Communication Major, Concentration in Digital Media Production

Requirements for the Concentration in Media Production

Core Courses(21 credits)
CM-100Intro to Mass Communication3
CM-105Media Writing3
or CM-200 Writing for Communication
CM-110Public Speaking3
CM-363Visual Media Literacy3
CM-384Media Criticism3
CM-450Senior Communication Capstone3
Take one course from the following:3
Gender and the Media
Intercultural Communication
Independent Media and Society
Conceptual(6 credits)
Take two courses from the following:6
Survey of Radio and Television
Communications and the Internet
Photography I
Special Topics in Communication (as approved)
Understanding Movies
Understanding Video Games
Music of the Cinema:Spectacle, Splendor, and Spielberg
or MU-250
Music of the Cinema:Spectacle, Splendor, And Spielberg
History of Photography
or AR-285
History of Photography
Experiential(9 credits)
Take three courses from the following:9
Introduction to Animation
or AR-105
Introduction to Animation
Introduction to Digital Photography
Introduction to Digital Imaging
Special Topics in Communication
Graphic Design
Television Production
Introduction to Video
Social Media
Scriptwriting
Specialist(6 credits)
Take two courses from the following:6
Digital Storytelling
Special Topics in Communication
Photography II
Graphic Design II
Documentary Production
Television Production II
Independent Media and Society
Video Editing
Seminar: Topics in Communication (as approved)
Communication Internship
Total Credits42
 

Sample Timetable for Completion of Degree Communication/Concentration Digital Media Production

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
LASC First-Year Seminar (FYS)3
EN-101 College Writing I 3
CM-100 Intro to Mass Communication 3
CM-110 Public Speaking 3
LASC LASC Elective (USW)3
 Credits15
Semester Two
EN-102 College Writing II 3
CM-105 Media Writing 3
CM-241 Understanding Movies 3
LASC LASC Elective (CON)3
LASC LASC Elective (QR)3
 Credits15
Year Two
Semester Three
CM-150
Photography I
or Survey of Radio and Television
3
CM-213
Gender and the Media
or Independent Media and Society
3
LASC LASC Elective (NSP)4
LASC LASC Elective (GP)3
LASC LASC Elective (HBS)3
 Credits16
Semester Four
CM-259
Television Production
or Introduction to Video
3
CM-315 Social Media 3
LASC LASC Elective (TLC)3
LASC LASC Elective (CA)3
LASC LASC Elective (NSP)3
 Credits15
Year Three
Semester Five
CM-151 Introduction to Digital Photography 3
CM-244 Graphic Design 3
CM-363 Visual Media Literacy 3
SELECT CM Major Elective3
LASC LASC Elective (ICW)3
 Credits15
Semester Six
CM-206
Digital Storytelling
or Photography II
3
CM-359
Documentary Production
or Television Production II
3
CM-384 Media Criticism 3
CM-435 Communication Internship 3-12
SELECT General Elective3
 Credits15-24
Year Four
Semester Seven
CM-450 Senior Communication Capstone 3
CM-396 Video Editing 3
SELECT CM Elective or Internship3
SELECT General Elective3
SELECT General Elective3
 Credits15
Semester Eight
CM-350 Intercultural Communication 3
CM-404 Independent Study: Media 1-6
SELECT CM Elective3
SELECT CM Elective or Internship3
SELECT General Elective3
 Credits13-18
 Total Credits119-133

Once LASC requirements are satisfied, students may select general requirements. Students are required to meet with their department advisor to review their upcoming semester academic choices. A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.

 

Students are required to meet with their department advisor to review their upcoming semester academic choices. A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.