IM-100   Integrated Media Art Studies (Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; H) This one credit course is an introduction to the Integrated Media Arts Program and its offerings in terms of areas of study, practicum, internships,on campus projects and programs abroad. Meeting the Faculty and learning of their interests and research goals is essential to finding your place in the department. Opportunities for Study Abroad, Internships and Networking with Alums are all part of this practical course with opportunities for written reflection and presentations.Together we explore your best options in professional and graduate school opportunities to inform your choice of POE and plan your course of study.

IM-110   Principles of Digital Media (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) An introduction to the concepts of digital media. Students will develop an understanding of the basics of digital media, the technology surrounding the creation and use of digital media, and its association with art, communication, and information technology. Through a laboratory context of experimentation and discussion the course explores the use of various creative software programs used to create artistic and expressive media content. The course provides an overview of media formats, media creation, the fundamental properties of the tools required for media manipulation, and insight into the artistic, social, psychological, and legal aspects of digital media. Prerequisites: Freshman or Sophomore standing or by instructor permission.

IM-199   IM Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows department to offer topics not normally scheduled.

IM-241   Info. Discovery and Architecture (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; S,QS) This course considers various aspects of organizing digital information for public consumption. Data representation, overviews of file formats, storage organization, modern database structures and web site organizations provide a technical dimension of information. The visualization, graphical and basic statistical analysis of data is then considered for information presentation. Data mining techniques covered offer information discovery methods. Prerequisite: IT110 or IT111 or CS110 or permission.

IM-242   Info Visualization (Fall; Variable; 3.00 Credits; N) This course considers the various aspects of presenting digital information for public consumption visually. Data formats from binary, text, various file types, to relational databases and web sites are covered to understand the framework of information retrieval for use in visualization tools. Visualization and graphical analyses of data are considered in the context of the human visual system for appropriate information presentation. Various open-source and commercial digital tools are considered for development of visualization projects. Prerequisite: IT 110, IT 111, IM 110, DS 110, or CS 110 or permission.

IM-250   Digital Audio Production (Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) Digital Audio Production introduces the student to the fundamentals of capturing, editing and reproducing sound, using digital tools. Hands on studio work combines with basic acoustic theory to help conceptualize the bridge between the analogue and digital worlds. The final project for the course puts the student in teams to record, edit, mix and do simple mastering on a full length CD.

IM-275   Integrated Media Lab I (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) Integrated Media Arts Lab is for students studying or interested in Integrated Media Arts. Through a laboratory context of experimentation and discussion the course explores the use of various technologies (online communities, social networks, digital imaging, audio, video, multimedia work, layout and design, and the World Wide Web) and design to provide students with the practical knowledge, confidence and critical skills necessary to effectively understand and communicate as an Integrated Media Artist. Prerequisites: IM110 and SO, JR, or SR standing.

IM-276   Integrated Media Lab II (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) Integrated Media Arts Lab is for students studying or interested in Integrated Media Arts. Through a laboratory context of experimentation and discussion the course explores the use of various technologies (online communities, social networks, digital imaging, audio, video, multimedia work, layout and design, and the World Wide Web) and design to provide students with the practical knowledge, confidence and critical skills necessary to effectively understand and communicate as an Integrated Media Artist. Prerequisite: IM275.

IM-298   Integrated Media Practicum I (Either Semester; Yearly; 1.00-4.00 Credits; S) Credit option for students who are applying their classroom theory from the department by working on IMA projects on campus or off-campus. Credit hours and level (298, 398 or 498) are dependent upon the extent of the project and will be determined by the professor. Available by permission only.

IM-360   Digital Video Production (Spring; Even Years; 3.00 Credits; F) Video Production I is a practical hands-on experience with cinematography, audio production, and lighting. Students learn the necessary skills to tell an well produced digital story with appropriate technical knowledge to enhance the narrative and audience engagement. This course will teach students how to work as a professional videographer by expanding digital media knowledge and techniques. Students will learn the technical foundations of video production, camera operation, lighting, audio acquisition and editing. Students will be encouraged to investigate the impact of video content based on the viewer in addition to artistic potential through digital storytelling. Prerequisites: IM110 or permission by permission of instructor with prior video experience.

IM-361   Video Production II (Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) Digital Video Production II allows students to work from ideas to a final video production that is ready to showcase at a film premiere, enter into film competitions, or share with a client as a professional commercial for their business. From preproduction planning all the way to post production editing, students will work on a series of videos with full creative rights. Students will be required to oversee planning, storyboarding, shooting, editing, and final exporting. Students with prior video production experience are preferred. Prerequisite: IM360 or by instructor permission.

IM-398   Integrated Media Practicum II (Either Semester; Yearly; 1.00-4.00 Credits; S) Credit option for students who are applying their classroom theory from the department by working on IMA projects on campus or off-campus. Credit hours and level (298, 398 or 498) are dependent upon the extent of the project and will be determined by the professor. Available by permission only.

IM-399   Video Production II (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits) Digital Video production is a practical hands-on experience with cinematography, audio production and 3-point lighting. Students learn the necessary skills to tell an audio-visual story with appropriate technical knowledge to enhance the narrative and audience engagement

IM-490   IM Internship Need Paperwork (Variable; Yearly; 2.00-9.00 Credits) See catalog.

IM-495   Internship Seminar (Variable; Yearly; 2.00-6.00 Credits) See Catalog.

IM-498   Integrated Media Practicum III (Either Semester; Yearly; 1.00-4.00 Credits; S) Credit option for students who are applying their classroom theory from the department by working on IMA projects on campus or off-campus. Credit hours and level (298, 398 or 498) are dependent upon the extent of the project and will be determined by the professor. Available by permission only.