2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

New Communication Media [NCM]


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The Communication Studies Department  offers the major in New Communication Media which is a focused program designed to provide students with the knowledge of prevailing communication theory, an understanding of the social implications of digital media and the skills to create digital content. Graduates will have materials development and critical thinking skills needed in expanding sectors of contemporary broadcast, gaming and related industries.

Career Potential

  • Digital video production
  • Digital audio production
  • Digital post-production
  • Interactive media authoring
  • Special effects production
  • 3D animation
  • Internet site development

The major’s 36 credit hours must be taken from the following:


Example of the B.A. in New Communication Media over four years


The sample program listed is a model and does not reflect the expectations for all of the programs. Students should consult an advisor to obtain up-to-date program requirements and to formulate a degree plan.

First Year


Spring Total credit hours: 16


  • Foreign language 102
  • GE course
  • Participation course

Second Year


Fall Total credit hours: 16


  • Foreign language 201
  • GE course 
  • Participation course

Spring Total credit hours: 16


  • Foreign language 202
  • GE course
  • GE course
  • GE course
  • Participation course

Third Year


Fall Total credit hours: 16


  • GE course
  • GE course
  • LAS elective
  • Participation course

Spring Total credit hours: 16


  • GE course
  • LAS elective
  • LAS elective
  • Participation course

Fourth Year


Fall Total credit hours: 16


  • LAS elective
  • LAS elective
  • LAS elective
  • LAS elective
  • Participation course

Spring Total credit hours: 16


  • Internship
    or
  • Study abroad
    or
  • Learning Community involvement or elective

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