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The Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism and Creative Media

SJCM Majors/Minors

Major in Creative Media and Entertainment

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS

126 Total Credit Hours (Includes Butler University Core Requirements)

COM 101                    Rhetoric and the American Democratic Tradition

SW 266-CCM         Media Literacy

                                           Foreign Language of Choice (3 credit hours at 204 level or above)

                                           Communication & Culture course (selected from approved list)

                                           Second major, minor or concentration area required

Description of  Creative Media & Entertainment Major (CME) Major 45 Required Credit Hours

CME majors learn to be storytellers through recording, editing, and delivery of student produced audio/video and web-based content. They gain knowledge about entertainment media through the study of history, genres, authorship, and distribution in order to understand the production and business of entertainment media.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

CME 109                    Fundamentals of Videography and Video Editing

CME 111                     Introduction to Creative Media and Entertainment

CME 209                    Basic Studio Production

CME 211                     Authorship in Film and Television

CME 309                     Documentary Production

CME 311                     Genres in Film and Television

CME 315                     Post-production Techniques

CME 409                     Narrative Production

CME 411                     Entertainment Criticism

CME 440                     Internship

CME 457                     Capstone

WDD 108                     Multimedia Graphics

WDD 219                     Design for the World Wide Web

WDD 306                    Multimedia Design and Production

MI 452                          Entertainment Media and the Law

Minor in Creative Media and Entertainment

Description of  Creative Media & Entertainment (CME) Minor

CME minors learn to be storytellers through recording, editing, and delivery of student produced audio/video and web-based content. They gain knowledge about entertainment media through the study of history, genres, authorship, and distribution in order to understand the production and business of entertainment media.

MINOR REQUIREMENTS
Total for CME Minor 18 Hours

CME 109                    Fundamentals of Videography and Video Editing

CME 111                     Introduction to Creative Media and Entertainment

CME 211                     Authorship in Film and Television

WDD 219                    Design for the World Wide Web

Choose two from the following list:

WDD 108                     Multimedia Graphics

MI 201                           Audio Production

CME 209                     Basic Studio Production

WDD 306                     Multimedia Design and Production

CME 309                     Documentary Production

CME 311                     Genres in Film and Television

CME 315                     Post-production Techniques

CME 390                     Seminar in Creative Media and Entertainment

CME 409                     Narrative Production

CME 411                     Entertainment Criticism

Major in Journalism

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS

126 Total Credit Hours (Includes Butler University Core Requirements)

COM 101                    Rhetoric and the American Democratic Tradition

SW 266-CCM         Media Literacy

                                           Foreign Language of Choice (3 credit hours at 204 level or above)

                                           Communication & Culture course (selected from approved list)

                                           Second major, minor or concentration area required

Description of Journalism Major (JR) - Major 48 Required Credit Hours

JR students obtain rich, hands-on education in multimedia journalism that includes required coursework in audio, video, digital, print, visual and social media, as well as, extensive on-the-ground reporting experience in the nation's 12th largest city and 26th largest media market.

JOURNALISM MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

Required Courses

JR 112                          Introduction to Multimedia Journalism

JR 210                          Reporting and Writing

JR 213                          Broadcast Journalism

JR 312                          Multimedia Journalism

JR 313                          Advanced Broadcast Reporting

JR 325                          Gender and News: Global Views

CCM 330                    Representations of Race and Difference

JR 411                           Multimedia Newsroom

JR 412W                     In-depth Journalism

JR 414                          Media Law

JR 417                          Global Media

JR 420                          Media Ethics

JR 440                          Media Internship

COM 480                    Media Entrepreneurship

Two Approved Electives

JR 112                          Introduction to Multimedia Journalism

JR 309                         Feature Writing

WDD 108                   Multimedia Graphics

JR 317                          Opinion Writing and Reviews

WDD 219                   Design for the World Wide Web

JR 355                         Sports Journalism

WDD 306                  Multimedia Design and Production

SPM 405                    Sports Newsroom

WDD 319                   The User Experience

SPM 458                    Perspectives in Sports Media

CME 411                    Entertainment Criticism

JR 427                         Special Topics in JR

CME 209                   Basic Studio Production

CME 109                    Fundamentals of Videography & Video Editing

Minor in Esports Communication

Description of Esports Communication Minor

The Esports Communication minor builds in-demand skills for the booming esports industry. Students will take courses in esports production, communication, business, marketing, and more as they prepare for careers in the exciting world of esports.

