Interactive Digital Media Comprehensive Major, 61 hours: B.S.—No Minor Required

CIP: 110801

This is an interdisciplinary major in conjunction with the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, the School of Computer Science and Information Systems and the School of Communication and Mass Media. Three concentrations are available for this major: Computer Science Programming (Computer Science and Information Systems), New Media (Communication and Mass Media) and Visual Imaging (Fine and Performing Arts).

This major requires CSIS 44130 Computers and Information Technology as a prerequisite course as required by course descriptions. Students, therefore, should take this course for their Digital Literacy Northwest Core Requirement.

New Media Concentration

The Northwest Core (48-52 hours)

Recommended:

CSIS 44130Computers and Information Technology

3

Required Core Courses

ART 13191Introduction to Design

3

 

ART 13207Digital Photography

3

OR

MMED 20355Photojournalism

3

 

ART 13292Computer Graphics I

3

ART 13294Typography I

3

MMED 20120Introduction to Mass Media

3

MMED 20243Media Design

3

MMED 20303Introduction to Web Publishing

3

MMED 20314Communication Law and Ethics

3

CSIS 44144Web Development I

3

CSIS 44334Web Development II

3

CSIS 44335Script Programming

3

MKTG 55330Principles of Marketing

3

Required Courses for New Media Concentration:

MMED 20110Fundamentals of Electronic Media Production

3

MMED 20130Professional Media Writing

3

 

MMED 20150Journalism Practicum (Yearbook)

1

OR

MMED 20151Journalism Practicum (Newspaper)

1

 

MMED 20230Introduction to Advertising

3

 

MMED 20333Social Media Strategies

3

OR

MMED 20452Internship

1 to 3

 

MMED 20334Multimedia Production

3

MMED 20343Advanced Media Design

3

MMED 20354Online Magazine Practicum

1

MMED 20409Media Business and Entrepreneurship

3

MMED 20416Senior Seminar

1

Choose one of the following courses:

MMED 20150Journalism Practicum (Yearbook)

1

MMED 20151Journalism Practicum (Newspaper)

1

MMED 20350Advanced Journalism Practicum (Yearbook)

2

MMED 20351Advanced Journalism Practicum (Newspaper)

2

MMED 20450Mass Communication Study Abroad

1 to 6

MMED 20452Internship

1 to 3

Total Credit Hours:61

Concentration in Computer Science Programming

see the School of Computer Science and Information Systems

Concentration in Visual Imaging

see the Department of Fine and Performing Arts