Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012

New Media Arts Bachelor of Arts Requirements

ENGL 1101

Composition I

3

ENGL 1102

Composition II

3

MATH 1111

College Algebra

3

MATH 1113

Pre-Calculus I

4

COMM 2400

Public Speaking

2

STS 2400

Science, Technology, and Society

2

Area C Group 1

Take One Course from the Literature Group

3

Area C Group 2

Take One Course from the Art and Culture Group

3

Area D

Any Two Lab Sciences

8

Area E Group 1

American Context

3

Area E Group 2

World History

3

Area E Group 3

Behavioral Science

3

Area E Group 4

Cultures and Societies

3

Area F Core Course in the Major (3 credits)

ARTS 2020

History and Principles of Design

3

Area F Core Studio Course in the Major
(9 credits; choose 3)

ARTS 2010

Introduction to Drawing

3

ARTS 2110

Introduction to Painting

3

ARTS 2220

2D & 3D Design

3

ARTS 2903

Music Theory

3

Area F Elective Courses in the Major
(6 credits; choose 2)

ARTS 2001

Art Appreciation

3

ARTS 2002

Drama Appreciation

3

ARTS 2003

Music Appreciation

3

COMM 2170

Introduction to Media Studies

3

Basic Required Courses in the Major (24 credits)

ARTS 3000

Visual Thinking

3

ARTS 3100

History of New Media Arts

3

COMM 3160

Media Theory and Practice

3

ARTS 4100

Media Arts Studio

3

ENGL 3045

Writing for New Media

3

TCOM 3430

Foundations of Graphics

3

TCOM 4035

Fundamentals of Website Design

3

ARTS 4800

Senior Portfolio

3

Additional Courses in the Major
(18 credits; Choose 6)

ARTS 4600

Directed Study

3

CGDD 3103

Application Extensions and Scripting

3

CGDD 4003

Digital Media and Interaction

3

CGDD 4203

Mobile & Casual Game Development

3

COMM 3060

Media, Culture, and Society

3

ENGL 3180

Film as Literature

3

ENGL 4170

Film & Video Production

3

TCOM 4175

2D Animation

3

Free Electives

18

Degree Program Total

120

For additional information about the B.A. program, contact the English, Technical Communication, and Media Arts Department at 678-915-7202, or email to TCOM@spsu.edu.

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