Curriculum Requirements 

Core Courses
CIM 111Web Lab3
CIM 120Internet, Media, and Society3
CIM 211Interaction Design3
COM 250Freedom of Expression and Communication Ethics3
CIM 540Intro to Creative Coding3
CIM 542Physical Computing3
CIM 593Dynamic Data3
Advanced Writing and Communication Skills Requirement
COS 211Public Speaking3
or COS 333 Business Communication
CIM 126Introduction to Screenwriting3
or JMM 108 Writing for the Digital Age
Electives
Select 9-10 credits from list 9-10
Introduction to Digital Filmmaking
Introduction to Game Design
360 Immersive Storytelling
Mobile Application Development
Internet and Media Activism
Social Impact Games
Internship in Cinema and Interactive Media
Projects and Directed Research
UX Research Methods
Advanced 3D Character Design and Motion Capture
Visual Design
Graphic Design for Strategic Communication
Web and Media Analytics
Information Graphics and Visualization
Media Technology
Multimedia II/ Animation
Multimedia III
Cybersecurity: An Introduction to Security in Cyberspace
Computer Programming I
Additional electives and special topics courses may be substituted with approval of departmental adviser or department chair.
Portfolio Requirement 3
Interactive Media Studio
Additional Requirements
ENG 105 & ENG 1066
Arts & Humanities Cognate9
People & Society Cognate9
Minor, Second Major and Electives57
Total Credit Hours120-121

Upper Level Elective Requirement

36 credits at the 300 level or higher are required for graduation. These credits may be earned from your major, minor and/or second major, and electives. 

*This program is Pending Board of Trustee Approval

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredit Hours
CIM 111 Web Lab 3
CIM 120 Internet, Media, and Society 3
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
MTH 113, JMM 285,
Finite Mathematics
or Applied Statistics for Journalism and Media Management
or Statistical Reasoning for Strategic Communication
3
Arts & Humanities Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
CIM 211 Interaction Design 3
CIM 540 Intro to Creative Coding 3
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
Arts & Humanities Cognate 3
People & Society Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Sophomore Year
Fall
CIM 593 Dynamic Data 3
COM 250 Freedom of Expression and Communication Ethics 3
Arts & Humanities Cognate 3
People & Society Cognate 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
CIM 126 or JMM 108 Introduction to Screenwriting
or Writing for the Digital Age
3
CIM 542 Physical Computing 3
People & Society Cognate 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
Fall
Select 3 credits Interactive Media Electives from UM Bulletin 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
Select 3 credits in Interactive Media Electives from UM Bulletin 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
Fall
Select 3 credits Interactive Media Electives from UM Bulletin 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
CIM 515 Interactive Media Studio 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120

*This program is Pending Board of Trustee Approval