BA in Media Arts

Long Island University, Brooklyn-International Study Centre, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 37,926

Course Accredited By

MSCHE

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 18% scholarship
The department offers a comprehensive Bachelor of Arts degree that may either follow a specialized area of concentration or an integrated track, depending on the academic, creative and professional goals of the individual student.
An area of concentration is a grouping of 24 or more credits in one of the following fields: Computer Graphics, Digital Design, Animation and Interactive Media; Digital Audio Production and Sound Design; Film, Television and Digital Video Production; Media Management; Photography/Digital Photography.

An integrated track is a grouping of 24 or more credits selected from across two or more of any of the above areas of concentration. Majors must consult with assigned faculty advisers in their field of interest to design, and be guided through, their particular program of study.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements
Undergraduate
Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 75 or 79 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) No official score required
  • IELTS Below 6.0 (Post) 
  • Pearson (PTE) Below 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) 
  • GPA: 2.0 - 2.5

Computer Graphics

Core Curriculum requirements for this major are summarized below:

  • Core Seminar 3 credits

Humanities

  • English Composition 3 credits
  • English Literature 6 credits
  • Philosophy 6 credits
  • Foreign Language 6 credits
  • Social Sciences
  • History 6 credits
  • Social Sciences (ANT, ECO, POL, PSY, SOC) 6 credits
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Mathematics 3 - 4 credits
  • Science 10 credits
  • Communication, Visual & Performing Arts Speech 3 credits
  • Visual & Performing Arts (ART, DNC, MUS, THE) 3 credits

Ancillary Requirements

  • Foundation Courses (required): 12 credits
  • Area of Concentration Electives: 24 credits
     
  • TOTAL: 36 credits

12 credits of Foundation Courses

  • MA 100 Media Aesthetics 3.00hrs

    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 119 Business of Media Arts 3.00hrs
  • MA 162 Photography Portfolio/Exhibition 3.00hrs
  • MA 257 The Music Business 3.00hrs
  • MUS 180 The Music Business 3.00hrs

    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 150 Writing for Visual Media 3.00hrs
  • MA 152 Screenplay 3.00hrs

    One (1) of the following courses:
  • ART 108 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 164 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 187 Film and Television Studies 3.00hrs
  • MA 239 Survey of Computer Art 3.00hrs

    24 credits from the following:
     
  • MA 124 Computer Graphic I 3.00hrs
  • MA 132 Computer Graphic II 3.00hrs
  • MA 135 Motion Grapics I 3.00hrs
  • MA 125 Digital Publishing I 3.00hrs
  • MA 133 Digital Illustration I 3.00hrs
  • MA 1361 World Wide Web Publishing I 3.00hrs
  • MA 161 Dig. Portfolio/Exhibition 3.00hrs
    One (1) of the following:
  • MA 198 Independent Study 3.00hrs
  • MA 199 Media Arts Internship 3.00hrs

Digital Audio
Core Curriculum requirements for this major are summarized below:

  • Core Seminar 3 credits

Humanities

  • English Composition 3 credits
  • English Literature 6 credits
  • Philosophy 6 credits
  • Foreign Language 6 credits

Social Sciences

  • History 6 credits
  • Social Sciences (ANT, ECO, POL, PSY, SOC) 6 credits

Science and Mathematics

  • Mathematics 3 - 4 credits
  • Science 10 credits Communication, Visual & Performing Arts Speech 3 credits
  • Visual & Performing Arts (ART, DNC, MUS, THE) 3 credits


    General Requirements for major in Media Arts:
  • Foundation Courses (required): 12 credits
  • Area of Concentration Electives: 24 credits
  • TOTAL: 36 credits

