Communication Arts Major: Digital Media Option (B.A.)

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Students choosing the Digital Media option use coursework and hands-on learning to explore the intersections of technology, creativity and artistry with a focus on audio, video and web-based media. Students gain a comprehensive overview of the different stages of a digital media project, from writing and pre-production through production and post-production. Courses cover topics such as web authoring and multimedia, audio and video production, social media and public relations, ethics and law in the digital age, and motion graphics. An internship in the area of digital media is required.

Students must complete all of the Communication Arts major requirements. The option in Digital Media consists of 24 credits as distributed below. Note that some courses may also be used to fulfill the requirements of the Communication Arts major. Courses applied to the option must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and overall GPA of 2.0. Transfer students must complete a minimum of 12 credits, including the Digital Media Internship, at UNH Manchester.

Program Requirements

I. Select three of the following (one must be COMP):12
Introduction to Internet and Web Authoring
Mobile Computing First and For Most
Multimedia: Introduction and Applications
Media Writing
Fundamentals of Video Production
Advanced Video Production
Fundamentals of Audio Prod
Advanced Topics in Digital Media Production
II. Select one of the following:4
History and Organization of Advertising
Public Relations
Social Media for Organizations and Business
Ethics and the Law in the Digital Age
III. Select one of the following:4
Communication Technologies and Culture
Independent Study 1
Seminar 1
IV. Complete one, four-credit Digital Media Internship with advisor approval
CA 501Internship/Communication in the Urban Community 1,24
Total Credits24

 Topic must be related to digital media


Advisor approval required.

 For more information, contact Jeff Klenotic, program coordinator, at (603) 641-4130 or, or contact the Office of Admissions, (603) 641-4150.