media (3 s.h.) S

Introduction to elements of publication design; layout principles and theory for mass media practitioners. The course emphasizes how selection of images, symbols, type, and the arrangement of elements within a space visually controls the communication process for an intended audience.

0361. Graphic Arts in Publication (3 s.h.) F

Computer layout and design for mass media materials, including newspapers, magazines, advertisements, posters, public relations communications, and electronic media. Emphasis on preparation of materials for distribution; design and use of type and visuals; printing and electronic processes; trends in layout and page planning. Hands-on experience with electronic pagination programs.

0362. Photography (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, or permission of instructor. Corequisites: Registration for laboratory. Individual direction in utilization of photography as a means of communication; creative photography; use of camera; darkroom procedures; picture selection, layout, cropping, sizing.

0363. Photojournalism (2 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: JPRA 0362 or permission of instructor. The practical side of working as a photographer for newspapers, magazines, and wire services as well as freelance. Picture editing and handling. Registration for a photography laboratory required of those without regular access to a darkroom.

0364. Photographic Portfolio (2 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: JPRA 0362 or permission of instructor. Production, organization, and presentation of a photographic portfolio. Registration for a photography laboratory required of those without regular access to a darkroom.

0365. Photography Special Projects (1-4 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA 0362 and permission of instructor. Individual work in areas of special interest including, but not limited to, formal and informal portraiture, nature of photography, underwater photography, medical or scientific photography, or special research in photography. Registration for a photography laboratory required of those without regular access to a darkroom.

0366. Photosensitive Materials (2 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: JPRA 0362 or equivalent or permission of instructor. Experimentation and application of a wide range of photographic processing and manipulation possibilities. Special effects. Darkroom effects.

0367. Photographic Lighting (2 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: JPRA 0362 or equivalent or permission of instructor. Manipulation and application of lighting (artificial and natural) in the studio and on location.

0368. Photography Seminar I (2 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing and JPRA 0362 and 0363.

0369. Photography Seminar II (2 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing and JPRA 0362 and 0363.

0372. Broadcast Journalism Practicum (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: BTMM 170 or permission of instructor. A weekly student-produced broadcast news magazine show created in cooperation with Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media department students. Same as BTMM: 0372 Broadcast Production Practicum.

0374. Advertising Campaigns (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA 0226, 0270, and 0327, or permission of instructor. Preparation and production of advertising campaigns on a variety of subjects, including commercial products and public services institutions. Media planning, copy and layout, production of radio and TV commercials, and public relations campaigns as applied to the advertising campaign.

0377. Advertising Account Management (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA 0270 and 0327, or permission of instructor. Training in the management of the client-agency relationship involving both agency account executives and client advertising directors or product managers. Planning and execution of advertising programs from the perspectives of both client and agency managements.

0378. Mass Media Research (3 s.h.)

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. Social science research techniques in the study of mass media. Application of quantitative research methods to media situations, including commercial broadcast rating services and readership studies. Class projects require statement of a research problem, hypothesis formation, research design, data collection, data analysis and interpretation, and report writing. Credit not available for both JPRA 0378 and BTMM 0314.

0381. Magazine Editing and Design (4 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: JPRA W231 or permission of instructor. Editorial, mechanical, and business phases of magazine production, including manuscript processing, illustration, ethical and legal problems, and reader research. Class project: Philadelphia People magazine publication.

W382. Law and Ethics of Mass Communications (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: JPRA C055, 0150, and 0051, Political Science 0051, and junior or senior standing, or permission of instructor. Ethical and legal problems of media, including libel, privacy, contempt, obscenity, access to information, free press/fair trial, antitrust law, and special restraints on broadcasting and advertising.

0385. Theories of Communication (3 s.h.)

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. Current concepts in mass communication theory; empirical evidence derived from investigations generated by theory; language and perception, attitudes and opinions, social control in the media, two-step flow hypothesis, and news diffusion.

0386. Media Management (3 s.h.) F

Operations, economics, and other business-related considerations as they relate to JPRA, advertising, and public relations. Technological influences; staff organization; personnel matters; budgeting, marketing, and research applications in regard to various mass media also are included.

0389. Internship (1-3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: Major in JPRA and permission of the internship supervisor. Organized professional work, under supervision, on selected media or news organizations.

0391. Special Projects (1-4 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing, and written permission of JPRA faculty member. A special course of study in a particular area of JPRA. Candidates should submit a detailed project outline prior to registration.

