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New Media Technology Registration Code: 5199
The New Media Technology major at LaGuardia Community College offers students the opportunity to work and experiment with some of the most exciting technologies available today. Our students develop a broad understanding of multimedia and Internet-based technologies in order to develop expertise in creating the type of digital content that is widely in demand.The field of New Media is incredibly varied and provides writers, musicians, artists, filmmakers, and business people with powerful new tools for economic development and creative expression. As a New Media Technology specialist you can chose the career path that best fits your skills. This program can be an excellent choice for students who are technically competent and creative. Some of the careers that New Media Technology specialists enter are:
The digital revolution has produced rapid advances in areas of information technology, digital media, and electronic commerce. This has created many new economic, academic, entrepreneurial, and creative opportunities for people with the drive and passion to succeed. Make yourself a part of this exciting future.
As you register for courses and plan
your schedule, carefully consider the sequence in which you take courses. Good
planning will enhance your educational experience. Use the following study plan
as a guide.
This two-year plan of study lays out
a sequence of courses that is recommended for you to complete the New Media
Technology A.A.S. degree in two years. You may not be able to follow this
sequence exactly. That is why you should always consult with your New Media
Technology faculty or staff advisor before registering for any and every term.
He or she can help you decide which course to substitute when recommended
courses are not available, or are not offered at a time when you can take them.
Your faculty or staff advisor will also help you choose elective courses that
best serve your educational and career goals.
Some students may take more than two
years to complete this curriculum, and some students may take more than the
required 60 credits.
YEAR (30 Credits)
Fall Session I (12 Credits)
Liberal Arts Cluster
to New Media
Fall Session II (3 Credits)
Video and DVD Development
Spring Session I (12
to Web Development
Animation and Interactivity
& NYC (Recommended Urban Studies elective)
Spring Session II (3
YEAR (30 Credits)
of Multimedia and Web Design
American Film or HUC150 - Art of Film is recommended.)
Media Project Lab
Computer Art I
Video Production I
Computer Art II
Dynamic Web Design
Video Production II
Internet Game Design
Advanced Dynamic Web Design
Music Audio Recording
Humanities Department31-10 Thomson AvenueRoom M-121Long Island City, NY, 11101 718-482-5690 718-609-2000
For more information about the Media and Technology Programs please contact:
Joyce Rheuban (Media Studies Degree) 718-420-5706
James Richardson (New Media Technology Degree) 718-349-4033