Skilled communicators are needed within every industry – and especially within the world of entertainment and media. Communications professionals can wear many hats – from reporting the news, to writing marketing plans, to managing creative projects – but their common thread is a deep understanding of how to interpret, craft, and relay messages for different audiences.
In the Media Communications bachelor’s degree program, your coursework will begin with an introduction to digital media, as well as the fundamentals of communication. You’ll familiarize yourself with new media technology and theories of aesthetics and communication, and learn the workflow processes involved in creative project management.
As the types of media we use on a daily basis continue to evolve and integrate, it’s key to not only understand how to communicate verbally, but also through design, audio, video, and the web. In this degree program, you’ll build your skills in written and verbal communication, while also understanding the principles of graphic design, web design, digital video, and sound.
At the heart of good media communications is good storytelling. This program will introduce you to the narratives found throughout many forms of entertainment media, including animation and video games.
Using digital media creation tools, you’ll develop projects throughout the program that will reside in your online portfolio. You’ll also maintain a blog and build your own personal brand so that you can market yourself to prospective employers.Also Available Online