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

Bachelor of Science in Digital Information Design-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 pre-requisite  (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  

30

CSCI 151

 Overview of Computer Science

3

 
DIFD 141 Introduction to Web Application Design

4

 
DIFD 151 Introduction to Information Design

1

 
    VCOM 261 Electronic Image Making 3
     
VCOM 262 Introduction to Web Design

3

 
DIFD 211 Communication Theory and the Internet

3

 
DIFD 351 Information Design Seminar: Special Topics

1

 
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

 
Digital Mass Media Concentration  

27.5

    CSCI 101B Excel 0.5
     
MCOM 241** Media Writing

3

 
MCOM 226** Multimedia Storytelling and Production

3

 
MCOM 342 Advanced Reporting and Writing

3

 
MCOM 346 Television Production

3

 
MCOM 441 Reporting Public Affairs

3

 
VCOM 363 Multimedia Design I

3

 
QMTH 205 Applied Statistics

3

 
Choose 2 courses from the following (Internship optional)  
MCOM 333 News Editing

3

 
MCOM 345 Principles of Audio Production

3

 
MCOM 349 Advertising Copy and Layout

3

 
MCOM 471 Public Relations Writing and Production

3

 
MCOM 461, MCOM 462, MCOM 463  Internship

1-3

 
Course Supporting the Concentration
   SPCH 201 Public Speaking 3
Electives  

15.5-21.5

Total  

120

+Requires B- or higher

**Requires C- or higher

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

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