Programs of Study

Media Arts

Degree: AS  |  Graduation Requirements: 61 credits

Program Summary:

Turn your creativity into a career in film, television, or digital media storytelling in our state-of-the-art media lab.

The world of digital video, audio, multimedia, computer graphics, and the web is providing increasing opportunities for Communications and Media Arts students. In addition to traditional positions broadcasting and film, graduates find employment in cable, webcasting, industrial, and multimedia presentation production.

SUNY Sullivan’s facilities include a complete, three-camera studio, digital audio production studios and an Apple Macintosh-based HD Lab with graphics, nonlinear editing and digital audio workstations. Students use these tools to create professional productions for job hunting and transfer portfolios. The facilities are also available for student independent productions.

Courses at SUNY Sullivan take a hands-on approach in which students are creating productions from the first week of classes. In addition to production courses, students learn media history, writing, and criticism for a well-rounded background. On-campus or off-campus internships provide each student with real world experience.

Major learning outcome for this program:
An overall understanding of the history, growth, and impact of broadcast electronic mediums as related to program production and distribution and the ability to produce audio and video programming at a level acceptable for entry-level employment.

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Advantage

Media Arts AS Program offers:

  • State-of-the-art media lab

    Our Media Arts facility features a complete, three-camera studio, digital audio production studios and an Apple Mac-based HD Lab with graphics, nonlinear editing and digital audio workstations.

  • Hands-on Experience

    Students are creating productions from the first week of classes. The facilities are also available for student independent productions.

  • Internships

    On-campus or off-campus internships provide each student with real world experience.

  • Employment Opportunities

    Graduates find employment in cable, webcasting, industrial, and multimedia presentation production.

Media and Society
Fundamentals of Speech
Composition I
Digital Photography I
MAT 1004 or higher
Intro to Media Communication
Audio Production with Workshop
Interpersonal Communications
Intercultural Communication
GEN ED: Any course from list 3, 4, 5, 6
Elective
Introduction to Media Writing
Video Production with Workshop
GEN ED: A SCI course from list 2 plus lab
Liberal Arts Elective - Arts
GEN ED: A HUM course from list 7
Digital Storytelling with Workshop
Media Studio
GEN ED: a FLA course from list 9

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