Communication - Digital Media (B.A.)

Student Learning Outcomes

  • The Graduates of the Communication program will use research skills to critically analyze, synthesize and evaluate current research literature and online information to evaluate communication theory and professional practice in terms of practical applicability.
  • The Graduates of the Communication program will compose written work in the style of the communication professions and employ effective oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • The Graduates of the Communication program will apply critical thinking, scholarship and knowledge of content to analyze moral and ethical issues in contemporary society and professional communication settings.
  • The Graduates of the Communication program will identify and apply the skills of a specialized area of communication.
  • The Graduates of the Corporate Communication program will apply the skills of Corporate Communication to a professional environment.

Recommended

Required

Digital Media Track Requirements30
Digital CreativityApplications
Mass Communication and Society
Speech
Speech
Interpersonal Communication
Design for Interactive Media
Creative Digi Prac Production
Writing for Mass Media
Research Methods in Mass Comm
Mass Comm Issues/Ethics
COM Elective (upper level writing course)
Writing for Social Media
Writing for Digital Media
H3:The Modern Rhetoric
H3:Professional Writing II
Internship Choice (must be taken for at least one credit)1-6
Media Internship
Digital Media Internship
Communication Electives (choose for a total of 6 credit hours)6
Digital Storytelling
Video Content Production
Web Publishing
Can also include up to 3 credits of COM 432. The internship requirement can be satisfied with internships in other majors or fields, but other internships do not count as Digital Media electives.
Total Hours37-42