0392. Creative Services Workshop (1-3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: JPRA 0270 and 0374, or permission of instructor. Student operation of an advertising agency for nonprofit accounts in the Philadelphia market area with advertising faculty supervision.

0398. Honors Readings II (2 s.h.) FS

Hours arranged. Advanced reading in areas of communications, with emphasis on JPRA. Written and oral reports required.

0399. Senior Honors Seminars (3 s.h.) S

An intensive workshop in which students learn of the research interests of faculty members and devise and carry out their own group research project. Required of all senior honors students.

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01716/Speech Communication

0065. Public Speaking (3 s.h.) FS

Preparing, presenting, and evaluating speeches of various types on significant topics of personal interest and public concern. The arts, techniques, responsibilities, and ethics of inquiry and advocacy. Investigating, organizing, and developing ideas; analyzing issues and audiences, using language effectively; listening productively, understanding and utilizing non-verbal communication. (Students currently taking ELECT 0001 may not register for this course.)

0075. Communication in Business and the Professions (3 s.h.) FS

Designed to acquaint students with principles of communication applicable in organizational settings. Practice at application of principles of effective communication in interviewing, group decision making, and persuasive and informative business presentations. For non-majors only.

R082. Campaigns and Movements in America (3 s.h.) (AC) (W1) FS

The American rhetorical experience in public controversy, from the nation's earliest to the most recent. Special attention to the campaigns and movements of women and racial and ethnic minorities. Who has said what to whom, why, and with what consequences, in major efforts at political reform and social change. Topics will include the debate over constitutional ratification, abolition, populism, women's suffrage, and the civil-rights movements of the 1960's.

0174. Argumentation (3 s.h.) FS

How people argue and dispute, formally and informally, in public and private. The nature of advocacy; proof and refutation; fallacies; logical analysis; critical thinking; briefs and other methods of organization and presentation; and speeches and debates on current issues in politics, science, law, ethics, public policy, and the arts.

0180. Strategies and Tactics of Persuasion (3 s.h.) FS

A survey of theories of persuasion and a practicum in persuasion designed for consumers of persuasive messages as well as would-be practitioners. Objects of analysis will range from formal speeches and television advertisements to interpersonal encounters. Extensive in-class use of media to illustrate non-obvious meanings, methods, motives, and probable effects of messages.

0181. Speech Writing and Public Advocacy (3 s.h.) S

(Formerly R and C 0179.) Prerequisites: Speech Communication 0065, 0174, or 0180, or permission of instructor. Principles of public speaking, persuasion, and argumentation to advanced speech writing. Students will prepare and present speeches for a variety of rhetorical situations. Intensive presentational training.

0182. The Rhetoric of African-American Leaders (3 s.h.)

The contributions that African American speakers have made to the rich and impressive body of rhetoric which has influenced our thoughts and actions historically and to the present time.

0274. Rhetorical Theory (3 s.h.) F

Introduction to classical and contemporary theories of speechmaking and other advocacy. Issues to be addressed include rhetoric's relationship to truth, knowledge, ethics, politics, and judgment.

0282. American Public Address

Important speeches and significant speakers in American history from colonial times to the present. Public address as the art of rhetoric in action, as discourse intended to influence public policy on basic issues, and as oral communication in our national life. Political speaking emphasized; all kinds represented. Speeches studied in written text, in audio and video recordings, and live over the mass media as well as in person.

0300. Seminar in Communication and Advocacy (3 s.h.) S

Content variable. Emphasis on research on special topics in communication and advocacy, e.g., political advertising, rhetoric of social issues (abortion, sexual harassment, health care, etc.), rhetorical genre, interpersonal influence, presidential communication, rhetorical masterpieces, etc. Capstone course for speech communication majors.

0302. Rhetorical Criticism (3 s.h.) S

Methods of analyzing speechmaking and other advocacy. Methods include neo-Aristotelian criticism, ideological criticism, metaphoric analysis, genre analysis, and theory-based criticism. Students will write critical papers.

0382. Political Communication (3 s.h.) S

Strategies and tactics of advocacy in political settings. Focus on political campaigns and social movements.

0398. Independent Study in Communication and Advocacy (1-3 s.h.) FS

0399. Internship in Communication and Advocacy (3 s.h.) FS

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01707/Theater

Theater 0100 is required every semester the student is a full time major. If Theater 0100 is not successfully completed (a grade of NC, no credit), Theater 0101 must be taken concurrently with Theater 0100 the following semester.

