Academic Catalog 2014.2015 - page 78

The Master’s College 2014-2015 Catalog
C352 Editing (3)
Learning laws and practices of editing. (Fee: $20.)
C362 Writing Essays, Editorials & Columns (3)
Training in essay writing. (Fee: $20.)
C367 Introduction to 3D Graphics & Animation-
Maya (3)
This course introduces students to the world of three-
dimensional (3D) computer graphics and animation. The
software package used is Maya; the most widely used 3D
content creation and animation software. Topics include
curves and polygons, surfaces, lights, cameras, rendering,
effects and more. (Fee: $50.)
C368 Fundamentals of Advertising Copywriting (3)
Basic principles of copywriting for print and broadcast
media. Surveys newspaper, magazine, billboards,
brochures, direct mail, radio and television.
C371 Interpersonal Communication (3)
Analysis of the theory and practice of the process of
interpersonal communication including verbal and
nonverbal messages, self-disclosure, social power, intimacy,
emotions, conflict reduction and various interpersonal
C373 Graphic Design I (3)
This class introduces the students to the concepts of
Desktop Publishing. Topics covered will include color
theory, page layout, composition, print requirements and
other production related techniques. The applications
used in this class are Adobe™Photoshop™ for image
editing, Adobe™Illustrator™ for logo design and
Adobe™InDesign™ for page layout and composition.
C381 Beginning Public Relations (3)
Theories, processes and techniques involved in planning
and implementing programs designed to influence public
opinion and behavior.
Requirements: On campus internship of
6-10 hours a week.
C382 Persuasion (3)
Theories and techniques of social influence. Course
content includes motivation, attitude change, ethics,
credibility, nonverbal persuasion, logic and argumentation,
emotions and cultural influences.
C383 Family Communication (3)
A survey of communication that occurs within the family,
with emphasis on rules, change, development, power,
stress and decision-making. Attention will be given to
how families seek satisfaction through communication.
C384 Nonverbal Communication (3)
Examination of the influence of environmental
factors, physical behavior and vocal cues on human
C388 Communication & Social Movements (3)
Social and political movements as rhetorical phenomena.
Ideology and influence of recent movements will be
C391 Intercultural Communication (3)
Analysis of theories and techniques of the process of
communication between persons of different cultures
or subcultures.
C392 Advanced Public Relations (3)
Advanced theories, processes and techniques involved
in planning and implementing programs designed to
influence public opinion and behavior.
Requirements: Off
campus internship of 10 hours a week. Prerequisite: C381.
C394 - Intro to Computer Visual Effects (VFX) (3)
Introduces students to basic concepts for producing
visual effects using computers. Topics such as: HDRI,
rotoscoping, green screen compositing and explosions
are a few methods demonstrated during the class. These
effects apply to film, video, animation, graphics and
Prerequisite: Junior or Senior status.
(Fee: $50.)
C401 Directing I (3)
Concentration on the principles and aptitudes of planning
and picturization of script material, culminating in the
production and editing of various projects. (Fee: $50.)
C402 Directing II (3)
An advanced course in directing and producing from
program conceptualization to evaluation.
C321, C401.
(Fee: $50.)
C404 Graphic Design II (3)
This class builds upon the previous classroom experience
from Graphic Design I and covers new concepts for
the production of books, magazines and newspapers.
Prerequisite: C373
C408 Portfolio (3)
This class is a production class where the students use the
culmination of their skills to build a professional portfolio
and work on community projects as a team.
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
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