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RADIO AND TELEVISION

“Please note that the Radio and Television Course is changing. As of the first term of 2011 (February-June) the 1st to the 5th Semester disciplines are part of the new program and the 6th to the 8th semester subjects are part of the previous program. ”

1ST SEMESTER
Discipline
Name
Number of hours

4HU560

COMPARED COMMUNICATION

36

4HU561

INTERNATIONAL GEOPOLITICS

36

4HU562

BRAZILIAN SOCIAL THEORIES

36

4HU563

COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY

36

4RT560

DIRECTING ACTORS AND HOSTS

32

4RT561

CINEMATOGRAPHY (PHOTOGRAPHY AND LIGHTING DESIGN)

36

4RT562

POST-PRODUCTION – AUDIO

36

4RT563

STUDIO PRODUCTION – SCENOGRAPHY

36

4RT564

FICTION SCRIPT – TELEVISION

36

4RT565 WEB RADIO AND WEB TV 36


2ND SEMESTER
Discipline
Name
Number of hours

4HU260

MARKET AND COMMUNICATION

36

4HU261

HISTORY OF ART II

36

4HU262

IMAGE ANALYSIS II

36

4HU263

PORTUGUESE II

36

4HU264

COMMUNICATION THEORY II

36

4HU265

COMMUNICATION SOCIOLOGY

36

4HU266

CULTURAL STUDIES

36

4RT260 AUDIOVISUAL HYPERMEDIA 36
4RT261 RADIO AND TELEVISION HISTORY II 36
4RT262 MUSICAL LANGUAGE ELEMENTS 36
4RT263 RADIO LEGISLATION AND ETHICS 36

4RT264

SCRIPT WORKSHOP – TELEVISION

36



3RD SEMESTER
Discipline
Name
Number of hours

4HU360

EPISTEMOLOGY IN SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

36

4HU361

PHILOSOPHY

36

4HU362

ESTHETICS

36

4HU363

PORTUGUESE III

36

4HU364

COMMUNICATION THEORY III

36

4RT360

PRODUCTION ORGANIZATION – RADIO

36

4RT361

PRODUCTION ORGANIZATION – TELEVISION

36

4RT362

ADVANCED SCRIPT – RADIO

36

4RT363

AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY

36

4RT364 MARKETING AND PRODUCTION – RADIO 36


4TH SEMESTER
Discipline
Name
Number of hours

4HU460

LITERATURE AND DRAMATURGY

36

4HU461

COMMUNICATION PHILOSOPHY

36

4HU462

CULTURAL POLITICS AND MEDIA

36

4HU463

COMMUNICATION AND HYPERMEDIA

36

4HU464

PSYCHOLOGY

36

4RT460

TV SHOW EDITING – TV

36

4RT461

ADVANCED SCRIPT – TV

36

4RT462

RADIOJOURNALISM

36

4RT463

SOUND DESIGN

36

4RT464

PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES – RADIO

36



5TH SEMESTER
Discipline
Name
Number of hours

4HU560

COMPARED COMMUNICATION

36

4HU561

INTERNATIONAL GEOPOLITICS

36

4HU562

BRAZILIAN SOCIAL THEORIES

36

4HU563

COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY

36

4RT560

DIRECTING ACTORS AND HOSTS

36

4RT561

CINEMATOGRAPHY (PHOTOGRAPHY AND LIGHTING DESIGN)

