Communication and Media Arts

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA ARTS

Curriculum
Total Degree Credits: 64.0

First Year, Fall Semester
CA 120 - Introduction to Rhetoric Credit Hours: 3
EN 110 - College Composition Credit Hours: 3 (Note 1)
EN 290 - Introduction to Mass Media Credit Hours: 3
LA/General Education Elective Credit Hours: 3
MT __ - Mathematics Credit Hours: 3-4 (Note 2)

First Year, Spring Semester
CA 121 - Communication Theory Credit Hours: 3
CA 220 - Introduction to Broadcasting Credit Hours: 3
CS 101 - Computer Literacy Credit Hours: 3
EN 111 - Composition and Interpretation of Literature Credit Hours: 3
LA/General Ed. Elective Credit Hours: 3 (Note 3)
LA/General Ed. Elective Credit Hours: 3 (Note 3)

Second Year, Fall Semester
CA 210 - The Language of Vision and Sound Credit Hours: 3
EN 205 - Interpersonal Communication Credit Hours: 3
TE 222 - Television Production Credit Hours: 4
Film Analysis Elective Credit Hours: 3*
LA/General Education Credit Hours: 3 (Note 4)

Second Year, Spring Semester
CA 221 - Writing for Media Credit Hours: 3
EN 114 - Public Speaking Credit Hours: 3
Image Making Elective Credit Hours: 3**
LA/General Education Credit Hours: 3-6 (Note 4)
LA/General Education Credit Hours: 3 (Note 4 )

* Students must select at least one of the following courses to fulfill the Film Analysis Elective:

  • EN 280 - Literature and Film Credit Hours: 3
  • EN 285 - Introduction to Film Credit Hours: 3
  • EN 286 - Contemporary Cinema Credit Hours: 3

** Students must select at least one of the following courses to fulfill the Image Making Elective:

  • CA 295 - Video Postproduction Credit Hours: 3
  • CA 299 - Communication Arts Internship Credit Hours: 3 (Permission of Department Chairperson required)
  • AT 200 - Art Drawing I Credit Hours: 3
  • AT 210 - Painting I Credit Hours: 3
  • AT 220 - Photography I Credit Hours: 3
  • AT 222 - Digital Photography Credit Hours: 3
  • AT 260 - Digital Art and Design Credit Hours: 3

Note: General Education Requirements and Course Listings

  1. Student placement in an appropriate English course depends upon academic advisement and the results of a reading and writing placement test.
  2. MT 112, MT 116, MT 125 or higher. The elective must be taken from the current list of approved General Education mathematics courses. Student placement in an appropriate mathematics course depends upon academic advisement and the results of a mathematics pretest. Remedial mathematics courses cannot be used for degree credit.
  3. The elective must be taken from the current list of approved General Education courses. At least three of the following categories must be fulfilled within the six LA/General Education electives: American History, Foreign Language, Natural Sciences, Other World Civilizations, Social Science, and Western Civilization.
  4. Humanities and Arts: (EN 210 or above), Music (MU), Dance (DA), Drama-Theatre (DT), Art (AT), Philosophy (PY), French (FR), Spanish (SP).
    Natural Sciences: Astronomy (AS), Biology (BI), Chemistry (CH), Physics (PH).
    American History/Western Civilization: History (HI).

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ECC is a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) System, and is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many of the professional curricula are also accredited by specialized agencies.

 

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