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Performance 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

Performance Media (18 Credits)

  • Required Courses (6 Credits)
    • THE 176 Fundamentals of Theatre Design
    • THE 351^^ Adaptation/Media/Performance
  • Select 9 Credits
  • Required Tier III Capstone Course (choose one course)
    • NMS 440 Interdisciplinary Signature Work
    • THE 474 Experimental Theatre: Theory and Performance

^^meets Stage 3 University Writing Requirement