Previous DAC Course Offerings

If you matriculated prior to Fall 2011 you may choose to use these requirements.

Core Courses

Choose four courses from the list below for a total of 12 credits.

Art 118 Digital Arts: Culture, Theory, and Practice
Commun 313 Human Communication and Technology*
English 111 Entertainment Arts: Film, Television and the Internet*
English 439 Document Design
JAMS 101 Introduction to Mass Media*
JAMS 113 Internet Culture*
JAMS 336 Media Graphics
L&I Sci 110 Introduction to Information Science*


Conceptual Courses

Choose two courses from the list below for a total of 6 credits.

Anthro 340 Games and Culture
Art 309 Issues in Contemporary Art (Topics vary, subject to approval)
Commun 410   Organizational Communication Technology*
Commun 413 Rhetoric and the Internet
Commun 440 Contemporary Problems in Freedom of Speech*
CompLit 133 Contemporary Imagination in Literature and the Arts*
English 253 Science Fiction
English 290 Intro to Film Studies
English 291 Intro to Television Studies
English 312 Topics in Film Studies (Topics vary, subject to approval)
English 328 Forms of Experimental Literature: (all subtitles)
English 329 Film and Literature*
English 380 Media and Society
English 380 Media and Society
English 383 Cinema and Genre: (all subtitles)*
English 394 Theories of Mass Culture
Global 202 Globalization and Technology
Global 500 Capstone Seminar: Global Communications
History 449 Popular Culture in America, 1800-Present
JAMS 111 Gender and the Media
JAMS 113 Internet Culture*
JAMS 214 Advertising in American Society
JAMS 262 Principles of Media Studies
JAMS 361 Media Ethics*
JAMS 450 Race and Ethnicity in the Media*
JAMS 559 Law of Mass Communication*
JAMS 560 History of Mass Media
JAMS 562 Media Studies and Culture
JAMS 645 Health and the Media
L&I Sci 120   Information Technology Ethics*
L&I Sci 310 Human Factors in Information Seeking and Use*
L&I SCI 675 Organizational Informatics
L&I SCI 691 TOPIC: Economics of Information*

If you have completed four courses from the required courses grouping, you may also choose from the following for the two required conceptual courses: English 111, Commun 313, JAMS 101, JAMS 113, or L&I Sci 110.


Practicum Courses

Choose two courses from the list below for a total of 6 credits.

Art 293 Digital Printmaking
Art 324 Web Design
Art 325 Multimedia Design
Art 327 Digital Media Workshop
English 214 Writing in the Professions*
English 431 TOPIC: Blogs and Blogging
English 435 Professional and Technical Writing*
English 436 Writing for Information Technology
Film 222 Basic Elements of Video
Film 255 Introduction to Digital Arts
Film 302 Video in the Classroom
Fine Art 313 Programming for Artists I
Fine Art 319 Hybrid Sculptural Forms: (all subtitles)
Fine Art 351   Digital Media Workshop
Geography 215   Introduction to Geographic Information Science
Geography 525 Geographic Information Science
JAMS 204 Integrated Reporting
JAMS 232 Photojournalism*
JAMS 332 Intro to Video for Documentary*
JAMS 356 Media Literacy
L&I SCI 210 Information Resources for Research
L&I SCI 240 Information Architecture I*
L&I SCI 340 Information Architecture II*
L&I SCI 430 Multimedia Application Development*
Music 327 Digital Synthesis and Systems I
Music 328 Digital Synthesis and Systems II
Music 680 TOPIC: Interactivity and Improvisation

If you have completed four courses from the required courses grouping, you may also choose from the following for the two required practicum courses: Art 118, English 439, or JAMS 336.