Arts, Sciences, and Engineering Film and Media Studies
CRN Course Course Title Term Credits Status
27031 FMS 203 MEDIA IN THE DIGITAL AGE Spring 2019 4.0 Open
Day Begin End Building Room
Enrollment: Section Enroll     
Section Cap     
No Cap
Total Enroll     
Total Cap     
Cross Listed: FMS 203, MUR 161 (P)
Instructors: ROGERS S
Restrictions: [A] Instructor's permission required
Description: This course offers a unique opportunity for students to engage critically with broadcasting and the supporting areas of radio and television industries. Students will participate in theoretical and practical applications in selected area of focus at Rochester’s public broadcasting organization, WXXI. These areas include production for news, 1370 Connections, WRUR, Second Opinion, Homework Hotline, music, television, and audio engineering and admin support including accounting, fundraising, web development, social media, and others. Weekly class meetings cover the basics of broadcasting including history, regulations, and formats of over-the air communications, along with an overview of changes that digital media has brought to traditional broadcasting. This course requires students spend 8 hours p/week at the WXXI studios and offices in Rochester. These times are to be arranged by the student, course instructor and WXXI Exec VP Susan Rogers, and the WXXI site supervisor. Email S. Rogers
Clusters: H1MUR016
Offered: Spring