MINOR REQUIREMENTS
Total for Esports Communication Minor 18 hours

SPM 140                     Esports: The World of Competitive Gaming

EI 201                           Real Business Experience I

MK 280                       Principles of Marketing

SPM 325                     Esports Production

Elective Courses (Complete 6 hours from the courses below):

WDD 108                    Multimedia Graphics

JR 112                           Intro to MM Journalism

SPM 220                     Sports Shooting & Editing

COM 245                    Media Analytics

ORG 270                     Organizational Communication

JR 312                           Multimedia Journalism

EI 315                            Creativity & Innovation

STR 356                       Sports Promotion

STR 357                       Tourism & Hospitality Management

MG 360                        Org Behavior

ORG 362                     Leadership and Communication

MK 381                        Prof. Selling in Contemporary Business Environment

SPM 440                    Internship

MI 452                         Entertainment Media & Law

COM 480                   Media Entrepreneurship

Minor in Journalism

Description of  Journalism (JR) Minor

JR students obtain rich, hands-on education in multimedia journalism that includes required coursework in audio, video, digital, print, visual and social media, as well as, extensive on-the-ground reporting experience in the nation's 12th largest city and 26th largest media market.

MINOR REQUIREMENTS
Total for JR Minor 18 hours

JR 112                          Introduction to Multimedia Journalism

JR 113                          Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

JR 210                          Reporting and Writing

JR 213                          Broadcast Journalism

JR 312                          Multimedia Journalism OR

JR 313                          Advanced Broadcast Journalism

One 300/400-level course from the following:

JR 325                          Gender and News: Global Views

JR 409                          Media Economics and Regulation

JR 412 (W)               In-depth Journalism

JR 414                          Media Law

JR 417                          Global Media

JR 420 (C)                Media Ethics

Major in Music Industry Studies

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS

126 Total Credit Hours (Includes Butler University Core Requirements)

COM 101                    Rhetoric and the American Democratic Tradition

SW 266-CCM         Media Literacy

                                           Foreign Language of Choice (3 credit hours at 204 level or above)

                                           Communication & Culture course (selected from approved list)

                                           Second major, minor or concentration area required

Description of Music Industry Studies (MI) - Major 41/42 Required Credit Hours

MI students put into practice information and skills gained in their studies while regularly interacting with music business professionals, creating work examples of which they can be proud, building a valuable network of industry contacts, and graduating with an impressive and useful resume.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

MI 107                          Music Skills for Industry Professionals

MI 109                          Survey of the Music Industry

MS 100                         Basic Excel Skills for Business

MI 201                          Audio Production

MI 222                          History of the Music Industry

MI 252                          Theories and Techniques of Sound Recording

MK 280                         Principles of Marketing

ME 330                          Self-Representation for Musicians

MI 352                           Music Industry Business Practices

MI 353                           Audio for Video, OR

MI 355                           Artist Management, OR

MI 357                           Experiential Application in Entertainment

MI 360                          Music Industry Practicum

ME 430                        E-Portfolio Capstone

MI 440                          Internship

MI 452                          Entertainment Media and the Law

MI 461                          Music Industry Capstone

Two credit hours form the following courses:

AM ___                          Applied Music, OR

ES ____                          Ensemble

One course from the following:

AC 203                          Introduction to Accounting, OR

EC 231                          Principles of Microeconomics, OR

MT 440                        Electronic Music

One course from the following:

MH 308                        Music in Global Contexts (3), OR

MH 408                        History and Literature of Jazz (3), OR

MT 244                        Jazz Improvisation (2) AND one additional AM or ES credit (1)

Minor in Music Industry Studies

Description of Music Industry Studies (MI) Minor

MI students put into practice information and skills gained in their studies while regularly interacting with music business professionals, creating work examples of which they can be proud, building a valuable network of industry contacts, and graduating with an impressive and useful resume.

