New Media Design Concentration

New media and digital design have emerged as crucial components of contemporary communication practice. The new media design concentration allows students to explore more fully the methods and practices associated with mobile communication technologies, multimedia, web, and digital graphic design while also developing knowledge and practices associated with more traditional communication concentrations.

Requirements for the B.A. in Communication New Media Design:

1. COMM 180: Public Communication in the Digital Age

2. COMM 181: Introduction to Communication Studies

3. COMM/ENGL 383:Digital Rhetoric and Cultures

4. COMM 400: Internship in Communication

5. COMM 473: Senior Seminar in Communication

6. At least three courses in multimedia design to be selected from the following:

  • COMM/ART 151:Introduction to Design
  • COMM/ART 251: Design Communication
  • COMM/ART 351: Web Design
  • COMM/ART 451: Topics in Multimedia Design

7. At least two courses in visual and audio production to be selected from the following:

  • ART 204: Drawing and 2D Media
  • COMM/ART 218: Introduction to Photography
  • COMM/ART 221: Introduction to Digital Film Production
  • COMM/ART 321: Advanced Digital Film Production
  • COMM/ENGL 382: Radio Broadcasting
  • COMM/ART 325: Documentary Film

8. At least one course in cultural history and analysis to be selected from the following:

  • ART 101: Ancient through Medieval Art
  • ART 102: Ranaissance through Contemporary Art
  • THEA 112 Analysis and Criticism
  • COMM/ENGL/ART 172: Introduction to Visual Culture
  • COMM/ENGL/ART 178: Introduction to Film Art
  • COMM/ART 250: Design History
  • COMM/ENGL 262: Shakespeare and Film
  • ART 305W: History of American Art
  • ART 306S: Foundations of Modern Art
  • ART 310: History of Photography
  • THEA 307S: History of the Theatre
  • THEA 308W History of the Theatre
  • ENGL 362S: Seminar in Cultural Studies
  • COMM/ENGL 368: Film History
  • COMM/ENGL 373S: Theory and Criticism of Film
  • COMM/ENGL 383: Digital Rhetoric and Cultures
  • COMM/ENGL/ART 399: Seminar in Film and Television Studies

At least four courses must be at the 300- or 400-level.

Eleven Courses: 44 hours

Supportive Requirements:

  • Completion of the intermediate level of a foreign language

Minor Requirements:

1. COMM 180: Public Communication in the Digital Age

2. COMM 181: Introduction to Communication Studies

3. COMM/ART 250: Design History

4. At least three courses in multimedia design to be selected from the following:

  • COMM/ART 151:Introduction to Design
  • COMM/ART 251: Design Communication
  • COMM/ART 351: Web Design
  • COMM/ART 451: Topics in Multimedia Design

At least two courses must be at the 300- or 400-level.

Six Courses: 24 hours

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