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2007-2009 Courses and Programs

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Advertising (Advrt)

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See Journalism and Mass Communication, Greenlee School of

Courses primarily for undergraduate students

Advrt 230. Advertising Principles. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Historical, social, economic, and legal aspects of advertising. Evaluations of advertising research, media, strategy, and appeals. Study of the creation of print and broadcast advertising.

Advrt 301. Strategic Planning for Advertising and Public Relations. (Cross-listed with Jl MC). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: 230 or Jl MC 220; Sophomore classification. Prospect analysis, market segmentation, positioning, strategic planning, public opinion formation, communication strategy formation and development of critical thinking skills.

Advrt 334. Advertising Creativity. (2-2) Cr. 3. Prereq: Jl MC 201; Advrt/Jl MC 301. Development and execution of creative advertising materials. Copywriting, art direction and computer applications for print, broadcast and digital media. Creative strategy development, execution and evaluation.

Advrt 335. Advertising Media Planning. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Advrt/Jl MC 301. Concepts of media planning and selection in the development, execution and evaluation of advertising campaigns. Characteristics and capabilities of the advertising media. Utilization of market segmentation, consumer buying and media audience databases.

Advrt 336. Advertising Media Sales and Management. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Jl MC 201; Advrt/Jl MC 301, 335. Fundamentals of advertising media sales with emphasis on sales techniques, presentation skills and strengths of competing media. Includes development of sales and training materials for a variety of media. Sales simulations.

Advrt 434. Advertising Campaigns. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: Advrt/Jl MC 301 and one of 334, 335, or 336, and major status. Development of advertising campaigns for business and social institutions. Projects involve budgeting, media selection, market analysis, campaign strategy, and creative execution.

Advrt 435. Advertising Competition. Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. S. Prereq: Permission of instructor, Junior/senior standing strongly recommended. Preparation of materials for regional and national competitions.

Advrt 436. Advertising Portfolio Practicum. (2-2) Cr. 3. Prereq: 334, instructor permission. Advanced advertising writing and design. Emphasis on creative strategy, problem solving and execution of creative materials in print, broadcast and on-line media for a variety of clients.

Advrt 497. Special Topics in Communication. (Cross-listed with Jl MC). Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. Seminars or one-time classes on topics of relevance to students in communication.