Undergraduate Catalog 2005-07

VI.UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

CORE CURRICULUM

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES, ARTS, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

H-E-B SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION

DREEBEN SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

SCHOOL OF EXTENDED STUDIES


SCHOOL OF INTERACTIVE MEDIA AND DESIGN

Communication Arts (COMM)
Computer Graphic Arts (CART)
Computer Information Systems (CIS)
Fashion Management (FMGT)
Interior Environmental Design (INTD)

SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE, AND ENGINEERING

FEIK SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS

THE SCHOOL OF INTERACTIVE MEDIA AND DESIGN

The School of Interactive Media and Design is a newly created school at the University of the Incarnate Word. The school integrates existing programs in a dynamic, thoughtful and cohesive way in an effort to better serve the needs of the Incarnate Word student. The School of Interactive Media and Design programs emphasize the use of technology and provide students with a firm foundation in theory as well as application. Students participating in these programs develop the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to become effective professionals in their selected careers.

The School of Interactive Media and Design offers undergraduate programs in Computer Graphic Arts, Interior Environmental Design, Communication Arts and Computer Information Systems. The school also houses for the Juren Sullivan Center for Fashion Management. Each of these programs is described in more detail in the sections under the appropriate department.

COMMUNICATION ARTS (COMM)
[Course Descriptions, page 190]

Within a liberal arts curriculum, the goals of the Communication Arts program are to cultivate the student’s imagination and creativity through mastery of the technical skills needed to become effective professionals in the field of communications; to create an environment which fosters the exploration of diverse perspectives and encourages critical interpretation of ideas, images, and symbols; and to encourage students to use their skills and resources to serve their community and society, so that they are prepared to participate confidently, ethically, and competently as concerned and enlightened citizens.

Major requirements for a Bachelor of Arts:

  1. 21 semester hours in required Communication Arts courses:
    COMM 1301 Introduction to Mass Communication
    COMM 2310 Theories of Communication
    COMM 2315 Writing for the Media
    COMM 4315 Media Ethics
    COMM 4328 Internship
    COMM 4332 Law and the Media
    COMM 4390 Senior Portfolio
  2. COMM 1305 Computer Literacy for Communication Arts
  3. 15 semester hours in one of the following tracks (A, B, C, D ):
    1. New Media, Technology and Production
      1. 12 semester hours chosen from the following:
        COMM 2320 Audio Production I
        COMM 2358 Video Production I
        COMM 3340 Computer Graphics and Visual Communications
        COMM 3359 Video Production II

      2. 6 semester hours chosen from the following:
        COMM 2357 Photography
        COMM 3320 Aesthetics of Vision and Sound
        COMM 3325 Writing the Script
        COMM 3358 Digital Photography
        COMM 3365 Multimedia Design and Production
        COMM 3380 Announcing/Performance
        COMM 3390 Radio Practicum
        COMM 4305 Communications, Technology and Society
        COMM 4322 Seminar in Selected Film Topics
        COMM 4340 Design, Layout & Print Production
        COMM 4347 Electronic Publishing & Web Design
        COMM 4359 Corporate/Educational Video
        COMM 4358 Producing/Directing Seminar
        COMM 4361 Advanced Audio Production

      3. 6 additional semester hours in Communication Arts
    2. Journalism
      1. 12 semester hours from the following:
        COMM 2345 Introduction to Desktop Publishing
        COMM 2354 Journalism I
        COMM 3317 Diversity in the Media
        COMM 3354 Journalism II
        COMM 3355 Publications Practicum
      2. 6 semester hours chosen from the following:
        COMM 2345 Introduction to Desktop Publishing
        COMM 3317 Diversity in the Media
        COMM 3358 Digital Photography
        COMM 3330 The Impact of Media on Society
        COMM 3340 Computer Graphics and Visual Communications
        COMM 3353 Television Journalism
        COMM 3355 Publications Practicum
        COMM 4335 News and Feature Editing
        COMM 4340 Design, Layout & Print Production
        COMM 4347 Electronic Publishing & Web Design
        COMM 4348 Journalism History
        COMM 4350 Photojournalism
        COMM 4352 Radio Journalism
        COMM 4355 Magazine Article Writing3) 6 additional semester hours in upper-division Communication Arts
    3. Media Studies
      1. 12 semester hours from the following:
        COMM 3330 The Impact of Media on Society
        COMM 3340 Computer Graphics and Visual Communications
        COMM 4305 Communications Technology and Society
        COMM 4310 Communication Research

      2. 6 semester hours in one of the following:
        COMM 2354 Journalism I
        COMM 3317 Diversity in the Media
        COMM 3320 Aesthetics of Vision and Sound
        COMM 3325 Writing the Script
        COMM 3353 Television Journalism
        COMM 4322 Seminar in Selected Film Topics
        COMM 4348 Journalism History
        COMM 4399 Selected Topics

