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B.S. Communications Technology - WebMedia

Students in the WebMedia concentration attain learning objectives in the visual and functional design of user-centered websites and web applications that meet both client and user needs with regard to visual aesthetics, layout, user experience and interactions.  Students will learn how to develop for both desktop, and mobile delivery using the content, presentation and behavior layers of the web as well as the model, view, controller architecture.  As part of the coursework students have the opportunity to work with clients learning to define, plan, implement and manage web projects, These include the initial gathering of project requirements through design, development, quality assurance, launch and post launch phases ensuring quality deliverables as measured against client expectations.  Lastly students will be able to apply marketing and business process concepts in the design, development and support of websites and web applications including best practice techniques with regard to search and social media marketing.

General education requirements
CM 100Speech3
EH 123Rhetoric and Composition I3
EH 124Rhetoric and Composition II3
EH 200Approaches to Literature3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
HY 211American National Government3
HY 301The 20th Century3
MS 132Probability and Statistics3
MS 141Contemporary College Algebra4
PY 111General Psychology3
Fine Arts Elective3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3
Humanities Elective3
Lab Science Elective3-4
Open Electives6
Communications Technology Core Requirements
BA 302Business Ethics3
or MC 400 Ethics in Media
CM 200Interpersonal Communication3
CT 121Computer Applications for Digital Media3
MC 101Introduction to Media3
MC 301Career Preparation1
WebMedia Concentration Requirements
BA 101Introduction to Business3
CT 201WebMedia Imaging3
CT 207Web Design - Content Layer3
CT 209Web Design - Presentation Layer3
CT 211Search Engine Marketing3
CT 223User Experience and Interaction Design3
CT 305Web Design - Workflow Management3
CT 311Interactive Web Design I3
CT 331Web Design Behavior Layer 3
CT 411Interactive Web Design II3
CT 415WebMedia Senior Project3
CT 461Web Applications I3
CT 471Web Applications II3
MC 220Introduction to Marketing3
MC 245Graphic Design for Print3
MC 322Social Media Marketing3
MC/CT/EP Elective12
Total Hours120-121

Suggested Course Sequence

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CT 1213CT 2073
CT 2013CM 2003
MS 1414EH 1243
EH 1233MS 1323
HE 111***1MC 2203
MC 1013 
 17 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CT 2093CM 1003
CT 2233EH 2003
HY 2113CT 3313
BA 1013MC 2453
Lab Science Elective3-4Open Elective3
 15-16 15
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CT 2113CT 3113
MC/CT/EP Elective3MC 3223
CT 3053MC/CT/EP Elective3
HY 3013Fine Arts Elective3
PY 1113Humanities Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CT 4113CT 4153
MC 3011CT 4713
CT 4613MC/CT/EP Elective3
MC/CT/EP Elective3Open Elective3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3BA 302 or MC 4003
 13 15
Total Hours: 120-121
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Credit may not be required for degree completion.