College of Science and Theoretical Studies

College of Science and Theoretical Studies

College of Science and Theoretical Studies

Introduction

The College of Science and Theoretical Studies offers a bachelor's program in digital media offered by E-Media Department. The managers of the E-Media Department are looking to attract talents wishing to study specialization in its advanced technical form and its attractive multi spaces. They dealt with a different dimension to study this program, compared to its counterparts in other universities, by pairing the consolidation of theoretical concepts with skillful applications in order to enhance the university's role and mission in this context.

Objectives

Providing the student with information and knowledge related to digital media systems and legislations, ethics, theories and effects, and the Internet and modern communication technologies.

Enables students to prepare media materials suitable for presentation via the Internet and its applications.

Developing students' capabilities in conducting media research, audience research and public opinion studies, and planning and implementing media campaigns.

Raising the efficiency of students in criticizing and analyzing digital media materials

Refine students ’talents in using digital media techniques effectively.

Providing the appropriate environment to train students in operating and managing digital media platforms inside and outside the university.

Employment opportunities for graduates

Jobs of researchers and media professionals.

Journalist Editors Jobs.

Jobs of researchers and youth care and development specialists

Software authors jobs.

Software watchdog functions.

Software directors jobs.

Broadcasters jobs.

Print Monitor Jobs.

Procurement and Public Relations Specialist jobs.

Digital Public Relations Specialist.

E-Marketing Specialist.

Photographer and manufacturer of sound and film materials.

Academic specializing in digital media.

Multimedia journalist.

Visual designer.

Digital product.

Specialized in animation industry.

A developer of digital advertising materials.

The considerations and foundations upon which the study plan is built

Commitment to the policy of the Saudi Electronic University in organizing the plans of the academic departments, in terms of the number of hours required for the university.

Considering the theoretical, cognitive and applied skill dimensions of the specialization.

Considering the needs of the labor market.

Adherence to the terms and conditions of reference authorities in accrediting academic programs.

Combining information, knowledge, and applied skills, in addition to the values ​​and ethics of media work.

Information scanning and analysis, including:

Reviewing research and studies describing and evaluating the plans of the public and electronic media departments.

Exploring and comparing the experiences of distinguished foreign media institutes and universities in teaching digital media and determining aspects of excellence in them, such as the University of Maryland, Texas State University and the British Broadcasting Corporation BBC Academy.

A survey of digital media teaching experiences in local and Arab universities.

A review of some global models for academic departments and specialized training institutes.

Holding a workshop in which a number of specialists in the field of digital media and social networks participated in a number of government and private institutions.

