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Communications (CMS)

CMS 105  (3 credit hours)  
Multimedia Production and Applications I  

Students are introduced to the technologies and applications of multimedia systems including production, presentation, and transmission of video, voice, and data. Lecture: 2.0 credit hours; Laboratory: 2.0 credit hours.

Attributes: Technical
Components: LAB: Laboratory, LEC: Lecture
CMS 141  (1-4 credit hours)  
Communications Practicum  

Student works a minimum of two hours each week with the college radio station or TV station. Independent Study: 1 - 4 credits (15 - 60 contact hours).

Components: IND: Independent Study
CMS 142  (1-4 credit hours)  
Communications Practicum  

Student works a minimum of two hours each week with the college newspaper. Practicum: 1-4 credit hours (30-120 contact hours). Course may be repeated for a total of 4 credit hours.

Attributes: Other
Components: PCM: Practicum
CMS 155  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to Broadcasting  

Introduces the history of the broadcast media in the United States and to current operating practices including Internet distribution. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
CMS 157  (3 credit hours)  
Basic Photography  

Photographic techniques such as composition, lighting, exposure control, and skills needed by a photojournalist. Other topics may include using digital cameras, digital file formats, enhancing the digital image, and structuring the digital image. Lab component may include the use of a computer with photo imaging software and/or a darkroom using film cameras and enlargers. Lecture: 2 credits (30 contact hours); Laboratory: 1 credit (30 contact hours).

Components: LAB: Laboratory, LEC: Lecture