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Core Requirements

CORE Requirements: 45-47 Credit Hours

Communicating in the World 15 Hours  
*EN100 College Writing                           
*EN101 Literature for Composition            
CM101 Public Speaking                           
Electives in Foreign Language, Music Performance, Drama, Creative or Expository Writing, or Studio Art           

The Human Experience 11 Hours
Literature
Religion
Healthy Lifestyles (Two Physical Education activity courses)
ME130 Media Aesthetics                           

Scientific Experience 7-8 Hours
Laboratory Science
Contextual Science

Analysis 6 Hours
*MA102 or higher
Electives in Applied Analysis (including but not limited to Calculus, Statistics, Critical Thinking, Logic, or Music Theory)

Global Society and its Culture 9 Hours
Electives in Economics, Sociology, History, or Political Science

Electives in American Culture:
Literature, Religion, Political Science, or History

Electives in Non-American Culture:
Foreign Language, World Literature, International Religion,
International Political Science or World History

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 33 hours
ME140 Digital Media Literacy
ME200/HI200 History of the U.S. Mass Media
ME210 Writing for the Media
ME220 Audio Production
ME230 Video Production
ME240 Web Site Design and Development
ME241 Desktop Publishing
ME300 Media and Culture
ME351 Journalism or ME450 Scriptwriting
ME400 Media Law
ME490 Senior Media Project

MAJOR ELECTIVES 12 Hours
From among the following:

ME280 Campus Media Production (may be repeated up to 3 cr. total.)
ME330 Advanced Video Production
ME342 Digital Photography
ME343 Interactive Media Production
ME351 Journalism
ME361 Sports Communication
ME450 Scriptwriting
ME470 Special Topics in Media Arts
ME471 Independent Project
ME480 Internship (Pass/Fail grade)

FREE ELECTIVES
(200 level & higher)     12-15 Credit Hours

FREE ELECTIVES
(any level)                    23-25 Credit Hours

Total Credits 124
*A grade of C or better is required.

** Counts as required media writing course; a single course cannot count as  both a required Media Arts course and as a Media Arts elective course.

Student must attain a C or higher grade in all Media Arts courses that fulfill requirements or electives for the major.

Proposed Course Schedule