Dec 10, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2012-2013 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2012-2013 [Archived Catalog]

Electronic Media, Arts, and Communication


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First Year


Fall


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


Second Year


Fall


  • EMAC Writing Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • EMAC Intermediate Course Credit Hours: 4
  • Social Science Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • EMAC Art History/Theory
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • EMAC Intermediate Course Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Humanities Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Math/Science Credit Hours: 4

Third Year


Fall


  • EMAC Intermediate Course Credit Hours: 4
  • EMAC Intermediate Course Credit Hours: 4
  • Social Science Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Math/Science Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • EMAC Concentration Credit Hours: 4
  • Humanities Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Hum./Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 4

Fourth Year


Fall


  • EMAC Concentration Credit Hours: 4
  • EMAC Thesis Sequence Credit Hours: 4
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • EMAC Concentration Credit Hours: 4
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • EMAC Thesis Sequence Credit Hours: 4

Concentrations


EMAC: Digital Storytelling


Writing Course (4 credits)


(Select one):
  • WRIT 4xxx Writing for Promotion and Marketing

Art History or Theory Course (4 credits)


(Select one):

Intermediate Courses (16 credits)


Select one:
  • Any literature course (except a film course)
And select three courses (at least one from Arts and one from LL&C):
  • COMM-29xx Visual Culture

Advanced Courses (12 credits)


Select three courses:
  • ARTS 496x Advanced Video Credit Hours: 4*
  • COMM 496x Designing Interactive Charcters Credit Hours: 4*

 

Required Thesis Sequence (8 credits)


Thesis courses are designated with an asterisk in the list of Advanced Courses. Select two thesis courses. Students may also do one thesis course plus an internship. Courses may not be used to fulfill both the Thesis and Advanced Course requirements.

EMAC: Marketing Communication and Design


Writing Course (4 credits)


(Select one):
  • WRIT 4xxx Writing for Promotion and Marketing

Art History or Theory Course (4 credits)


(Select one):

Intermediate Courses (16 credits)


Select:
  • MGMT 4430 Marketing Principles
And select three courses (at least one from Arts and one from LL&C):

Advanced Courses


Select one:
  • MGMT 4490 Advertising Strategies and Promotions
  • MGMT 4470 Marketing Research

And select two courses:

  • ARTS 4xxx Advanced Digital Imaging

Required Thesis Sequence (8 credits)


Thesis courses are designated with an asterisk in the list of Advanced Courses. Select two thesis courses. Students may also do one thesis course plus an internship. Courses may not be used to fulfill both the Thesis and Advanced Course requirements.

EMAC: Interaction Design


Writing Course (4 credits)


(Select one):
  • WRIT 4xxx Writing for Promotion and Marketing

Art History or Theory Course (4 credits)


(Select one):

Intermediate Courses (16 credits)


Select four courses (at least one from Arts and one from LL&C):
  • COMM 496x HCI Implementation: Flash

Required Thesis Sequence (8 credits)


Thesis courses are designated with an asterisk in the list of Advanced Courses. Select two thesis courses. Students may also do one thesis course plus an internship. Courses may not be used to fulfill both the Thesis and Advanced Course requirements.

EMAC: Sound Design and Popular Culture


Writing Course (4 credits)


(Select one):
  • WRIT 4xxx Writing for Promotion and Marketing

Art History or Theory Course (4 credits)


Intermediate Courses (16 credits)


Select four courses (at least one from Arts and one from LL&C):

Advanced Courses (12 credts)


Select three courses:
  • ARTS 469x Advanced Computer Music Topics *

Required Thesis Sequence (8 credits)


Thesis courses are designated with an asterisk in the list of Advanced Courses. Select two thesis courses. Students may also do one thesis course plus an internship. Courses may not be used to fulfill both the Thesis and Advanced Course requirements.

EMAC: Graphic Design


Writing Courses (4 Credits)


 WRIT 4xxx Writing for Promotion and Marketing Credit Hours: 4

Art History or Theory Courses (4 Credits)


  •  ARTS 4960 Topics in the Arts Credit Hours: 3 to 4

Intermediate Courses (16 Credits)


 Select two courses (at least one from Arts and one from Communication and Media)

Advanced Courses (12 Credits)


Select three courses:

  •  ARTS-4xxx Advanced Digital Imaging Credit Hours: 4
  • WRIT-4xxx Writing for Promotion and Marketing Credit Hours: 4
        (if not used to satisfy Writing Course requirement)

 

Required Thesis Sequence (8 Credits)


Thesis courses are designated with an asterisk in the list of Advanced Courses. Select two thesis courses. Students may also do one thesis course plus an internship. An internship is strongly recommended for this concentration.

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