University requirements: 26 credit hours
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG 003 English Language Skills 8
CS 003 Computer Essentials 3
CI 003 Academic Skills 2
MATH 003 Fundamentals of Math (Arabic) 3
COMM 003 Communication Skills 2
ISLM 101 Intro to Islamic culture 2
ISLM102 Professional Conduct & Ethics in Islam 2
ISLM 103 Islamic Economic System 2
ISLM 104 Social System and Human Rights 2
Total 26
Department requirements: 99 credit hours
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
DMED 101 Introduction to Digital Media 3 Pass the first and second semesters
ARB 211 Arabic Composition I 3 Pass the first and second semesters
DMED 102 Graphic Designing I 3 Pass the first and second semesters
DMED 103 Theories of Mass Communication 3 Pass the first and second semesters
DMED 201 Digital Photography 3 DMED 101
DMED 202 News editing 3 ARB 211
DMED 203 Introduction to Communication Technology 3 DMED 101
DMED 204 Graphic Designing II 3 DMED 102
ARB 260 Applied Arabic Grammar 3 ARB 211
DMED 205 Digital Media Law and Ethics 3
DMED 206 Digital Public Relations 3 DMED 203
DMED 207 Feature & Narrative Journalism 3 DMED 202
DMPS 101 INTRO TO POLITICAL SCIENCE 3
DMED 208 Digital Publishing 3 DMED 203
DMED 301 Writing and Blogging 3 ARB 211 + DMED 202
DMLO 101 Logical Thinking 3
DMED 302 MONTAGE 3
DMED 303 Digital Organizational Communication 3
DMIT 202 Human-Computer Interaction 3
DMED 304 TV Production 3 DMED 201+ DMED 302
DMEM 333 Digital Marketing 3
DMED 305 Scriptwriting 3 DMED 202
DMED 306 Media Creativity 3 DMED 201
DMED 402 Smart Phones Journalism 3 DMED 302+ DMED 304
DMSO 101 Social Psychology 3
DMED 403 Advertising Strategies 3 DMEM 333
DMED 404 Animation 3
DMED 405 Media Research 3
DMED 406 Digital media Criticism and Analysis 3 DMSO 101
DMED 407 Study Cases in Digital Media 3 DMSO 101
DMED 408 Digital media Management 3 DMED 205
DMED 401 Practical Training 3 Complete previous levels successfully.
DMED 409 Graduation Project 3 Complete previous levels successfully.
Total 99
Year 1: Semester 1: Level 1
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG003 English Skills 4
CS003 Computer Essentials 3
CI003 Academic Skills 2
Total 9
Year 1: Semester 2: level 2
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG003 English Skills 4
MATH003 Fundamentals of Math 3
COMM003 Communication Skills 2
Total 9
Year 1: Semester 3: level 3
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ARB211 ARABIC COMPOSITION I 3 Passing the first and second semesters
DMED101 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MEDIA 3 Passing the first and second semesters
DMED102 GRAPHIC DESIGNING, I 3 Passing the first and second semesters
DMED103 THEORIES OF MASS COMMUNICATION 3 Passing the first and second semesters
Total 12
Year 2: Semester 1: level 4
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
DMED201 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 3 DMED 101
DMED202 NEWS EDITING 3 ARB 211
DMED203 Introduction to Communication Technology 3 DMED 101
ARB260 APPLIED ARABIC GRAMMAR 3 ARB 211
Total 12
Year 2: Semester 2: level 5
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ISLM101 Introduction to Islamic Culture I 2
DMED204 GRAPHIC DESIGNING II 3 DMED 102
DMED205 DIGITAL MEDIA LAW AND ETHICS 3
DMED206 DIGITAL PUBLIC RELATIONS 3 DMED203
Total 11
Year 2: Semester 3: level 6
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ISLM102 Introduction to Islamic Culture II 2
DMED207 FEATURE & NARRATIVE JOURNALISM 3 DMED202
DMPS101 INTRO TO POLITICAL SCIENCE 3
DMED208 DIGITAL PUBLISHING 3 DMED203
Total 11
Year 3: Semester 1: level 7
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
DMED301 WRITING AND BLOGGING 3 ARB 211 + DMED 202
DMLO 101 Logical Thinking 3
ISLM103 Introduction to Islamic Culture III 2 ISLM 101
DMED302 MONTAGE 3
Total 11
Year 3: Semester 2: level 8
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
DMED303 DIGITAL ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION 3
DMIT 202 HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION 3
DMED 304 TV Production 3 DMED 201 + DMED 302
ISLM 104 Introduction to Islamic Culture IV 2 ISLM 102
Total 11
Year 3: Semester 3: level 9
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
DMEM 333 Digital Marketing 3
DMED 305 Scriptwriting 3 DMED 202
DMSO 101 Social Psychology 3
DMED 306 Media Creativity 3 DMED 201
Total 12
Year 4: Semester 1: level 10
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
DMED 402 Smart Phones Journalism 3 DMED 302 + DMED 304
DMED 403 Advertising Strategies 3 DMEM 333
DMED 404 Animation 3
Total 9
Year 4: Semester 2: level 11
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
DMED 405 Media Research 3
DMED 406 Digital media Criticism and Analysis 3 DMSO 101
DMED 408 Digital media Management 3 DMED 205
Total 9
Year 4: Semester 3: level 12
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
DMED 407 Study Cases in Digital Media 3 DMSO 101 Social Psychology
DMED 401 Practical Training 3 Complete previous levels successfully.
DMED 409 Graduation Project 3 Complete previous levels successfully.
Total 9