(CT) Communications Technology

Courses

CT 141. Graphic Design for Video. 3 Hours.

This course is designed to instruct students how to generate images that are aesthetically pleasing and interesting to the viewing eye. Students learn what colors work best for creating stunning web and video pages. Instruction includes how to best utilize workplace when creating a web presentation, a standard 4:3 screen or 16 x 9 high definition video display. This course helps students understand how to make programs like Photoshop and Illustrator work in today’s versatile multi-platform environment. Students gain an in-depth knowledge of graphic design and what practical outlets for this skill are available. Prerequisite(s): CT 121.

CT 205L. Video Production II Lab. 3 Hours.

This lab reinforces a number of key concepts explored through coursework. Video II students learn how to control, layer, and convert light. Students also learn how to use the camera to illustrate an idea in the form of moving pictures, and how to do so in a tapeless environment. Prerequisite(s): CT 105 and CT105L.

CT 299. Topic/. 1-6 Hour.

This course listing is intended to provide the opportunity for faculty to offer courses of interest in Communications Technology that would not normally be part of the University curriculum.

CT 307. Web Development I. 3 Hours.

This course is an intermediate course offering the student the experience of planning, designing, developing and deploying a client-side web application utilizing JavaScript and jQuery. Students taking this course must have successfully completed Web Design - Behavior Layer. Prerequisite(s): IT 209.

CT 309. Web Development II. 3 Hours.

This course is an intermediate course offering the student the experience of planning, designing, developing and deploying a server-side web application utilizing PHP and MySQL. Students taking this course must have successfully completed Web Design - Behavior Layer. Prerequisite(s): CT 307.

CT 330. Communications Technology Internship. 3-9 Hours.

This experiential course is a supervised work experience with participating employers for Communications Technology students. It provides for the application of classroom learning in a professional work environment. Prerequisite(s): (Major=BS Communications Technology - Audio Engineering or Major=BS Communications Technology - Live Sound Tech or Major=BS Communications Technology - Video Production or Major=BS Communications Technology - WebMedia) and College Level=Junior.

CT 332. Communications Technology Internship II. 1-9 Hour.

In this experiential course, the student serves as an intern with a business or non-profit organization. This placement may be in the public or private sector and is governed by an agreement signed by the student, the professional organization supervisor, and the internship director. The experience must have a strong communications element related to the student’s major. Students are expected to be sufficiently motivated to seek out their own placement site with some guidance from the internship director.

CT 353. Narrative Directing. 3 Hours.

This course fosters an appreciation of the many hats worn by directors as they guide productions to the finished product. At any given time, directors may be expected to adapt a written manuscript into a visual form, shape acting and set the scene from shot to shot. Directing also involves working with crewmembers to keep the flow of the story consistent through numerous takes. Prerequisite(s): CT 315.

CT 357. 3D Animation. 3 Hours.

Students in 3D Animation learn industry standard software being used today to create video games, television shows and major motion pictures around the world. Blender allows for the design and rendering of high end imagery, whether it is integrated with live action video or used as stand alone animation. Using the basic skills of three-dimensional work - modeling, layout, and animation - students create vivid atmospheres and physically simulate models through these environments. Prerequisite(s): IT 311.

CT 415. WebMedia Senior Project. 3 Hours.

WebMedia Senior Project is an advanced course offering the student the experience of planning, designing, developing and deploying a professional rich Internet application leveraging all of the skills and techniques learned in previous courses.

CT 499. Topic/. 1-3 Hour.

This course listing is intended to provide the opportunity for faculty to offer advanced courses of interest in Communications Technology that would not normally be part of the University curriculum.