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2006-2007 University Catalogue 
    
2006-2007 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

Communication - Bachelor of Science


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Program Total Credits: 123

Freshman Year Credits: 30


Fall Credits: 15


  • Skill-Based Course (see list below) Credits: 3

Spring Credits: 15


  • Skill-Based Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • Electives Credits: 3

Sophomore Year Credits: 30


Fall Credits: 15


  • Skill Based Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • Skill Based Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • Liberal Arts Elective Credits: 3

Spring Credits: 15


  • Application Area Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • Application Area Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • Liberal Arts Elective Credits: 3

Junior Year Credits: 30


Fall Credits: 15


  • Media Studies Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • Application Area Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • Application Area Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • LAPI XXX Liberal Arts (Period Interpretation) Credits: 3
  • Electives Credits: 3

Spring Credits: 15


  • Application Area Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • Application Area Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • LAPI XXX Liberal Arts (Period Interpretation) Credits: 3
  • Electives Credits: 3

Senior Year Credits: 33


Fall Credits: 18


  • Media Studies Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • Media Studies Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • Liberal Arts Electives Credits: 3
  • Liberal Arts Electives Credits: 3

Spring Credits: 15


  • Media Studies Course (see list below) Credits: 3
  • Liberal Arts Electives Credits: 3
  • Electives Credits: 6

CMAC Core/Discipline History


Media Studies Courses


Areas of Application


Majors in Communication must take two of the following areas of application (9 credits each; 18 credits total)

Documentary Video


Prepares students for careers in documentary production, educational media, news feature production, corporate media, and television commercial production.

Digital Journalism


Prepares students for online publishing and work as an independent publisher or writer.

Game Design


Prepares students for online advertising, interactive Web drama and interactive art, electronic publishing, and the game industry.

Narrative Video


Prepares students to be editors, producers, and directors for television, film, and commercials, sound recordists, and production managers.

Screenwriting


Prepares students to be screenwriters, producers, story analysts, and film/TV executives, corporate videographers or producers in advertising and the media.

Strategic Advertising


Prepares students to be copywriters, strategic planners, and media buyers and producers.

Web Design


Prepares students to work in advertising agencies and in corporate and institutional settings.

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