M.A. in Communication with a Concentration in Interactive Digital Media

Requirements (15 credits)
CO-562Interactive Digital Media Seminar3
CO-563Interactive Digital Media Studio3
CO-564Interactive Digital Media Praxis3
SE-517Engineering Web-Based Systems3
BM-512Entrepreneurship and Innovation3
Thesis Project (3 credits)
CO-695Interactive Digital Media Thesis Project3
Electives: (12 credits)
Select 12 credits from the following list: 112
Business Analysis, Research and Communication
Fine Art/Design Studio
Global Communication and Public Relations
Strategic Digital Communication
Public Relations and Fundraising for Nonprofits
Advanced Public Relations Planning
Global Media and New Technologies
Message Construction: Audio, Video and Web
Interactive Storytelling with Data
Graduate Internship in Communication
Communication 500-level Independent Study
Total Credits30

Sequence Chart

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
CO-562 Interactive Digital Media Seminar3CO-563 Interactive Digital Media Studio3
SE-517 Engineering Web-Based Systems3BM-512 Entrepreneurship and Innovation3
AR/BM/CO/SE Elective3AR/BM/CO/SE Elective3
Semester Credits9Semester Credits9
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
CO-564 Interactive Digital Media Praxis3CO-695 Interactive Digital Media Thesis Project3
AR/BM/CO/SE Elective3AR/BM/CO/SE Elective3
Semester Credits6Semester Credits6
Total Credits 30
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a 2.75 overall GPA and a 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
  2. Two letters of recommendation. Letters from current or former professor recommended. If these are unavailable, letters may be sought from current colleagues, or a current or recent supervisor.
  3. Personal essay of not more than 750 words that describes your preparation for study in the program and personal objectives for graduate study.
  4. Digital and/or hard copy portfolio of select samples of work, including a writing sample, that demonstrates initiative and achievement in academic, professional, and/or community settings. (Applicants who have earned an undergraduate degree the previous year must submit scores from the GRE.)
  5. Résumé.