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Capstone

1 Capstone course required

The remaining 18 credits in E-Media classes are electives.  Choose your electives carefully because you will only be permitted to take six of them.  This policy is in place to assure that all students have the chance to take electives in a timely manner.  Students must take at least one MCE (Mid-collegiate experience) course and select a Capstone from options below or from required internship course.

 

 

Internship 1

lnternship 1 - EMED4000

The internship may be the most important experience you have in college. A well-chosen internship will give you opportunities to apply what you have learned in your studies and assess your future in the field. You will also have the opportunity to impress professionals as you carry out assignments and engage with your colleagues. The internship wlil allow you to have experiences and form relationships with well-placed professionals who will help you build your career. The curriculum requires two internships and it is suggested that students arrange Internships that will broaden or deepen their experiences and range of professional contacts. 

Semester credits - 3

General Education - Capstone option

Pre-requisites;

  • Senior status
  • Issues and Ethics - EMED3030
  • Media Law - EMED3035
Internship 2

lnternship 2 - EMED4001

The internship may be the most important experience you have in college. A well-chosen internship will give you opportunities to apply what you have learned in your studies and assess your future in the field. You will also have the opportunity to impress professionals as you carry out assignments and engage with your colleagues. The internship wlil allow you to have experiences and form relationships with well-placed professionals who will help you build your career. The curriculum requires two internships and it is suggested that students arrange Internships that will broaden or deepen their experiences and range of professional contacts. 

Semester credits - 3

General Education - Capstone option

Pre-requisites;

  • Senior status
  • Issues and Ethics - EMED3030
  • Media Law - EMED3035
Advanced Video Production

Advanced Video Production - EMED4003

This course will provide Electronic Media Seniors with the opportunity to fuse all elements of the Electronic Media curriculum into a capstone experience: a single digital media project. This class will be comprised of three to four production teams, made up of some combination of writer/producer, director, director of photography and editor. It can include other collaborators if contextualized by the group. By the end of the semester, each production team will be responsible for successfully completing the preproduction, production, postproduction and distribution aspects of an original digital media production. This can be a short narrative or documentary film, a PSA, commercial, music video, promotional video, an experimental film/video, or something completely different and unique. During the course of the semester, students will also be required to discuss distribution plans for their completed projects (competitions, film festivals, exhibits, television distribution, etc.), and will present their resumes, cover letters and demo reels.

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites;

  • The Media In Your Life - EMED1001
  • Integrated Media Production 1 - EMED1005
  • Integrated Media Production - EMED1006
  • Digital Video Production - EMED2001
  • Digital Audio Production - EMED2006
  • Writing For Media - EMED2015
  • Student Media Practicum - EMED2025
  • Single Camera Production - EMED3001 *OR* Post Production - EMED3002

Advanced Music Production

Advanced Music Production - EMED4007

This course is designed to further introduce the student to the fundamentals  of music mixing and audio engineering and production In a professional music production studio environment.  Course topics include general production principles and theory of operation far audio production mixing tools such as digital multitrack systems, signal  processing equipment, mixing consoles,  re-amplifying, etc. The student will be introduced to intermediate music mixing production  techniques  through the corresponding  laboratory phase of this course. The student will  be required to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of music mixing post-production and apply those principles in.various studio assignments and exercises. 

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites;

  • The Media In Your Life - EMED1001
  • Integrated Media Production 1 - EMED1005
  • Integrated Media Production - EMED1006
  • Digital Video Production - EMED2001
  • Digital Audio Production - EMED2006
  • Writing For Media - EMED2015
  • Student Media Practicum - EMED2025
  • Sound For Picture - EMED3006 *OR* Multitrack Music Production - EMED3007

Advanced Interactive Media

Advanced Interactive Media - EMED4010

This course considers the impact of interactivity and technology on narrative structure, and explores new methods for communicating story with current and emerging technologies. Drawing on previous experience in new media, students produce collaborative projects that communicate message in a media-rich framework of graphical interfaces, video, audio, and interactive components. Technologies and channels of distribution, whether Web-based, mobile or traditional, affect how the message is delivered and therefore how the story is told.·Topics include convergent media production, emerging media design, interaction paradigms, social media distribution, cultural analysis, time-based media art, demographic research, and prototyping. The final project, produced in teams, requires a prototype with supporting design documentation and technology schematics. Final projects m y take the form of mobile applications, interactive comics, electronic games, experimental digital film, installations, or social media content, and may live on one medium or across media platforms.