      3. 6 additional semester hours in Communication Arts
    4. Speech Communications
      1. 12 semester hours from the following:
        SPCH 2321 Voice and Diction
        SPCH 3371 Persuasion
        COMM 4340 Design, Layout & Print Production
        SPCH 4371 Interpersonal Communication

      2. 6 semester hours from the following:
        SPCH 2341 Business and Professional Communication
        SPCH 3321 Oral Interpretation of Literature
        SPCH 3391 Nonverbal Communication
        SPCH 4391 Great Speakers of the 20th Century
        SPCH 4395 Practicum in Speech Communication
        COMM 3320 Aesthetics of Vision and Sound
        COMM 3330 The Impact of Media on Society
        COMM 4399 Selected Topics

      3. 6 additional semester hours in Communication Arts
  4. SPCH 1311 Public Speaking (required CORE elective)
  5. 9 semester hours of English as follows (6 semester hours must be upper division):
    ENGL 2365 Professional and Technical Communication
    6 semester hours upper division English
    (ENGL 3375 Creative Writing is recommended but not required)
  6. 6 semester hours of electives in any discipline-related field: art, music, speech, cultural studies
    theatre arts, business, computer graphic arts, political science, history, english, or psychology.
    [Note: courses taken for the CORE requirement do not satisfy this requirement.]
    Requirements for a Minor in Communication Arts:
    COMM 1301, 9 additional hours in COMM, 6 of which must be upper division.

COMPUTER GRAPHIC ARTS (CART)
[Course Descriptions, page 230]

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Graphic Arts
The computer graphic art program prepares students to pursue careers in the field of computer-generated imagery including web design, multimedia production, print design and publication, and 3D animation. Graduates find work as web designers, graphic designers, multimedia specialist, 3D animators, and game creators. In addition to layout, illustration, and cinematic skills, students learn
professional production values and practices.

The 128-hour program requires a 48-hour major with 33 elective hours
suggested in optional emphasis areas of the CART program as determined by the student and his or her advisor.

Requirement for a Major in Computer Graphic Arts:

ARTS 1301 Drawing I
ARTS 3357 Intro to Photography or THAR 3363 Light Design
PHIL 3375 Aesthetics: Philosophy of Art and Beauty
or other upper level PHIL course
ARTH 3362 Art History: Renaissance through Modern
ARTH 4361 Twentieth Century Art or other upper level ARTH course or
INTD 3362/3363 History of Architecture and Furniture
CART 1100 Orientation to CART
CART 1301 Introduction to Computer Graphics
CART 1302 Digital Imaging
CART 1380 Foundations of Digital Design
CART 1390 Typography
CART 4100 Commercial Arts Seminar (Must be taken 3 times)
CART 4301 Advanced Projects Practicum
CART 4302 Cooperative Education Internship
or repeat Advanced Projects Practicum
CART 4303 Senior Portfolio


And one of the following two areas of concentration:
3D Animation Emphasis
CART 2301 3D Animation I: Modeling
CART 23113 D Animation II: Animation
CART 3301 3D Animation III: Narrative Animation
CART 33113 D Animation IV: Character Animation
CART 3321 History of Animation
CART 4311 3DV: Animation V: Production
Graphic Design Emphasis
CART 2300 Web Design I: Introduction to Web Design
CART 2310 Print Design I: Introduction to Design for Print
CART 3300 Web Design II: Advanced Web Design
CART 3310 Print Design II: Visual Systems
CART 4300 Web Design II: Web/Multimedia/Database Integration
CART 4310 Print III: Information Design

Requirements for a Minor in Computer Graphic Arts:

Two ART 1300 level courses and CART 2301, 2311, 2300, and 2310

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEM (CIS)
[Course Descriptions, page 232]

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS).
With an emphasis on global applicability, the Computer Information Systems program provides students with a broad base of theoretical and
experiential knowledge ranging from technical computer science to practical business applications. The graduate is prepared to plan, design and build
computers and networks from components, and install, configure, protect, administer, program and apply system and application software for a diversity of organizations to aid them in making decisions and in performing their
operations more effectively and efficiently.

A Minor in Computer Information Systems is available for students who wish to enhance their chosen field of study since computer information
systems and concepts are employed in nearly all organizations today.

Major Requirements in Computer Information Systems
The CIS Major consists of 8 required courses (24 credits) plus 2 courses
(6 credits) in one area of concentration. Additional supporting courses (15 credits) provide a base of understanding about the environment in which computer
information systems are implemented in practice.

