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Media Computation

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

Media Computation (18 Credits)

  • Required Course
    • CSC 231 Computer Science and Programming II
  • Select 12 Credits
    • CSC 230 Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
    • CSC 270 Data Structures
    • CSC 305 Data Mining and Applications
    • CSC 311 Computer & Video Games Development
    • CSC 335 Algorithm Design and Analysis
    • CSC 341 Database and Information Management
  • Required Tier III Capstone Course (choose one course)

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