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Winter Academic Term 2003 Course Guide

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Courses in Communication Studies


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Winter Academic Term, 2003 (January 6 - April 25)

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COMM 101. The Mass Media.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Kathleen M Battles

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

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COMM 102. Media Processes and Effects.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Nicholas A Valentino (nvalenti@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

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COMM 111. Workshop on Managing the Information Environment.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1).

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COMM 211. Evaluating Information.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Michael W Traugott (mtrau@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 111. (4). (SS). (QR/1). May not be repeated for credit.

Full QR

Credits: (4).

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COMM 311. Mass Communication Research.

Section 001.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 211. (3). (SS). (QR/1). May not be repeated for credit.

Full QR

Credits: (3).

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COMM 321. Undergraduate Internship.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Junior standing, concentration in communication studies, and permission of instructor. Internship credit is not retroactive and must be prearranged. No more than six credits combined of COMM 321 and 322 may be elected. (1-3). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. May not be used to satisfy communication studies electives in a communication studies concentration plan. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-3).

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COMM 351. Structure and Function of Media Systems.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Zhaoxu Yan (zyan@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 101 or 102 strongly recommended. (4). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 361. Processes of Mediated Communication.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Nojin Kwak (kwak@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 101 or 102 strongly recommended. (4). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 371. Media, Culture, and Society.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Derek W Vaillant (dvail@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 101 or 102 strongly recommended. (4). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

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COMM 381. Media Impact on Knowledge, Values, and Behavior.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Nancy A Jennings

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 101 or 102 strongly recommended. (4). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 439. Seminar in Journalistic Performance.

Section 001 SUPREME COURT NEWS COVERAGE. Communication Studies concentrators only. Meets w/ Comm 439.002.

Instructor(s): Anthony C Collings (collings@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Communication Studies 439.001.

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COMM 439. Seminar in Journalistic Performance.

Section 002 SUPREME COURT NEWS COVERAGE. Meets w/ Comm 439.001.

Instructor(s): Anthony C Collings (collings@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (3).

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COMM 439. Seminar in Journalistic Performance.

Section 003 Rule of Law in Journalism. Communication Studies concentrators only. Meets w/ Comm. 439.004.

Instructor(s): Javed Nazir

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 439. Seminar in Journalistic Performance.

Section 004 Rule of Law in Journalism. Meets w/ Comm. 439.003.

Instructor(s): Javed Nazir

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (3).

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COMM 441. Independent Reading.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of department. COMM 441 and 442 may be repeated for a combined total of eight credits. (3-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. A maximum of three credits of COMM 441 and 442 may be included in a communications studies concentration. (INDEPENDENT). May be elected twice for credit.

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Intended for individualized instruction in subject areas not covered by scheduled courses. Must be arranged with a faculty member.

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COMM 442. Independent Research.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of department. COMM 441 and 442 may be repeated for a combined total of eight credits. (3-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. A maximum of three credits of COMM 441 and 442 may be included in a communications studies concentration. (INDEPENDENT). May be elected twice for credit.

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Intended for original, individualized student research under the direction of a faculty supervisor. Must be arranged with the faculty member.

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COMM 452. Media Law and Policy.

Section 001 Meets with Communication Studies 452.002.

Instructor(s): Russ W. Neuman

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Communication Studies 452.002.

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COMM 452. Media Law and Policy.

Section 002 Meets with Communication Studies 452.001.

Instructor(s): Russ W. Neuman

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 454. Media Economics.

Section 001 Communication Studies concentrators only. Meets w/ 454.002.

Instructor(s): Zhaoxu Yan (zyan@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 454. Media Economics.

Section 002 Meets w/ Comm. 454.001

Instructor(s): Zhaoxu Yan (zyan@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 458. Special Topics in Media Systems.

Section 001 History of the African American Press. Meets with Afroamerican and African Studies 486.001.

Instructor(s): Catherine A Squires (squiresc@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May be elected for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~squiresc/pressyll.htm

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COMM 458. Special Topics in Media Systems.

