Oct 17, 2018  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

Digital Media, B.A.


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The Digital Media Major consists of 36 hours of coursework that builds on the courses already implemented in the Digital Media Minor by incorporating the 12-hour core shared by all majors in the Department of Communication Arts (COMM 101, 123, 206 and 329), adopting the department’s ethics course, and adding a capstone course that emphasizes research.

Requirements for the Digital Media Major


TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours


B.A. Digital Media


This block serves as a guideline for progress toward a degree. See your academic advisor.

Freshman Year


First Semester


  • COMM 101 - Oral Communication
  • ENGL 101 - English Composition or ENGL 115 - Rhetoric
  • MATH 116 - Elementary Statistics
  • CORE 100 - First Year Seminar
  • CORE 101 - GOA
  • Foreign Language Elective

Second Semester


  • COMM 123 - Intro To Comm and Media
  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations
  • PHIL 100 - Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
  • CORE 102 - GOA
  • Historical Perspectives
  • Foreign Language Elective

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • COMM 206 - Writing for the Media
  • Creative Perspectives
  • PHIL 200 - Philosophical Perspectives
  • Social Science Elective
  • Quantitative Reasoning Flag

Second Semester


  • COMM 211 - Media Literacy
  • ENGL 205 - Literature & Moral Imagination
  • Theology Perspectives (THEO 200 +)
  • Scientific Perspectives
  • Natural Science Elective

Junior Year


First Semester


  • COMM 221 - Intro to Digital Media
  • COMM 235 - Digital Design
  • Diversity Flag
  • General Elective
  • General Elective

Second Semester


  • COMM 247 - Understanding New Media
  • COMM 329 - Audience Survey & Research
  • Writing Flag
  • Humanities Elective
  • General Elective

Senior Year


First Semester


  • COMM 321 - Advanced Digital Media
  • COMM 477 - Strat Comm Ethics Society
  • General Elective
  • General Elective
  • General Elective

Second Semester


  • COMM 433 - Social Media Strategy
  • COMM 489 - Digital Media Senior Seminar
  • General Elective
  • General Elective
  • General Elective

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