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Digital Media Production at UCM

Digital Media Production

Communication Studies at UCM

Communication Studies

MA in Communication at UCM

Master of Arts
in Communication


Course Requirements for Digital Media Production

Our Mission: Digital Media Production is a professional program that prepares graduates who are engaged with the principles of life-long learning in a media saturated society. The graduate will have the skills to succeed and lead in an ever-changing global media landscape.

Digital Media Core
Comm 1100 Introduction to Communication (1)
Comm 1275 Introduction to Media Technology (1)
Comm 1500 Writing Across the Media (3)
Comm 1519 Media Aesthetics (3)
Comm 2100 Introduction to Communication Theory (3)
Comm 2410 Multimedia Production (3)
Comm 2411 Audio Production (3)
Comm 2412 Introduction to Digital Video (3)
Comm 4250 The Law and Digital Media (3)
Comm 4295 Internship (1-3) OR
Comm 3200 Digital Media Practicum (1-3)
For a total of three required hours (at least one hour of which must be practicum)
Comm 4490 Senior Capstone (1)

Choose one concentration for 21 hours.

Concentrations

Audio
Comm 2450 Performance for the Media (3)
Comm 3410 Advanced Radio Production (3)
Comm 3425 Audio for Digital Cinema (3)
MUS 2400 Sound Reinforcement & Music Production (3)
MUS 2410 Digital Audio Production (3)
Comm 4235 Media Promotions (3)

Choose 6 hours from the following
Comm 2560 Introduction to Sports Broadcasting (3)
Comm 4565 Corporate and Freelance Production (3)
Comm 4235 Media Promotions (3)
Comm 4435 Advanced Multicam Production (3)
Total hours: 21


Live Studio and Remote Production
Comm 2450 Performance for the Media (3)
Comm 2475 Multicam Studio Production (3)
Comm 2560 Intro to Sports Broadcasting (3)
Comm 3450 Digital Video Editing (3)
Comm 4435 Advanced Multicam Production (3)

Choose 6 hours from the following

Comm 3050 Cinematography (3)
Comm 3560 Advanced Sports Broadcasting (3)

Comm 4235 Media Promotions (3)

Comm 4565 Corporate and Freelance Production (3)

Total hours: 21

Digital Cinema
Comm 2275 Screenwriting (3)
Comm 3050 Cinematography (3)
Comm 3400 History of American Film (3)
Comm 3413 Advanced Multimedia Production (3)
Comm 3450 Digital Video Editing (3)

Choose 6 hours from the following
Comm 4412 Narrative Production (3)
Comm 4550 Advanced Screenwriting (3)
Comm 4560 Documentary Production (3)
Comm 4565 Corporate and Freelance Production (3)
Comm 4570 History of International Film (3)

Total hours: 21

Digital Journalism
Comm 1520 Intro to Digital Journalism (3)
Comm 2520 Editing (3)
Comm 2530 Visual News Production (3)
Comm 3500 Reporting Public Affairs (3)
Comm 3535 Broadcast Journalism (3)
Comm 4500 History of American Journalism (3)
Comm 4535 Advanced Digital Journalism (3)
Total hours: 21

General Education Reguirements
All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. The following general education classes are required in Digital Media Production.
Comm 1000 Public Speaking (3)
Comm 1200 Introduction to Mass Communication (3) (for Audio and Live Studio and Remote Production only)
Comm 2000 Media Literacy
Comm 3000 Film Appreciation
MUS 1450 Audio and Acoustics (for Audio only)