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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: 2015/2016
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: - the acquisition of core competences and specific skills related to public communication, knowledge of the current reforms in public administration in terms of public communication and ICT skills; - 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 ; - the acquisition of skills related to communication and information (both traditional and ICT) in newspapers, magazines and press offices.
Professional opportunities
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 Self-employment;  Public and private agencies with public relations and/or press offices;  Companies with public relations and/or press offices.
Final examination features
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Consistently with the Course educational objectives and with the expected learning outcomes, the final examination (awarded with 6 credits), consists of the preparation of a short paper, which may have Will consist of the preparation of a paper short which may be a bibliography, or a short essay on a mono-or multi-disciplinary topic. The main types of short paper are: 1. Short Essay about a topic related to a teaching of the curriculum; 2. Short Essay on a interdisciplinary topic 3. Short Essay on a topic connected with the activity of stage/internship. 4. Presentation of a case study 5. Bibliographical review on a topic assigned by the Supervisor 6. Critique Report on a communication project developed during the course.


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Teachings first year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
03475 - PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTER SCIENCE course specifications GAMBINO (RU) 9.0 1 V A ING-INF/05
04677 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE course specifications GENDUSA (PC) 9.0 1 V A L-LIN/12
06412 - SEMIOTICS course specifications MANGANO (PA) 9.0 1 V A M-FIL/05
13426 - ADMINISTRATION SOCIOLOGY course specifications BADAMI (PC) 9.0 1 V B SPS/11
15179 - SOCIOLOGY OF NEW MEDIA AND SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION - INTEGRATED COURSE course specifications CAPPELLO (PA) 12.0 2 V
SOCIOLOGY OF NEW MEDIA CAPPELLO (PA) 6.0 A SPS/08
SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION CAPPELLO (PA) 6.0 A SPS/08
16833 - SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURAL AND SOCIAL CHANGE course specifications FICI (PA) 9.0 2 V A SPS/07


Teachings second year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
02701 - APPLIED ECONOMICS course specifications IANNOLINO (PC) 9.0 1 V B SECS-P/06
05120 - SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY course specifications TROBIA (PA) 9.0 1 V B SPS/07
13243 - MARKETING OF ADVERTISING COMPANIES course specifications CARACCI (PC) 9.0 1 V B SECS-P/08
06522 - SOCIOLINGUISTICS course specifications D'AGOSTINO (PO) 9.0 2 V C L-FIL-LET/12
07520 - THEORY AND TECHNIQUES OF PUBLIC COMMUNICATION course specifications RIZZUTO (PA) 9.0 2 V B SPS/08
14400 - SOCIAL STATISTICS course specifications FERRANTE (RD) 6.0 2 V B SECS-S/05
70527 - ENVIRONMENT SOCIOLOGY course specifications ANGELINI (PA) 6.0 2 V B SPS/10
Free subjects 6.0 D


Teachings third year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
14184 - INTERNSHIP 3.0 1 G F
15206 - ADMINISTRATIVE AND REGIONAL LAW course specifications IMPASTATO (RU) 6.0 1 V B IUS/10
89616 - BUSINESS ORGANISATION course specifications INGRASSIA (PO) 6.0 1 V B SECS-P/10
05917 - FINAL EXAMINATION 6.0 2 G E
12461 - ITALIAN LITERATURE course specifications BERTONI (PA) 9.0 2 V A L-FIL-LET/11
Optional subjects 3.0 F
Optional subjects II 9.0 C
Optional subjects III 6.0 B
Optional subjects IV 6.0 C
Free subjects II 6.0 D


Elective activities

Optional subjects III credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
06592 - LEGAL SOCIOLOGY course specifications DINO (PO) 6.0 1 V B SPS/12
07807 - POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY course specifications MARCENO' (PA) 6.0 2 V B SPS/01


Optional subjects IV credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
04524 - ALBANIAN LANGUAGE course specifications GURGA (RU) 6.0 1 V C L-LIN/18
04770 - GENERAL LINGUISTICS course specifications MIRTO (PA) 6.0 1 V C L-LIN/01
04532 - ARAB LANGUAGE course specifications 6.0 2 V C L-OR/12


Optional subjects II credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
06932 - HISTORY OF MUSIC course specifications CAVALLINI (PA) 9.0 2 V C L-ART/07
07407 - THEORY OF LITERATURE course specifications BERTONI (PA) 9.0 2 V C L-FIL-LET/14
15050 - CINEMA AND MEDIA course specifications ARCAGNI (PA) 9.0 2 V C L-ART/06


Optional subjects credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
11231 - DESIGN WORKSHOP course specifications PANTINA (RU) 3.0 1 G F
16549 - MARKETING - WORKSHOP VENTURA BORDENCA (PC) 3.0 1 G F
17958 - JOURNALISM WORKSHOP course specifications BERTONI (PA) 3.0 2 G F


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