Fall 2019CMAT 314 CONF AND MEETING MGMT (Fall 2019)Studies the basic principles and procedures for the effective management of small- and large-scale conferences and meetings in a variety of contexts, including education, sales and marketing, professional associations and government. Will apply the knowledge gained through readings and lecture to actual and simulated conferences. Students will be involved in the actual planning and management of a conference. Prerequisites: Junior standing and C or better in CMAT 100 or 101 or 260. Three hours per week with enhancement.CMAT 348 MEDIA DESIGN AND LAYOUT (Fall 2019)Instruction in the principles, theories and applications of typography, layout, design, editing and production of print and electronic dissemination of business publications, newspapers, magazines, websites and other new media. The course is designed to help develop desktop printing and online publishing skills. Prerequisite: Junior standing and C or better in CMAT 100 or 101 or 260. Three hours per week with enhancement.CMAT 365 MANAGERIAL COMMUNICATION (Fall 2019)Study of the role of the manager as a communicator at various organizational levels. Students study various communication strategies available to managers. Topics include information processing; presenting, receiving and gathering information; goal setting; decision making and change. Prerequisites: Junior standing and C or better in CMAT 101 or 260. Three hours per week with enhancement.Spring 2020CMAT 318 EVENT PLANNING & COMM (Spring 2020)Theory and practice of event management and planning. Application, knowledge and understanding of planning and implementation of a variety of professional and non-professional events. Components include budgeting, contracts, liability, technology, aesthetics, marketing and promotion. Prerequisites: Junior standing and C or better in CMAT 100 or 101 or 260. Three hours per week with enhancement.CMAT 335 COMMUNICATING ON THE WEB (Spring 2020)Acquaints the student with the numerous and varied elements contained on the Internet. The course will enhance communication skills specifically for the networked environments and discuss how to reach specific audiences on the net. Instruction includes media writing, page design, site development and learning about hypertext markup language. Integral to the course is evaluating and analyzing Web based content. Prerequisites: Junior standing and C or better in CMAT 101, 102. Three hours per week with enhancement.CMAT 344 WRITING FOR THE PROFESSIONS (Spring 2020)Comprehensive writing course that prepares students for public relations and strategic communication careers. Requires weekly writing assignments, many of which are under stringent deadlines. Prerequisite: C or better in CMAT 248. Three hours per week with enhancement.
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