Course Descriptions

Required Hours: 128 hours


COM 204 Public Opinion 3 Prerequisites:

Theis course presents the study of the collective phenomenon of opinion through the means of communication either traditional or modern as well as focusing on identifying and changing factors of public opinion through the study of culture, trends, motives and beliefs, and then learning the benefits of using its functions in media to build public opinion that achieves homogeneity and harmony in society, and aims to review how media influences public opinion and the influence of public opinion in media.

COM 308 Current Issues in Mass Communication 3 Prerequisites:

This course introduces the roles of various media outlet in influencing and spreading awareness and knowledge through presenting contemporary issues in media that are raised on the local, Arab, and global arena. For example (National identity, violence, terrorism, globalization, credibility and objectivity) from a scientific perspective. Also, it gives a comprehensive idea about the concept of media issue, its features, and how it is received and sensed in the mass of media. In addition, how to exploit these issues to the best interests of the community.

COM 313 Texts of Mass Communication in English 3 Prerequisites:
COM 201

This course presents the definitions of international texts in English, their concepts, their methods, and teaching students selected media texts in English from various sources and sources of communication sciences.

COM 340 Radio Production & Direction 3 Prerequisites:
COM 201

This course provides students with a background on the different steps of producing programs for radio, starting from choosing the idea of the program to the completion of the program, as well as explaining the economic and technical aspects of the production process, and the problems they encounter, as well as the technical aspects of the production of programs for radio, in addition to methods of directing and its arts.

COM 341 Shooting & Lighting for TV 3 Prerequisites:
COM 340

This course provides for the student ideas about lighting, lenses and different types of photography (photography and film) and compare it to electronic photography, introducing the student to the television camera and lenses used in television and camera holders types and uses. It also introduces students to the function of the television cameraman, his skills, and his roles in various programs and also his relationship with the production crew, introducing the student to lighting and natural and industrial light sources and equipment and aspects of technical and engineering lighting and the method of adjusting lighting for different types of programs and their effects.

COM 342 Computer in Radio & TV 3 Prerequisites:
COM 340

The course aims to enrich the student's cognitive background in all matters related to the current computer applications in radio and television, giving practical models of these applications and its uses in all elements and stages of production, as well as introducing the latest developments and techniques related to computerization in this field.

COM 350 Writing for Radio & TV 3 Prerequisites:
COM 340

This course enriches the student's background on the foundations of writing for radio and television, and deals with the development of his writing skills for radio and television, and his writing training for programs specialized in content and those aimed to certain age groups.

COM 351 Satellite Broadcasting 3 Prerequisites:
COM 307

This course provides knowledge and information about Arab and international satellite broadcasting, the pros and cons of this broadcast to the Arab citizen, as well as providing a critical view of the form and content of what is presented on satellite screens and its impact on the pattern of values and social order in the Arab family, and to introduce ways of cooperation and coordination in Arab satellite broadcasting and how to benefit from satellite broadcasting to serve Arab and Islamic issues, and to improve the image of Arabs globally.

COM 443 TV Production & Direction 3 Prerequisites:
COM 362

This course provides basic information on the programming production of television, clarifying the elements, components and forms of this production, as well as the problems that may face the different stages of production, and the material provides the technical templates for the production of television, the foundations and rules of this output, and the various aspects that affect it such as photography, lighting, decoration and editing.

COM 444 News Production 3 Prerequisites:
COM 362

The course provides a comprehensive overview of the collection, drafting and broadcasting of television or radio news, as well as the preparation of news reports from the events' sites.

COM 452 Drama and Criticism of Radio & TV 3 Prerequisites:
COM 362

This course provides basic information on the concept of drama and its types and the fundamental differences between these genres, as well as the history of drama and the role of Greek drama, as well as the definition of the rules and bases of drama writing for radio and television in application, and the development of the ability to criticizing dramas according to the established scientific bases.

COM 453 Management and Planning for Radio & TV 3 Prerequisites:
COM 362

This course provides the introduction of management patterns in radio and television organizations, whether governmental or civil, as well as introducing the decision-making methods within these institutions and their effects on the institution, and on its relationship with other institutions in society, and the course addresses the plans of radio and television programmers in all its concepts, types, functions, stages, policies and strategies, with all these elements translated into integrated program maps.

COM 454 Anchoring & Presenting 2 Prerequisites:
COM 423

This course provides a background of knowledge about the characteristics of the broadcaster and his qualifications, duties and responsibilities, factors about the broadcaster’s success, and how he deals with the camera and microphone, as well as deals with the difference between the broadcaster and the presenter of different programs, and explains how the presenter covers and deals with different forms of programs and implement them and present them well and in best possible performance

COM 447 Practicum I 3 Prerequisites:
COM 360

This course describes the training process in radio and television, the stages it goes through and the most important skills acquired by students, through the selection of a media training institution

COM 446 Graduation Project 4 Prerequisites:
COM 447

This course provides an overview of the training and qualification of students in the preparation and production of a television or radio documentary or news report, as well as the preparation, establishment and invention of a website for a radio or television station.

COM 448 Practicum I I 5 Prerequisites:
COM 476

This course provides knowledge about the training process as a practical reality by spending the period of practicum training in one of the radio and television agencies to practice work and acquire skills and radio and television experiences in accordance with a training program and a timetable for the implementation of the training plan and under joint supervision by the department and the training destination.





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