Advertising (ADVRT)

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Any experimental courses offered by ADVRT can be found at: registrar.iastate.edu/faculty-staff/courses/explistings/

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Courses

Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(3-0) Cr. 3.


Historical, social, economic and legal aspects of advertising. Evaluations of advertising research, media, strategy and appeals. Study of the creation of advertising.

(Cross-listed with P R). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ADVRT 230 or P R 220
The use of primary and secondary research for situations, organizations and the public. Formation and development of strategic plans for public relations and advertising students.

(2-1) Cr. 3.

Prereq: JL MC 110; Minimum of C+ in JL MC 201; ADVRT 301/P R 301
Development and execution of creative advertising materials. Copywriting, art direction and computer applications. Creative strategy development, execution and evaluation.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ADVRT/P R 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.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: JL MC 110; Minimum of C+ in JL MC 201; ADVRT/P R 301
Fundamentals of account management with emphasis on leadership, sales techniques, relationship building, presentation skills, and strategic thinking. Includes aspects of agency communications, team building, client management, evaluating creative concepts and media plans, and developing strategic proposals and campaign recommendations.

(Cross-listed with JL MC, P R). Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.

Prereq: Minimum of C+ in JL MC 201; other vary by topic. Instructor permission for non-majors.
Check with Greenlee School for course availability.

(Cross-listed with JL MC, P R). Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.


Focused short courses on timely concepts. Check with Greenlee School for course availability. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: Minimum of C+ in ADVRT 334 or ADVRT 336, and major status
Development of advertising campaigns including primary and secondary research, target audience analysis, campaign strategy, media planning, budgeting and creative execution.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 3 credits. Alt. S., offered irregularly.

Prereq: Permission of instructor, Junior/senior standing strongly recommended
Preparation of materials for regional and national competitions.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: Minimum of C+ in ADVRT 334, non-majors with instructor permission
Advanced advertising writing and design. May include campaign development for competitions. Other projects include creative development in a variety of media for an online portfolio.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Junior classification and contract with supervising professor to register
Projects during which students may study problems associated with a medium, a professional specialization, a philosophical or practical concern, a reportorial method or writing technique, or a special topic in their field. Credit is not given for working on student or professional media without an accompanying research component. No more than 3 credits of ADVRT/JLMC/PR 490 may be used toward a degree in the Greenlee School.

(Cross-listed with JL MC, P R). Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: Junior classification. See Schedule of Classes for possible pre-requisites.
Seminars or one-time classes on topics of relevance to students in communication.

Cr. 1-3. F.S.SS.

Prereq: JL MC majors: JL MC 110 and minimum of C+ in JL MC 302 or JL MC 303; ADVRT majors: JL MC 110, ADVRT/P R 301 and minimum of C+ in JL MC 201; P R majors: JL MC 110, ADVRT/P R 301 and minimum of C+ in P R 321. All students, formal faculty advisor approval.
See ADVRT/JL MC/P R 499A or 499B. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 3. F.S.SS.

Prereq: JL MC majors: JL MC 110 and minimum of C+ in JL MC 302 or JL MC 303; ADVRT majors: JL MC 110, ADVRT/P R 301 and minimum of C+ in JL MC 201; P R majors: JL MC 110, ADVRT/P R 301 and minimum of C+ in P R 321. All students, formal faculty advisor approval.
Initial, required internship. A 400-hour (for 3 credits) internship in the student's specialization. Assessment based on employer evaluations, student reports and faculty reviews. Available only to Greenlee School majors. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-3. F.S.SS.

Prereq: JL MC majors: JL MC 110 and minimum of C+ in JL MC 302 or JL MC 303; ADVRT majors: JL MC 110, ADVRT/P R 301 and minimum of C+ in JL MC 201; P R majors: JL MC 110, ADVRT/P R 301 and minimum of C+ in P R 321. All students, formal faculty advisor approval.
Optional internship in the student's specialization. Assessment based on employer evaluations, student reports and faculty reviews. Available only to Greenlee School majors. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.