New Communication Media Major

Looking to work in media production related industries? With this major you’ll learn to develop digital content as you study art, geography, sports information and computer applications. After you graduate, you’ll have the skills to pursue a career in expanding sectors of contemporary broadcast, audio, video, multimedia, gaming and related industries.

Career Potential

  • Digital film and video production
  • Audio production for film
  • Digital post-production
  • Special effects production
  • Television studio production

What Will I Learn?

  • Emphasis on critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Core courses providing a strong foundation in media content creation
  • Design a program of study that best meets your personal learning objectives and career goals
  • You’ll gain experience leading to a successful career or further your education through graduate studies or professional training.
CSTV television studio

Special Features

  • Immerse yourself in one or more internships either on campus, in the Cortland community or in neighboring cities such as Ithaca or Syracuse.

“Being that communications is such a broad field, having an internship has helped me narrow in on the career path that I hope to pursue.”
–Angela DiGrazia, senior

Get Involved

Write for the newspaper or magazine, host your own radio show, produce TV programs or work on the opinion-based magazine.

Student Clubs

Next Steps

Contact Us

Office: Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-117
Phone: 607-753-4201
Fax: 607-753-4821

Fast Facts

The Dragon Chronicle has been published for more than 135 years.

Type of Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Credit Hours: 120


We recognize excellence in our students with 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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