Digital Media Arts
The Digital Media Arts (DMA) program, offered through the Communication Studies Department, focuses on converging fields of digital design, animation, video and interactive media. DMA majors take a core set of courses and choose one or more concentrations to specialize in web design, graphic design, digital filmmaking and game design. Students often complete dual majors and minors that combine important cross-functional skill sets, including Communication Studies, Business/Marketing, Computer Science, Fine Arts and others.
Student Best Portfolios of 2013/14:
- Brianna Blank - digital filmmaking and game design
- Bethany Dudek - graphic design
- Steve Lakomski - graphic design and game design
- Adam Swift - graphic design and web design
- Erik Taheri - digital filmmaking, graphic design, web design
- Sam Tato - digital filmmaking
Upon graduation DMA students are prepared to take advantage of the expanding digital media job market in:
- Graphic & Web Design
- Video & Film Production
- Game Design & Simulation
- Motion Graphics & Special Effects
- Mobile App Development
- Social Media & Online Marketing
The Communication Studies flagship internship program provides our students with unique opportunities to learn and gain valuable in-the-field experience that often translates into job opportunities right after graduation.
A Unique Learning Environment
State-of-the-art facilities enable students in a 100% hands-on approach to learning. Students learn how to use cutting-edge software, including Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut Pro, Ableton Live, Maya, Mudbox, Unity game engine and a wide range of web development tools, including WordPress content management and blogging software - all running at the most up-to-date versions available. Our HD (high definition) video equipment, green screen and media center allow student to create professional grade films and tv programs.