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Mass Communications CC
MCOM 9 Colloquium-Mass Communications 1.00 Unit
Collaboration between Journalism, Radio and Television. Cross-platform projects in content creation. Designing material for newspaper, radio and television. Learning media production techniques. Programming philosophies, formatting content for specific media, marketing, promotions, news and sports.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 20 Journalism: Newswriting & Info 3.00 Units
Fundamentals of reporting and news writing to develop ability to identify a compelling story, gather information, organize, write, rewrite and deliver in the chosen format, according to professional standards of traditional print journalism and online journalism, supported by multimedia. Analysis of exemplary journalistic models. Conceive, research, and write stories using traditional news values. Requires source interviews or original research. (May not receive credit if MCOM 1 has been completed.) Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 21 Newspaper Production I 3.00 Units
This course focuses on writing and producing student news publications using the school newspaper, the Spectator and its online version, thechabotspectator.com, as a practical laboratory that produces a journalistic product for distribution to a college-wide audience. Students will work primarily in one of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethics and legal aspects of communication are also covered. Strongly Recommended: MCOM 20 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) Eligibility for ENGL 1A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 22 Newspaper Production II 3.00 Units
This course focuses on intermediate writing and producing student news publications using the school newspaper, the Spectator and its online version, thechabotspectator.com, as a practical laboratory that produces a journalistic product for distribution to a college-wide audience. Students will work primarily in two or three of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethics and legal aspects of communication and media leadership/management are also covered. Prerequisite: MCOM 21 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) Strongly Recommended: MCOM 20 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) Eligibility for: ENGL 1A
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 23 Newspaper Production III 3.00 Units
This course focuses on advanced intermediate writing and producing student news publications using the school newspaper, the Spectator and its online version, thechabotspectator.com, as a practical laboratory that produces a journalistic product for distribution to a college-wide audience. Students will work primarily in four or five of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethics and legal aspects of communication and media leadership/management are also covered and students should serve in leadership roles. Prerequisite: MCOM 22
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 24 Newspaper Production IV 3.00 Units
This course focuses on advanced leadership, writing and producing student news publications using the school newspaper, the Spectator and its online version, thechabotspectator.com, as a practical laboratory that produces a journalistic product for distribution to a college-wide audience. Students will produce work in six or more of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing advanced investigative and in-depth articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethics and legal aspects of communication and media leadership/management are also covered and students should serve in leadership roles and cover a major or public affairs beat. Prerequisite: MCOM 23
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 26 Beginning Photojournalism 3.00 Units
Beginning photojournalism focuses on the technical, aesthetic, journalistic and interpersonal skills needed to produce images that tell stories for newspapers, magazines, books and the Internet. Assignments will introduce students to specific areas of photojournalism including current technology and tools for preparing images. Students may be assigned to cover protests, demonstrations, political campaigns, live performances, campus events, press conferences, sporting events and feature stories that explore contemporary social issues. Journalistic ethics will be the subject of ongoing discussions throughout the semester, as will applicable business practices. Strongly Recommended: PHOT 50 or PHOT 53A
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 40 Introduction to Broadcasting 3.00 Units
Evolution of radio, television, film, the Internet, new media and their impact on culture and society.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 41 Intro to Mass Communications 3.00 Units
History of the press and mass media; the political, social and economic impact of the press on government and public opinion. A social and cultural impact of the media and its role in shaping public perception. An overview of the news process and job opportunities in the media.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 43 Ad Sales & Media Management 3.00 Units
Introduction to media advertising and sales plus media management strategies, techniques, leadership and motivation.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 44 Radio & Television Announcing 3.00 Units
Developing skills in projection of personality, vocal performance and pronunciation necessary for communication of ideas in radio and television broadcasting under studio circumstances. Activities will equip students in understanding and developing themselves as integrated physiological, social, and psychological media personalities.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 50 Radio Studio Techniques 3.00 Units
Operational procedures and practices in a modern radio broadcast studio. Emphasis on production aspects including editing and announcing, station operations and commercial radio programming. May not receive credit if Mass Communications 34 has been completed.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 56 Intro to KCRH Radio Exp 3.00 Units
Introduction to practical experience in KCRH radio station operations including programming, music, audio production techniques, promotions, news, live sports, and underwriting sales. Experience in broadcast operation of KCRH-FM. Prerequisite: MCOM 50 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 57 KCRH Radio Leadership Experien 3.00 Units
Leadership experience in KCRH radio station operations including programming, music, audio production techniques, promotions, news, live sports, and underwriting sales. Experience in broadcast operation of KCRH-FM. Prerequisite: MCOM 56 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 58 Intermed KCRH Radio Experience 3.00 Units
Intermediate practical experience in KCRH radio station operations including programming, music, audio production techniques, promotions, news, live sports, and underwriting sales. Experience in broadcast operation of KCRH-FM. Prerequisite: MCOM 56 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 59 Adv KCRH Radio Experience 3.00 Units
Advanced practical experience in KCRH radio station operations including running programming, music, audio production, promotions, news, live sports, and underwriting sales departments. Experience in broadcast operation of KCRH-FM. Prerequisite: MCOM 58 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 60 Television Studio Techniques I 3.00 Units
Introduction to studio practices. Hands-on experience in television studio operations, control room procedures, and basic program production.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 61 TV Studio Techniques II 3.00 Units
Further experience in television studio operations, control room procedures, and program production. Designed to advance skills in operating television equipment, producing and directing television programs. Prerequisite: Mass Communications 60 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 68 KCTH Television Experience 3.00 Units
Practical experience in television production and programming. Prerequisite: Mass Communications 60 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MCOM 69 Advanced KCTH TV Experience 3.00 Units
Advanced practical experience in television production and programming. Prerequisite: Mass Communications 60 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) Strongly recommended: Mass Communications 68 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 

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