Requirements for the Major in ICT

The Major in Information, Communication, and Technology is a forty-two (42) semester hour program. Course descriptions and an overview of the program of study for the ICT major is available here:


Required Courses

ICT majors must complete three foundation courses (9 credit hours) and two capstone courses (6 credit hours).

Foundation Courses (9 credit hours required)

  • LIS 3267 Information Science (3)
  • LIS 3353 Information Technologies (3)
  • MMC 2000 Introduction to the Mass Media (3)

Capstone Courses (6 credit hours required)

  • LIS 4708 Perspectives on Information Technology (3)
  • LIS 4910 IT Project Management (3)

Electives

ICT majors must also take a minimum of twenty-seven (27) semester hours of electives in the following areas:

Research Skills (3 credit hours from the following list)

  • ADV 4603 Account Planning (3)
  • LIS 3201 Research and Data Analysis in Information Technology (3)

Technical Skills (6 credit hours from the following list)

  • COM 4470 Desktop Multimedia (3) OR DIG 3118 Digital Graphic Design
  • LIS 3793 Information Architecture (3) OR LIS 4351 User Experience Design (3)
  • LIS 4368 Advanced Web App Development (3)
  • LIS 4380 Social Media Management (3)
  • LIS 4381 Mobile App Development (3)

Oral Communication Skills (3 credit hours from the following list)

  • SPC 1017 Fundamentals of Speech (3)
  • SPC 2608 Public Speaking (3)

Written Communication Skills (3 credit hours from the following list)

  • LIS 3021 Technical Communication (3) OR IFS 3108 Technical Communication in the Information Age
  • LIS 4022 Writing for Information Professions (3)

Strategies (6 credit hours from the following list)

  • ADV 3008 Principles of Advertising (3)
  • ADV 3410 Hispanic Marketing Communication (3)
  • LIS 4772 Intro to Consumer Health Informatics (3) OR IFS 3037 Empowering Health Consumers in the eHealth Era
  • PUR 3000 Introduction to Public Relations (3)
  • RTV 3001 Media Techniques (3)

Perspectives (6 credit hours from the following list)

  • ADV 4411 Multicultural Marketing (3)
  • COM 3332 New Communication Technology & Contemporary Society (3)
  • COM 3420 OR IFS 3033 Media, Culture and the Environment (3)
  • COM 4941r Application of Instructional Methods (1-3)
  • LIS 4480 IT Leadership (3)
  • MMC 4300 Communication and Change: The Diffusion of Innovations
  • LIS 4940r IT Internship (1-6)
  • LIS 4930 Special Topics (3)
  • COM 4905r Directed Individual Study (1-3)
  • LIS 4905r Directed Individual Study (1-3)

For more information, contact:

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