Degree requirments for any major at RMU are called "checksheets." The Media Arts department has two separate checksheets: one for the BFA and one for the BA.  All undergraduate degrees at RMU require the 39-credit "RMU core." These are general studies courses that include the acclaimed Communication Skills or COSK courses. Any of the four Media Arts concentrations can be found on either checksheet. For detailed course descriptions, click on Media Arts on RMU's Course Catalog.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Arts (126 credits):

RMU Core - 39 credits
COSK1220 Reading & Writing Strategies or COSK2221 Intercultural Communications
COSK1221 Argument and Research
COSK2220 Public Speaking & Persuasion
COSK2230 Professional Communications
ECON1010 Survey of Economics
ELIT_____ Literature Elective
HIST____ History Elective or
   POLS_____ Political Science Elective


HUMA1010 Humanities: Art and Music
INFS1020 Intro to Decision Support Sys
MATH1050 Math Reasoning / Applications or STAT2110 Statistics
PSYC1010 General Psychology
SOCI1010 Principles of Sociology or
   SOCI1020 Contemporary American Social Problems
_____ Natural Science Elective

Business Studies - 9 credits
ARTM4903 Internship
COMM4800 Media Management

MARK3100 Principles of Marketing

Foundations Studies in Art/Design - 24 credits
ARTM1010 Foundation Studio I
ARTM1011 Foundation Studio II
ARTM1020 2D Design Principles
ARTM1021 3D Design Principles
ARTM1022 Color Theory 


ARTM1023 Introduction to Printmaking
ARTM2005 Introduction to Photography
ARTM3880 Film/Video Aesthetics or
   ARTM2115 Introduction to Typography +

+ required for students in graphic or web design concentrations

Major - 24 credits
ARTM2010 Idea Dev. & Storyboarding
ARTM2020 Digital Imaging
ARTM2110 Introduction to Graphic Design
ARTM2210 Introduction to Web Design 


ARTM2410 Introduction to TV/Video Production
ARTM1030 Survey of Art History I
ARTM____ Media Arts Elective
ARTM____ Media Arts Elective

Pick one of the four concentrations (30 credits):

Concentration in Graphic Design
ARTM1830 History of Visual Communication
ARTM2120 Vector Graphics
ARTM3110 Design Studio I
ARTM3120 Design Studio II
ARTM3130 Production for the Designer
ARTM3140 Corporate ID Design
ARTM3150 Advertising Design
ARTM4010 Senior Studio
ARTM4090 Portfolio
ARTM4110 Advanced Typography 

Concentration in Web Design
ARTM1830 History of Visual Communication
ARTM2120 Vector Graphics
ARTM2220 Designing for New Media
ARTM3110 Design Studio I
ARTM3120 Design Studio II
ARTM3210 HTML Toolbox
ARTM3220 Coding & Scripting
ARTM4010 Senior Studio
ARTM4090 Portfolio
ARTM4210 Interactive Web Animation

Concentration in Photography
ARTM1870 History of Photography
ARTM3300 Digital Photography
ARTM3310 Advance Digital Photography
ARTM3320 Portrait Photography
ARTM3330 Documentary Photography
ARTM3340 Photojournalism
ARTM3350 Commerical Photography I
ARTM4010 Senior Studio
ARTM4090 Portfolio
ARTM4350 Commerical Photography II

Concentration in TV/Video Production
ARTM1840 History of TV/Video
ARTM2050 Writing for the Media
ARTM2430 Video Field Production
ARTM3410 Film/Video Seminar
ARTM3430 TV/Video Post Production
ARTM3430 Motion Graphics
ARTM3870 Film History
ARTM4480 Advanced Video Workshop I
ARTM4490 Advanced Video Workshop II
ARTM____ Media Arts Elective 


Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts (126 credits):

