Sep 23, 2023
The Digital Media Communication concentration is an interdisciplinary program focusing on the development of interactive and new media. With a strong foundation in the rhetorical tradition of content development and visual communication, the program’s practical and theoretical base prepares students for new media professions ranging from media convergence to multiplatform interactive productions.
Admission to Candidacy
To be admitted to candidacy in the Digital Media Communication concentration, the student must meet the following requirements:
- 45 hours completed before applying for candidacy
- Grade of C (2.00) or better in each of the following:
JOUR 1020 /EMC 1020 /RIM 1020
ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020
- Minimum overall GPA in all coursework of 2.50.
- Math course satisfying General Education requirements.
Required Courses (42 hours)
Total hours in college not to exceed 40
NOTE: Unless 3 hours are taken outside the college in the specialty area, total hours for graduation may exceed 120.
Digital Media Core (15 hours)
Legal/Ethical Competency (3 hours)
Media Writing Competency (3 hours)
Management/Marketing/Entrepreneurship Requirement (3 hours)
Specialties (15 hours)
Students should choose 15 hours from one of the two specialties below to complete the Digital Media Communication concentration. Unless 3 hours are taken outside the college in the specialty area, total hours for graduation may exceed 120.
Other Requirements (80 hours)
- Minor in liberal arts and sciences (15-18 hours)
- One hour elective
- At least 65 hours in liberal arts and sciences
- 80 hours outside the college
Curriculum: Mass Communication, Digital Media Communication
Curricular listings include General Education requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.
Subtotal: 29 credit hours
Subtotal: 30 credit hours
Total hours in program: 120