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Communication - Media Arts and Visual Communication

Houghton College

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
Duration
33920 USD/year
33920 USD/year
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About

The Communication - Media Arts and Visual Communication concentration at Houghton College explores the complex world of visual media-making.

Overview

What mass media scholars sometimes call "the public conversation" has never been a more exciting and diverse cultural space. The media arts and visual communication major is a unique combination of media theory, critical analysis and cultural application combined with practical creative work focusing on digital media tools.

To make visual media that is effective, creative and ethical, critical analysis and cross-disciplinary connections are essential. Our program emphasizes informed and thoughtful development of visual media-making including new forms of creation, distribution and social engagement outside traditional structures, such as video blogs and digital storytelling. Students can also explore independent cinema, internet and interactive media, alternative political or social speech, media and performance art, documentary from a personal viewpoint, and storytelling/folklore.

Why Major in Communication - Media Arts and Visual Communication at Houghton College?

  • Creative studio classes include video production, Photoshop, animation, 3D modeling, graphic design, photography, sound recording and more.
  • Receive personal attention from faculty in small lab-media classes featuring Adobe Creative Cloud-based instruction.
  • Gain real-world experience through our solid internship program and other off-campus opportunities.
  • Develop your most compelling visual communication ideas with the best tools available in our state-of-the-art Macintosh Media Arts Lab.
  • Explore your gifts in a wide range of areas by employing the strong connections we have with other academic departments.
  • Dive deeper into your interests with opportunities for faculty/student collaboration on independent projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Comm Theory
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Seminar in Public Communication 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Intro to Digital Imaging
  •  Intro to Digital Video

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

124 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application for admission (apply online or print the application)
  • An official high school transcript (If you are a international transfer student, you are also required to submit all college transcripts)
  • A completed recommendation letter
  • A completed financial affidavit
  • A $40.00 non-refundable application fee (ask your counselor about getting this fee waived!)
  • Test Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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