Major in Digital Media Art introduced for spring semester 2021


Manhattan College’s digital media art program will become a major in digital media art starting in spring 2021.

The Digital Media Art minor consists of four courses: Digital Drawing, Digital Photography, Digital Video, and Graphic Design. To complete the major, four additional areas are added: Website Design, Game Design, Animation, and Immersive Media (VR / AR / MxR).

“We are creating the Digital Media Art Major to develop and expand the Department’s existing major in Art History, meet the overwhelming demand from students for additional digital art programming, and capitalize on the wealth of related resources in New York City.” Said Daniel Savoy, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Art History and Digital Media Art.

One of the main objectives of the new major is to enable students to develop a critical awareness of the history, theory and practice of digital media art as an agent of social change, which Aligns it with the College’s mission of Person-Centered Learning and Civics. commitment.

One of the world’s leading centers for digital media art, Manhattan College’s location in New York City offers students unparalleled access to some of the industry’s most sought-after internship and career opportunities.

The faculty recently established an exclusive internship collaboration with Ogilvy, the New York-based global advertising agency, whose management is excited to welcome Manhattan College students from fall 2021. In addition, recent Minors in digital media art went on to secure positions as graphic designers at outstanding institutions including the Guggenheim Museum and Chobani Yogurt.

For more information on the Digital Media Art major, contact Daniel Savoy, Ph.D., at [email protected].


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