Media Production Major

SUNY Cortland’s B.S. in media production — which students can pursue starting in Fall 2020 — is intended for students interested in television, film, radio or the digital arts.

The program prioritizes hands-on training in Cortland’s professional-quality studio space, with 30 credit hours tied to production coursework. Students also will be required to complete a three-credit internship and earn at least one credit through one of SUNY Cortland’s student media clubs.

Graduates will be prepared to work across various media settings.

Modern production facilities

SUNY Cortland is home to several well-equipped production facilities:

  • Studio 112 for Multimedia Production: This networked editing facility offers mixed format editing and post-production capabilities, computer workstations with major software and field cameras available for use.
  • Studio 119 for Audio Production: The 400-square-foot sound studio and control room serves as home to WSUC-FM, SUNY Cortland’s NPR affiliate radio station.
  • Studio 26 for Television Production: The 1,000-square-foot, three-camera television studio includes a fully-equipped control room and fiber connection to the local cable system and campus television network.

Student media clubs

Media clubs include:

  • 20CSTV television station
  • WSUC-FM radio station
  • The Dragon Chronicle newspaper

Contact us

Chair: Paul van der Veur
Office: Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-117
Phone: 607-753-4201
Fax: 607-753-4821

Fast facts

The Communication and Media Studies Department recently scored high at No. 3 in New York state on Zippia.com’s list of “Best Colleges for Communication Majors.”

Type of degree

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Credit hours: 120

Excellence

Students are recognized with these awards and scholarships.

  • Ann C. Allen Memorial Award
  • Outstanding Senior in New Communication Media Award
  • Thomas O. Mwanika Award
  • Eugene Bierbaum Award

See all scholarship opportunities

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