Electronic Media Major Requirements

The Electronic Media major will prepare students for entry-level positions in radio, television, cable and corporate video. The program emphasizes those skills which are necessary for work in both the commercial and non-commercial broadcast areas, as well as corporate uses of the electronic media.

Requirements

27 credit hours

  • COMM 101 - Oral Communication
  • COMM 123 - Introduction to Communication and Media
  • COMM 206 - Writing for the Media
  • COMM 250 - Screenwriting and Story Craft
  • COMM 254 - Introduction to Video Production
  • COMM 354 - Field Production and Story Telling
  • COMM 452 - Aesthetics and Techniques of Post-Production
  • COMM 459 - Senior Seminar in Electronic Media: Advanced Production I
  • COMM 460 - Senior Seminar in Electronic Media: Advanced Production II

Elective A

3 hours, selected from:

  • COMM 209 - Group Dynamics
  • COMM 210 - Art of Film
  • COMM 211 - Media Literacy
  • COMM 214 - Film Criticism
  • COMM 247 - Understanding New Media
  • COMM 310 - The Horror Film
  • COMM 323 - Race, Class, Gender and the Media
  • COMM 324 - Sex and Violence in Media
  • COMM 329 - Audience Survey and Research
  • COMM 385 - Media, Democracy and the Public
  • COMM 426 - Media Law and Policy

Elective B

3 hours, selected from:

  • COMM 235 - Desktop Imaging
  • COMM 324 - Sex and Violence in Media
  • COMM 451 - Introduction to Video Graphics
  • COMM 454 - Advanced Video Editing

Additional Elective

3 hours

  • Selected from COMM 199-499

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