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2008-2009 College Catalog 
2008-2009 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Media Minor

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The Digital Media Minor includes courses from the departments of Art, Communication Arts and Sciences, and Technical Communications and Media Production. This minor consists of 24 hours, six of which must be upper division. This minor is designed to provide skills that will increase employment opportunities in the field of digital media communication. In addition to required core courses, students choose one of the following concentrations: motion media, interactive media, content design or still media. The motion media concentration deals with television and corporate video production. Students in interactive media work with computer graphics, interactive applications and Web-based media production. The content design concentration focuses on the design of the message from the visual and written perspective. Still-media students explore with photography, photojournalism, and computer imaging. Courses that are recommended to fulfill the General Studies Level II Arts & Letters requirement are: ARTH 1500 or ARTH 2100 or LAS 2850. Students should contact an advisor to plan a course of study for their particular minor. If a student has taken anyone of the required courses as part of your major, another course in the minor must be substituted for it.

Courses used for a major or a minor other than the Digital Media Minor or used to satisfy General Studies requirements cannot be used for the Digital Media Minor. Prerequisites for the courses used for the Digital Media Minor must be satisfied. Students with a major in Journalism with the Photojournalism concentration may not use the still media concentration of the Digital Media Minor as their minor.

Required Core Total: 12

Choose three courses from one of the four concentrations:

In addition, choose one course from any of the four concentrations. At least two courses must be upper division. Courses cannot be used to meet both the requirements of this minor and the requirements of a major in Journalism, Speech Communication, or Technical Communication and Media Production.

Required Core Courses: 12

Concentration Courses: 9

Elective Course: 3

Total for Minor in Digital Media: 24

(6 hours upper division required)

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