Digital Media Concentration (48 hrs.)

Core (12 hrs.)

COMS 110 Introduction to Mass Communication (3)
COMS 210 Communication Perspectives (3)
COMS 220 Mass Communication Writing (3)
COMS 360 Professional Communication (3)

Concentration (36 hrs.)

COMS 224 Fundamentals of Audio Production (3)
COMS 225 Fundamentals of Video Production (3)
COMS 369 Chronicle of Motion Pictures and Television (3)
COMS 385-399 Practicum (Note: 1 hr. per semester, 3 hrs. required to graduate)
COMS 484 Communication Law & Ethics (3)
COMS 488 Survey of Media Business Practices (3)
COMS 498 Senior Portfolio (3)
COMS 499 Internship* (3)
* Take the summer after junior year or during senior year.

Concentration Track (12 hrs. from one track)

Video Track

COMS 323 Script Writing for Visual Media (3)
COMS 333 Video Production (3)
COMS 473 TV News Production (3)
COMS 483 Advanced Video Production (3)

or

Audio Track

COMS 324 Announcing (3)
COMS 334 Audio Production (3)
COMS 454 Radio News Production (3)
COMS 474 Advanced Audio Production (3)

Recommended Electives

  • Video track courses (Prerequisites: COMS 323, COMS 333, COMS 433, COMS 483) or audio track courses (Prerequisites. COMS 324, COMS 334, COMS 454 and COMS 474), whichever are not required in your Digital Media "track."
  • COMS 301 Basic Photography
  • COMS 351 Digital Imaging (Prerequisites: ARTS 110 recommended.)
  • COMS 373 Editorial and Opinion Writing (Prerequisite: COMS 220)
  • COMS 464 Media Applications (Prerequisite: Completion of INFT requirements). For those who are not going to take COMS 472 Interactive Multimedia.