Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Digital Media Studies 2019-2020

Bachelor of Arts in Film and Digital Media

 
School of Communication Core
School of Communication Seminar COMM 100 1
Media Theory and Criticism COMM 201 3
Digital Communication & Society COMM 200 3
Digital Media Ethics COMM 360 3
TOTAL 10
Required Courses
Web Design and Usability COMM 275 3
Choose two from the lists below.
Intro to Audio
Intro to Video
COMM 130
COMM 135

0-3
Computer Science
Computer Animation
Visual Information Processing
Intro to Computer
COMP 105
COMP 125
COMP 150

0-3
TOTAL 6
Research Methods
Naturalistic Methods
Observing & Measuring Communication Behavior
Rhetorical Criticism*
Critical Ethnography in Communication
COMM 365
COMM 366
COMM 367
COMM 368

3
TOTAL 3
Media Theory, History, Law, and Culture
Choose two:
Game Studies
Media Technology & Society
Media Law
Guerilla Media
Remix Culture
New Media Criticism

COMM 258
COMM 280
COMM 282
COMM 322
COMM 323
COMM 361



6
TOTAL 6
Electives
Choose four from the lists below. A minimum of 9 hours must be at 200-level or above. A maximum of 3 hours non-COMM is allowed. 
Intro to Audio
Intro to Video
Photojournalism
Game Studies
Sociable Media
Introduction to Design and Editing
Media Culture and Communication
Intro to Cinema
Media Technology & Society
Media Law
Themes in Film & Digital Media
Communication and Social Change
Guerilla Media
Remixing Culture
Virtual Reality: From Concepts to Practices
AD/PR Multimedia Commercial Production
Archiving and Curating
Advanced Post-Production
New Media Criticism
FDM Special Topics
COMM 130
COMM 135
COMM 207
COMM 258
COMM 261
COMM 263
COMM 271
COMM 274
COMM 280
COMM 282
COMM 299
COMM 307
COMM 322
COMM 323
COMM 333
COMM 357
COMM 359
COMM 361
COMM 373
COMM 374









9-12 
Anthropology
Visual Representation of Culture
East Asian Pop Culture
Media and Cultural Change
ANTH 210
ANTH 223
ANTH 308

0-3
African Studies and the African Diaspora
African American Mass Media BWS 370 0-3
Computer Science 
Computer Animation
History of Computing
Visual Information Processing
Introduction to Computing
Ethics & Computers
Social, Legal and Ethical Issues in Computing
COMP 104
COMP 111
COMP 125
COMP 150
COMP 316
COMP 317


0-3
Digital Humanities
Intro to Digital Humanities Research DIGH 400 0-3
English
Cultural Theory
High and Low Culture
ENGL 358
ENGL 359
0-3
Fine and Performing Arts
Visual Communication I
Digital Photography I
Visual Communication II
Computer Graphics I
Digital Photography II
Visual Communication III
Computer Graphics II
Computer Graphics III
Visual Communication IV
FNAR 132
FNAR 219
FNAR 232
FNAR 233
FNAR 319
FNAR 332
FNAR 333
FNAR 334
FNAR 382




0-3
History
Modern Chinese History through Film HIST 347D  0-3 
Sociology
Media and Society
Science, Technology, & Society
SOCL 123
SOCL 126
0-3 
TOTAL 12
Internship
Requires a minimum of 18 credit hours completed and Junior or Senior standing
FDM Internship COMM 394 3
TOTAL 3
Capstone
Requires a minimum of 25 credit hours completed and Senior standing
Film and Digital Media Capstone COMM 388 3
TOTAL  3
SOC School Requirements
Writing Intensive    3
Writing Intensive (different semester)   3
(102-level or higher)   3
TOTAL  9
 TOTAL CREDITS  43

* Writing intensive
† Satisfies Engaged Learning requirement