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CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
Red McCombs
School of Business

CHAPTER 4
College of Communication

CHAPTER 5
College of Education

CHAPTER 6
College of Engineering

CHAPTER 7
College of Fine Arts

CHAPTER 8
School of Information

CHAPTER 9
College of Liberal Arts

CHAPTER 10
College of
Natural Sciences

CHAPTER 11
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 12
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 13
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 14
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations

 

    

4. College of Communication

Courses

Radio-Television-Film: RTF

Upper-Division Courses

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344M. Special Applications of Convergent Media Production.
Special topics in convergent media theory, design, or development. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For radio-television-film majors, the following coursework with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305, 318 or 319, and six additional semester hours of coursework chosen from Radio-Television-Film 309, 314, 316, 317, 318, 319; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

345. Studies in Film History.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Critical assessment of major genres, periods, movements, and personalities in United States and international film history. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one two-hour film screening a week if required by the topic. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305, either 314 or 316, and six additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film. Consent of instructor may be required for some topics in some semesters; consult the Course Schedule for more information.

Topic 1: Third World Cinema: Asia and the Middle East.

Topic 2: Israeli Cinema and Television. Only one of the following may be counted: Jewish Studies 361 (Topic 6: Israeli Cinema and Television), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 15: Israeli Cinema and Television), Middle Eastern Studies 325 (Topic 2: Israeli Cinema and Television), Radio-Television-Film 345 (Topic 2).

Topic 3: History of Mexican Cinema.

Topic 4: Latin American Cinema.

Topic 5: Third World Cinema: Africa and the Americas.

Topic 6: Experimental Film and Video. Critical assessment of the history and current trends in experimental film and video. Radio-Television-Film 331K (Topic: Experimental Film and Video) and 345 (Topic 6) may not both be counted.

346. Introduction to Editing.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Theory and practice of linear video and film editing techniques. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Radio-Television-Film 305 and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film with a grade of at least C in each course; and Radio-Television-Film 317 and 318 with a grade of at least B in each.

346C. Intermediate Editing.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Advanced theory and practice of linear and nonlinear video and film editing techniques. Software costs borne by the student. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Radio-Television-Film 346, or prior editing experience and consent of instructor.

347C. The Business of Film and Television.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Survey of business practices in film, television, and music industries: development, production, distribution, and exhibition. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305 and nine additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film. Additional prerequisites may vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

348. Studies in Film and Electronic Media Industries.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Examination of the economics and the production, research, management, and distribution practices of the film and electronic media industries. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305 and nine additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film. Additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

351. Film Animation and Graphics.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Principles and practice of graphics for film, including animation basics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with studio hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Radio-Television-Film 305 and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film with a grade of at least C in each course; and Radio-Television-Film 317 and 318 with a grade of at least B in each.

351C. Digital Animation and Graphics.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Theory and practice of digital graphics and animation techniques. Software costs borne by the student. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with studio hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Radio-Television-Film 305 and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film with a grade of at least C in each course; Radio-Television-Film 317 with a grade of at least B; and Radio-Television-Film 318 or 319 with a grade of at least B.

359. Studies in Media and Culture.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Special topics related to the critical analysis of media in cultural contexts. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Radio-Television-Film 359 and 359S may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Prerequisite: For radio-television-film majors, upper-division standing and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305, either 314 or 316, and six additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film; for others, prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 2: Race and Popular American Culture. Same as African and African American Studies 321M and Sociology 321M. The intersection of African American racial politics and the changing popular media industry, especially film, music, and television. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African American Studies 320 (Topic: Race and Popular American Culture), Radio-Television-Film 359 (Topic 2), Sociology 321K (Topic: Race and Popular American Culture). Prerequisite for non-radio-television-film majors: Upper-division standing.

359S. Studies in Media and Culture.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Special topics related to the critical analysis of media in cultural contexts. Three lecture hours and one two-hour film screening a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Radio-Television-Film 359 and 359S may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Prerequisite: For radio-television-film majors, upper-division standing and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305, either 314 or 316, and six additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film; for others, prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Hispanic Images and Counterimages. Same as Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 1: Hispanic Images and Counterimages) and Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 9: Hispanic Images and Counterimages). The critical analysis of Hispanic images in media. Prerequisite: For non-radio-television-film majors: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 2: Women and Media Culture. Critical analysis of media and its interrelation with issues of gender. Radio-Television-Film 359 (Topic: Women and Media Culture) and (Topic 2) may not both be counted.

Topic 3: Gender, Sexuality, and Rock Culture. Critical analysis of issues relating to media, gender, sexuality, and rock culture. Radio-Television-Film 331K (Topic: Gender, Sexuality, and Rock Culture) and (Topic 3) may not both be counted.

