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  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate 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, audio, video, multimedia, 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:


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


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.

 Link to General Education (GE); Link to Foreign Language

Total credit hours for semester: 16


First Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Second Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Second Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Third Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Third Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Fourth Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Fourth Year Spring


Internship/Study Abroad (12 cr. hr.)

Total credit hours for semester: 12


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