0011. Introduction to Theater Process (3 s.h.) FS

Pre- or Corequisite: For majors, Theater C110. Methods of study of dramatic text; the modern actualistic mode (beginning with Ibsen) in all media as a first step toward production. Principles of dramatic form; cultural context of modern realistic drama; readings and projects. Required of all majors. Recommended to nonmajors who intend to work with drama professionally in television or film, or as critics. NOTE: Theater majors must pass Theater 0011 with a grade of C or better.

0025. Acting for Non-Majors (3 s.h.) FS

An introduction to acting. Exercises in relaxation, concentration, and imagination. Selected readings, discussion, and acting projects.

0027. Introduction to Acting (3 s.h.) S

The development of the actor's basic needs, such as relaxation, concentration, and imagination. Selected readings, discussion, and laboratory exercises. NOTE: For theater majors only. Majors must pass Theater 0027 with a grade of C or better.

0029. Improv. and Theater Games (3 s.h.)

Improvising in theater is a tool as ancient as drama, and has been a critical part of every well-known system of acting history. It has also stood on its own as an art form for centuries. This course will focus on those aspects of acting and performance that are spontaneous, that call for freedom and inventiveness, that stress the willingness to work creatively with others in a relaxed, purposive, and concentrated environment. Improvising techniques and ‘Theater Games' will be practiced.

0041. Technical Theater Production (3 s.h.) FS

Introduction to the elements of physical production: scenery, costumes, and lighting. Theory and practice of craft and visual communications. Lab and production participation required. NOTE: Theater majors must pass Theater 0041 with a grade of C or better.

0100. Production Practicum (1 s.h.) FS

Open to theater majors only. Participation in at least one departmental production activity. Required every semester the student is a full-time major.

0101. Production Practicum (1 s.h.) FS

Same as Theater 0100. Required in the event that a student is unsuccessful in the completion of Theater 0100. Theater 0101 and Theater 0100 must be taken concurrently the semester following receipt of the grade NC (no credit) for Theater 0100.

C110. Theater: The Collaborative Art (3 s.h.) (AR) FS

Live professional theater performances serve as the basis for the study of contemporary theater: its elements, its ideas, and its creators. Lecture/demonstrations of the elements of theater art presented by the artists/teachers of the theater faculty. NOTE: Theater majors must pass Theater C110 with a grade of C or better.

0119. Creativity: Basic (3 s.h.) F

The introductory course to creativity in theater. Techniques to encourage creative self-expression and ways of presenting ideas and materials. Restricted to majors, Creativity is the matrix course for all theater students and leads to the various emphasis programs.

0120. Basic Acting II (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: Theater 0025. This course is a continuation of 0025, Acting for Non-majors. It is intended for the student who wants more than a basic introduction to acting but may not be able to major in theater. Exercises, scene study, script analysis. No audition.

0121. Voice for the Actor (3 s.h.) F

Fundamentals of voice production for the stages: including increasing the power, range, and expressivity of the voice.

0123. Basic Movement (3 s.h.) S

Introduces the student actor to basic skills, concepts, and techniques of movement for the theater. Emphasizes dramatic text as the primary determinant of form. May be repeated with permission of the department.

0126. Basic Acting Technique (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: Grade of C+ or higher in Theater 0025 and audition, or audition and permission of the department. For the beginning actor: the nature and craft of acting; basic elements of a viable acting technique. May be entered by incoming freshmen who can demonstrate suitability through audition during registration. May be repeated with permission of the department.

0127. Speech for the Actor (3 s.h.)

Fundamentals of speech for the performer: the goal is clarity, dissipation of regional accents, learning IPA, and American Standard speech.

0223. Movement for the Actor (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Theater 0025, 0123, and permission of the department. Basic movement instruction designed to complement Theater 0225.

0225. Intermediate Acting I (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: Theater 0126 and audition, or audition and permission of the department. Consolidation of the actor's technical development through work on scenes of moderately complex content and from various periods. Requires intensive outside preparation of exercises and scenes for presentation in the studio.

0243. Principles of Design (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Theater 0041. The basic compositional elements of line, form, texture, and color. A context for viewing all areas of theater design. NOTE: Theater majors must pass Theater 0243 with a grade of C or better.

0246. Stage Management I (3 s.h.) FS

The basic organization of stage productions with emphasis on the relationship of management to artists and product. Production participation required.

0276. Scene Painting I (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Theater 0041 or permission of department. Traditional theatrical scene painting techniques.

