Digital Media and Communication Arts Major
The digital media and communication arts major focuses on the intersection of the internet, digital video, audio and photography within an increasing array of delivery systems.
Eastern Mennonite University offers one of the few digital media majors at a Christian college. Our unique program emphasizes skills in the interrelated digital media including video production, digital photography, graphic design and web design.
Students learn video techniques and skills in documentary and narrative video classes, video editing, lighting, and audio production. Students work on personal projects, study visual theory, and engage the community through class projects in web, video, photography and design.
High-end equipment gives students the edge
EMU's extensive collection of quality cameras, lenses and other equipment give students the edge in internships and careers.
Dual major wins scholarship for photography business
Writing about her photography business, Eastern Mennonite University junior Andrea Cable won a $2,500 scholarship in Insureon’s "Small Business, Big Impact" essay contest.
Professor Steven Johnson Focuses on Conservation Photography
Steven Johnson and his students use conservation photography to document rare and unusual species and encourage their conservation.
James Souder '13 wins scholarship from Yale
Souder graduated from EMU in 2013 with an environmental and social sustainability degree and minors in photography, biology and economics. This spring he will complete a master’s degree in environmental management at Yale with a specialization in industrial ecology and green design.
The major in digital media consists of 50 semester hours.
|VACA 121 Drawing||4|
|VACA 141 Foundations of Design||4|
|VACA 151 Photo 1||2|
|VACA 142 Graphic Design 1||2|
|VACA 381 Cinema and Visual Theory||2|
|VACA 382 Contemporary Art||2|
|VACA 481 Senior Thesis||2|
|VACA 252 Photo 2||4|
|VACA 262 Video Production||4|
|*VACA 263 Audio Production||2|
|VACA 344 Web Design & Social Media||4|
|VACA 345 Advanced Photoshop||4|
|VACA 364 Motion Graphics/After Effects||2|
|VACA 367 Hybrid Storytelling||4|
Choose one pair of classes (6 SH)
THR 361 Screenwriting (2 SH)
Choose 2 credits from the following list: