2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 27, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Media Arts (B.A.) - J

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Program Description

The B.A. in Media Arts will expose students to the full range of career opportunities through the media arts, with fewer credits than the B.F.A. in Media Arts. Students wanting to double-major might find this option more achievable. The B.A. in Media Arts will offer opportunities to explore the world of media and expression with emphases upon creative inquiry, collaboration, and adaptation to emerging technologies. Students will increase their familiarity with artistic and theoretical concepts associated with media and how it relates to many other academic disciplines.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop language and techniques for creating and critiquing media.
  2. Learn how to use computers and software for creative purposes.
  3. Learn a variety of conceptual, design and experimental art-based principles.
  4. Gain knowledge of the history and criticism surrounding new media.
  5. Gain professional skills for the emerging creative economy.
  6. Discover more about oneself and methods of self-expression through art and media.

Required Courses

Studio Elective (3 credits)

(Choose one course)

Advanced Non-Media Studio Electives (3 credits)

(Choose one course)

Required Capstone Course (3 credits)

Total: 42 credits


In order to earn a degree, you must successfully complete all requirements for your major as listed here AND meet all other Degree Requirements , including the General Education Core Curriculum  and NVU Graduation Standards .

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