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NEWM-N 596 Professional Practicum in Media Arts and Science

1-12 credits

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery: Online
  • This course offers a supervised experience in a professional work environment. Under the supervision of faculty and a workplace mentor, the student fulfills assigned responsibilities, including research and concept development, to define organizational goals and projects, create and evaluate technical products, and participate in related activities.

    Before registering for this course, students must complete an internship application, and career services must approve it.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Analyze the process of direct engagement with organizational and industry practices and the application of media technologies to fulfill organizational and business goals.
    2. Demonstrate effective research and investigative skills for self-guided learning.
    3. Create using self-directed and mentored design thinking combined with an in-depth understanding of business practices in media and information technologies.
    4. Interpret, define, and explain outcomes of development ideation and production efforts based on students’ chosen career path in one or more professional, industrial, social, or cultural domains.
    5. Write weekly written progress reports made under the guidance of professional mentors.
    6. Defend in a formal presentation successes and issues that occurred during the practicum experience.