The New Media BA Program |
Academic Requirements | Student Learning Outcomes |
The New Media BA Program: Student Learning Outcomes
1. Production: New media majors, upon successful completion of the program, can produce creative works using digital tools and programming languages. They can:
- work competently in a variety of digital media environments;
- conceptualize, implement and evaluate substantial, meaningful, and purposeful projects using digital media techniques;
- self-train in a rapidly changing field;
- use written, oral and visual communication skills to communicate information and ideas about new media;
- critique studio practice in relation to contemporary innovations in technology and art.
2. Media and Technology in Contemporary Culture and Society: New media majors, upon successful completion of the program, can analyze and evaluate the dynamics of media and technology in contemporary culture, including international perspectives. They can:
- describe the technocultural discourse surrounding new-media technologies and practice;
- evaluate communication technologies as the articulation of power and as an agent of social change;
- evaluate ethical and legal considerations in working with digital media.
3. Synthesis: New media majors, upon successful completion of the program, can synthesize creative, technical, and critical approaches. They can:
- participate in more than one discipline;
- develop, implement, and distribute self-directed projects that synthesize creative, technical, and critical approaches.
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