Early College Career Academy: New Media

Design your future with the New Media program. With the recent growth in web, social, mobile and general digital media, career prospects are at an all-time high for Media Arts students. Regardless of the business or industry sector, having the ability to develop effective visual marketing and communication materials is essential.

Using a foundation of art theory & process combined with hands-on learning of today’s best hardware and software, students learn to design their own path. Students experience class in modern facilities using state of the art equipment and software in a variety of courses including Graphic Design, Photography and Web Design to develop a foundational knowledge base of Media Arts. These skills are then employed in real world scenarios, working with local businesses on current projects in our community. At the same time, students design and build a portfolio of their own artwork.

Upon completing the program, students have the opportunity to earn internationally recognized Adobe Certified Associate credentials and SUNY Adirondack’s Media Arts Certificate.

Unique Features

  • Earn up to 32 tuition-free credits towards an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Media Arts
  • Every student will be provided with a Digital SLR Camera and a Macbook Pro with Adobe Creative Cloud installed
  • Opportunity to earn internationally recognized, industry standard Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) credentials and SUNY Adirondack’s Media Arts Certificate
  • Real-world, team, and project-based learning opportunities prepare students to think critically and creatively solve problems