36

4RT562

POST-PRODUCTION – AUDIO

36

4RT563

STUDIO PRODUCTION – SCENOGRAPHY

36

4RT564

FICTION SCRIPT – TELEVISION

36

4RT565

WEB RADIO AND WEB TV

36



6TH SEMESTER
Discipline
Name
Number of hours

4RT655

SET DESIGN I

36

4BA650

COMPARATIVE COMMUNICATION II

36

4RT653

PROGRAM DIRECTION I

72

4RT656

EDITING I

36

4RT654

PHOTOGRAPHY AND LIGHTING DESIGN II

36

4RT652

SCRIPTWRITING FOR RADIO AND TELEVISION III

36

4BA651

SYSTEMS OF COMMUNICATION

36

4RT650

RADIO PRODUCTION II

36

4RT651

TELEVISION PRODUCTION II

36



7TH SEMESTER
Discipline
Name
Number of hours

4RT755

SET DESIGN II

36

4RT753

PROGRAM DIRECTOR II

72

4RT756

EDITING II: POST-PRODUCTION

36

4RT752

SCRIPTWRITING FOR RADIO II

36

4RT754

SCRIPTWRITING FOR TELEVISION

36

4RT750

RADIO PRODUCTION III

72

4RT751

TELEVISION PRODUCTION III

72



8TH SEMESTER
Discipline
Name
Number of hours

4RT850

FAAP RADIO STATION – CREATION AND WRITING - UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT

72

4RT851

FAAP RADIO STATION - PRODUCTION AND COORDINATION - UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT

72

4RT852

FAAP TELEVISION – CREATION AND WRITING – UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT

36

4RT853

FAAP TV – PROGRAM DIRECTION – UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT

72

4RT855

FAAP TV – EDITING AND POST-PRODUCTION – UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT

36

4RT854

FAAP TV – PRODUCTION AND PLANNING – UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT

72



FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
ANTHROPOLOGY Catalog Code 4HU160
Total Course Hours: 36
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Representation systems. Symbolic Systems. Ethnocentrism. Symbolic systems in both the world and Brazilian realities.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
HISTORY OF ART I Catalog Code 4HU161
Total Course Hours: 36
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Art as a social expression through historic events. Modern and contemporary art trends. Brazilian art trends.

FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
IMAGE ANALYSIS I Catalog Code 4HU162
Total Course Hours: 36
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Image theories. Concepts for the visual speech analysis. Building the visual speech.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
PORTUGUESE I Catalog Code 4HU163
Total Course Hours: 36
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Verbal communication process (oral and writing). Formal Portuguese language patterns. Literature in Portuguese language.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATION THEORY I Catalog Code 4HU164
Total Course Hours: 72
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Communication and Semiotics. General Theory of Signs. Applied art, communication and technology.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
SOCIOLOGY Catalog Number 4HU165
Total Course Hours:  72
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Classical Sociological Theories. Elements for the scientific analysis of society: Social Structure, Social Classes and Institutions and Social Changes.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
CREATIVITY Catalog Code 4HU166
Total Course Hours: 36
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Creative techniques and procedures. Use of the potential individual creator. Applied creative processes.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
RADIO AND TELEVISION TECHNOLOGY Catalog Code 4RT160
Total Course Hours: 72
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Audio and video message transmission and recording – a technological possibility since the 20th Century. Audiovisual recording and transmission equipment and the advantages and disadvantages in using this technology.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
RADIO AND TELEVISION HISTORY I Catalog Code 4RT161
Total Course Hours: 36
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
History of Radio in Brazil. The evolution of the Radio as a popular mean of communication. The genres and radio programs through time.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
