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EPMD - Electronic and Photographic Media


2021-2022 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2021 through 31 May 2022

Please see the Undergraduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.


Course Descriptions

Global Citizenship Program
Knowledge Areas
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ARTS Arts Appreciation
GLBL Global Understanding
PNW Physical & Natural World
QL Quantitative Literacy
ROC Roots of Cultures
SSHB Social Systems & Human Behavior
Global Citizenship Program
Skill Areas
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CRI Critical Thinking
ETH Ethical Reasoning
INTC Intercultural Competence
OCOM Oral Communication
WCOM Written Communication
** Course fulfills two skill areas

 

EPMD 1000 Introduction to Media Production (3)

Beginning students of all communications disciplines learn a certain level of media production literacy. EPMD 1000 incorporates a combination of applied media aesthetics, theory and hands-on production experience in photography, filmmaking, audio and video production. As a core class, EPMD 1000 is preparation for subsequent theory and production courses in the School of Communications. GCP Coding: (ARTS) (OCOM)

EPMD 1001 Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (1)

Adobe Photoshop is an image editing software for manipulating, cropping, resizing and color correcting raster images. This is an introductory course where students will learn the basics of the program as well as a few practical applications.

EPMD 1002 Introduction to Adobe Illustrator (1)

Adobe Illustrator is used by designers and illustrators who want to create digital graphics, logos, illustrations and original typography. This is an introductory course where students will learn the basics of the program as well as a few practical applications.

EPMD 1003 Introduction to Adobe Premiere (1)

Adobe Premiere is a popular professional-grade video editing program. This is an introductory course where students will learn the basics of the program as well as a few practical applications. 

EPMD 1004 Introduction to Adobe After Effects (1)

Adobe After Effects is a digital visual effects, motion graphics and compositing application used in the production of films and videos. This is an introductory course where students will learn the basics of the program as well as a few practical applications. 

EPMD 1005 Introduction to Adobe InDesign (1)

Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing program that can be used to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, presentations, books and ebooks. This is an introductory course where students will learn the basics of the program as well as a few practical applications.

EPMD 1006 Introduction to Adobe Audition (1)

Adobe Audition is a digital audio editing program which includes features such as multitrack, non-destructive mix/edit environment and a non-destructive wave for the editor. This is an introductory course where students will learn the basics of the program as well as a few practical applications.

EPMD 1007 Introduction to Adobe Animate (1)

Adobe Animate is a 2D vector-based animation program used to create animated content for online videos, cartoons, advertisements, games and other interactive media. This is an introductory course where students will learn the basics of the program as well as a few practical applications.

EPMD 1101 Introduction to WordPress (1)

This course covers the basics of using WordPress as both a blogging platform and a CMS (content management system) for a website. Students will learn how to get a blog up and running as well as how to install, customize and market their blog. Additional topics include building and modifying themes and managing plugins to enhance functionality and leveraging your blog to generate ongoing revenue. 

EPMD 1102 Introduction to 3D Printing (1)

This course covers the basics of additive manufacturing (3D printing) and allows the student to get hands-on experience. We begin by learning about all the different materials and processes under the umbrella of additive manufacturing. Then we will build our own 3D modeling software that we will print in class. Throughout this process, we will cover best practices for creating models that are print-ready and appropriate printer settings for different model types. Finally, we will investigate appropriate uses of 3D prints, printing service bureaus and marketplaces for 3D designs and finished goods.

EPMD 2000 Introductory Topics in Media Production (1-3)

Specific introductory topics in media production are offered on a rotating basis. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisites: May vary with topic. 

EPMD 3000 Intermediate Topics in Media Production (1-3)

Specific intermediate topics in media production are offered on a rotating basis. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisites: May vary with topic. 

EPMD 4000 Advanced Topics in Media Production (1-3)

Specific advanced topics in media production are offered on a rotating basis. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisites: May vary with topic.