RMU Core - 39 credits
COSK1220 Reading & Writing Strategies or COSK2221 Intercultural Communications
COSK1221 Argument and Research
COSK2220 Public Speaking & Persuasion
COSK2230 Professional Communications
ECON1010 Survey of Economics
ELIT_____ Literature Elective
HIST____ History Elective or
   POLS_____ Political Science Elective


HUMA1010 Humanities: Art and Music
INFS1020 Intro to Decision Support Sys
MATH1050 Math Reasoning / Applications or STAT2110 Statistics
PSYC1010 General Psychology
SOCI1010 Principles of Sociology or
   SOCI1020 Contemporary American Social Problems
_____ Natural Science Elective

Business Studies - 9 credits
ARTM4903 Internship
COMM4800 Media Management

MARK3100 Principles of Marketing

Choose a major course of study (33 credits):

Major/Graphic Design
ARTM1010 Foundation Studio I
ARTM1011 Foundation Studio II
ARTM1020 2D Design Principles
ARTM1021 3D Design Principles
ARTM1022 Color Theory
ARTM1830 History of Visual Communication
ARTM2005 Intro to Photography OR
  ARTM2410 - Intro to TV/Video Production
ARTM2020 Digital Imaging
ARTM2110 Introduction to Graphic Design
ARTM2115 Introduction to Typography
ARTM2210 Introduction to Web Design
 

Major/Web Design
ARTM1010 Foundation Studio I
ARTM1011 Foundation Studio II
ARTM1020 2D Design Principles
ARTM1021 3D Design Principles
ARTM1022 Color Theory
ARTM1830 History of Visual Communication
ARTM2020 Digital Imaging
ARTM2110 Introduction to Graphic Design
ARTM2115 Introduction to Typography
ARTM2210 Introduction to Web Design
ARTM2220 Designing for New Media

 

Major/Photography
ARTM1010 Foundation Studio I
ARTM1011 Foundation Studio II
ARTM1020 2D Design Principles
ARTM1021 3D Design Principles
ARTM1022 Color Theory
ARTM1870 History of Photography
ARTM2005 Introduction to Photography
ARTM2020 Digital Imaging
ARTM2110 Introduction to Graphic Design
ARTM2210 Introduction to Web Design
ARTM2410 Intro to TV/Video Production

Major/TV-Video Production
ARTM1012 Design Fundamentals
ARTM2005 Introduction to Photography
ARTM2020 Digital Imaging
ARTM2110 Introduction to Graphic Design
ARTM2210 Introduction to Web Design
ARTM2410 Introduction to TV/Video Production
ARTM2451 Directing for the Camera
ARTM2455 Screenwriting
ARTM3415 Sound Design
ARTM3425 Color & Lighting Aesthetics
ARTM3880 Film/Video Aesthetics

Choose a concentration that matches the major course of study (21 credits):

Concentration in Graphic Design
ARTM2120 Vector Graphics
ARTM3110 Design Studio I
ARTM3120 Design Studio II
ARTM3130 Production for the Designer
ARTM3140 Corporate ID Design
ARTM3150 Advertising Design
ARTM4090 Portfolio

Concentration in Web Design
ARTM2120 Vector Graphics
ARTM3110 Design Studio I
ARTM3120 Design Studio II
ARTM3210 HTML Toolbox
ARTM3220 Coding & Scripting
ARTM4090 Portfolio
ARTM4210 Interactive Web Animation 

Concentration in Photography
ARTM3300 Digital Photography
ARTM3310 Advance Digital Photography
ARTM3350 Commerical Photography I
ARTM4090 Portfolio
ARTM4350 Commerical Photography II
TWO FROM:
ARTM3320 Portrait Photography
ARTM3330 Documentary Photography
ARTM3340 Photojournalism 

Concentration in TV-Video Production
ARTM1840 History of TV/Video
ARTM2010 Idea Development & Storyboarding
ARTM2430 Video Field Production
ARTM3430 TV/Video Post Production
ARTM3430 Motion Graphics
ARTM3870 Film History
ARTM4480 Advanced Video Workshop I 

 

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