ANIMATION AND VIDEOGRAPHISM Catalog Code 4RT162
Total Course Hours: 36
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Studying the animation techniques from its use in films to the new possibilities with the use of digital platforms, with theoretical classes with examples made for visualization.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
SCRIPT WORKSHOP – RADIO Catalog Code 4RT163
Total Course Hours: 36
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Writing scripts for radio. Written and spoken language. Formats and radio script contents. The script as a fundamental phase of radio programs production.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
MARKET AND COMMUNICATION Catalog Code 4HU260
Total Course Hours: 36
Second Semester Course
Market as a structural reality of society and advanced capitalism. The impact of its reality in social communication. Communication as a product. Supply and demand sophistication. Market technologies in communication.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
HISTORY OF ART II Catalog Code 4HU261
Total Course Hours: 36
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Art as social expression through historic events and esthetic ruptures. Contemporary art trends and Brazilian art perspectives.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
IMAGE ANALYSIS II Catalog Code 4HU262
Total Course Hours: 36
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Image theories. Building the visual speech. Case analysis.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
PORTUGUESE II Catalog Code 4HU263
Total Course Hours: 36
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Formal Portuguese language patterns. National Literature. The language in the mass communication.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATION THEORY II Catalog Code 4HU264
Total Course Hours: 36
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Communication and Semiotics. The poetical out of the poem. Applied art, communication and technology.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATION SOCIOLOGY Catalog Code 4HU265
Total Course Hours: 36
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Sociological theories of communication. Elements for the analysis of the communication phenomenon. The symbolic universe of societies.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
CULTURAL STUDIES
CULTURAL STUDIES Catalog Code 4HU266
Total Course Hours: 36
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
The subject aims at the discussion of the new role culture is playing today, its projection in the medias, its role defining individual and collective identities and articulating through different social spheres.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
AUDIOVISUAL HYPERMEDIA Catalog Code 4RT260
Total Course Hours:  36
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Changes in radio and television brought by the transition from analogical to digital systems. The digitalization and integration of different medias. Cyberspace and audiovisual. Hypermedia.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
RADIO AND TELEVISION HISTORY II Catalog Code 4RT261
Total Course Hours:  36
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
History of Television in Brazil through time. The evolution of the kinds of television shows and educational and commercial broadcast network’s shows. Television as an important social mean of communication in the country.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
MUSICAL LANGUAGE ELEMENTS Catalog Code 4RT262
Total Course Hours:  36
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Musical theory notions. Musical esthetics. Music’s dramatic effects. Soundtrack editing. Synchronizing images-noises-speech-music. Incidental music and musical integration in a spectacle.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
RADIO LEGISLATION AND ETHICS Catalog Code 4RT263
Total Course Hours:  36
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Legislation ruling radio and television. Brazilian Telecomunications Code. The Professional regulamentation of broadcaster.