0277. Scene Painting II (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: Theater 0276 or permission of department. Advanced and experimental scene painting techniques.

W303. Classical Tradition (3 s.h.) F

Required of all majors. The dramatic literature, criticism, and theater history of ancient Greece and Rome and their influence on Western theatrical development, studied in appropriate cultural contexts. NOTE: Theater majors must pass Theater W303 with a grade of C or better.

W304. Romantic Tradition (3 s.h.) FS

Required of all majors. The dramatic literature, criticism, and theater history of the Renaissance in England and subsequent developments in Europe in the late 18th and early 19th centuries studied in appropriate cultural contexts. NOTE: Theater majors must pass Theater W304 with a grade of C or better.

0305. Modern Directions (3 s.h.) S

Required of all majors. The dramatic literature, criticism, and theater history of the modern period studied in appropriate cultural contexts. NOTE: Theater majors must pass Theater 0305 with a grade of C or better.

0307. Seminar in Drama (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: At least two courses in Theater 0303-0304-0305 sequence with grade of C or higher, or permission of department. Required of all majors. Intensive research into a specialized topic in dramatic literature, criticism, or theater history. May be repeated for credit. Written and oral presentation. Dramatic criticism; theater of the absurd; theater of Bertolt Brecht; theater of Chekhov; aspects of American theater, etc. NOTE: Theater majors must pass Theater 0307 with a grade of C or better.

0315. Presentation Methods for Advertising and Public Relations (3 s.h.) FS

For business presentations to groups-from boards of directors to sales meetings. Training in speech dynamics, vocal power and range, and nontheatrical use of acting techniques to improve such presentations.

0325. Advanced Acting (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Theater 0121, 0123, 0225, 0227, and audition; or audition and permission of the department. Acting theory and technique in expressing style, characterization, and interpretation as applied to Shakespeare, Restoration, Expressionistic, and contemporary poetic plays.

0335. Introduction to the Director's Art

(3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Theater 0011, 0025, and 0041, or permission of the department. Introduction to the theory, practice, and history of directing for the theater. NOTE: Theater majors must pass Theater 0335 with a grade of C or better.

0336. Fundamentals of Directing (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: Theater 0335 and permission of department. Laboratory practice in stage of directing.

0341. Technical Direction for the Theater (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Theater 0041 and permission of department. Drafting and management skills necessary to mount the theatrical production.

0351. Lighting for the Theater (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Theater 0041. Basic mechanics of lighting and an introduction to the design process. Production participation required.

0352. Lighting Design I (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Theater 0351 or permission of department. Lighting design projects for a variety of plays and stage forms. Graphic projects required.

0353. Lighting Design II (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: Theater 0351 or permission of department. Lighting design projects in the Lighting Laboratory.

0360. Costume Design I (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Theater 0243 or permission of department. Costume design for the stage. Graphic projects required.

0361. Costume Design II (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: Theater 0243 or permission of department. Costume design for the stage. Graphic projects required.

0363. History of Costume and Architectural Decor I (3 s.h.) F

A survey of social costume, architectural styles, and decoration in the principal periods with which Western world theater is concerned. The adaptation of such material for use in design for stage, television, and film.

0364. History of Costume and Architectural Decor II (3 s.h.) S

Continuation of Theater 0363.

0367. Costume Production (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Theater 0041 or permission of department. Study of basic planning and construction skills in all aspects of costume production.

0368. Draping and Flat Pattern Drafting (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: Theater 0367 and permission of department. Development of advanced skills in costume production.

0369. Make-up (3 s.h.) S

Basic techniques of stage make-up.

0372. History of Modern Scenic Design (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Theater 0011, 0305, and permission of department. Survey of major historical periods of theatrical design. Intensive reading in the period 1880 to present. Oral and written projects.

0373. Drawing and Rendering Techniques (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Permission of department. Basic techniques of rendering the human figure, furniture, architecture, and landscapes in pencil and watercolor.

0378. Scene Design I (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Theater 0041 and 0243, or permission of department. Scenic design for the stage. Graphic projects required.

0379. Scene Design II (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: Theater 0243 or permission of department. Scenic design for a variety of plays and stage forms. Graphic projects required.

0390-0-3. Independent Study in Theater(1-3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Permission of department. Open to superior students by invitation on application. Directed research or project work.

0390. Independent Study in Sound

0391. General Study

0392. Acting

0393. Directing

0394. Technical Production

0395. Lighting Design

0396. Costume Design

0397. Scene Design

0398. Playwriting

0399. Research

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