MINOR REQUIREMENTS
Total for MI Minor 21 Hours

MI 109                          Survey of the Music Industry

MI 201                          Audio Production

MI 222                          History of the Entertainment Industry

MI 352                          Music Industry Business Practices

MI 461                          Music Industry Capstone

Choose two from the following list:

MI 107                          Music Skills for Industry Professionals

MI 252                          Theories and Techniques of Sound Recording

MI 360                          Music Industry Practicum

MI 452                          Entertainment Media and the Law

MI 440                          Internship

Major in Sports Media

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS

126 Total Credit Hours (Includes Butler University Core Requirements)

COM 101                    Rhetoric and the American Democratic Tradition

SW 266-CCM         Media Literacy

                                           Foreign Language of Choice (3 credit hours at 204 level or above)

                                           Communication & Culture course (selected from approved list)

                                           Second major, minor or concentration area required

Description of Sports Media Major (SPM) - Major 41/42 Required Credit Hours

SPM offers a solid foundation in media production, writing, and multimedia storytelling. Hands-on opportunities provide students with the skills and understanding necessary to thrive in the modern sports media landscape. SPM has a strong relationship with the vibrant Indianapolis sports scene. It regularly hosts speakers from the sports media industry and often sends students out to work with events/organizations such as the Indy 500, the Indiana Pacers, the Indianapolis Colts, the Big Ten Football Championship, and the NCAA.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

SPM 101                       Introduction to Sports Media

SPM 120                       Introduction to Sports Production

SPM 220                       Sports Shooting and Editing

SPM 320                       Live Sports Production

SPM 458                       Perspectives in Sports Media OR

CCM 470                      Sports, Media and Culture

SPM 405                       Sports Newsroom

SPM 400                       Sports Media Capstone

SPM 440                       Internship

JR 112                             Introduction to Multimedia Journalism

JR 210                            Reporting and Writing

JR 312                            Multimedia Journalism

JR 414                            Media Law OR

CME 452                      Entertainment Media and the Law

COM 245                      Media Analytics

COM 480                      Media Entrepreneurship

STR 356                         Sports Promotion

One elective from the following approved courses:

SPM 101                       Introduction to Sports Media

SPM 140                       Esports: The World of Competitive Gaming

JR 412                            In-Depth Journalism

SPM 310                       Sports Fan Identity, Attitudes, and Behaviors

JR 417                            Global Media

SPM 390                      Special Topics

JR 421                           Media Ethics

SPM 458                      Perspectives in Sports Media

JR 427                           Special Topics

JR 325                           Gender and News: Global Views

CCM 470                     Media, Sports and Culture

JR 409                           Media Economics and Regulation

CCM 390                      Special Topics

JR 414                            Media Law

CME 452                      Entertainment Media and the Law

JR 411                             Multimedia Newsroom

Major in Web Design and Development

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS

126 Total Credit Hours (Includes Butler University Core Requirements)

COM 101                    Rhetoric and the American Democratic Tradition

SW 266-CCM         Media Literacy

                                           Foreign Language of Choice (3 credit hours at 204 level or above)

                                           Communication & Culture course (selected from approved list)

                                           Second major, minor or concentration area required

Description of Web Design and Development Major (WDD) - Major 36 Required Credit Hours

WDD provides students with hands-on experience designing and developing responsive interactive websites, database-driven websites, and applications for any mobile operating system while incorporating user-friendly design principles and current accessibility standards.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

WDD 108                     Multimedia Graphics

WDD 219                     Design for the World Wide Web

WDD 306                     Multimedia Design & Production

WDD 308                     Interactive Design

WDD 319                     The User Experience

WDD 419                     Interactive Web Development

WDD 422                     New Media Distribution

WDD 440                     Web Design and Development Internship

MI 452                           Entertainment Media and the Law

CME 457                      Capstone

CS 142                            Introduction to Computer Science and Programming

MK 280                         Principles of Marketing

Minor in Web Design and Development

Description for Web Design and Development (WDD) Minor

WDD provides students with hands-on experience designing and developing responsive interactive websites, database-driven websites, and applications for any mobile operating systems while incorporating user-friendly design principles and current accessibility standards.

MINOR REQUIREMENTS
Total for WDD Minor 18 Hours

WDD 108                    Multimedia Graphics

WDD 219                    Design for the World Wide Web

WDD 306                    Multimedia Design & Production

WDD 308                    Interactive Design

Choose two from the following list:

MK 280                        Intro to Marketing

WDD 319                    The User Experience

WDD 419                    Interactive Web Development

WDD 422                    New Media Distribution

The information found on this website with respect to major/minor/program requirements is primarily directed at providing prospective students a general roadmap of the curriculum. Current Butler students are expected to review their degree audit report at my.butler.edu and speak with their advisor regularly for detailed information regarding their specific degree requirements and their progress toward degree completion.