 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
SCRIPT WORKSHOP Catalog Code 4RT264
Total Course Hours:  36
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Writing basic scripts for television shows. The necessary information for a production team; the qualities of a good television script. Script contents and methods.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
EPISTEMOLOGY IN SOCIAL COMMUNICATION Catalog Code 4HU360
Total Course Hours: 36
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Communication as a specific Field of study: contextualization, interdisciplinary contribution and the paradigms in the process of acquisition. Communication studies methodologies, research projects elaboration. Different ways of collecting and analyzing data for the research in communication.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
PHILOSOPHY Catalog Code 4HU361
Total Course Hours: 36
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Analysis of the great Idea systems in the historical and conceptual points with emphasis on the main chains of contemporary thought.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
ESTHETICS Catalog Code 4HU362
Total Course Hours: 36
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Esthetics Classical Theories. Esthetic phenomenon and mass culture. Esthetic interpretations of the industrial culture. Elements for the esthetic analysis.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
PORTUGUESE III Catalog Code 4HU363
Total Course Hours: 36
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Uses of Portuguese language in mass communication. Elements for the speech analysis. Linguistics.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATION THEORY III Catalog Code 4HU364
Total Course Hours: 36
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
The different approaches of the communication process. Different control and manipulation mechanisms in using of the means of communication.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
PRODUCTION ORGANIZATION – RADIO Catalog Code 4RT360
Total Course Hours: 36
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
A radio broadcasting station’s organization, its technical, operational, artistic and production current resources. A station’s programmed schedule. Production of various genres of radio broadcasts.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
PRODUCTION ORGANIZATION – TELEVISION Catalog Code 4RT361
Total Course Hours: 36
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
A television broadcasting network’s organization, its technical, operational, artistic and production current resources. Learning the production process, with its structures and functions. The programmed schedule of a television network. TV shows production.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
ADVANCED SCRIPT – RADIO Catalog Code 4RT362
Total Course Hours: 36
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Developing different genres of radio scripts, stimulating creativity and content, formats and new audiences’ research.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY Catalog Code 4RT363
Total Course Hours:  36
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Analyzing the audiovisual sector: its products, transmissions and markets. Description and operation of the production, distribution, exhibition and commercialization sectors.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
MARKETING AND PRODUCTION – RADIO Catalog Code 4RT364
Total Course Hours: 36
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Radio broadcasting station’s promotion, commercialization and financial viability. Producing commercial spots and teasers.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
CULTURAL POLITICS AND MEDIA
Catalog Code 4HU462
Total Course Hours:  36
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Relation between politics and culture, highlighting its antinomies and attunements in the social historical context of ideas, arts and communications.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATION PHILOSOPHY
Catalog Code 4HU461
Total Course Hours:  36
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
The contemporary Men’s conditions analysis, emphasizing on moral, social, philosophic and communication aspects.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
LITERATURE AND DRAMATURGY
Catalog Code 4HU460
Total Course Hours:  36
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Reading and analysis of literary texts. Theory of Genres. Literature and society. Literary texts’ principles of composition. Establishes a repertoire of the great classics of universal non-national literature, which’s objective is to present raw materials for both world comprehension (literature as hermeneutics and world critics) and literary critique practice.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATION AND HYPERMEDIA
Catalog Code 4HU463
Total Course Hours:  36
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Hypermedia language and the diversity of digital means. Concepts related to hypermedia. Development of virtual communities as well as social networks and its applicability in the communication field.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
PSYCHOLOGY
Catalog Code 4HU464
Total Course Hours:  36
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Psychology’s elements and concepts that are susceptible to application in the Communications field.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
ADVANCED SCRIPT - TV
Catalog Code 4RT461
Total Course Hours:  36
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Developing different genres of television scripts, stimulating creativity and content, formats and new audiences’ research.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES - RADIO
Catalog Code 4RT464
Total Course Hours:  36
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Improving formats and discussing new projects.  Community broadcasting networks and internet. New radio production technologies.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
RADIOJOURNALISM
Catalog Code 4RT462
Total Course Hours:  36
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
From writing radio journalistic or informative texts to producing reports, comments and interviews. Radio journalism potential.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
SOUND DESIGN
Catalog Code 4RT463
Total Course Hours:  36
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Using music and sound effects to amplify dramatic atmospheres in radio and television broadcasts. The use of original or third parties’ soundtracks that involve copyrighting obedience.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
