Undergraduate Degree - Media and Information - Bachelor of Science (this program is in moratorium effective Fall 2016 through Summer 2020)

Program:
Media and Information - Bachelor of Science (this program is in moratorium effective Fall 2016 through Summer 2020)
Program Code:
1480 Media and Information
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FS11
End Term:
US16
College:
College of Communication Arts and Sciences
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:
Department:
Department of Media and Information
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Communication Arts and Sciences

Department of Media and Information

Undergraduate Program
Media and Information - Bachelor of Science (this program is in moratorium effective Fall 2016 through Summer 2020)

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Media and Information

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the  Undergraduate  Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Media and Information.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Media and Information major is met by completing one of the following courses: Media and Information 442, 443, 447, 450, 452, 458, 462, or 472.  Those courses are referenced in item 3. below.
  2. The  requirements of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences for the Bachelor of Science degree.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
    a. All of the following courses (12 credits):
    MI 101 Understanding Media in the Information Age 3
    MI 201 Introduction to Media and Information Technologies and Industries 3
    MI 301 Bringing Media to Market 3
    MI 401 Topics in Media Impacts on Society 3
    b. At least 3 credits from the following courses (3 credits):
    ANP 201 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
    EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
    PHL 130 Logic and Reasoning 3
    PLS 200 Introduction to Political Science 4
    PSY 101 Introductory Psychology 4
    SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology 4
    c. Both of the following courses (6 credits):
    CAS 111 The Digital Image 3
    CSE 231 Introduction to Programming I 3
    d. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    MTH 124 Survey of Calculus I 3
    MTH 132 Calculus I 3
    e. At least three of the following courses (3 credits):
    CAS 201 Audio and Video in Media Settings I 1
    CAS 202 Audio and Video in Media Settings II 1
    CAS 203 Design in Media Settings 1
    CAS 204 Web Design Media Settings 1
    CAS 205 Photography in Media Settings 1
    CAS 206 Graphics and Illustration in Media Settings 1
    CAS 207 Animation in Media Settings 1
    CAS 208 Interactivity in Media Settings 1
    f. One of the following concentrations (12 credits):
    TV, Cinema, and Radio
    1. The following course (3 credits):
    MI 341 Film Style Production for Cinema and Television 3
    2. Two of the following courses (6 credits):
    MI 247 Three-Dimensional Modeling and Design 3
    MI 337 Compositing and Special Effects 3
    MI 342 Multi Camera Production for Television 3
    MI 343 Basic Audio Production 3
    MI 344 Sound Design for Cinema, Television, and Games 3
    MI 347 Three-Dimensional Computer Animation 3
    MI 348 Advanced Lighting and Camera Techniques 3
    MI 351 Producing for Cinema and Television 3
    MI 352 Advanced Video Editing 3
    MI 377 Advanced 3D Modeling 3
    3. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    MI 442 Design of Cinema and Television Projects (W) 3
    MI 443 Audio Industry Design and Management (W) 3
    MI 447 Three-Dimensional Animation Workshop (W) 3
    MI 499 Media and Information Capstone (W) 3
    Interactive and Social Media
    1. The following course (3 credits):
    MI 331 Introduction to Interactive Media Development 3
    2. Two of the following courses (6 credits):
    MI 239 Digital Footprints: Privacy and Online Behavior 3
    MI 247 Three-Dimensional Modeling and Design 3
    MI 344 Sound Design for Cinema, Television, and Games 3
    MI 346 Introduction to Game Design 3
    MI 347 Three-Dimensional Computer Animation 3
    MI 349 Web Design and Development 3
    MI 359 Server-Side Web Development 3
    MI 361 Information and Communication Technology Management 3
    MI 362 Web Administration 3
    MI 377 Advanced 3D Modeling 3
    3. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    MI 450 Human Computer Interaction and User Experience Design (W) 3
    MI 462 Social Computing (W) 3
    MI 472 Electronic Commerce (W) 3
    MI 482 Building Virtual Worlds (W) 3
    MI 484 Building Innovative Interfaces (W) 3
    MI 499 Media and Information Capstone (W) 3
    Media Management
    1. The following course (3 credits):
    MI 300 Media Policy and Economics 3
    2. At least two of the following courses (6 or 7 credits):
    COM 300 Methods of Communication Inquiry 4
    MI 239 Digital Footprints: Privacy and Online Behavior 3
    MI 331 Introduction to Interactive Media Development 3
    MI 341 Film Style Production for Cinema and Television  3
    MI 351 Producing for Cinema and Television 3
    MI 355 Media and Information Research 3
    MI 361 Information and Communication Technology Management 3
    3. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    MI 452 Media Strategy (W) 3
    MI 458 Project Management (W) 3
    MI 499 Media and Information Capstone (W) 3
    g. Cognate (12 credits):
    The cognate consists of a set of courses approved by the advising office upon admission to the major or attainment of junior standing, whichever is earlier. The cognate must be a minimum of 12 credits and include at least 6 credits from the 300-400 level. The courses in the cognate may be selected from: fine arts, social sciences, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, business, or an approved university minor administered outside of the college. If business is selected, students must select from the following courses: Economics 201 and 202, Accounting 230, General Business and Business Law 323, Finance 320, Management 325, and Marketing 313 and 327. A list of minors is available from the advising office.
    h. Media and Information (MI) Electives.
    Electives include courses outside the above requirements. Additional courses can be taken as electives, but not more than 45 total credits may count towards the degree. Internships are encouraged and may qualify for course credit (MI 493).

Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


Media and Information, BS (1480)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Media and Information BS - Core
Major - Media and Information BS - Core: 4 courses from MI101, MI201, MI301, MI401

Requirement 12: Major - Media and Information BS - Non-Departmental
Major - Media and Information BS - Non-Departmental: 3 credits from ANP201, EC201, PHL130, PLS200, PSY101, SOC100

Requirement 13: Major - Media and Information BS - The Digital Image
Major - Media and Information BS - The Digital Image: 1 course from CAS111

Requirement 14: Major - Media and Information BS - Introduction to Programming I
Major - Media and Information BS - Introduction to Programming I: 1 course from CSE231

Requirement 15: Major - Media and Information BS - Calculus
Major - Media and Information BS - Calculus: 1 course from MTH124, MTH132

Requirement 16: Major - Media and Information BS - CAS Elective
Major - Media and Information BS - CAS Elective: 3 courses from CAS201, CAS202, CAS203, CAS204, CAS205, CAS206, CAS207, CAS208

Requirement 17: Major - Media and Information BS - Concentration
Major - Media and Information BS - Concentration: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
Interactive and Social Media: 4 courses
At least 1 course from MI331, other approved courses
At least 2 courses from MI247, MI346, MI347, MI349, MI359, MI361, MI362, MI239, MI344, MI377
At least 1 course from MI450, MI462, MI472, MI482, MI484, MI499
TV Cinema and Radio: 4 courses
At least 1 course from MI341
At least 2 courses from MI247, MI337, MI342, MI343, MI347, MI348, MI351, MI344, MI352, MI377
At least 1 course from MI442, MI443, MI447, MI499
Media Management: 4 courses
At least 1 course from MI300
At least 2 courses from COM300, MI331, MI341, MI351, MI355, MI361, MI239
At least 1 course from MI452, MI458, MI499

Requirement 18: Major - Media and Information BS - Cognate
Major - Media and Information BS - Cognate: 12 credits from a minimum of 12 credits and include at least 6 credits from the 300-400 level and be approved by the advising office

Requirement 19: Major - Media and Information BS - Distribution
Major - Media and Information BS - Distribution: 30 credits from courses outside the other requirements, but not more than 45 total credits may count towards the degree

Requirement 20: College Distribution - Credits Outside of CCAS
College Distribution - Credits Outside of CCAS: 60 credits from courses given outside the College of Communication Arts & Sciences.

Requirement 21: College Distribution Requirement at 300/400 Level
College Distribution Requirement at 300/400 Level: 40 credits from courses numbered at the 300 and 400 levels. See academic advisor.

Requirement 22: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 23: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.