Digital Media and Design Track: Communications
Arkansas State University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: Digital Media and Design Track: Communications
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
ART 1013   Design I 3     ART 2453  Visual Thinking 3  
MATH 1023  College Algebra 3 X   BIOL 1003 or BIOL 1033 or BIOL 1043 or BIOL 1063 Biological Science or Biology of Sex or Plants and Animals or People and Environment 3 X
ART 2503 Fine Arts Visual 3 X   BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 X
PHIL 1103 or PHIL 1503 or SCOM 1203 Intro to Philosophy or Logic and Practical Reasoning or Oral Communications 3 X   ANTH 2233 or HIST 1013 or 1023 or GEOG 2612 Intro to Cultural Anthropology or World Civilization to 1660 or World Civilization since 1660 or Intro to Geography 3 X
          ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213 Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology 3 X
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   16  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ART 2443  Introduction to Digital Design 3     RTV/JOUR 1003 or CS 1043 or GCOM 1813 or RTV 2024 Mass Comm in Modern Society or Intro to Computers or Intro to Digital Publishing or Audio Production 3  
CHEM 1013 or PHSC 1203 or GEOL 1003 or PHYS 1104 or PHYS 2054 Gen Chemistry I or Physical Science or Environmental Geology or Intro to Space Science or General Physics I 3 X   ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213 Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology (select course not previously taken) 3 X
CHEM 1011 or PHSC 1201 or GEOL 1001 or PHYS 1101 Gen Chem I Lab or Physical Science Lab or Environmental Geology Lab or Space Science Lab (Physics courses include lab) 1 X   Elective See Adviser 3  
ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 Introduction to Literature I or Intro to Literature II or Intro to Philosophy (select course not previously taken) 3 X   THEA 2503 or MUS 2503 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 Fine Arts Theaters or Fine Arts Musical or Introduction to Literature I or Intro to Literature II or Intro to Philosophy (select course not previously taken) 3 X
HIST 2763, 2773 or POSC 2103 US  to 1876 or US  since 1876 or Intro to US Government (select course not previously taken) 3 X   Enhancement Gen Ed course not previously taken or select from enhancement list 3 X
PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X   Elective See adviser 1  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   16  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
Com/CT (3000/4000) See adviser 3     RTV/ART 3673  Seminar in DMD 3  
Com/CT (3000/4000) See adviser 3     Com/CT (3000/4000) See adviser 3  
Elective (3000/4000) See adviser 3     Com/CT (3000/4000) See adviser 3  
Elective See adviser 3     Elective (3000/4000) See adviser 3  
Elective See adviser 3     Elective See adviser 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   15  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
RTV 4363  Multimedia Production Techniques 3     RTV 4673  Advanced Apps Digital Media/Design 3  
Com/CT (3000/4000) See adviser 3     RTV/JOUR 4373  Internet Communications 3  
Com/CT (3000/4000) See adviser 3     Com/CT (3000/4000) See Adviser 3  
Elective (3000/4000) See adviser 3     Elective (3000/4000) See Adviser 3  
Elective See adviser 3     Elective See Adviser 3  
Elective See adviser 1     Elective See adviser 1  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   16  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45     Total Degree Hours 124  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA in Minor
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
125 Total Credit Hours
Minimum of 76 hours outside DMD-listed courses
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

Up one level | Home | Degrees Offered | Registrar | Bulletin