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University Catalog 2011-2014 (PRINTED) 
University Catalog 2011-2014 (PRINTED) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education: Option in New Media Design and Production, M.A. (suspended program)

The New Media Design and Production option prepares school or industry-based specialists who combine skills in applying computer technology with advanced video and multimedia techniques to enhance the learning experience of students at all levels.

Note: Teachers who plan to teach in public California K-12 classrooms or work as school-level or district-level computer coordinators must obtain a California teaching credential.

Admission to the Program

In addition to University requirements for admission to graduate study, applicants must have a minimum 2.75 grade point average in the last 90 quarter units attempted and must have completed a course or courses covering computer literacy and applications in education (EDIT 430 or EDIT 431). Students must make written application to the Charter College of Education and the Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education.

Requirements for the Degree (45 units)

A total of 45 or more units is required, with at least 23 units in 500-level courses. A comprehensive examination or a thesis or project is also required. There is a limit on credit that may be earned in variable-unit courses. See Restriction on Credit Earned in Variable Unit Courses earlier in this chapter.

Electives (8 or 15 or more units in Instructional Technology) or related fields

Select from the following, depending on the choice of thesis, project, or comprehensive examination—total units in program must be 45 or more with 23 units or more at the 500-level.

Comprehensive Examination or Thesis or Project (0 or 7 units)

Students should expect to take the comprehensive examination (EDFN 596) during the Fall or Spring Quarter and must comply with College and division requirements.