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Barbara Birkett

Paul and Louise Miller Chair

Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology
College of Engineering Technology

585-475-2889
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Barbara Birkett

Paul and Louise Miller Chair

Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology
College of Engineering Technology

Education

BA, Aquinas College; MBA, University of Michigan; MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Capella University; CPA, Maryland

585-475-2889

Currently Teaching

PPRT-887
0 Credits
The co-op will provide students with the opportunity to work in the graphic communication field. Co-ops are typically paid work experiences and can be either part-time (10-15 hrs/wk) or full-time (min 35 hrs/wk). Department permission required.
MAAT-399
0 Credits
The Media Arts and Technology Part-time Co-op provides students with the opportunity to work in a position related to their major field of study. Co-ops are typically paid work experiences. This course is for approved co-op work that is part-time (less than 20 hours per week) only. All co-ops should fall within an RIT term (fall, spring, summer) and require permission of instructor for enrollment.
PPRT-892
0 Credits
This course allows the student to continue thesis research on a topic relevant to the graphic arts industry. Topic must be approved by a committee compromising graduate faculty and an adviser.
PPRT-799
1 - 6 Credits
The student will work with a faculty adviser to create a series of readings, writings, or original research that addresses a key concern in the field of graphic communications.**NOTE: Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA **
PPRT-790
6 Credits
To conduct research on a topic relevant to the graphic arts industry. Topic must be approved by a committee comprising graduate faculty and an advisor.
PPRT-699
0 Credits
The co-op will provide students with the opportunity to work in the graphic communication field. Co-ops are typically paid work experiences and can be either part-time (10-15 hrs/wk) or full-time (min 35 hrs/wk). All co-ops must fall within an RIT term (fall, spring, summer). Department permission required.
MAAT-599
1 - 6 Credits
The Independent Study in media arts and technology provides students with the means for obtaining academic credit for work and/or research on topics related to the media arts and technology curriculum but not covered in the desired breadth or depth. The student works with an instructor to establish the objectives, content, and evaluation protocol for the study.
MAAT-498
1 - 3 Credits
The Media Arts & Technology Internship provides students an opportunity to enhance their academic study through professional experience. Students must obtain permission of instructor and complete the Internship Permission to enroll. No more than six (6) credits of internship can be applied toward the degree.
MAAT-499
0 Credits
The Media Arts and Technology Co-op provides students with the opportunity to work in a position related to their major field of study. Co-ops are typically paid work experiences. All co-ops should fall within an RIT term (fall, spring, summer) and require permission of instructor for enrollment.
MAAT-307
3 Credits
This course introduces principles in core business areas, such as management, finance, accounting, operations, and marketing, which are key factors in developing, growing, and operating a media venture.

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