Emerging Media and Communication Course Descriptions

EMAC 4325 Digital Writing (3 semester hours) This class will introduce the forms and strategies of digital composition. Through this writing-intensive course students will learn to write in and about digital networked spaces, focusing on changes that the switch from analog to digital has brought to representation. This course will explore writing in the digital age across a range of technologies, environments, and spaces. Prerequisite: RHET 1302. (3-0) Y

EMAC 4372 Topics in Emerging Media and Communication (3 semester hours) The course studies fundamental principles and basic techniques of emerging media and communication. Sections may be devoted exclusively to a single aspect of emerging media and communication or to a multiplicity of subjects related to the field. May be repeated for credit as topics vary (12 hours maximum). Prerequisite: Upper division standing. (3-0) R

EMAC 4V80 Capstone Project (3 semester hours) Culminating course in Emerging Media and Communication. Students will engage in the creation of an advanced creative and/or research project exploring the interaction of the arts with digital technology. Restricted to students majoring in Emerging Media and Communication who are within one semester of graduation. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (0-3) Y

EMAC 4V99 Senior Honors in Emerging Media and Communication (3 semester hours) Intended for students conducting independent research for honors theses or projects. Topics may vary. Signature of instructor on proposed project outline required. (3-0) R

EMAC 4V71 Independent Study in Emerging Media and Communication (1-3 semester hours) Independent study under a faculty member's direction. Signature of instructor on proposed project outline required. May be repeated for credit (9 hours maximum). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and completion of all lower-division requirements in EMAC and permission of the instructor. ([1-3]-0) R