Thursday, 21 September 2023 13:19

Empire State University Announces Bachelor’s Program in Digital Media Arts

SARATOGA SPRINGS —Empire State University has announced it has launched a bachelor’s degree program in digital media arts, beginning in the Spring 2024 semester.

The digital media arts program encompasses fields such as graphic design, content creation, web design, and digital storytelling, according to a press release. The duration of the program will depend on individual course load and prior credits, the release states. 

Courses offered will include Media and Visual Literacy, Digital Art and Design, Information Design, Digital Painting, and Web Publishing.

“We are excited about the launch of the innovative BA and BS program in digital media arts at Empire State University,” said Thomas P. Mackey, Ph.D., Professor of Arts and Media in the School of Arts and Humanities, in the release. “This is a one-of-a-kind program at SUNY that is fully online and prepares students to produce their own digital media art and design projects. This is a transfer-friendly program for students interested in advancing their careers in a wide range of fields that involve the sophisticated and collaborative production of digital media in today’s connected world.”

“The School of Arts and Humanities is thrilled to offer these new bachelor’s degrees in digital media arts under the leadership of Professor Tom Mackey,” said Nicola Allain, Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, in the release. “These build upon the strengths in the arts and media department and provides cutting-edge skills and knowledge in high-demand fields. Students will leave the program ready to navigate the challenges of changing technologies and evolving employment expectations.”

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