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This 2004-2006 Bridgewater State College Catalog Web Addenda contains the most up-to-date information. Information in this Catalog Web Addenda supersedes the published version of this catalog.
Only changes made to program requirements, courses or academic policies are outlined here. This Web Addenda should be used in conjunction with the 2004-2006 print or Online Catalog.
The course will examine the varying ways in which documentary film can illuminate the human condition or explore critical cultural issues facing society. Students will view several different styles of documentary and analyze the effectiveness of filmmakers' techniques and choices. Films studied may include works by Flaherty, Grierson, Lorentz, Riefenstahl, and Wiseman
Prerequisite: Application through the International Programs Office
This short-term international study course offers students first-hand exposure and interaction with foreign culture, customs, and patterns of communication. Each faculty-led course includes pre-departure orientation sessions, lessons, and activities at an international destination. Instruction will be in English. Course destinations and topics will vary. Contact the Communication Studies Department or the International Programs Office for current study course details. Students may enroll more that once for different destinations and topics.*
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor
This course offers the basics of film study and analysis in dominant and avant garde cinema. It exposes students to a diverse range of subject matter to provide a familiarity with aspects of a particular film style, movement, culture, media and/or film technology. Topics include but are not limited to: various international directors, postmodernism, Francophone, Soviet, Swedish, and Scandinavian, satire and parody, film noir, and other genres and auteur. The course may be repeated for different topics.
Prerequisite: COMM 303
In this class, students will analyze ways in which organizations communicate their image and message through events and promotions. Students will learn advanced organizational communication theory as it relates to events planning and will gain significant practice in planning, critiquing, and analyzing events through case studies and attendance at actual events. Students will apply the theory to a practical, on-campus experience. The course will be taught using lecture, online assignments, class discussion, and out-of-class project assignments.
* Additional Fee Required
All changes are effective Fall 2005 unless otherwise noted.Back to 2004-2006 Catalog