MS in Emergent Media Curriculum

The MS in Emergent Media program will require 30 credits for completion. It is a sub-set of courses from the MFA in Emergent Media program. Linking technical skills with critical thinking and the creative process, this curriculum will produce practitioners who want to produce and manage the collaborative process of the next generation of media content. The degree focuses on collaborative production methodologies needed for emergent media and the critical and creative theories that underlie development.

In the MS in Emergent Media program you will acquire:

  • The skills to produce and manage the next generation of Internet-enabled media
  • Best practices in the collaborative processes required for becoming successful leaders of media production
  • Ability to integrate the social impacts of technological innovation and communication processes while designing innovative media solutions

Semester Outline: Fifteen-week fall semester; fifteen-week spring semester; nine-week summer semester. Note: This is a typical full-time course schedule, but you may vary the pace and order you take classes. Additionally, you have the option to enroll part-time and may begin in Spring or Fall. 

Total Program Credits: 30

Course #TitleCredits
EMM 510 The Emergent Landscape 3
EMM 520 Foundations of Digital Image Making 3
EMM 530 Causes of Emergence: Programming Languages 3
EMM 540 Technology As a Disruptive Force 3
EMM 592 Creative and Collaborative Production and Management 3
EMM 550 Human Interfaces 3
EMM 560 Digital Storytelling 3
EMM 570 Experience Design: Play and Participation 3
EMM 600 Puzzles & Prototypes 3
EMM 592 Creative and Collaborative Production and Management 3