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New Media Degree Requirements

The purpose of the New Media Program is to prepare SUNY Orange students with the skills needed to pursue a career in the field of video, audio, and/or digital film production. Graduates of this program will be proficient in visual composition using different forms of digital media such as video, photography, web design and art. Graduates will also be proficient in audio production, specifically, digital radio production, sound design, and audio engineering. This course of study is designed for students seeking career opportunitiesin television production, film production, audio production, screenwriting, news broadcasting, and media development. Students may also transfer to a four-year institution upon graduation. 

First Semester

Course # Course Name Credits
ENG 101 Freshman English 1 3
___ ___ SUNY Math or LIberal Arts Science 3
COM 107 Intro to Media Production 3
ART 121 Digital Photography 3
ART 123 Visual Communications 3
___ ___ Physical Education .5
 
Total:
15.5

Second Semester

Course # Course Name Credits
ENG 102 Freshman English 2 3
COM 101 Foundations of Communications 3
COM 113 Digital Storytelling 3
COM 105 Media and Society 3
COM 108 Digital Video: Post Production 3
____ ___ Restricted Elective** 3
  Total: 18

Third Semester

Course # Course Name Credits
___ ___ Social Science Elective 3
ENG 130 Writing for Media 3
COM 111 Digital Radio Production 3
COM 115 TV Studio Production 3
ART 225 Web Design 1 3
___ ___ Physical Education .5
  Total: 15.5

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Name Credits
___ ___ Social Science Elective 3
___ ___ Math or Liberal Arts Science 3
COM 223 Screenwriting  3
___ ___ Restricted Elective** 3
ART 230 Arts and Comm Practicum 2
PES 100 Concepts of Physical Wellenss 1
  Total: 15
 
Total Credits
64

** Restricted Electives:

  • COM 221 - Cinematography
  • COM 227 - Visual Effects
  • COM 225 - Sound Design
  • MUS 111 - Audio Engineering for the Arts
  • ART 122 - Digital Photography 2
  • ART 226 - Web Design 2
  • COM 207 - Public Speaking
  • COM 103 - The Speaking Voice