TV SHOW EDITING
Catalog Code 4RT460
Total Course Hours:  36
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Selection and combination of sound and images in TV shows. Rhythm, sound and image sequence when constructing the audiovisual message.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
COMPARED COMMUNICATION
Catalog Code 4HU560
Total Course Hours:  36
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Communication and society. Languages and symbols. Esthetics and technology.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
INTERNATIONAL GEOPOLITICS
Catalog Code 4HU561
Total Course Hours:  36
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Space and Power. Conflicts, transformations and challenges of the contemporary world. Economy, society and culture identities towards globalization.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
BRAZILIAN SOCIAL THEORIES
Catalog Code 4HU562
Total Course Hours:  36
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Colonial Brazil. Development of Modern Brazil. Nation-State. National Identity. Sociological, historical and cultural analysis.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY
Catalog Code 4HU563
Total Course Hours:  36
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Psychological theories. Elements and concepts of psychology susceptible to application in the Communication field. Developing the receiver’s “imaginary” through the “Discursive Practices and Production of Senses” theory. Advertisement and consumer psychology.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
DIRECTING ACTORS AND HOSTS
Catalog Code 4RT560
Total Course Hours:  36
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Speeches, tones and speech intentions. The director as a mentor of text interpretation on radio or television. Creation of the non-existent radio image and the movement of actors in television sets. Differences between theater, radio and television interpretation.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
CINEMATOGRAPHY (PHOTOGRAPHY AND LIGHTING DESIGN)
Catalog Code 4RT561
Total Course Hours:  36
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Lighting of stationary and moving scenes. Light as an image, color and dramatic quality generator. Framing and camera movements.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
POST-PRODUCTION – AUDIO
Catalog Code 4RT562
Total Course Hours:  36
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Audio final cut software. Creating soundtracks.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
STUDIO PRODUCTION - SCENOGRAPHY
Catalog Code 4RT563
Total Course Hours:  36
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Studio recording. Esthetical and functional matters involving sceneries, figurines, lighting design, actors and hosts make up and hair. Recordings planning and execution. Studying forms and spaces for TV production.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
FICTION SCRIPT – TV
Catalog Code 4RT564
Total Course Hours:  36
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Specific script course for creating and developing scripts for television using dramaturgy. Characters and plot creation.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
WEB RADIO AND WEB TV
Catalog Code 4RT565
Total Course Hours:  36
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Interactive programming possibilities for TV networks and Radio stations that broadcast online. The potential of these internet Medias. 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
SET DESIGN 1 Catalog Code 4RT655
Total Course Hours: 36
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Designing and constructing scenes; a study of forms and spaces in studio recording; balancing colors on television.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course introduces the concepts of set design on television programs in order to provide students with all the tools they need to become competent executive producers and/or program directors. This course takes a hands-on approach to the process of creating and producing scene plans, sketches, models and props in studio and location shooting. Throughout the course, students will improve their ability to adjust visual language to the projects they will be developing.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
COMPARATIVE COMMUNICATION 2 Catalog Code 4BA650
Total Course Hours: 36
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Communication and society; languages and symbols; aesthetics and technology; cultural policies.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course addresses modern communication (20th and 21st century), relating it to cultural policies in the area of sexual mores, scientific and technological innovation and modern and post-modern aesthetics.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
PROGRAM DIRECTION 1 Catalog Code 4RT653
Total Course Hours: 72
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Supervising the production of a program and the creation of new episodes; inspecting content and technical quality; organizing the team.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course introduces students to technical concepts regarding the program direction inside or outside the studio. The course provides students with a practical experience of studio and external recordings as well as concepts for live broadcasting any type of event.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
EDITING 1 Catalog Code 4RT656
Total Course Hours: 36
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Selection of sounds and images in the production of television programs. Basics of linear and nonlinear editing.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course is an introduction to editing techniques for video and television, highlighting the technical aspects of the different types of equipment. The course also addresses editing issues, such as continuity, image axis and sound design.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
PHOTOGRAPHY AND LIGHTING DESIGN 2 Catalog Code 4RT654
Total Course Hours: 36
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Technical and artistic insight on recording processes and video graphics. The construction of images as narrative and the creation of the storyboard.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course develops students’ ability to evaluate the quality of television images, improving their narrative construction and creating the storyboard

