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Digital Media - for students entering fall 2010

Department: Information Technology

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
IT 110
or
IT 111
Principles of Information Technology

Principles of IT Science
3

3
S

N



CS 110 Computer Science I 4 high school algebra N
IT 241 Information Discovery & Architecture 3 IT 110 or IT111 or CS 110 N QS
CM 290 indiv@metaverse.com 3 CM 132 & IT 110 or IT 111 H CS
IT 310 Hypermedia 3 IT 210 F
IT 375 Managing Advanced Technologies 3 IT 110 SN
CM 133 Mass Media & Society 3 H CS
CM 200 The Art of Public Speaking 3 Sophomore standing H CS
CM 300 Professional Presentation 3 CM 200 H CS
EN 315 Technical Writing 3 SO, JR. SR standing H CW
AR 204 Computer Art I 3 F
TH 275 Performing Arts Management Lab 2   F
TH 276 Arts Production Lab 2   F

Total credits = 38


Track 1: Digital Media Management
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
MA 116 Discrete Structures 4 high school algebra N Q
CS 240 Computer Science II 3 CS 110 or MA 116 or MA 210 N
IT 210 Information Technology Systems 4 IT 110 & CS 110 N  
IT 260 Human Computer Interaction 3 CS 110 S
IT 341 Web Design 2 CS 110    
IT 342 Web Programming 2 CS 240    
Total credits = 18

Track 2: Digital Media Creation
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
IT 250 Digital Audio Production 3   F  
IT 360 Digital Video Production 3 CM 133 F  
AR 203 Digital Photography 3   F  
CM 330 Media Analysis 3 CM 132 or CM 133 H CW, CS
CM 420A
or
CM 420E
Rhetoric of Film

Digital Storytelling
3

3
CM 132 or CM 133

CM 132 or CM 133
H

HF
CW


Total credits = 15


Culminating Experience for both track, sufficient to complete 63 credits in
the POE.
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
IT 298, 398, 498 Information Technology Practicum 1-4   S  
IT 490 Internship Seminar 2-9 co-req IT 495    
IT 495 Internship Research 2-6 co-req IT 490    
IT 496 Information Technology Seminar 1 Jr/Sr standing & IT 210 or CS 240    
IT497 Information Technology Research 3-5 IT 496 S CW

Minimum credits = 7

NOTE:
The department may approve up to 7 credits of substitute technology related courses.

The two scenarios below demonstrate potential schedules for completing the general education requirements and the requirements of the Digital Media POE in four years as well as in three years starting the program in the beginning of the sophomore year. There are other variations possible that permit completion of the program on time. Note that some courses are only offered once per year and a few electives may be offered only every other year.


Sample Regular Start Schedule

  Fall Spring
Freshman EN 110, College Writing Seminar
IT 100, Information Access
IT 100 or IT 111, Principles of IT
CS 100, Computer Science I
Sophomore MA 116, Discrete Structures- track 1
CM 200, Art of Public Speaking
IT 210, Information Systems
CM 133, Mass Media & Society
CM 300, Professional Presentations
IT 310, Hypermedia or
IT 360, Digital Video Production
CS 240, Computer Science II - for track 1
Junior IT/CM 290, indiv@metaverse
IT 241, Info Discovery & Architecture
AR 204, Computer Art I
IT 310, Hypermedia or IT 360, Digital Video Production
CM 330, Media Analysis or IT 260, HCI
TH 275, Arts Production Lab
Senior IT 375, Mgmt of Adv Technologies
CM 420, Rhetoric of Film or
IT 341/342, Web Design/Programming
TH 276, Arts Production Lab
EN 315, Technical Writing
IT 299, Digital Audio Production (for track 1)
AR 203, Digital Photography (for track 2)

Sample Late Start Schedule

  Fall Spring
Freshman EN 110, College Writing Seminar
IT 100, Information Access
 
Sophomore MA 116, Discrete Structures- track 1
CM 200, Art of Public Speaking
IT 110 or IT 111, Principles of IT
CM 133, Mass Media & Society
CS 110, Computer Science I
CM 300, Professional Presentations


Junior IT/CM 290, indiv@metaverse
IT 241, Info Discovery & Architecture
IT 210, Information Systems
AR 204, Computer Art I
IT 310, Hypermedia or IT 360, Digital Video Production
CM 330, Media Analysis or IT 260, HCI
CS 240, Computer Science II (for track 1)
TH 275, Arts Production Lab
Senior IT 375, Mgmt of Adv Technologies
CM 420, Rhetoric of Film or
IT 341/342, Web Design/Programming
TH 276, Arts Production Lab
EN 315, Technical Writing
IT 310, Hypermedia or
IT 360, Digital Video Production
IT 299, Digital Audio Production (for track 1)
AR 203, Digital Photography (for track 2)

updated 7.11

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