CM 380 The Advertising Campaign

3 credits, Spring

Covers advertising campaigns and their many forms including print, radio, television, billboards, and websites. Students will learn the principles of advertising, positioning in the marketplace, creation of an identity for a company, branding, and creative techniques. Students will read contemporary case studies and complete a semester-long project in which they investigate a company's successful and unsuccessful advertising campaigns. Through analysis and critical review of this company, students will then pitch a new advertising campaign that they have specifically created for the company.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in a100- or 200-level CM course and MKT 206 or permission of department chair