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites;

  • The Media In Your Life - EMED1001
  • Integrated Media Production 1 - EMED1005
  • Integrated Media Production - EMED1006
  • Digital Video Production - EMED2001
  • Digital Audio Production - EMED2006
  • Writing For Media - EMED2015
  • Student Media Practicum - EMED2025
  • New Media 2 - EMED3010

Electronic Game Design

Electronic Game Design - EMED4011

The electronic games industry is one of the most profitable and fastest growing in history. This course teaches the mechanics and processes of good game design, presents the wide range of game genres, surveys the diverse sectors utilizing games, Including education, entertainment and politics, and examines the impact games have on society, Students learn how to invent an electronic game, design it and document the stages of development in a comprehensive game bible. Topics include game theory, immersive environments, gameplay, artificial intelligence, thematic structure, software engines, and multimedia design systems. Interactive narrative, with unique characters to follow and challenges to meet, is emphasized.

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites;

  • The Media In Your Life - EMED1001
  • Integrated Media Production 1 - EMED1005
  • Integrated Media Production - EMED1006
  • Digital Video Production - EMED2001
  • Digital Audio Production - EMED2006
  • Writing For Media - EMED2015
  • Student Media Practicum - EMED2025
  • New Media 2 - EMED3010

Music Synthesis

Sound Synthesis for Media - EMED4012

This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of sound synthesis theory, synthesize tolie production, tone performance and post-production in a professional studio environment Course topics include general principles and theory for sound synthesis tools such as digital and analog systems, signal processing, MIDI hardware controllers, etc. The student will be Introduced to beginning synthesis music crealion and production techniques through the corresponding laboratory phase of this course. The student will be required to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of music creation, digital audio performance preparation, signal generators, ADSR's, filters and LFO's, envelopes and post-production practices and procedures and apply those principles in various studio project assignments and exercises. 

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites;

  • The Media In Your Life - EMED1001
  • Integrated Media Production 1 - EMED1005
  • Integrated Media Production - EMED1006
  • Digital Video Production - EMED2001
  • Digital Audio Production - EMED2006
  • Writing For Media - EMED2015
  • Student Media Practicum - EMED2025
  • Sound For Picture - EMED3006 *OR* Multitrack Music Production - EMED3007

Media Programming and Management

Media Programming and Management - EMED4025

In the past, when someone referred to a "media company" there was generally a shared understanding of what that term meant: a radio station, a tv station or possibly a local newspaper. However, today's media companies are multifaceted in terms of their programming and revenue streams. This course will provide students with an in-depth ex mination of today's media firms and the challenges their managers face in providing attractive content to audiences while simultaneously satisfying advertisers, regulators and stockholders. 

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites;

  • The Media In Your Life - EMED1001
  • Integrated Media Production 1 - EMED1005
  • Integrated Media Production - EMED1006
  • Digital Video Production - EMED2001
  • Digital Audio Production - EMED2006
  • Writing For Media - EMED2015
  • Student Media Practicum - EMED2025
  • Integrated Media Marketing and Sales - EMED3025

Studio CCM

Studio CCM - EMED4040

Studio CCM will enable selected seniors to work in collaboration with students and professional colleagues from across CCM in bringing an aspect of E-Media to a creative performance. This could be collaborating on video production of a drama or opera; digital projections for a concert, drama, or musical production; an audio recording and distribution of a CCM concert; production of CCM creative content for distribution via the internet or produced in segments for distribution on hand-held devices; a documentary about a main stage production or a performer or performance area, high caliber marketing and promotional material for CCM productions. It is expected that public presentation of the project will occur during the semester. Projects for Studio CCM must be proposed at least one semester in advance and pre-production work may be expected prior to the semester in which the project occurs. The E-Media faculty in collaboration with colleagues from other CCM programs will select the projects and students assigned to Studio CCM. Enrollment therefore is by permission of instructors. 

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites;

  • The Media In Your Life - EMED1001
  • Integrated Media Production 1 - EMED1005
  • Integrated Media Production - EMED1006
  • Digital Video Production - EMED2001
  • Digital Audio Production - EMED2006
  • Writing For Media - EMED2015
  • Student Media Practicum - EMED2025
  • Any 3000-level E-Media Elective course