Want a bachelor’s degree program to learn about digital media art and design in today’s connected world?
Explore the innovative Digital Media Arts program at Empire State University.
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5 WAYS THE DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS PROGRAM BENEFITS YOU
#1 INNOVATIVE AND FLEXIBLE PROGRAM
This unique program is designed to meet your individual goals. You can pursue Digital Media Arts as either a BA or BS degree option.
Either way, you experience an innovative, flexible program that’s interactive, creative and on the leading edge of art, design, culture, and technology.
#2 FUTUREPROOF YOUR CAREER
The world is changing fast.
You want a forward-looking curriculum and a degree that will be relevant to your career goals.
The Digital Media Arts program is future-focused with an emphasis on emerging trends.
Want to stay ahead of the curve? You’re in the right place.
You will build valuable skills and construct knowledge individually and in teams.
You will prepare for careers that are in demand now and in the future.
- Digital artist
- Web designer
- Digital storyteller
- Graphic designer
- Media writer
- Game developer
- Content creator
- Art director
What’s innovative about this program is that it will prepare you for current and future careers that emerge in the world of digital media art and design-related fields.
#3 ART, DESIGN AND STORYTELLING FOCUSED
Unlike other programs that might focus on just communication or technology, this program emphasizes the visual art, design and storytelling aspects of digital media and emerging technologies.
In addition to learning about how to produce digital media content, you will also gain a theoretical understanding of the digital media arts as applied to different aspects of life and society.
#4 ANALYZE AND UNDERSTAND DIGITAL MEDIA
Our program will teach you how to effectively analyze and understand digital media.
You’ll be able to see the world of digital art through a critical lens and understand how it works from the user’s perspective.
Throughout the program you’ll examine the ethical considerations of digital media art and design.
Here are some of the courses offered in the Digital Media Arts program:
- Introduction to Drawing
- Media and Visual Literacy
- Diversity in the United States Arts
- Advanced Drawing
- Advanced Graphic Design
- Arts Management
- Writing for Digital Media
- Digital Art & Design
- Advanced Digital Photography
- Advanced Web Design
- Ethics of Digital Art & Design
- Digital Storytelling
- Game Design & Development
- Information Design
- Digital Media Arts
- Digital Painting
- History & Theory of New Media
- Introduction to Web Publishing
- The Photographic Vision
- Capstone in Digital Media Arts
#5 LEARN WHILE PRODUCING
A core philosophy of this program is developing the “learner as producer” approach to education.
Throughout this program you will be an active participant. To truly understand the Digital Media Arts, you will get involved and create with evolving digital resources.
With this “learner as producer” approach, you’ll apply the concepts you’ve learned in class to real-world projects and gain practical experience. There will be opportunities for both individual and collaborative production.
As a creative producer of digital media, you’ll learn to tell your own digital story and create content for diverse audiences.
Don’t worry about what or how you can produce with digital tools. You’ll get all of the support you need, regardless of your skill level or experience.
CREATE THE FUTURE WITH US
If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the digital world, the Digital Media Arts program at Empire State University is the perfect choice for you.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
I’M NOT SURE EXACTLY WHAT I WANT TO DO. IS THIS PROGRAM FOR ME?
Here’s some good news. You don’t have to know exactly what you want to do.
At SUNY Empire, every degree-seeking student is assigned a mentor. Your mentor is a trusted advisor who helps you along your journey.
Also, know that this is a fast-growing field. Your career options related to Digital Media Arts are expanding by the day. This is one of the best skillsets to have to futureproof your career.
CAN I JOIN THE DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS PROGRAM AS A TRANSFER STUDENT?
This program is easily integrated for transfer students.
We offer a supportive and welcoming atmosphere to help you transition into the program. In addition, if you have advanced experience in the field, talk to us about our prior learning assessment (PLA) process for earning credit based on your college level learning in the real world.
DO I NEED TO BE A PRACTICING DIGITAL MEDIA ARTIST?
Not at all! This is the program to become a digital media artist, designer, director, or related role. That’s why we use the “learner as producer” model so that you learn by doing! If you do have experience in any of these areas, then we will help you take it to the next level.
IS FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE?
Yes. We offer several different financial aid options.
You can learn more about financial aid here: Financial Aid at Empire State University
HOW DO I APPLY?
Applying is simple. Just click the button below and fill out an application.