Writing and Multimedia Studies Curriculum

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  WAMS 1001 Intro to Writing and Multimedia Studies 3         WAMS 2101 Writing for Action 3
  WAMS 1201 Adaptive Media Production 3         WAMS 2301 Layout and Design 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience Course  3           Practica Component 1
  ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3           Modern Language 3
    Modern Language 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      15           Distribution Requirement 3
                    16
YEAR 2                  
  WAMS 2201 The Digital Newsroom 3         ENGL 3521 Rhetorical Theory 3
    Practica Component 1           Practica Component 1
    Content Production Component 3           Content Production Component 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      16             16
YEAR 3                  
    Content Production Component 3         WAMS 3001 Cultures Studies and Media Analysis 3
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3         WAMS 3501 Internship 1
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective or (course for 2nd major/minor) 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective or (course for 2nd major/minor) 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective or (course for 2nd major/minor) 3
      15             13
                     
YEAR 4                  
    Elective or (course for 2nd major/minor) 3         WAMS 4501 Capstone Project 3
    Elective or (course for 2nd major/minor) 3           Elective 3
    Elective or (course for 2nd major/minor) 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective (at least 2 hours) 2
      15             14
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
This major requires a minor or second major.                
       
Distribution Requirements for this BA degree - see Degree Works for details
• 4 Humanities • 2 Fine Arts • 1 Communication Studies • 1 Mathematics/Statistics • 1 Natural Science • 2 Social Sciences