The New Media Studies major is a multidisciplinary program that combines theory and practice in the study of emerging forms of media, digital information and technology. To see the work of Alma’s New Media Studies students, visit nms.alma.edu.
Through rigorous interdisciplinary coursework, hands-on media experience, and required internships students integrate media history, theory, research and law with applied project work.
New Media Studies prepares students for graduate study and for work in media industries including: graphic design, audio and visual arts, social media, gaming and simulation, e-text and web publication, and instructional technology. Representative fields of application include education, entertainment, advertising, journalism, promotion, media research and advocacy.