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Communications

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COM 245
Writing for the Media
3 credits

This course is designed to improve effectiveness in communication by developing prewriting, writing, and rewriting skills. Students will learn how to organize their ideas in a clear, methodical manner with emphasis on concept development. This course will explore various techniques used to produce scripts for spot advertisements, corporate video, television pilots, and features (movies). Students will produce scripts for radio and television spots and a short corporate video, as well as go through the story development process for a feature-length screenplay or television pilot

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101.