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Communication

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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

experience from Graphic Design I and covers new

concepts for the production of books, magazines

and newspapers.

Prerequisite: C373.

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.

Prerequisite: C480.

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-

Photoshop (3)

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

complete video.

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

coursework.

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.

Prerequisite: C344.

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

(3)

This course continues the study of 3D graphics

and animation begun in C367. Same as MIS468.

Prerequisite: C367.

(Fee: $50.)

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