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    Dakota State University
  Dec 17, 2017
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

English for New Media, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science in English for New Media is designed to prepare students for a quickly emerging market for graduates who can manage many aspects of writing and publishing, both in traditional and new media venues.  Students learn to read carefully, to write well, and to understand the many ways that an audience can be engaged.  Their studies include a strong literary background in the tradition of writing and reading.  Students learn to edit many kinds of publications and to use computers to design, create, and analyze many kinds of texts.  They learn the ways in which an organization can reach and motivate its readers and customers.  Graduates with this degree can enter the job market as writers and publishing managers for software companies, newspapers and publishing firms, multimedia outlets, and any organization with a public face.  They can work in public relations using emerging technologies in communications.  They can enter into various careers in government, business, and retail.  This major promotes a creative problem solving approach that is increasingly important as publishing and communication technologies advance.  Graduates will be prepared to use current technologies and to adapt to new ones.

System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)

Majors must take ART 121 , ENGL 210  and SOC 285  as part of the System-wide General Education Requirement.

Choose 9 credits from the following (9 Credits)

*Since content varies, course may be repeated.

Electives (17 Credits)