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Degree course in COMMUNICATION FOR MEDIA AND INSTITUTIONS (Codice 2113)
Curriculum\Profile description: MASS MEDIA AND INSTITUTIONAL COMMUNICATION SCIENCES

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Detail Degree Course Academic year of the educational offer: 2010/2011
School:
  • SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
Class:
  • Communication (L-20)

credits total:180

Educational objectives
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The communication with different audiences and recipients, the new technologies of communication and information, the ability to effectively express themselves in Italian and in two foreign languages (one of which must be English) are the focus of the degree in "Communication Sciences for Media and Institutions. " From an adequate knowledge base of the Disciplines semiotics, language and computer skills and social and disciplines, the curriculum assumes, through mandatory core course concerning methods, analysis and techniques of communication, human sciences and economic-social and legal, historical, political and philosophical disciplines, takes a more methodological and operational direction. Together with these subjects, the course provides other educational activities with different thematic and disciplinary orientation, aiming at integrating the knowledge of social and methodological subjects with the study of neighboring disciplinary fields, in which communication is applied (art, Cinema, photography and television, musicology, Italian linguistics, Literary Criticism and Comparative Literature, Languages and Literatures, History, Business Organisation), consistently with the needs of the labour market. During the course of their studies, students will experience firsthand, through job training and internships, the close observation of the crucial aspects of their future professional role following, in a logic of empowerment and according to the guidelines to be proposed in the educational programming or to their interests and personal skills, an educational path aiming at their future professional activity or at continuing their studies through the 2nd cycle Degree Courses. Elective activities are awarded with 12 credits The most coherent continuation of the degree course in " Communication Sciences for Media and Institutions ", in the Educational Offer of the Faculty of Educational Science of the University of Palermo, is the 2nd cycle Degree Course "Public, Business and Advertising Communication Studies " (Class LM59 ) in accordance with the procedures and criteria normed by the academic regulations of the Course. The degree in "Communication Sciences for Media and Institutions" prepares students to deal with and manage the specific issues relating to the operation of information processes within public and private companies and public administration facilities. The course aims at preparing students to organize and manage the activities of information and communication with different audiences and different targets. In particular, the course provides skills related to the new communication and information technologies, the ability to express themselves effectively in Italian and in two foreign languages, one of which must be English. The Course has the following educational objectives: For the "Information and media" curriculum: - the acquisition of skills related to communication and information (traditional or using ITC) in newspapers or press offices; For the " Advertising technique" curriculum: - the acquisition of basic and specific skills related to the techniques and tools of advertising, social research and marketing and to the use of new technologies for the production of advertising materials; For the "Public communication" curriculum: - the acquisition of basic and specific skills related to communication in the public interest, of knowledge regarding the ongoing reforms in the public administration in the field of public communication and of skills related to information technology and communication
Professional opportunities
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Graduates in "Communication Sciences Media and institutions" will operate in the press offices as press officers if publicists (Article 7 of Law 150/2000), in the public relation offices for relations and in the public sector as experts of public communication, as well as in companies in the communications market (advertising companies, television networks, and so on) and in publishing companies.
Final examination features
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Consistently with the Course educational objectives and with the expected learning outcomes, the final examination (awarded with 3 credits), consists of the preparation of a scientific paper of about 50 pages, or in a multimedia product, or in a social care project accompanied by a specific report, or in a field research about issues related to social distress, marginality, deviance.



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Teachings first year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
03475 - PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTER SCIENCE PIRRONE (PA) 9.0 Yearly V A ING-INF/05
06412 - SEMIOTICS MARRONE (PO) 9.0 Yearly V A M-FIL/05
06578 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY FICI (PA) 9.0 Yearly V A SPS/07
13177 - PUBLIC AND EUROPEAN UNION LAW LAURICELLA (PA) 9.0 Yearly V B IUS/09
04677 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE ANZALONE (PC) 9.0 Yearly V A L-LIN/12
15179 - SOCIOLOGY OF NEW MEDIA AND SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION - INTEGRATED COURSE POLIZZI (PC) CAPPELLO (PA) 12.0 Yearly V
SOCIOLOGY OF NEW MEDIA POLIZZI (PC) 6.0 A SPS/08
SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION CAPPELLO (PA) 6.0 A SPS/08


