Students majoring in new media learn:

1. Production
New media majors, upon successful completion of the program, can produce creative works using digital tools and programming languages. They can:

  1. work competently in a variety of digital media environments
  2. conceptualize, implement and evaluate substantial, meaningful, and purposeful projects using digital media techniques
  3. self-train in a rapidly changing field
  4. use written, oral, and visual communication skills to communicate information and ideas about new media
  5. 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:

  1. describe the technocultural discourse surrounding new-media technologies and practice
  2. evaluate communication technologies as the articulation of power and as an agent of social change
  3. 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:

  1. participate in more than one discipline
  2. develop, implement, and distribute self-directed projects that synthesize creative, technical, and critical approaches