Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009

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COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 48

The Communication Technology major prepares students for careers emphasizing the use of new technologies in distance learning, satellite communication, computer graphics, animation and multimedia. Students take coursework in the use and operation of communication technology hardware and software, as well as instructional media design and development.

I. Core Courses (42)
10-100 Introduction to Mass Media (3)
10-190 Introduction to Communication Technology (3)
10-238 Writing for Multimedia (3)
10-271 Multimedia Journalism (3)
10-355 Electronics and Engineering (3)
10-371 Interactive Features and News Packages (3)
10-382 Web Design (3)
10-384 Teleconferencing and Satellite Communication (3)
10-400 Mass Media Law (3)
10-456 Mass Media Research Methods (3)
10-471 Advanced Multimedia Production (3)
10-480 Mass Media Ethics (3)
10-498 Internship (3)
01-133 3-D Design (3)

II. Students must complete six hours of advisor-approved computer courses. (6)

III. The advanced writing requirement is fulfilled by completion of Mass Media Law(10-400) with a minimum of grade of "C."