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Majors and More

 

Bachelor of Science in Digital Information Design with a concentration in Digital Mass Media

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking **
   
WRIT 101 Composition

3

HMXP 102     Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

Oral Communication Met in major with SPCH 201 0
Technology Met in major with CSCI 151 0
Intensive Writing Met in major with MCOM 441 0
Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with other requirement 0-3
Physical Activity See approved list 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines*    
Global Perspectives See approved list

3

Historical Perspectives See approved list

3

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives*

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
    Quantitative Skills    
    MATH 151 or a MATH that includes Calculus or has Calculus as a prerequisite  (3-4)
    Additional Quantitative Course See approved list; (0-4)
Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.  [If 2 courses taken, must be in two different groups:  Life, Physical, Earth]

(3-8)

Subtotal   38-44
*No more than two courses in the major may count toward requirements in these areas
 
Information Design Core  

28

CSCI 151

 Overview of Computer Science

3

DESF 161 Intro to Computer Imaging 3
DIFD 141 Introduction to Web Application Design

4

DIFD 311 Digital Culture and Society

3

DIFD 321 Information Systems and Organizations

3

DIFD 322 Visual Design of Complex Systems

3

DIFD 415 Law and Ethics for Digital Media

3

DIFD 451 Senior Synthesis

3

VCOM 262 Introduction to Web Design 3
 
Digital Mass Media Concentration  

28.5

CSCI 101B Excel 0.5
MCOM 241** Media Writing

3

MCOM 226** Multimedia Storytelling and Production

3

MCOM 346 Television Production

3

MCOM 441 Reporting Public Affairs

3

MCOM 499 Senior Portfolio

1

VCOM 363 Multimedia Design I

3

QMTH 205 Applied Statistics

3

 Choose one course from the following:
    MCOM 325 Digital news and Video Production 3
    MCOM 330 Convergent Journalism 3
   
Choose two courses from the following (Internship optional) 6
MCOM 333 News Editing

3

MCOM 341 Advertising Principles 3
MCOM 349 Advertising Copy and Layout

3

MCOM 360 Documentary Film Production 3
MCOM 370 Public Relations Principles  3
MCOM 390 Culture of Media Startups 3
MCOM 425 Advanced Broadcast Journalism 3
MCOM 461, 462, 463, 464 Internship, Practicum 1-3
MCOM 471 Public Relations Writing and Production

3

MCOM 493 Independent Study

3

 
Course Supporting the Concentration
SPCH 201 Public Speaking 3
Electives  

16.5-22.5

Total  

120

**Requires C- or higher

 

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

 

Last Updated: 6/24/20