Topic 4: Media, Memory, and History. Critical analysis of the relationship between historical events and media.

365. Topical Studies in Mass Communication.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Advanced problems in international communication, mass communication studies, and communication technologies, with extensive treatment of specific research methods. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged if required by the topic. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 2: Latino Audiences. Same as Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 2: Latino Audiences) and Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 10: Latino Audiences). Prerequisite: For radio-television-film majors: upper-division standing and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305 and nine additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 3: Mass Media and Ethnic Groups. Same as Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 3: Mass Media and Ethnic Groups) and Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 11: Mass Media and Ethnic Groups). Prerequisite: For radio-television-film majors: upper-division standing and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305 and nine additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 4: History of United States Latino Media. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and the following coursework, with a grade of at C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305, either 314 or 316, and six additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film.

Topic 5: Latin American Media. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and the following coursework, with a grade of at C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305, either 314 or 316, and six additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film.

Topic 6: Latinos and Media. Same as Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 12: Latinos and Media) and Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 24: Latinos and Media). Prerequisite: For radio-television-film majors, upper-division standing and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305 and nine additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 7: Narrowcasting. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305, either 314 or 316, and six additional hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film.

365M. Broadcast Programming Theory and Research.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Examination of the theory and practice of broadcast programming, with emphasis on social applications, current trends, philosophies, and audience research. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305 and nine additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film.

366. Production I.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Basic theory and techniques in single-camera video production; individual and collective production assignments, with emphasis on technical proficiency, examination of the entire production process, visualization of ideas, and critical evaluation of the visual text. Software costs borne by the student. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with studio hours to be arranged. May not be taken concurrently with Radio-Television-Film 340 or 366K. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Radio-Television-Film 305 and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film with a grade of at least C in each course; and Radio-Television-Film 317 and 318 with a grade of at least B in each.

366K. Digital Video Production.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Single-camera narrative or documentary field production, including instruction in digital cameras and digital off-line editing. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be taken concurrently with Radio-Television-Film 340 or 366. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Radio-Television-Film 305 and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film with a grade of at least C in each course; and Radio-Television-Film 317 and 318 with a grade of at least B in each.

367K. Producing Film and Television.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Comprehensive consideration of the production process from the standpoint of fiscal and creative management; preproduction and production planning using computer budgeting and scheduling. Software costs borne by the student. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with studio hours to be arranged. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Radio-Television-Film 305 and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film with a grade of at least C in each course; and Radio-Television-Film 317 and 318 with a grade of at least B in each.

367L. Narrative Filmmaking: 16-mm.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Theory and techniques in 16-mm film synchronous sound production; individual and collective production assignments, with emphasis on technical proficiency, examination of entire production process, visualization of ideas, and critical evaluation of the visual text. Software costs borne by the student. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with studio hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Radio-Television-Film 338.

368. Production III.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Advanced study of production crafts in film, video and other digital media. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with studio hours to be arranged if required by the topic. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Radio-Television-Film 343 or 367L. Some topics may also require consent of instructor; these are identified in the Course Schedule.

Topic 2: Cinematography.

Topic 3: Advanced Production.

Topic 4: Directing.

368S. Production IV.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Advanced film and video production topics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Radio-Television-Film 343, 367L, or 368.

369. Advanced Writing for Film and Electronic Media.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Development of proposals, treatments, and shooting scripts for film and electronic media. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Radio-Television-Film 333 and consent of instructor. Additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

370. Film Analysis and Criticism.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Analysis of critical methods, selected films, and selected critics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one two-hour film screening a week if required by the topic. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305, either 314 or 316, and six additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film.

178. Radio-Television-Film Internship.
Restricted to radio-television-film majors. Practical work experience related to the study of film, television, radio, or other media. Students must make their own arrangements to secure relevant internships. Internship listings are available in the college's career services office. Internship and discussion hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Radio-Television-Film 330L; consent of the internship coordinator; and completion of departmental requirements for enrollment in an internship course.

378H. Honors Tutorial Course.
Intensive reading, research, and/or production project. Individual instruction. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305 and nine additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film; consent of instructor; a University grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average in radio-television-film of at least 3.50; and consent of the department chair.

 


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Undergraduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - School of Architecture
Chapter 3 - Red McCombs School of Business
Chapter 4 - College of Communication
Chapter 5 - College of Education
Chapter 6 - College of Engineering
Chapter 7 - College of Fine Arts
Chapter 8 - School of Information
Chapter 9 - College of Liberal Arts
Chapter 10 - College of Natural Sciences
Chapter 11 - School of Nursing
Chapter 12 - College of Pharmacy
Chapter 13 - School of Social Work
Chapter 14 - The Faculty
Texas Common Course Numbering System (Appendix A)
Appendix B - Degree and Course Abbreviations

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