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
SCRIPTWRITING FOR RADIO AND TELEVISION 3
Catalog Code 4RT652

Total Course Hours: 36
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Creativity in text production for television; scriptwriting concepts and latest developments; the detailed divisions of a script.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course develops students’ creativity, preparing them to write scripts for television programs.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
SYSTEMS OF COMMUNICATION Catalog Code 4BA651
Total Course Hours: 36
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
The systems of communication in relation to social, economic and political processes; the resistance to globalization and the repercussions of this phenomenon.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
The course addresses the psychological and social effects of globalized communication and the globalized economic system, i.e., the development of specific behavior which reveals the gradual processes of acceptance and resistance to the American way of life.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
RADIO PRODUCTION 2 Catalog Code 4RT650
Total Course Hours: 36
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Producing different genres of programs; short productions; the Internet as a vehicle radio; the current needs of the radio media.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course enables students to improve their skills at writing, directing and acting by making use of proper techniques. The course develops students’ ability to produce radio programs, focusing on editing.  Students will be encouraged to reflect on program styles and formats by analyzing the current programs of São Paulo’s radio stations.  They will also learn how to create a logical sequence of programs for live broadcasting.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
TELEVISION PRODUCTION 2 Catalog Code 4RT651
Total Course Hours: 36
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Creative and functional activities for television production.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Competent producers should always know how to make the best use of their time, anticipating problems and producing a high quality video, text or audio material on schedule. This course challenges students to optimize time in their productions. As a consequence, it also shows them how to manage time in their personal lives. By making an analysis of Brazilian television programs, students will be asked to develop a product for which there is a market. The course not only provides students with key professional knowledge, but also makes available the latest technology, since FAAP owns the most sophisticated television equipment of all Brazilian universities. In groups, students will be in charge of creating, recording and editing a television program.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
SET DESIGN 2 Catalog Code 4RT755
Total Course Hours:  36
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
Creating and building film sets; the initial analysis; plans; balancing colors.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course broadens the knowledge students acquired in Scene Design 1, addressing the current trends in the field and the role of computers. The course deals with the use of computer image and software for creating virtual sets. The course provides students with useful tips on how to create, produce and finish the programs they are developing for other courses (stage lighting, photography, production and direction), focusing on art direction, logo design creation, sets, props and vignettes, i.e., all the elements responsible for establishing a program’s identity.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
PROGRAM DIRECTOR 2 Catalog Code 4RT753
Total Course Hours: 72
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
The director as a specialist, whose role is to translate ideas from the script into images, coordinating technical and artistic resources.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course prepares students to direct television and video productions of various genres, inside or outside the studio. Working in small groups or pairs, students will be individually assessed on their directing skills by simulating the creation of live studio and external programs. The course defines directors as specialists, whose job is to translate the script into images or television programs, coordinating technical, human and artistic resources and offering guidance for the whole production team, bringing out the best in each team member.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
EDITING 2: POST-PRODUCTION Catalog Code 4RT756
Total Course Hours: 36
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
The new languages and techniques. The prospects for cable television.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Competent editing professionals know how to use post-production video resources. By assessing the programs currently broadcast by Brazilian television channels, this course aims to develop a product for which there is a market, thereby providing students with materials and information to improve their personal portfolio. In groups, students will create the storyboard and edition of the program they will produce.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
SCRIPTWRITING FOR RADIO 2 Catalog Code 4RT752
Total Course Hours: 36
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
Scriptwriting for various genres of radio programs. The Internet as a communication tool.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course develops students’ critical awareness by drawing on concepts of what is considered appropriate and inappropriate in the radio world, regardless of their personal taste. Students will make an impartial analysis of various types of radio programs, identifying their pros and cons and evaluating the type of message conveyed to the target audience.  Students will also practice scriptwriting for a wide range of radio programs.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
SCRIPTWRITING FOR TELEVISION Catalog Code 4RT754
Total Course Hours: 36
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
Writing, analyzing and criticizing television scripts of different content and format. Combining the roles of author and scriptwriter.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course deals with the fundamentals of scriptwriting for television: the importance of audience survey to define the content of the show. Students will identify the various program genres, particularly with regard to news and fiction, learning techniques for improving creativity using the standard form of the Portuguese language. Students will also be working on the development of television programs and series, combining research and creativity. In brief, the course prepares students to become scriptwriters; write, analyze and criticize projects and scripts for television programs.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
