experience from Graphic Design I and covers new
concepts for the production of books, magazines
C412 Advanced Photography
An advanced course in photographic techniques
using professional lighting and studio tricks. Students
will learn how to manipulate light and shadow to
create contrast, form and interest in portraits, product
shots and landscape photography.
C422 3D Production (3)
Students will be involved in the production of real-
world assignments to support The Master’s College.
This would include advertisements, promotional
material, logo development, animated promos, print
advertising and 3D web animations. Students may
also work on projects from professional client lists
as they become available. Students will use a variety
of software programs that include 3D animation,
modeling, texturing, and lighting effects, as well as
audio, compositing, filming and editing.
C426 Introduction to Computer Graphics-
The course teaches the fundamentals of computer
graphics using Adobe™ Photoshop™. Students
learn to edit photographs, generate digital paintings,
color correct images and design layouts for web
development. Used as the primary application in the
graphics, web and film industry. (Fee: $50.)
C428 Motion Graphics (3)
Introduces students to the production of animated
logos, show titles, home video, creative and technical.
Explores industry standard applications of Adobe™
After Effects™ and Apple™ Motion™. Students
learn to use animated text presets, particles, simple
compositing methods and sound effects to build a
C430A,B Honors Internship (1-6)
Students find placement in communication-related
departments or firms (film studios, television stations,
radio stations, newspapers, advertising companies,
public relations firms, etc.). 15 hours per week for
3 units. A comprehensive final report completes
Prerequisite: Senior standing and B average
or higher in communication courses; must get permission from
an instructor in the department to enroll.
C436 Christianity and Film (3)
Examine in class 15 films of a wide variety. Each
will be analyzed with the purpose of discovering the
method by which Christians should examine every
film with which they come in contact. Films with a
purported religious or even Christian message need
to be examined every bit as thoroughly as the most
secular of films. It is the goal of this course to teach
students how to filter everything they see and hear
through a biblical grid.
C441 Poetry Writing (3)
An examination of the various poetry rhymes, meters
and additional tools of the poet. Various poetry
patterns explained and illustrated with the goal of
helping students become published. (Fee: $20.)
C444 Advanced Article Writing
Students build on the principles learned in C344-
Article Writing. Assignments include writing and
researching literary features, news stories (including
investigative journalism) and columns. As with C344,
students will be writing on deadline for an actual
campus publication. The course includes exposure
to literary excellence in journalism as students learn
the nuances of story shape, structure and pacing.
C459 Novel Writing (1-3)*
Students learn the techniques of novel writing.
*This class is only available as a Directed Studies course.
C467 Advanced 3DGraphics &Animation- Maya
This course continues the study of 3D graphics
and animation begun in C367. Same as MIS468.
C468 Promotional & Advertising Writing (3)
An examination of all forms of promotional writing,
looking at various components that give it excellence.
C471 Writing for Publication (3)
Covers all facets of publication, from the conception
of a book project to shaping its purpose and scope
and determining its audience. Requirements involve
a daily “To Do” list with tips and assignments that
will help the student stay focused and on track toward
writing at least 40 pages of a book, as well as a fully
developed proposal that will be ready to submit to