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2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information and Instructional Design M.S.


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An online Master of Science degree (MSc) in Information & Instructional Design from Kennesaw State University, an accredited member of the University System of Georgia, teaches students to design unique information and instructional design solutions that deliver these powerful possibilities to adult learners in a variety of businesses and industries.
 

*Important Note for the Master’s of Science in Information and Instructional Design Degree*


No new majors are being accepted into the program at this time. All information in this catalog is for the current Master’s of Science in Information and Instructonal Design majors only.

Students should see their academic advisor and refer to the 2014-2015 SPSU Graduate Catalog: http://catalog.spsu.edu for more information.

Degree Requirements


MS IID students are required to take the following courses:

  • IDC 6001 - Professional Practices of Communication (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6002 - Information Design (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6030 - Visual Design Strategy (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6135 - Website Design (3 credit hours)
  • IID 6001 - Foundations of Instructional Technology (3 credit hours)
  • IID 6140 - Instructional Systems Design (3 credit hours)
  • PSYC 6010 - Educational Psychology - The Adult Learner (3 credit hours)
  • PSYC 6011 - Theories of Cognition (3 credit hours)
  • IDC Electives - Select 2 elective courses with an IDC prefix (6 credit hours)
  • IID Electives - Select 2 elective courses with an IID prefix (6 credit hours)

Elective IDC Courses


  • IDC 6005 - Visual Thinking (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6010 - Writing Across Media (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6015 - Strategic Communication (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6035 - Information Graphics (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6042 - Applied Digital Graphics (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6045 - Foundations of Multimedia (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6060 - Strategies for Global Communication (3 credits hours)
  • IDC 6071 - User Assistance (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6080 - Professional Oral Presentations (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6090 - Medical Communication (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6120 - Usability Testing (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6150 - Marketing Communication (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6175 - Digital Rhetoric (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6180 - Information Architecture (3 credit hours)
  • IDC 6210 - Business Analysis 3 Credits
  • IDC 6220 - Mobile User Experience 3 Credits
  • IDC 6240 - Content Strategy 3 Credits
  • IDC 6903 - Special Topics 1 to 3 Credits
  • IDC 7503 - Independent Study 3 Credits

Elective IDD Courses


  • IID 6010 - Technology Applications of Teaching and Learning (3 credit hours)
  • IID 6020 - Corporate Applications of Instructional Technology (3 credit hours)
  • IID 6050 - Instructional Applications of Multimedia Design (3 credit hours)
  • IID 6145 - Human Performance Technology (3 credit hours)
  • IID 6155 - Online Instructional Development (3 credit hours)

Note:


Students can complete the 6 credit elective requirement in either IDC or IID by completing 6 credits of the appropriate Internship (IID 7601-7603 or IDC 7601-7603). While taking the internship, students may enroll in a maximum of 9 hours per semester: 3 hours of internship plus two courses or 6 hours of internship plus one course.

Program Total (36 Credit Hours)


Note:


 A grade of “B” or better is required in all courses that are applied to graduation (with the exception of the internship, which requires an “S”).

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