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New Media Communication Courses

  • April Name presents her graphic design project at the Student Research Symposium 2013.
  • New Media student Sarah Swoverland talks about her work with a visitor to the IU Kokomo art gallery's annual student show.
  • New Media student Anthony Renzt and New Media graduate Mike Glassburn working with journalism major Mary Olk to cover campus action for the Office of Media and Marketing.

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New Media Communication Core--Required of All New Media Majors 

Required: All students earning a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in New Media Communication must take:

  • NMCM N201 Introduction to New Media Communication (3 cr.)
  • NNCM N215 Digital Studio (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N401 Senior Seminar (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N411 New Media Theory (3 cr.)

New Media Communication Concentration Areas 

Web Design Concentration 

Required: All students earning a Web Design concentration must take FINA F102 2D Design.

Concentration electives: Students earning the BA degree must also take their choice of 4 of the following courses. Students earning the BS must also take their choice of 6 of the following courses:

  • NMCM N213 Web Design and Development (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N245 Intro to Web Site Design Principles and Practice (Extensible Markup Language) (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N262 Introduction to Web Scripting (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N345 Intermediate Web Site Design Principles and Practice (Content Management Systems and Information Architecture) (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N362 Server-side Web Programming Using PHP (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N445 Advanced Web Site Design Principles and Practice (Database-driven Web Application Development) (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N300 Human Computer Interaction (3 cr.)

Students earning the BA take 9 additional credit hours of New Media Electives. Students earning the BS take 12 additional credit hours of New Media Electives. 

Graphic Design 
Concentration 

Required: All students earning a Graphic Design concentration must take:

  • FINA F102 2D Design (3 cr.)
  • FINA F100 Basic Drawing (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N211 Typography (3 cr.)

Concentration electives: Students earning the BA degree must also take their choice of 4 of the following courses. Students earning the BS must also take their choice of 6 of the following courses:

  • NMCM N250 Graphic Design 1 (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N255 History of Graphic Design (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N312 Digital Illustration (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N361 Graphic Design 2 (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N371 Identity Design and Branding (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N372 Graphic Design Production and Practice (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N410 Publication & Editorial Design (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N412 Advanced Computer Illustration  (3 cr.) 

Students earning the BA take 3 additional credit hours of New Media Electives. Students earning the BS take 6 additional credit hours of New Media Electives. 

Creative Digital Development
 Concentration 

Required: All students earning a Creative Digital Development concentration must take:

  • FINA F100 Basic Drawing (3 cr.)
  • FINA F102 2D Design (3 cr.)

Concentration electives: Students earning the BA degree must also take their choice of 4 of the following courses. Students earning the BS must also take their choice of 6 of the following courses:

  • NMCM N261 Action Script 3 Programming (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N320 Video Production (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N330 Studio in Digital Media I (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N370 Animation for Integrated Media (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N260 Video Production Practicum (3 cr.)
  • NMCM N360 Advanced Video Production (3 cr.)
  • *NMCM N2XX Mobile Device Application Programming (3 cr.)

Students earning the BA take 6 additional credit hours of New Media Electives. Students earning the BS take 9 additional credit hours of New Media Electives. 

Approved New Media Electives 


Any course listed in the above concentrations, any course with the NMCM prefix (except NMCM N202), as well as any of the following courses can be used in the New Media Communication degrees, certificate, and minor. 

  • ENG W311 Creative Nonfiction (3 cr.)
  • ENG W321 Advanced Technical Writing (3 cr.)
  • ENG W350 Advanced Expository Writing (3 cr.)
  • ENG W365 Theories and Practices of Editing (3 cr.)
  • INFO I202 Social Informatics (3 cr.)
  • INFO I300 Human Computer Interaction (3 cr.)
  • JOUR J200 Writing for Mass Media (3 cr.)
  • SPCH S333 Public Relations Writing (3 cr.)
  • SPCH S336 Communication Theory (3 cr.)
  • SPCH C380 Organizational Communication (3 cr.)
  • SPCH C393 Communication Research Methods (3 cr.)

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