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College Of Technology

109 Sill Hall
Ypsilanti, MI,48197
734.487.0354


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About the Program

For detailed information, click the following link to visit the program website at : http://www.emich.edu/cot/progsites/cmt

Communication Technology is one of the fastest growing, most exciting majors at Eastern Michigan University. Because the Communication Technology Program was created to meet the changing demands of the world of work, students enrolled in the program will fine a unique blend of technical, business and communication classes. Students will take a broad approach to learning how to integrate business, manufacturing, media, computer science, and communication technologies. And, students will learn how to apply that technology to 21st century communication needs. This program, offered jointly through the School of Technology Studies and the Department of Communication and Theatre Arts, provides an excellent background for students who seek careers as managers of communication-based industries.

A student works on brochure project in
the Desktop Publishing class.
Communication Technology major Hope Walker
runs the one color offset printing press.

About the Curriculum

General Education Requirements 40 Credit Hours
 
Major Requirements 65 Credit Hours
 
Media Production 9 Credit Hours

CTAT130 Introduction to Electronic Media
CTAT141 Audio and Video Production for Nonmajors

One course from the following:

CTAT331 Intermediate Television Production and Direction
CTAT332 Intermediate Television Production and Direction


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Transmission Systems 9 Credit Hours

CMT305 Communication Transmission Systems
CMT408 Telephone Technology
ELEC120 Principles of Electrical Theory


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Computer Technology 12 Credit Hours

Choose one option from the following:
Option I: Computer Programming

COSC138 Computer Science I
COSC238 Computer Science II
COSC239 Assembly and Machine Language
COSC 255 Introduction to Computer Hardware and Software Systems

Option II: Information Management

IS219 File Processing and COBOL Programming
IS380 Database Concepts
IS420 Business Data Communications and Computer Networks
One course from the following:
IS442 Information Resource Management
IS417 Systems Analysis and Design

Option III: Graphic Applications

CMT205 Digital Photo Technology
CMT301 Multimedia Authoring
CMT421 Web Publishing Technology
CMT436 Electronic Publishing Technology




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Communication Theory and Practice 6 Credit Hours

CTAC227 Interpersonal Communication
CTAC354 Organizational Communication


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Business and Investment Skills 6 Credit Hours

MKTG360 Principles of Marketing
PSY205 Quantitative Methods in Psychology


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3

Management Skills 6 Credit Hours

ACC130 Accounting for Nonbusiness Majors
MGMT202 Business Communication


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3

Interdisciplinary Technology 17 Credit Hours

CMT121 Graphic Communication
CMT231 Introduction to Computer Graphic Systems
CMT387 Cooperative Education in Interdisciplinary Technology
CMT409 Emerging Technologies in Storage and Retrieval
CMT425 Communication Technology and Social Change
CMT470 Senior Seminar in Communication Technology


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Minor Requirements 0 Credit Hours

No minor is required.



University Elective Courses 19 Credit Hours
   
Program Total 124 Credit Hours

Note:
Each student must choose a writing intensive course as part of major completion requirements. Consult your adviser for course options.

About the Faculty

>>  David Gore

>>  Paul Majeske