Multimedia, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Communication

General Education
Foundational Requirements (LOPERS 1-4)12
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction to Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics and Quantitative Reasoning
College Algebra 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5 – 8)13
LOPER 5: Visual or Performing Arts
Art Appreciation
LOPER 8: Natural Science
Must choose a lab science course.
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Global Media Literacy
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
BS Science-related course requirements0
Program Specified Requirements7
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research 3
Computer Science I: Java for Software Development
Major Option
Complete all required courses36
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 424
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum22
Total Credit Hours120

Students selecting a major in Multimedia must earn a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. in the major, including all general studies courses required by the major. 

Students selecting a major in Multimedia must compile evidence of achievement particular to their chosen career field. Students will present this portfolio and discuss its contents with a Faculty Portfolio Committee in the semester prior to their graduation.

Major Option

Multimedia Requirements
Take 6 hours from:6
Interactive Web Application Development
Applied Database Management Systems
CMS - WordPress
Take all of the following:
ART 301MTypography I/Multimedia3
ART 305MGraphic Applications/Multimedia3
ART 318MDesign I / Multimedia3
JMC 218Writing for the Media3
JMC 250Video Production Foundations2
JMC 414Communications Law3
JMC 498Multimedia Capstone1
Select 12 credit hours of the following:12
Website Design
Interactive Media Design
Web Site Design II
Computer Animation & 3D Modeling I
Web Design & Motion Graphics/Multimedia
Computer Science II: Object Oriented Programming
Fundamentals of Networking & Systems
Applied Database Management Systems
Computer Security
Enterprise Application Development
Total Credit Hours36

Students without sufficient preparation will also need to take the following, increasing the total credit hours needed:

  • MATH 101

Designated courses with the appropriate content may be approved to satisfy one of the Broad Knowledge requirements plus LOPER 9 or Broad Knowledge plus LOPER 10. Courses may be approved to satisfy LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone. (Courses satisfying LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone must be 3 credit hours.) Students applying this option will need to take additional hours in other categories to meet the required General Education hours.


Students are encouraged to take the Communications specific section of ENG 102.


A minor or second major is required for a complete degree program. The number of required electives needed to reach 120 total credit hours overall will depend upon the specific program chosen.