Digital Media Innovation Minor

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In Short

This 18 credit minor allows you to learn the fundamentals of emerging digital media tools and apply them across a wide variety of disciplines and careers to achieve technical media competency in today’s workplace.

Curriculum and Requirements

Required Courses (6 credits)

COMM 4300 Critical Making      
CSC 1000 Intro to Programming or CSC 1002 Computational Thinking or CSC 1500 Computer Science I
ENGL/COMM 2325 Introduction to Digital Humanities
GEOG 2400 Intro to Geospatial Technologies

Electives (12 credits)

COMM 2005 Intro to Social Media
COMM 3304 Interactive Media Project Design
COMM 3306 Web Design and UX Basics
COMM 3810 Introduction to Graphic Design
COMM 4400 Creative Coding
COMM 4007 Data & Society
ECON 3002 Basic Data Skills
ENGL 3045 Media Conscious Storytelling
ENGL 2323 Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Journalism
ENGL 3600 Language, Literature, and the Digital Humanities
GAME 2000 Elements of Game Design
GAME 2200 Introduction to Game Art
GAME/HIST 3003 History by Design
GAME 3010 Game Narrative Design
GEOG 4001 Web GIS
HIST 3130 Oral History and Fitchburg State's Past
MUSC 1400 Introduction to Music Technology

All courses are three credit courses.