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Integrated Communication Media

Students in Eastern’s New Media Studies Major, unique with Connecticut’s state universities, will take courses across several disciplines – computer science, performing arts, communication, visual arts and more – as they prepare for careers in digital motion graphics, web development/design, game and app design, digital audio/video production, 2-D and 3-D animation, social media and digital art. Coursework includes conceptional and hand-solving skills while also developing competencies in digital media. Students will also learn about legal and ethical considerations surrounding new media.

Required Program Core Courses

Interdisciplinary Explorations

Concentration Requirements

  • Required Course
  • Select 12–14 Credits
    • ART 351 Motion Graphic Design
    • COM 245 Digital/Analog Audio Production: Radio/Video/internet
    • COM 310 Advanced Photography (4 Credits)
    • COM 320 TVIII - Advanced Television Production
    • COM 351 Journalism Principles
    • COM 352 Emergent Media Reporting
    • COM 358 Scriptwriting & Presentation
    • COM 380 Dramatic Video and Film Production (4 Credits)
    • COM 430 Advanced Avid Editing
    • COM 435 Documentary Production
    • COM 440 Workshop in Radio and Audio
    • COM 490 Internship
  • Required Tier III Capstone Course (choose one course)
    • COM 474 Experimental Digital Media Production
    • NMS 440 Interdisciplinary Signature Work

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