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E-Media Electives

18 total elective credits 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.

 

Going To The Movies

Going to the Movies: 20th Century Classics - EMED1075

Through lectures and screenings of classic films students will explore the evolution of the motion picture as a unique and signiiicant form of expression. The course includes investigation into fllm style and structure, distribution and consumption. Students will be guided In the development of aesthetic criteria for critical examination.

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites - None


New Media 1

New Media 1 - EMED2010

This course focuses on the implementation of core technologies, such as blogs, social media feeds and Web-based applications, into online properties. With prior experience designing graphical user interfaces and building convergent media Web sites in foundational courses, students in New Media 1 work hands-on to integrate front and back-end technologies, while gaining an understanding of open-source production environments and Web coding beyond HTML and CSS. Additional topics include data transfer from Web interfaces to remote servers, data capture and storage, digital analytics, content management systems, and the integration of systems in the maintenance of Web sites.

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites;

  • The Media In Your Life - EMED1001
  • Integrated Media Production 1 - EMED1005
  • Integrated Media Production 2 - EMED1006

Studio Production

Studio Production - EMED2020

This course is an introduction to television production within a studio/multi-camera production environment.  This course will also cover critical issues related to the studio facilities, including camera, lighting, audio, and control room principles and applications.

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites;

  • The Media In Your Life - EMED1001
  • Integrated Media Production 1 - EMED1005
  • Integrated Media Production 2 - EMED1006

Single Camera Production

Single Camera Production - EMED3001

The role of producer in single camera digital video production involves a comprehensive understanding of both writing, directing, and producing skills as well as the video and audio acquisition techniques necessary for competent professional quality single camera digital video production. This course explores the theory, technique and aesthetics involved in producing professional single camera digital video productions. Through hands-on applications in the field, students will learn the professional practices involved in visualizing and acquiring images and sounds that evoke a desired viewer response. During the semester, students work in groups to conceptualize, write and produce a professional HD digital video production that incorporates aspects of the processes of preproduction, production, and-in

                                                                       collaboration with the Postproduction class.

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
 

Media Aesthetics

Media Aesthetics - EMED3004

This course is a study of applied media aesthetics based upon an analysis of fundamental media elements: light, space, time-motion, and sound. By the end of the term students should be familiar with the basic media aesthetic terminology and the content of the eighteen chapters of Sight Sound Motion. Each student should be able to inductively and deductively critique the application of these principles in the analysis of professional video programs and films.

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


Lighting

Lighting - EMED3005

Lighting is the art of casting shadows to by which a two-dimensional medium creates the illusion of depth and three-dimensionality with images that generate interesting film and video spaces with mood and significance. This course will explore the various theoretical, technical, and aesthetic aspects involved in lighting for digital video production. Through demonstrations and hands-on applications in the field and studio, students begin to understand the unlimited potential for lighting in film, electronic cinema, and digital television. 

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

Media Topics

Media Topics - EMED4030

This course designation will be used to allow the Electronic Media faculty to introduce timely and/or cutting-edge topics/techniques to our majors. The specific topic of EMED 4030 will change from term to term to account for the ever changing nature of this discipline and/or the particular areas of expertise of available faculty. 

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


Independent Study

Independent Study - EMED4050

Study of topics not available in the E-Media curriculum. independent Study may take any number of forms. For instance, it can be used to allow a student to leam through assisting a professor in a class, or to engage in research to deepen their study of a particular topic, or to engage with a professor on a topic or project related to a professor's research and/or expertise. 

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites;

  • Any 3000-level elective course

Directed Research

Directed Research - EMED4055

Study of topics not available in the E-Medla curriculum. Directed Research may take any number of forms. For instance, it can be used to allow a student to learn through assisting a professor in a class, or to engage in research to deepen their study of a particular topic, or to engage with a professor on a topic or project related to a professor's research and/or expertise.

Semester credits - 3

Pre-requisites;

  • Any 3000-level elective course