New Media Communications & Digital Production

Students who choose the New Media Communications and Digital Production Areas of Study become grounded in the study of digital technologies and their new modes of communication. Our curriculum integrates digital production with theory, critical studies, and writing. The program seeks to prepare students for the constantly changing new media arena and emphasizes ethical and social awareness.

  • Students who successfully complete this area of study will:

    • Develop a proficiency in digital media-making
    • Experience connections with professional resources and contacts in the media field
    • Gain a larger understanding of media from a global perspective
    • Be exposed to aesthetic, social, ethical and technical issues in new media.

Sample Courses Include:

  • Introduction to New Media
  • News Production
  • World Cinema
  • Photography
  • Digital Filmmaking
  • Documentary Production
  • New Media, Art, and Culture
  • Interactive Multimedia
  • Real World: The Business of New Media


Camera Operator Programmer Analyst
Online Content Developer Social Media Manager
Multimedia Director Web Developer
Multimedia Designer Web Graphics Designer
Media Production Specialist Art Director
Video Editor Documentary Film Maker


Kit Fitzgerald
Chair of New Media Program, Associate Professor of New Media Communications and Digital Production
Master of Humanities, California State University; B.A., Smith College