Four Year Schedule

A possible four-year schedule for students just starting digiCOM:

Semester I
130 Principles of Information Design (3)
150 Fundamentals of Design (3)
170 Web Markup and Layout (3)
ENG 111/FYS
For. Lang.

Semester II
131 Usability Design and Testing (3)
151 Digital Graphic Design (3)
Gen Ed
ENG 112
For. Lang.

Semester III
260 E-Commerce (3)
280 TechComm. for Digital Media (3)
270 Programming for Digital Media (3)
Gen Ed
Gen Ed

Semester IV
261 E-Business Strategy (3)
281 Multimedia Storytelling (3)
271 Databases in Design (3)
299 Portfolio (0)
Gen Ed
Gen Ed

Semester V
Concentration I (3)
Gen Ed
Gen Ed
Elective
Internship (3) or elective

Semester VI
311 Information Law (3)
Concentration II (3)
Gen Ed
Gen Ed
Internship or elective

Semester VII
410 Capstone I- Project Management (3)
Concentration III (3)
Gen Ed
Gen Ed
Internship or elective

Semester VIII
411 Capstone II Research & Development (3)
Concentration IV (3)
Gen Ed
Gen Ed
Internship or elective

Note—the major requires only 3 credits of internship. The table attempts to help you plan when you might intern.


For students under previous catalogs, the four year schedule would be:

Semester I
DCOM 100     Web Authoring (1)
DCOM 130     Principles of Information Design (3)
DCOM 255     Fundamentals of Design (3)
ENG 111         English Communications I (3)
Foreign Language (3)
GE Requirement (3)

Semester II
DCOM 200     Design Authoring (1)
DCOM 265     E-Commerce (3)
DCOM 256     Digital Graphic Design (3)
ENG 112         English Communications II (3)
Foreign Language (3)
GE Requirement (3)

Semester III
DCOM 285     Writing for Digital Media (3)
DCOM 365     E-Business Strategy (3)
GE Requirement (3)
GE Requirement (3)
GE Requirement (3)

Semester IV
DCOM 230     Information Law and Ethics (3)
DCOM 300     Dynamic Authoring (1)
DCOM 385     Multimedia (3)
Elective (3)
GE Requirement (3)
GE Requirement (3)

Semester V
DCOM 099     Portfolio (0)
CSC 115         Programming for Web Applications (3)
Concentration I (3)
GE Requirement (3)
GE Requirement (3)
Elective (3)

Semester VI
DCOM 330     Usability Design and Testing (3)
Concentration II (3)
GE Requirement (3)
Elective (3)
Elective (3)

Semester VII
DCOM 430     Capstone - Project Management (3)   
DCOM 400     Internship (3)
Concentration III (3)
GE Requirement (3)
Elective (3)

Semester VIII
DCOM 440     Capstone - Research and Development (3)
GE Requirement (3)
GE Requirement (3)
Elective (3)
Elective (3)



Old and New Course Equivalencies:
If under DCOM 2.0 you were supposed to take, ..you'll now take…
130 Principles of Information Design (3) 130 Principles of Information Design (3)
230 Information Law and Ethics (3) 311 Information Law (3)
330 Usability Design and Testing (3) 131 Usability Design and Testing (3)
255 Fundamentals of Design (3) 150 Fundamentals of Design (3)
256 Digital Graphic Design (3) 151 Digital Graphic Design (3)
265 E-Commerce (3) 260 E-Commerce (3)
365 E-Business Strategy (3) 261 E-Business Strategy (3)
285 Writing for Digital Media (3) 280 Technical Communications for Digital Media (3)
385 Multimedia (3) 281 Multimedia Storytelling (3)
100 Web Authoring (1) … take 170 Web Markup and Layout (3) (No longer offered as a one credit course)
200 Design Authoring (1) …no longer offered. Talk to your advisor.
300 Dynamic Authoring (1) …will be offered for the last time, spring 2014. Talk to your advisor.
CSC 115 Programming for Digital Media (3) 270 Programming for Digital Media (3)
  271 Databases in Design (3)
099 portfolio (0)

For the next two fall semester, all DCOM2.0 students will be required to take DCOM 099.
Starting in Spring 2015, all DCOM 3.0 students are required to take 299 Portfolio (0) spring semester of their sophomore year

400 Internship (3) 400 Internship (3)
430 Capstone: Project Management (3) 410 Capstone I: Project Management (3)
440 Capstone: Research and Development (3) 411 Capstone II: Research and Development (3)