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2008-2009 University Catalogue 
    
2008-2009 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 cr
  • Media Studies Course Credits: 3 cr

Sophomore Year Credits: 30


Fall Credits: 15


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

Spring Credits: 15


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

Junior Year Credits: 30


Fall Credits: 15


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

Spring Credits: 15


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

Senior Year Credits: 33


Fall Credits: 18


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

Spring Credits: 15


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

CMAC Core/Discipline History


Students will be required to take both courses:


Select any two of the following courses:


Select any two of the following courses:


Areas of Application


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

Advertising


Prepares students to be copywriters, creative directors and producers.

Documentary Video


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

Game Design


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

Media Studies


Prepares students to develop critical skills addressing issues in media.

Select one course from the following list of courses:


Select one course from the following list of courses:


Select one course from the list of Media Studies courses above:


Narrative Video


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

Professional Writing


Prepares students to be writers in non-fiction for publication in magazines and the Web.

Screenwriting


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

Web Design


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

Webcasting


Prepares students to develop media strategies for digital distribution.

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