B.A. in Digital Communication Arts

  • Note: production requires a BFA option
  • A minimum grade of C- is required for all major courses. A 2.30 GPA in major is required for graduation.
  • This sample plan does not guarantee graduation if you are a transfer student or non-first term, first year freshman.
  • Bold-faced courses are major requirements.
  • Pre-requisites must be completed successfully before other NMC courses (see NMC prerequisite list)

FIRST YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
NMC 101 3
NMC 100 3
WR 121 or COMM 3
Language 111 4
U-Engage 2
TOTAL 15

Winter Term

Credits
NMC 260 3
Difference, Power and Discrimination 3
WR 121 or COMM 3
Language 112 4
HHS 231 2
TOTAL 15

Spring Term

Credits
ART 121 4
Biological Science 4
Social Processes and Institutions 3
Language 113 4
TOTAL 15
  • Complete WR 121, COMMM and 1 MTH by end of spring term 1st year.
  • Complete NMC 100, NMC 101 and NMC 260 by end of spring term 1st year.

 

SECOND YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
Language 211 4
WR II 3
Cultural Diversity 3
Physical Science 4
PAC 1
TOTAL 15

Winter Term

Credits
Language 212 4
NMC 301 3
3rd Lab Science 4
Literature and the Arts 3
TOTAL 14

Spring Term

Credits
Language 213 4
NMC Intermediate Course (1 of 6) 3
Fine Arts 3
Social Science 3
General Elective 3
TOTAL 16
  • Complete WR II before NMC 301.
  • Complete NMC 301 by spring term of 2nd year.
  • 300-400 level electives require C- in NMC 301.
  • Majors are encouraged to use general electives to obtain a minor.

 

THIRD YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
NMC Intermediate Course (2 of 6) 3
Science, Technology, and Society 3
Non-Western Culture 3
Humanities 3
General Electives 3
TOTAL 15

Winter Term

Credits
NMC Intermediate Course (3 of 6) 3
NMC Intermediate Course (4 of 6) 3
Western Culture 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Term

Credits
Language 213 4
NMC Intermediate Course (5 of 6) 3
NMC Intermediate Course (6 of 6) 3
Contemporary Global Issues 3
One additional CLA core class 3
General elective 3
TOTAL 15
  • 300-400 level NMC electives require C- in NMC 301.
  • General electives are any course 100-400 level. Check with advisor on level needed.
  • Internship and/or practicum recommended. See advisor for details.

 

FOURTH YEAR

Fall Term

Credits
NMC Advanced Course (1 of 4) 3
NMC Advanced Course (2 of 4) 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Electives 3
TOTAL 15

Winter Term

Credits
NMC Advanced Course (3 of 4) 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Term

Credits
NMC Advanced Course (4 of 4) 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
TOTAL 15
  • All requirements must be complete in order to graduate.
  • Students should explore workshops, trainings, career fairs and advising in the Career Development Center. See advisor for details.