Demonstrate basic mastery with electronic media production skills including producing, directing, lighting,
shooting, and basic sound recording.
Demonstrate basic mastery of electronic media post-production techniques including video editing, sound editing,
basic ADR, effects, and motion graphics.
Demonstrate the ability to respond to moral and ethical situations in the electronic media environment from a
Identify and diagram the structure of a text.
Trace the line of argument within a text and critique its effectiveness.
Identify and critique the worldview perspectives within a written text.
Effectively incorporate a biblical worldview in writing as appropriate for the situation.
Write effectively in all forms and genres, including poetry, short stories, essays, autobiography, travel, journalism,
screenwriting, and novels.
Engage in discussion as both speaker and listener through interpreting, analyzing, and summarizing; contribute
to discussions in a way that is readily understood by listeners; present an opinion persuasively; analyze the shape
and goals of a discourse; and recognize and take notes on important points in lectures and discussions.
Demonstrate the ability to correctly analyze and interpret a discourse.
Determine appropriate language and usage in various communicative situations (considering the peculiarities of
language, dialect, and culture).
Demonstrate a working knowledge of one of the following various theories of rhetoric: Neo-Aristotelian,
Generic, Fantasy-Theme, Feminist, Ideological, Metaphoric, Narrative, and Dramatic.
Prepare and effectively present various types of oral discourse: discussions, reports, speeches, and debates.
COMPUTER & INFORMATION SCIENCES
Computer & Information Sciences Core
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the software development cycle, its phases, and the purposes and activities
Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer programming, including being able to:
Accurately use and interpret syntax and semantics.
Design, write, debug, and test correct programs.
Correctly include and use common data structures.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the major hardware components of computers, their purposes, and their
relationships to other components. In particular, students should be able to:
Demonstrate a working knowledge of PC components.
Demonstrate an ability to troubleshoot and repair common PC hardware failures.
Demonstrate an ability to upgrade and install new components in a PC.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the principles underlying modern operating systems including:
Synchronization, parallel processing, resource management, deadlock prevention, memory management,
virtual memory, etc.
Installation and configuration of standard PC operating systems.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of modern layered network technologies.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of web development by designing and creating complex websites.
Discuss the structure and design of computer circuitry, including ALU, CPU control, datapath, cache, memory,
registers, busses, interrupts, etc.
Display knowledge of widely used algorithms by being able to:
Analyze and classify algorithms and their underlying data structures.