Converged Media

This concentration serves students interested in digital convergence the delivery of content via multiple media formats such as text, images, audio, video and interactive websites. Students are involved in content creation and distribution using diverse communications media and are prepared for a variety of roles in media industries. Class work and practical experiences are grounded in online media and provide students with opportunities to develop additional skills using other media formats. At the same time, the program encourages students to obtain a broad liberal arts education so they will understand the theories, design, legalities and applications of convergence in society.

Requirements and Checksheets
Due to revisions to the SMAD curriculum, students may have different requirements based on when they were admitted to the major. To keep track of the different requirements, SMAD employs different "Major Requirements" and "Checksheets" that are color coded blue, salmon, yellow or green. Please use the materials below that correspond to the time you were notified of admission to SMAD. If you have questions, contact your adviser.

For Majors Notified of SMAD Admission in Spring 2014
2014-2015 Major Requirements 2014-2015 Major Checksheet

Major Requirements

 

Advising Checksheet

 

For Majors Notified of SMAD Admission in Spring 2011, Spring 2012 or Spring 2013
2013-2014 Major Requirements
2012-2013 Major Requirements
2011-2012 Major Requirements
2013-2014 Major Checksheet
2012-2013 Major Checksheet
2011-2012 Major Checksheet

Major Requirements

 

Advising Checksheet

 

For Majors Notified of SMAD Admission in Spring 2009 or Spring 2010
2010-2011 Major Requirements
2009-2010 Major Requirements
2010-2011 Major Checksheet
2009-2010 Major Checksheet
2009-2011 2009-2011

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