The Department of Media offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Creative Media Production and Multimedia Journalism.
Creative Media Production
Today’s storytellers use a variety of media to convey messages that inform and entertain. Students in the creative media production program become proficient in the ability and tools of master storytellers. Students learn the fundamentals of multimedia production and storytelling and then can become more proficient in a particular area such as Audio and Video, Film, Graphic Communication, or Sports Production.
Students have access to state-of-the-art equipment including digital and high definition broadcast facilities, multimedia production labs, post-production editing bays, radio production studios, and top-of-the-line printing presses. The college is one of few programs that have a fully operational printing facility available to students studying graphic communication.
Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge with the latest hardware and software and in real-world operations such as KASU public radio, ASU-TV, Red Wolf Radio, and Printing Services.
The multimedia journalism program prepares students to tell the stories that are vital to our society and our democracy. Professors bring a diversity of professional experience and academic preparation to the classroom. Students learn in contemporary media labs on campus and in internships and practicum experiences off campus. Graduates find rewarding work in news for a variety of platforms that include radio, television, newspapers, magazines, mobile and online news. Alumni from this program currently occupy a variety of management and decision-making positions throughout the communications industry.
Students have access to state-of-the-art equipment including digital and high definition broadcast facilities, computer labs with the latest software, and high-end digital cameras. Opportunities with The Herald (student-run newspaper), ASU-TV, KASU public radio and Red Wolf student radio give students a way to produce news that has an immediate impact and that creates successful portfolios.
Students can enhance their education by joining one of the professional organizations affiliated with this program: Association for Women in Communication, National Broadcasting Society, National Association of Black Journalists, National Press Photographers Association, Society of Professional Journalists or the Undergraduate Student Research Association.