Minor in Digital Media and Web Design (CHSS)

Catalog Year: 2022-2023

Banner Code: LA-MINOR-ENGL-DMWD

This minor provides students with opportunities to learn and apply advanced strategies for website design, content development, and user interaction and accessibility in website creation. Students interested in pursuing a career in digital media and web content design and management will develop a portfolio that demonstrates their skills, competencies and products produced throughout the minor.

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Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18

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Coursework

Core  
Select one course from the following: 3
Introduction to Web Design  
Web Authoring and Design  
Multimedia and Web Design  
Design  
Select one course from the following: 3
New Media in the Creative Arts (Mason Core)  
Typography (Mason Core)  
Graphic Design Methods and Principles  
Information Visualization  
User Experience Design or Accessibility  
Select one course from the following: 3
Web Design and Usability  
Web Accessibility and Design  
Software Usability Analysis and Design  
Content Development  
Select one course from the following: 3
Introduction to Media Production  
Digital Communication  
Rhetoric and New Media  
Digital Creative Writing  
Elective  
Select one course not already taken as a required course above from the following: 3
New Media in the Creative Arts (Mason Core)  
Typography (Mason Core)  
Graphic Design Methods and Principles  
Mobile App Design  
Motion Design  
Web Design and Usability  
Advanced Web Design  
Introduction to Media Production  
Digital Postproduction  
Digital Communication  
Web Accessibility and Design  
Rhetoric and New Media  
Digital Creative Writing  
Mobile Development  
Web I: Web Development  
Web Server Administration  
Web Development using Content Management Systems  
Information Visualization  
Software Usability Analysis and Design  
Capstone  
IT/AVT/COMM 479 Digital Media and Web Design Capstone 3
Total Credits 18