Electives

Elective courses provide students with an interdisciplinary platform that can be tailored to each student’s professional and scholarly interests. A minimum of 12 Elective credits are required. Students may choose Elective credits from any of the pre-approved NMCC course listings in Electives, Methods, or Topics. Pre-approved Electives include a robust portfolio of production-oriented classes as well as a range of thematic courses related to new technologies. Alternately, students may create customized study plans by pursuing the following options:

1.  Students may petition to substitute other relevant courses for courses on this list if considered germane to an individual student’s program in new media and culture. For example, a course on the topic of Copyrights (LAW 667) would be considered relevant to an Art History student’s research on contemporary appropriation art. See NMCC Petition Guidelines.

2.  Students also may petition to have non-new media courses count toward the Electives requirement if the majority of the student’s research in the course involves the production of new media content (websites, databases, blogs, digital arts, creation of new digital tools, etc.). For example, a course on Orientalism (COLT 562)  in which the student created an interactive website on the topic of Edward Said could count toward the certificate in the Elective category. See NMCC Petition Guidelines.

 

Potential Elective Courses

Some courses may have registration restrictions; refer to Schedule of Classes for details. (For Electives offered this year, refer to current courses.)

 

Any pre-approved Methods Courses

Any pre-approved Topics Courses

 

AAD 510 | Studying Media Boundaries

AAD 510 | Media Publics

AAD 510 | Media Management Praxis

AAD 607 | Comparative Technologies in Arts Administration

ARTD 507 | The Cinema Effect

ARTD 510 | Data Visualization

ARTD 510 | Art of Surveillance

ARTD 512 | Experiment Animation

ARTD 513 | Emerging Technologies

ARTD 516 | Programming for Artists

ARTD 571 | 3-D Computer Imaging

ARTD 571 | 3-D Computer Animation

ARTD 578 | Multimedia Design II

CIS 510 | Intro to Gaming Programming

CIS 553 | Data Mining

CIS 572 | Machine Learning

COLT 560 | Deleuze and Guattari

EALL 607 | East Asian Cinema

EDST 522/615 | Technology Education

EDUC 640 | Applied Statistics Design

EDUC 640 | Regression

ENG 581 | Theories of the Moving Image

ENG 585 | Television Studies

ENG 596 | Feminist Film Critique

ENG 695 | Queer TV Studies

ENG 695 | Film Studies Media

FLR 585 | Film and Folklore

FLR 684 | Folklore Fieldwork

GEOG 607 | Geography of Science & Technology

J 512 | Issues in Communication Studies: Digital Freedom

J 512 | Issues in Communication Studies: Political Economy of Media

J 512 | Issues in Communication Studies: Citizen Media

J 512 | Top Comedy in Media

J 512 | Top How to Watch TV

J 536 | Top Magazine Design

J 536 | Flux Magazine Design

J 560 | Topics in Brand Development: Interactive Media

J 560 | Topics in Brand Development: Digital Strategy

J 560 | Topics in Brand Development: Design for Media

J 560 | Topics in Brand Development: Digital Production

J 560 | Topics in Brand Development: Digital Publishing

J 560 | Topics in Brand Development: Digital Social Brand

J 563 | Social Media Content

J 563 | Topics in Specialized Reporting: Digital Urban Journalism

J 566 | Topics in Advanced Photojournalism: Digital Storytelling

J 566 | Topics in Advanced Photojournalism: Multimedia Storytelling

J 580 | Social Media Strategy for Public Relations

J 596 | Top Philosophy of Communication

J 610 | Sex, Media, and Regulation

J 610 | Ecofeminism & Media

J 617 | Strategic Communication Theory and Research

J 641 | Qualitative Methods

J 646 | Political Economy of Communication

J 652 | Communication and Politics

JPN 510 | Japanese Cinema Studies

LA 517 | Computer Aided Landscape Architecture Design

LAW 610 | IP Survey

LAW 610 | IP Licensing

LAW 610 | Current Topics in IP

MUS 546 | Computer Music Applications

MUS 547 | Digital Audio and Sound Design

MUS 548 | Interactive Media Performance

MUS 549 | Creativity in Technology

MUS 570 | History of Electronic Music

MUS 576 | Digital Audio Workstation Tech I

MUS 577 | Digital Audio Workstation Tech II

MUS 578 | Digital Audio Workstation Tech III

MUS 582 | Audio Record Technique III

MUS 645 | Advanced Electronic Composition

PPPM 507 | Mobile GIS

PPPM 536 | Applied GIS and Social Planning

PSY 610 | Structural Equation Modeling