Emerging Media Major — B.S.

Students in the School of Humanities and Sciences enroll in the media computation concentration; students in the Roy H. Park School of Communications enroll in either the media design and production concentration or the media entrepreneurship concentration.

Summary

Emerging Media B.S. Core Requirements36
Concentration Requirements20-24
Media Computation 1
Media Design and Production 2
Media Entrepreneurship 2
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements 1, 229-41
Electives19-35
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements 

To complete the requirements for a B.S. degree, students must complete 60 credits of liberal arts courses.

CORE REQUIREMENTS
GCOM 13000Spark: Igniting your Future in Communications1
STCM 12300Systemic Design3
TVR 12400Introduction to Media Industries4
COMP 17100Principles of Computing Science I4
COMP 17200Principles of Computer Science II4
COMP 20200Computational Foundation of Emerging Media4
TVR 21400Design of New Media: Theory, Function and Analysis4
TVR 320xxTopics in Media Technology4
COMP/TVR 38500Emerging Media Project4
COMP/TVR 48500Emerging Media Capstone4
CONCENTRATION
Select one concentration from the list below 120-24
Total Credits56-60

Concentrations

Media Computation Concentration

Students in this concentration are enrolled through the School of Humanities and Sciences, and must fulfill the School of Humanities and Sciences' Complementary Liberal Arts requirement.

COMP 11500Discrete Structures for Computer Science4
COMP 22000Introduction to Data Structures4
Select one of the following:4
Advanced Web Programming
Game Development and Technologies
HCI: User Interface Design and Development
Select three of the following level-3 or level-4 courses:12
Introduction to Virtual Reality
Intelligent Systems
Database Systems
Computer Graphics
Total Credits24

Media Design and Production Concentration

Students in this concentration are enrolled in the Roy H. Park School of Communications and must fulfill a minor outside the Park School.

MASS 10400Story: From Cave Paintings to Emerging Media3
TVR 10500Introduction to Audio3
TVR 11500Introduction to Field Production4
TVR 12200Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Analysis3
or CNPH 10100 Introduction to Film Aesthetics and Analysis
Select 8-10 credits from the following (at least one course must be at level 3: 18-10
Web Design
Game Development and Technologies
Fiction Field Production 1
Audio Production
Advanced Cinema Production: Animation
Motion Graphics and Animation
Experimental Media: Production and Criticism
Games for Marketing & Training
eLearning
TVR 400XX
Topics in Media Production
Writing for Video Games and Emerging Media
MINOR REQUIREMENT
Students in the Media Design and Production Concentration must complete a minor offered outside the Roy H. Park School of Communications. This requirement does not preclude students for having a second option minor in the Park School.
Total Credits21-23

Media Entrepreneurship Concentration

Students in this concentration are enrolled in the Roy H. Park School of Communications and must fulfill a minor outside the Park School.

TVR 21100New Media Business and Economics4
TVR 22000Global Flow of Information3
TVR 26300Mass Media Research Methods4
MKTG 31200Principles of Marketing3
TVR 46000Senior Seminar3
Select one of the following:3-4
Government and Media
TVR 313xx
Selected Topics in Media Law and Policy
MINOR REQUIREMENT
Students in the Media Entrepreneurship Concentration must complete a minor offered outside the Roy H. Park School of Communications. This requirement does not preclude students for having a second option minor in the Park School.
Total Credits20-21