Digital Media Studies ProgramEdit
Question 1: What is Digital Media Studies?Edit
. What do you think? How would you describe this program?
Question 2: I’m interested in studying media, but I also want to produce media myself (photo/video/sound/web/animation), is this program for me?Edit
.Yes! DMS is a good compromise between photo/video/media,etc..)
. It offers courses that involve media creation on various mediums
. And courses that focus more on the analysis of media in our society, propaganda, communication, etc...
.It covers an even wider spectrum, as it can be combined with graphic design / arts classes + social sciences
Question 3: What types of things will I do in class? (project, lectures, papers, etc..)Edit
. Some courses are focused only on media production (web, audio, video, animation)
. Those course are usually in two parts, theory, and then labs to practice
. They also include major projects at the end, such as a full website, a short film, an audio piece/song/interviews, etc..)
. On the other hand, there will be courses that focus only on media in society
. Usually consist of lectures, class discussions/activities, films, debates, and research papers.
Question 4: What skills and knowledge do I need to have coming into the DMS program?Edit
. English BA requirements
. Willingness to explore with media tools