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| 108 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS EDUC 211 Educational Foundations and Multicultural Perspectives ............................................................................ (3)1 EDUC 221 Educational Psychology ......................................... (3)1 EDUC 412 Secondary Curriculum and Media (capstone course) ... 3 EDUC 432 Secondary Management and Methods (writing-intensive and capstone course) ...................................... 3 EDUC 476 Effective Strategies for English Language Learners ...................................................................... 3 EDUC 490 Clinical Teaching (capstone course)............................. 6 READ 322 Reading in Secondary Content Areas ........................... 3 SPED 371 Teaching Students with Special Needs (writing-intensive course) ........................................................... 3 TOTAL ........................................................................................... 21 ELECTIVES Minimum ........................................................................................... 8 TOTAL MAJOR HOURS ............................................................ 72 CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION TO TEACHER EDUCATION In accordance with Texas state law, students must meet the admission criteria described on page 118.

OTHER GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Minimum GPA in major ................................................................ 2.75 Minimum GPA for graduation ...................................................... 2.75 Minimum advanced hours ................................................................ 33 Minimum total hours ...................................................................... 128 Courses numbered 0** do not count in minimum hours required for degree. DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY (BS) Students pursuing the digital entertainment technology degree are required to select and complete an 18-hour approved area of support as part of their academic program. This requirement can be satisfied by selecting an approved 6-course (18-hour) area of emphasis that complements digital entertainment technology. BS: DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY (DET) UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS Please see the University Requirements section of this catalog (page 39).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS ART 105 Two-Dimensional Design .............................................. 3 CS 115 Introduction to Programming using Scripting or CS 120* Programming I ........................................................................... 3 CS 330 Human Computer Interaction ........................................... 3 DET 210 Digital Entertainment Technologies I ........................... 3 DET 310 Digital Entertainment Technologies II ............................ 3 DET 410 Digital Entertainment Technology III ............................ 3 ENGL 331 Narrative for Film and New Media or ENGL 332 Introduction to Film Studies ....................................................... 3 ITC 110 Intro to Information, Technology and Computing ............ 3 ITC 460 Managing Technical Projects (capstone and writingintensive course) ........................................................................ 3 JMC 488** Communication Law (writing-intensive course) or BLAW 363 Business Law or PHIL 486 Ethics ......................... 3 TOTAL .......................................................................................... 30 *CS 120 is recommended for Game Development Concentration. **JMC 488 is required for Film & Media Production Concentration (hours may count in major requirements). MAJOR SELECTION OR CONCENTRATION Select 18 hours of directed electives (with at least 9 advanced hours) from CS, DET, IS, IT, ITC or any course listed in the concentrations (pre-requisites may apply). Selections may be used toward one of the following concentrations:

Digital Design Concentration (DD) Select 18 hours (at least 9 advanced hours) from the menu below: ART 106 Three-Dimensional Design ART 111 Basic Drawing ART 112 Figure Drawing I ART 317 Introduction to Illustration ART 318 Digital Illustration ART 351 Typography I ART 352 Typography II ART 454 Information Graphics ART 457 Interactive Design Any DET Electives Directed Elective*** TOTAL .......................................................................................... 18 Film & Media Production Concentration (FMP) JMC 201 Introduction to Visual Media ......................................... 3 JMC 488** Communication Law (writing-intensive course) ..... 0-3 Select 12-15 hours (at least 9 advanced hours) from the menu below: Any DET Electives ENGL 321, 332, 333, 472 JMC 361 Advanced Video Production**** THEA 227 Introduction to Technical Theatre Directed Elective*** ............................................................... 12-15 TOTAL .......................................................................................... 18 Game Development Concentration (GD) CS 116 Applied Programming with Scripting or CS 130 Programming II .......................................................................... 3 DET 350 Game Development ***** ............................................. 3 Select 12 hours (at least 6 advanced hours) from the menu below: CS 315 Mobile Computing I CS 316 Mobile Computing II Any DET Electives IT 220 Introduction to Databases and DBMS IT 225 Web Technologies Directed Elective*** .................................................................... 12 TOTAL .......................................................................................... 18 ***Students may select from CS, DET, IS, IT, ITC or any course listed in the concentrations. ****DET majors may take any required JMC classes without meeting the prerequisite of JMC 100 (Media Issues). Junior standing is required to take JMC courses at the 300 level or above. Instructor approval required for JMC 361 (Advanced Video Production) if students do not meet JMC 261 (Broadcast Production) prerequisite. *****DET 350 is repeatable up to 6 hours. SUPPORT AREA An approved 6-course area of emphasis (at least 6 hours advanced) which may be used toward a minor ................................................. 18 ELECTIVES Minimum ........................................................................................... 6 TOTAL MAJOR HOURS ............................................................ 72 OTHER GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade in DET 210, 310, 410 .............................................. C Minimum GPA in major ............................................................... 2.00 Minimum GPA for graduation ......................................................2.00 Minimum advanced hours ................................................................ 33 Minimum total hours ...................................................................... 128

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