The media informatics program can be found at the intersection of communication, arts, and technology, culminating in the relatively new field of digital media. Numerous exciting opportunities in multimedia development and production have emerged in the new millennium, stemming from advances in several sectors including the web, mobile communications, video gaming, and animated entertainment. Students seeking a career in one of these newly evolving industries will need a basis in both theory and practice in multimedia design, development, and deployment.
The media informatics curriculum will prepare students to create and deliver content with the end goal of developing engaging and effective interactive storytelling.
Students majoring in media informatics must complete 45 credit hours of study as outlined below, and take “ CMST 101 Public Speaking - OC (3 credits) ” or “ CMST 110 Introduction to Communication Studies - OC (3 credits) ” for the oral communication requirement of their general education program.
In addition, they are required to take “ EMB 100 Media Literacy - AH (3 credits) ” or “ JOU 110 Introduction to Mass Communication - SB (3 credits) ” to fulfill their culture and creativity or individual and society requirement of their general education program.
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♦ Indicates prerequisite.