Students must complete a minimum of 45 credit hours at the graduate level with an average of B and no grade lower than a C-. Prior written approval is required from both the chair of the interactive media program and the director of graduate studies for transfer credit hours, for course substitutions as well as for taking a course at another university.

Students are required to register for a capstone project seminar. To register for this course, students must complete all courses with a standing 3.0 GPA. The capstone course is designed to help students define and execute their final projects. To graduate, students must complete and present a fully articulated capstone project and related documentation.

Students must complete all master’s degree requirements within 6 years.

Core Courses (Year One)
JMM 622Infographics And Data Visualization3
CIM 640Intro to Creative Coding3
CIM 643Intro To Systems: Designing Interactivity3
CIM 690Building Interfaces3
Other Required Courses
CIM 622Ux Research3
CIM 636Collaborative Innovation Laboratory3
CIM 645Managing Interactive Media Projects3
Specializations12
Interaction Design Sequence
Physical Computing And Prototyping
UI DESIGN
Dynamic Data: Building Database Driven Websites
Mobile Application Development
Game Design Sequence
Physical Computing And Prototyping
UI DESIGN
Game Development Studio
Special Topics in Motion Pictures (3D Characters / Motion Capture)
Foundation of Screenwriting
Sound Design
Interactive Storytelling
Seminar in Visual Storytelling
Foundation of Screenwriting
Writing the Short Film
Introduction to Editing
Special Topics in Motion Pictures (- 3D Characters / Motion Capture)
Sound Design
Cinematography
Data Journalism and Visualization
Media Law and Ethics Seminar
Seminar in Visual Storytelling
Spatial Data Analysis I
Methods of Communication Research
Dynamic Data: Building Database Driven Websites
Health Design
Dynamic Data: Building Database Driven Websites
Survey Of Health Communication
Culture And Health
Organizations, Communication Health
Health Communication Interventions
Electives9
Students will be able to take 12 elective credits (four classes) of their choice under guidance of their advisor.
Capstone
CIM 691Capstone3
Total Credit Hours45