Media Arts Major

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Media Arts

What will I study?

The Media Arts major, with concentrations in Film, Television and Media, Journalism, and the Performing Arts offers students the opportunity to pursue their passion while providing them with all the tools to forge successful careers. Media arts majors gain the critical skills to understand the work of the geniuses of the past, and the practical skills to put this knowledge to work for the future. Our curriculum focuses on the construction of compelling stories that make full use of the power of the media. From freshman through seniors, our majors have abundant access to the latest technology to help them realize their creative vision. 

The Media Arts major at SHU features:

  • Experienced faculty with industry connections

  • Excellent internship opportunities

  • ‌A curricular design that regularly brings media professionals together with students and culminates in a capstone experience that offers our majors the opportunity to showcase their skills and talents in a project of their choosing

  • An ideal location on a campus situated in heart of Connecticut’s Creative Media Corridor

What are my career opportunities with a Media Arts degree?

Media Arts graduates are prepared to enter the fields of journalism, film, television, and the performing arts with a wide breadth of skill and knowledge. They have the artistic, critical and technical skills necessary to succeed in today's job market as ethically and socially aware professional communicators.