CIS* 2325 Personal Productivity Applications
CIS* 2328 Hardware and Systems Software
CIS 2335 Network +
CIS* 2330 Programming Languages I
CIS 2340 Windows Operating Systems
CIS 2350 UNIX/Linux Operating Systems
CIS* 3367 Networks and Telecommunications
CIS 4310 Management of Technology
* Cross-referenced with BINF – CIS and BINF students are together in these classes

Areas of concentration:
Database and Website Management
CIS 3310 Database Management Systems
CIS 4368 Website Development
Computer Programming
CIS 3330 Programming Languages II
CIS 4368 Website Development
Windows Networking
CIS 3340 Windows Client-Server Networking
CIS 4340 Windows Security
UNIX/Linux Networking
CIS 3350 UNIX/Linux Client-Server Networking
CIS 4350 UNIX/Linux Security
Supporting courses:
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics
ACCT 2310 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 2312 Principles of Accounting II
BINF 2321 Introduction to Information Systems

Minor Requirements in Computer Information Systems
To earn a CIS Minor, successfully complete 12 credits from the following courses:

Two of the following lower level courses:
BINF 2321 Introduction to Information Systems, CIS/BINF 2325 Personal Productivity Applications, CIS/BINF 2328 Hardware & System Software, CIS 2335 Network +, CIS/BINF 2330 Programming Languages I, CIS 2340 Windows Operating Systems or CIS 2350 UNIX/Linux Operating Systems.

Two of the following upper level courses:
CIS 3310 Database Systems, CIS/BINF 3330 Programming Languages II, CIS 3340 Windows Client-Server Networking, CIS 3350 UNIX/Linux Client-Server Networking, CIS/BINF 3367 Networks & Telecommunications, CIS 4310 Management of Technology, CIS 4340 Windows Security, CIS 4350 UNIX/Linux Security or CIS 4368 Website Development.

JUREN SULLIVAN CENTER FOR FASHION MANAGEMENT

FASHION MANAGEMENT (FMGT)
[Course Descriptions, page 252]

Concentration on Design
Fashion Management students with a concentration in Design learn to apply the basic principles of design and creativity in developing fashionable attire. Students will be taught the application of artistic and creative design elements, selection and use of fabrics and textiles, and the techniques for transforming design concepts into garments in order to create a final saleable product.

Concentration in Merchandising
Fashion Management with a concentration in Merchandising was
developed for students desiring careers in fashion retailing, either in
department or specialty stores. This program provides the students with a background in fashion design and construction, as well as the skills required for a successful career in fashion retailing through courses in design,
merchandising, and business administration.

Major Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts:

  1. 5 semester hours in fashion management, merchandising, and design to include:
    1. Required courses:
      FMGT 1122 Apparel Construction II
      FMGT 1331 Psychology of Clothing
      FMGT 1432 Construction Details
      FMGT 2341 Textiles
      FMER 2381 Fashion Merchandising
      FMGT 3321 Fashion Illustration I
      FMGT 3325 Costume History
      FMER 3383 Mathematics for Retail Buying
      FMGT 4331 Fashion Show Production
      FMER 4382 Professional Practice: Theory
      ACCT 2301 Accounting for Non-Business Majors
      BMKT 3331 Principles of Marketing

    2. Electives and required courses as necessary in selected concentration

Concentration in Fashion Design

FMGT 2121 Intermediate Clothing
FMGT 3322 Fashion Illustration II
FMGT 3328 Tailoring
FMGT 3331 Pattern Engineering I
FMGT 3332 Pattern Engineering II
FMGT 4130 Pre-Seasonal Collections
FMGT 4325 Draping
FMGT 4330 Seasonal Collections
FMGT 4332 CAD for Fashion Design
ARTS 1301 Drawing I or ARTS 1311 Design I

Concentration in Fashion Merchandising

FMER 2383 Visual Merchandising
BLAW 3317 Business Law I
BMKT 3333 Advertising
BMKT 3334 Service Marketing
BMGT 3340 Management Theory and Practice
BMKT 3340 Retailing
BMGT 3354 Human Resource Management
FMER 4380 Textiles and Apparel in the International Economy

Fashion Management Minor
(18 hours, at least 6 credit hours of which must be upper division courses)

FMGT 1331 Psychology of Clothing
FMGT 2341 Textiles
FMGT 2342 Advanced Textiles
FMGT 2381 Fashion Merchandising
FMGT 2383 Visual Merchandising
FMGT 3321 Fashion Illustration I
FMGT 3325 Costume History
FMGT 4324 Fashion Design
FMGT 4332 Fashion Show Production
FMGT 4380 Textiles and Apparel in the Global Economy

Fashion Design Minor
(16 hours, at least 6 credit hours of which must be upper division courses)

FMGT 1122 (required) Apparel Construction II
FMGT 1432 (required) Construction Details
Twelve credit hours to be selected from the following:
FMGT 1331 Psychology of Clothing
FMGT 2121 Intermediate Clothing
FMGT 2341 Textiles
FMGT 3321 Fashion Illustration I
FMGT 3322 Fashion Illustration II
FMGT 3328 Tailoring
FMGT 3331 Pattern Engineering I
FMGT 3332 Pattern Engineering II
FMGT 4325 Draping

Fashion Merchandising Minor
(12-18 hours, at least 6 hours of which must be upper division courses)

FMGT 1331 Psychology of Clothing
FMGT 2341 Textiles
FMGT 2342 Advanced Textiles
FMGT 2381 Fashion Merchandising
FMGT 2383 Visual Merchandising
FMGT 3325 Costume History
FMGT 3340 Management Theory and Practice
FMGT 3382 Store Operations
FMGT 3383 Math for Retail Buying
FMGT 4380 Textiles and Apparel in the Global Economy

Textile Minor
(12 hours)

FMGT 1122 Apparel Construction II
FMGT 2341 Textiles
FMGT 2342 Advanced Textiles
FMGT 3328 Tailoring
FMGT 3332 Pattern Engineering II
FMGT 4324 Fabric Design
FMGT 4332 CAD for Fashion Design
FMGT 4380 Textiles and Apparel in the Global Economy

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS: FASHION MANAGEMENT

This program is intended for students who are not planning to currently complete the Bachelor of Arts degree but are interested in entering the field of fashion management. Students must complete 34 core curriculum hours as defined by the University and the required community service hours. In addition students must satisfy the requirements in the concentration.

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS: FASHION DESIGN CONCENTRATION (30 Hours)

ARTS 1301 Drawing I
FMGT 1122 Apparel II
FMGT 1331 Psychology of Clothing
FMGT 1432 Construction Details
FMGT 2341 Textiles
FMGT 3321 Illustration I
FMGT 3325 Costume History
ARTS 1311 Design Elements
FMGT 2111 Intermediate Clothing
FMGT 3331 Pattern Engineering I
FMGT 4324 Draping

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS: FASHION MERCHANDISING CONCENTRATION (30 Hours)

  1. Required Courses
    FMGT 2341 Textiles
    FMGT 2381 Fashion Merchandising
    FMGT 3325 Costume History
    FMGT 3383 Math for Retail Buying
    ACCT 2301 Accounting for Non-Business Majors
    BMKT 3331 Principles of Marketing
    FMER 2382 Visual Merchandising
    FMER 4380 Textiles and Apparel in the International Economy
  2. Six hours from the following:
    BLAW 3317 Business Law I
    BMKT 3333 Advertising
    BMKT 3334 Service Marketing
    BMGT 3340 Management Theory and Practice
    BMKT 3340 Retailing
    BMGT 3354 Human Resource Management

INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN (INTD)
[Course Descriptions, page 258]

This program is designed to provide students with the skills and tools necessary for a career in the field of interior design, either as an employee of a design firm or as a self-employed designer. Students will study architectural skills and will learn how to relate structure to substance to make the living or working environment both more aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly.

Major Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts:

1.  70 semester hours in Interior Design:

INTD            1355            Introduction to Architectural Design
INTD            1358            Introduction to Architectural Drawing & Illustration
INTD            1361            Architectural Drawing I
INTD            1362            Architectural Drawing II
INTD            2320            Construction, Architectural Components, Systems and Codes
INTD            2363            Architectural Graphics I
INTD            2364            Color Theory
INTD            2365            Architectural Graphics II
INTD            2370            Lighting and Design
INTD            2375            Space Planning
INTD            3311            Business Interiors
INTD            3350            Interior Materials
INTD            3362            History of Architecture and Furniture I
INTD            3363            History of Architecture and Furniture II
INTD            3367            Interior Design I
INTD            3370            Interior Design II
INTD            3473            Computer Aided Drafting and Design
INTD            3375            Interior Design III
INTD            4320            Design II
INTD            4361            Work Experience in Interior Design
INTD            4363            Environmental Controls
INTD            4375            Interior Design IV
INTD            4395            Professional Practice and Portfolio

2. 6 semester hours in Art:

ARTH            2361          Art History: Ancient Through Medieval
ARTH            3362          Art History: Renaissance to Modern

3. 3 semester hours in BMGT/BNIF

BMDS 4399/BINF 4370 Project Management

Requirements for a Minor in Interior Environmental Design:

INTD 1361, 2362, 2364, 3362, 3363, 4395

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