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Certificate in New Media and Interactive Storytelling (Certificates) (NMISTACRT1)The Media School

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.

Description

The Certificate in New Media and Interactive Storytelling is intended for students seeking a broad range of design skills for a variety of interactive Web content, including information, education, commercial applications, and entertainment. "New media" can be defined as the entire range of computer-based or computer-enhanced communication. This includes digital radio and television, Internet applications, and videogames. Meaningful new media projects are a combination of technological expertise and compelling content from a variety of sources, including the sciences, the arts, and the humanities. The goal of this program is to provide undergraduates with the theoretical, creative, and technological bases for the production of new media products.

Certificate requirements

The certificate requires at least 27 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Introduction to Design and Production. One (1) course:
  2. Multi-Camera TV Studio Production I. One (1) course:
  3. Game Art and Sound. One (1) course:
  4. Applying Theory to Media Design. One (1) course:
  5. Electives.
    1. Elective Courses. One (1) course:
      • CSCI-A 201 Introduction to Programming I
      • CSCI-A 348 Mastering the World Wide Web
      • EDUC-R 347 Impact of Games and Simulations in Instruction
      • INFO-I 300 Human-computer Interaction Design and Programming
      • INFO-I 494 Design and Implementation of an Information System (part I)
      • MUS-Z 361 Introduction to Midi and Computer Music
    2. Advanced Elective Hours. Nine (9) credit hours:
      • CSCI-A 348 Mastering the World Wide Web
      • EDUC-R 347 Impact of Games and Simulations in Instruction
      • INFO-I 300 Human-computer Interaction Design and Programming
      • INFO-I 494 Design and Implementation of an Information System (part I)
      • MUS-Z 361 Introduction to Midi and Computer Music
  6. Final Project. Three (3) credit hours:
  7. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Certificate Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Certificate Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the certificate.
    4. Certificate GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the certificate—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.