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Offering the Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication – Digital Media and Graphics
(Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication—Digital Media and Graphics concentration; Bachelor of Arts in English and Professional Communication—Media, Communication, and Culture concentration)

Southern Polytechnic State University offers a variety of arts courses that may be used to satisfy core requirements, or as free electives. In addition, we offer a concentration track in our BS in Technical Communication program that allows students to develop the applied arts and information design skills needed in a world increasingly dominated by digital media arts. We also offer a concentration track in our BA in English and Professional Communication for students who are interested in applying these skills to careers in marketing communication, media arts, and entertainment.

The Faculty:

Kami Anderson, Assistant Professor

Carol Barnum, Professor

Terry Carter, Associate Professor

Jeff Greene, Assistant Professor

Kim Haimes-Korn, Professor

Keith B. Hopper, Associate Professor

John Lindsay, Instructor

Monique Logan, Instructor

Matthew McCool, Assistant Professor

Mark Nunes, Associate Professor and Department Chair

Betty Oliver, Professor

Iraj Omidvar, Assistant Professor

Jeffrey Orr, Instructor

Laura Palmer, Assistant Professor

Ann Parker, Lecturer

Nancy L. Reichert, Associate Professor

Cheryl Shinall, Instructor

Herbert J. Smith, Professor

Charlotte Stephenson, Instructor

Mark K. Stevens, Associate Professor

Melissa Weaver, Lecturer

Jim Werner, Assistant Professor

Program Offerings in Digital Media/Media Arts:

The B.S. in Technical Communication—Digital Media and Graphics concentration is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in which visual communication takes center stage.

Possible positions include:

Documentation specialist

Visual communication specialist

Information designer

Multimedia specialist

Graphics specialist

Website designer and content developer

Students pursuing the BS degree with a concentration in Digital Media and Graphics must complete:

The Core Curriculum

Required upper-division courses in technical communication (TCOM)

Courses in the Digital Media and Graphics concentration

Additional elective courses in the major

Free electives

The B.A. in English and Professional Communication—Media, Communication, and Culture concentration combines hands-on production courses with a study of media and culture to prepare students for careers where media savvy can really pay off.

Possible positions include:

Media specialist

Marketing communications associate

Interactive marketing specialist

Media production associate

Website content developer

Students pursuing the BA degree with a concentration in Media, Communication and Culture must complete:

The Core Curriculum

Required upper-division courses in technical communication (TCOM)

Courses in the Media, Communication, and Culture concentration

Additional elective courses in the major

Free electives

Students must make a grade of at least a C in all major courses.


English and Professional Communication Bachelor of Arts Requirements

Technical Communication - Bachelor of Science Requirements