Teachings second year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
02701 - APPLIED ECONOMICS FAZIO (PA) 9.0 Yearly V B SECS-P/06
04864 - MARKETING DI BETTA (PA) 9.0 Yearly V B SECS-P/08
07520 - THEORY AND TECHNIQUES OF PUBLIC COMMUNICATION LO VERDE (PO) 9.0 Yearly V B SPS/08
05120 - SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY TROBIA (PA) 9.0 Yearly V B SPS/07
14400 - SOCIAL STATISTICS MILITO (PQ) 6.0 Yearly V B SECS-S/05
14969 - ITALIAN LINGUISTICS D'AGOSTINO (PO) 9.0 Yearly V C L-FIL-LET/12
Optional subjects 6.0 B
Free subjects 6.0 D


Teachings third year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
14184 - INTERNSHIP 3.0 Yearly G F
15206 - ADMINISTRATIVE AND REGIONAL LAW GUADALUPI (PC)GUADALUPI GIOVANNI 6.0 Yearly V B IUS/10
05917 - FINAL EXAMINATION 6.0 Yearly G E
12461 - ITALIAN LITERATURE IURILLI (PO)IURILLI ANTONIO 9.0 Yearly V A L-FIL-LET/11
89616 - BUSINESS ORGANISATION INGRASSIA (PO)INGRASSIA RAIMONDO 6.0 Yearly V B SECS-P/10
Optional subjects II 9.0 C
Optional subjects III 6.0 B
Optional subjects IV 6.0 C
Optional subjects V 3.0 F
Free subjects II 6.0 D


Elective activities

Optional subjects III credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
06334 - POLITICAL SCIENCE VACCARO (PO) 6.0 Yearly V B SPS/04
06592 - LEGAL SOCIOLOGY DINO (PO)DINO ALESSANDRA DINO (PO)DINO ALESSANDRA 6.0 Yearly V B SPS/12
13426 - ADMINISTRATION SOCIOLOGY BADAMI (PC)BADAMI GIANFRANCO 6.0 Yearly V B SPS/11
07807 - POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY MARCENO' (PA)MARCENO' SERENA 6.0 Yearly V B SPS/01


Optional subjects IV credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
04524 - ALBANIAN LANGUAGE GURGA (RU)GURGA GEZIM 6.0 Yearly V C L-LIN/18
04718 - SPANISH LANGUAGE 6.0 Yearly V C L-LIN/07
04736 - GERMAN LANGUAGE TUCCI (PA)TUCCI FRANCESCA 6.0 Yearly V C L-LIN/14
04770 - GENERAL LINGUISTICS MIRTO (PA)MIRTO IGNAZIO MAURO 6.0 Yearly V C L-LIN/01
04532 - ARAB LANGUAGE SPALLINO (PA)SPALLINO PATRIZIA 6.0 Yearly V C L-OR/12
04664 - FRENCH LANGUAGE ARLOTTA (PC)ARLOTTA IVAN 6.0 Yearly V C L-LIN/04


Optional subjects credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
07482 - THEORY AND TECHNIQUES OF IMAGE PROMOTION MANGIAPANE (RD) 6.0 Yearly V B SPS/08
13463 - SOCIOLOGY OF ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATION ANGELINI (PA) 6.0 Yearly V B SPS/10
15180 - BUSINESS MARKETING IN THE COMMUNICATION INDUSTRY DI BETTA (PA) 6.0 Yearly V B SECS-P/08


Optional subjects II credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
15050 - CINEMA AND MEDIA ARCAGNI (PA)ARCAGNI SIMONE 9.0 Yearly V C L-ART/06
06932 - HISTORY OF MUSIC OLIVERI (RU)OLIVERI DARIO 9.0 Yearly V C L-ART/07
07407 - THEORY OF LITERATURE BERTONI (PA)BERTONI CLOTILDE 9.0 Yearly V C L-FIL-LET/14
13816 - HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART DE MARCO (PO)DE MARCO GABRIELLA 9.0 Yearly V C L-ART/03


Optional subjects V credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
11231 - DESIGN WORKSHOP PANTINA (RU)PANTINA ANGELO 3.0 Yearly G F
13496 - JOURNALISTIC WRITING WORKSHOP BERTONI (PA)BERTONI CLOTILDE 3.0 Yearly G F
15181 - MARKETING WORKSHOP: BUYER BEHAVIOUR ANALYSIS CARACCI (PC) 3.0 Yearly G F


Explaination
Term Term/Semester
Val. Valutation: V = mark in 30/30, G = note
(*) Teaching attended in english
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