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2014-15 Northeastern State University Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Visual Communication Major B.A. - Major Code 4110 (4121)


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General Education Requirements


A minimum of 49 hours of academic work in general education is required during the freshman and sophomore years.  For students transferring with the Associate of Arts degree or Associate of Science degree from a public institution in Oklahoma, all general education requirements will be satisfied with respect to degree requirements.  However, some majors may require other specific general education courses as program prerequisites or program requirements.  Students should consult advisors and the program’s plan of study for further information.  Students are required to complete general education requirements by the time they have completed 90 semester hours of college work.  See General Education Requirements for Bachelor's Degrees  for more information.

Minimum Total 43 hours


Note


Visual Communication majors must earn a grade of “C” or higher in any course counting toward the Visual Communication major.

Course Sequence


 

Course Sequence

First Year – Freshman

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

12 hours of general education requirements

13 hours of general education requirements

M S 1103 INTRO TO MEDIA STUDIES*

VCOM 1173 MEDIA SOFTWARE*

 

 

Total Hours        15

Total Hours        16


Second Year – Sophomore

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

12 hours of general education requirements

9 hours of general education requirements

VCOM 1003 INTRO TO VIS COMM**

M S 2103 BASIC WRITING FOR MEDIA*

VCOM 2403 INTRODUCTION TO WEB DESIGN

VCOM 3103 INTRO TO PHOTOGRAPHY *

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Hours        18

Total Hours        15


Third Year – Junior

Fall Semester (Odd Year)

Spring Semester (Even Year)

4 hours of general education requirements

6 hours - VCOM ELECTIVES - 6 HOURS

VCOM 4233 BROADCAST PRODUCTION*

6 hours of minor

VCOM 3203  DIGITAL DARKROOM*

3 hours of 3000/4000 level elective

3 hours of minor

 

3 hours of 3000/4000 level elective

 

 

 

Total Hours        16

Total Hours        15


Fourth Year – Senior

Fall Semester (Even Year)

Spring Semester (Odd Year)

6 hours - VCOM ELECTIVES

VCOM     4901       Senior Project

6 hours of minor

6 hours - VCOM ELECTIVES

3 hours of 3000/4000 level elective

3 hours of minor

 

4 hours of 3000/4000 level elective

 

 

 

 

Total Hours        15

Total Hours        14

Gen Ed – 50 hrs

Major – 43 hrs

Minor – 18 hrs

Electives – 13 hrs

Total Hours in Course Sequence – 124

 * Offered Fall and Spring. 

 ** Offered Fall only. 

 

 

 

Policies of the College of Liberal Arts


ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses number 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 80 semester credit hours are required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences for BA/BAED/BFA/BME degrees and 55 semester credit hours of Liberal Arts and Sciences for BS/BSED degrees and 40 semester credit hours of Liberal Arts and Sciences for specialty degrees (BGS, BSW).   Liberal Arts and Science courses are designated by a “#” after the course title.

 

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