RADIO PRODUCTION 3 Catalog Code 4RT750
Total Course Hours: 72
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
Live radio broadcasting. Creation and production in light of the new technologies.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Developing the know-how provided by other courses, this hands-on course focuses on the various types of radio production and deals with real-life situations in order to develop and improve program formats. Students will deal with a wide range of programs, including musicals, and become more proficient in working at a radio station. Students will also gain experience in producing live programs, taking advantage of such experience in the next semester when they will develop a program schedule for the FAAP radio station.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
TELEVISION PRODUCTION 3 Catalog Code 4RT751
Total Course Hours: 72
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
Executing projects; selection of resources; television drama.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course deals with concepts and techniques for developing various genres of professional television programs and series. Students will realize the importance of seeking quality throughout the production process, i.e., from the creation of ideas and in-depth analysis of content and forms to the development, scriptwriting, pre-production, recordings and post-production of the project, emphasizing the performance of actors and program hosts.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
FAAP RADIO STATION – CREATION AND WRITING
- UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT
Catalog Code 4RT850
Total Course Hours: 72
Eighth Semester Course
SUMMARY
This course requires students to write a project for a radio pilot program in which they will review all the concepts studied previously. Students will base their work on a script that contains writing techniques for radio programs, following the latest technological trends.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Students will develop an experimental project, putting into practice all the knowledge acquired throughout the semester. Students will provide a detailed description of all the activities carried out while producing, selling and advertising their projects. Finally, they will record a pilot project that must comply with all the technical and artistic requirements for immediate broadcasting.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
FAAP RADIO STATION - PRODUCTION AND COORDINATION - UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT
Catalog Code 4RT851
Total Course Hours: 72
Eighth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Producing a new project for a radio station; from creation to broadcasting.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course offers students the final opportunity to develop a program schedule for radio, without the responsibility of daily broadcasting, as it is common in real-life. Students will develop a program schedule for the weekly live broadcast of the FAAP radio station, making use of all the knowledge previously acquired and gaining the experience required to perform any kind of job in radio. To make this experience more realistic, students must go through all the stages prior to final broadcasting.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
FAAP TELEVISION – CREATION AND WRITING – UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT
Catalog Code 4RT852
Total Course Hours: 36
Eighth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Creation, brainstorming, scriptwriting, and network TV programming within pre-established guidelines.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Experimental projects take a pedagogical approach giving students an opportunity to work in a laboratory.  Professors choose the activities students will carry out according to the infrastructure, equipment and human resources of the university. The objective of experimental projects is to reproduce real-life situations, showing students the variety and structure of the market. The project models are chosen by students, but they can rely on professors for guidance throughout the stages of creation and writing. Laboratory activities also offer students an opportunity to conduct research that may lead them to postgraduate studies.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
FAAP TV – PROGRAM DIRECTION – UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT
Catalog Code 4RT853
Total Course Hours: 72
Eighth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Recordings of live broadcasts on FAAP TV.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course allows students to apply all the knowledge they acquired while developing a program schedule for a television station, within the standards established by professors. In their project, students are to describe all the items they took into account to develop their projects: audience profile, goals, justifications, program synopses, program schedule, market survey, costs, scripts and materials. Students will create and produce live and recorded programs of approximately 30 minutes to be presented before a panel of professors on scheduled dates.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
FAAP TV – EDITING AND POST-PRODUCTION – UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT
Catalog Code 4RT855
Total Course Hours: 36
Eighth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Guidance for editing and finishing a program schedule; vignettes; post-production; sound design.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course provides students with concepts and tools required for creating and developing television language in the editing and post-production stages, taking into account the topic of their project. The course broadens students’ theoretical knowledge, allowing them to gain a deeper understanding of the various editing and post-production techniques. The course also deals with the latest technological developments in television and their possibilities. Students will be supervised while creating a pilot project, improving their creativity at the post-production stage.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
FAAP TV – PRODUCTION AND PLANNING – UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT
Catalog Code 4RT854
Total Course Hours: 72
Eighth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Planning a program schedule for the FAAP TV station; executive production; guidance for developing the written project
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Students will develop a project in which they will have to create, produce and exhibit TV programs that recreate a TV station program schedule. By practicing in a laboratory, students will be more prepared to pursue a career in this field, improving their critical awareness and creativity.

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