Special Topics Spring 2014

COM 295-001 Sports Broadcasting
Day/Time: TR 12:30-1:45pm
Instructor: Michael Vaccaro

Course Description: Sports broadcasting has developed over the years and is a far-reaching profession. Sports broadcasting ranges from your local sports talk station, the college play-by-play announcer to the national sports shows. This course teaches detailed sports broadcasting skills with an emphasis on play-by-play, sports anchoring and sports radio. It is meant to prepare students for the real world of sports broadcasting. We will learn in this class by discussing various aspects of sportscasting, practicing them in simulations, getting feedback and improving through repetition.

COM 295-003 Social Media
Day/Time: TR 2:00-3:15pm
Instructor: Dr. Hana Noor Al-Deen

Course Description: This course provides comprehensive and original scholarly research that exhibits the strategic implementation of social media in both advertising and public relations. It also covers policies, codes of ethics, and recommendations that are set by such businesses for best practices. Reading assignments in the text and perhaps from outside sources, discussions, short assignments, and class participation should be expected. Your class participation is crucial for your learning so please try to contribute to the class efficiently and productively.

COM 495-002 Issues in Family Communication
Day/Time: TR 8:00-9:15am
Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Brubaker

Course Description: Coming soon.

COM 495-003 Community and Interracial Dialogue
Day/Time: TR 11:00am-12:15pm
Instructor: Dr. Deborah Brunson

Course Description: Coming soon.

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