Sep 26, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

COM 338 - Podcast Production and Editing


Prerequisites, COM 100  or SCC 100  with a minimum grade of B- and COM 295  with a minimum grade of C or as a corequisite and communication studies or strategic and corporate communication or global communication and world languages major. This course is designed to advance the goal of vision through persuasive messaging with an evidence-driven introduction to emerging technologies and digital media, organizational communication, mass communication, and intercultural communication. After successfully completing this class, students will have an understanding of how Podcasting works, how it differs from terrestrial and satellite offerings. Students will gain operational skills and understand responsibilities including "Pod-Safe" best practices and music licensing compliance. The class will learn how to get Podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and other high-profile outlets. Students will be ready to meet the challenges and opportunities technology reveals in the future. This class will focus heavily on the creative process; being a host, putting together a show, conceptualizing informative and entertaining content, how to identify the target audience, and how to market a podcaster and a show to that audience. IMPORTANT: each member of the class will produce a weekly podcast by mid-semester. Letter grade. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits