Sep 25, 2020  
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

New Media


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to graduate: 120

Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate: 2.0

Minimum number of credits required to complete the major: 48

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward major: New Media majors must have a “C-” or better in each course credited to the major.

Other GPA requirements to graduate: Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in the courses in the major field that are credited toward the major.

Required Course(s) for fulfilling Capstone Experience: NMD 498 and NMD 499

Residency Requirement: 24 credits

Course satisfying the writing intensive requirement within the major: NMD 498

Contact Information: Velma Figgins, Administrative Specialist, 5711 Boardman Hall, Room 348, 207-581-4358


The requirements listed on this page are specific to this particular major. Students are also responsible for meeting any graduation requirements set out by their college. Students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) should make sure to review those requirements as stated on the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences  page of the catalog.

For more information about our undergraduate and graduate programs, program learning outcomes, internships, special resources and programs, and career opportunities, see our web site at for a complete description of our undergraduate and graduate programs, program learning outcomes, internships, special resources and programs, and career opportunities, see our web site at https://umaine.edu/newmedia/

Information about the New Media major

Project-Based Requirements: (9 credits)


Students must take all of the following classes:

Category Requirements: (18 credits)


Students must take a minimum of two courses from each of the following three categories, for a total of 18 credits:

New Media Electives (Minimum of 3 credits)


Students must take a minimum of one New Media Elective.  Electives may include any of the New Media Category 1, 2 and 3 courses not already taken or any additional NMD elective courses offered (listed below).  New Media electives may be taken prior to the senior year by planning your schedule appropriately.  New Media elective courses available might include:

Suggested four-year plan for the BA in NMD


The following is the recommended four-year sequencing for courses for New Media majors.  Students may rearrange the ordering of courses with their advisor assuming course prerequisites are met.

First Year - First Semester


First Year - Second Semester


Second Year - First Semester


Second Year - Second Semester


  • New Media Elective Credits: 3 (Required)
  • Category 1 or 2 course
  • General Education Requirement
  • General Education Requirement
  • Minor

Third Year - First Semester


Third Year - Second Semester


Fourth Year - First Semester


Fourth Year - Second Semester


Note:


Students wishing to study abroad should schedule their away time the spring of their sophomore year or the fall of their junior year.

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