Section 002 ETHICS ISSUES IN JOURNALISM. Communication Studies concentrators only. Meets w/ Comm 458.003.

Instructor(s): Anthony C Collings (collings@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May be elected for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Communication Studies 458.003.

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COMM 458. Special Topics in Media Systems.

Section 003 ETHICS ISSUES IN JOURNALISM. Meets w/ Comm 458.002.

Instructor(s): Anthony C Collings (collings@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May be elected for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 459. Seminar in Media Systems.

Section 001 Media and Narrative. Communication Studies concentrators only. Meets w/ Comm. 459.002.

Instructor(s): Anthony C Collings (collings@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Communication Studies 459.002.

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COMM 459. Seminar in Media Systems.

Section 002 Topic? Meets w/ Comm 459.001.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (3).

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COMM 462. Social Influence and Persuasion.

Section 001.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 361 or 381 strongly recommended. Students who have taken COMM 310 in a previous term should not enroll in this course. (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 478. Special Topics in Media and Culture.

Section 001 Cultural History of Radio. Communication Studies concentrators only. Meets w/ Comm 478.002.

Instructor(s): Kathleen M Battles

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May be elected for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Communication Studies 478.002.

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COMM 478. Special Topics in Media and Culture.

Section 002 Meets w/ Comm 478.001.

Instructor(s): Kathleen M Battles

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May be elected for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 481. Media and Violence.

Section 001.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 361 or 381 strongly recommended. (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 482. Children and the Media.

Section 001 Communication Studies concentrators only. Meets w/ Comm 482.002.

Instructor(s): Nancy A Jennings

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 361 or 381 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Communication Studies 482.002.

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COMM 482. Children and the Media.

Section 002 Meets w/ 482.001.

Instructor(s): Nancy A Jennings

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 361 or 381 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 484 / POLSCI 325. Mass Media and Political Behavior.

Section 001.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 361 or 381 strongly recommended. (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 485 / SOC 463. Mass Communication and Public Opinion.

Section 001 Communication Studies concentrators only. Meets w/ CS 485.002.

Instructor(s): Nicholas A Valentino (nvalenti@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 361 or 381 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Communication Studies 485.002.

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COMM 485 / SOC 463. Mass Communication and Public Opinion.

Section 002 Meets w/ CS 485.001.

Instructor(s): Nicholas A Valentino (nvalenti@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 361 or 381 strongly recommended. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 488. Special Topics in Media Effects.

Section 001 Propaganda. Communication Studies concentrators only. [3 Credits]. Meets w/ Comm 488.002.

Instructor(s): Richard L Allen (yebo@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 381 strongly recommended. (3-4). (Excl). May be elected for a maximum of 8 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Communication Studies 488.002.

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COMM 488. Special Topics in Media Effects.

Section 002 Propaganda. [3 Credits]. Meets w/ Comm 488.001.

Instructor(s): Richard L Allen (yebo@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 381 strongly recommended. (3-4). (Excl). May be elected for a maximum of 8 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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COMM 488. Special Topics in Media Effects.

Section 003 Principles of Strategic Communication and Research. [3 Credits]. Meets w/ Women's Studies 483.005.

Instructor(s): Nojin Kwak (kwak@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 381 strongly recommended. (3-4). (Excl). May be elected for a maximum of 8 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (3-4).

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COMM 488. Special Topics in Media Effects.

Section 007 Topic? Credits?

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 381 strongly recommended. (3-4). (Excl). May be elected for a maximum of 8 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (3-4).

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COMM 492. Senior Honors Thesis.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: COMM 491. Permission of instructor required. (3). (Excl). No more than three credits of COMM 491-492 may be included in a communication studies concentration plan. (INDEPENDENT). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This is the second in a two-part honors seminar program and culminates in the composition of a senior honors thesis. Students must have successfully completed Comm 491. This course is offered only in winter term and meets only on occasion, based on a schedule to be arranged at the first class session. Students work directly with their thesis advisers, and are expected to meet regularly with them for direction and assistance.

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