    12 credits of Foundation Courses
  • MA 100 Media Aesthetics 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 119 Business of Media Arts 3.00hrs
  • MA 162 Photography Portfolio/Exhibition 3.00hrs
  • MA 257 The Music Business 3.00hrs
  • MUS 180 The Music Business 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 150 Writing for Visual Media 3.00h
  • MA 152 Screenplay 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
    ART 108 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 164 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 187 Film and Television Studies 3.00hrs
  • MA 239 Survey of Computer Art 3.00hrs
    and
    24 credits from the following:
  • Digital Audio: Music/Sound Design & Radio
  • MA 101 Audio Production I 3.00hrs
  • MA 107 Digital Audio I 3.00hrs
  • MA 110 Digital Audio II 3.00hrs
  • MA 114.1 Digital Audio III 3.00hrs
  • MA 114.2 Digital Audio IV 3.00hrs
  • MA 1012 Audio Production II 3.00hrs
  • MA 147 Studio Recording for the Music Producer 3.00hrs
  • MA 199 Media Arts Internship 3.00hrs

Film & Video

Core Curriculum requirements for this major are summarized below:
Core Seminar 3 credits

Humanities

  • English Composition 3 credits
  • English Literature 6 credits
  • Philosophy 6 credits
  • Foreign Language 6 credits

Social Sciences

  • History 6 credits
  • Social Sciences (ANT, ECO, POL, PSY, SOC) 6 credits

Science and Mathematics

  • Mathematics 3 - 4 credits
  • Science 10 credits
  • Communication, Visual & Performing Arts Speech 3 credits
  • Visual & Performing Arts (ART, DNC, MUS, THE) 3 credits

    General Requirements for major in Media Arts:
  • Foundation Courses (required): 12 credits
  • Area of Concentration Electives: 24 credits
  • TOTAL: 36 credits

    12 credits of Foundation Courses
  • MA 100 Media Aesthetics 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 119 Business of Media Arts 3.00hrs
  • MA 162 Photography Portfolio/Exhibition 3.00hrs
  • MA 257 The Music Business 3.00hrs
  • MUS 180 The Music Business 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 150 Writing for Visual Media 3.00hrs
  • MA 152 Screenplay 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • ART 108 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 164 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 187 Film and Television Studies 3.00hrs
  • MA 239 Survey of Computer Art 3.00hrs
    and
    24 credits from the following:
     
  • MA 106 Video Workshop I 3.00hrs
  • MA 1081 Video Workshop II 3.00hrs
  • MA 145 Video Workshop III 3.00hrs
  • MA 152 Screenplay 3.00
  • MA 155 Directing Moving Image 3.00hrs
  • MA 199 Media Arts Internship 3.00hrs
  • One (1) of the following:
    MA 190 Film Production I 3.00hrs
  • MA 102 Television Production 3.00hrs
    One (1) of the following:
  • MA 105 Lighting I 3.00hrs
  • MA 206 Advanced Editing 3.00hrs

Media Management
 

  • Core Curriculum requirements for this major are summarized below:
  • Core Seminar 3 credits

Humanities

  • English Composition 3 credits
  • English Literature 6 credits
  • Philosophy 6 credits
  • Foreign Language 6 credits

Social Sciences

  • History 6 credits
  • Social Sciences (ANT, ECO, POL, PSY, SOC) 6 credits

Science and Mathematics

  • Mathematics 3 - 4 credits
  • Science 10 credits
  • Communication, Visual & Performing Arts Speech 3 credits
  • Visual & Performing Arts (ART, DNC, MUS, THE) 3 credits

    General Requirements for major in Media Arts:
  • Foundation Courses (required): 12 credits
  • Area of Concentration Electives: 24 credits
  • TOTAL: 36 credits

    12 credits of Foundation Courses
  • MA 100 Media Aesthetics 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 119 Business of Media Arts 3.00hrs
  • MA 162 Photography Portfolio/Exhibition 3.00hrs
  • MA 257 The Music Business 3.00hrs
  • MUS 180 The Music Business 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 150 Writing for Visual Media 3.00hrs
  • MA 152 Screenplay 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • ART 108 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 164 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 187 Film and Television Studies 3.00hrs
  • MA 239 Survey of Computer Art 3.00hrs
    and
    24 credits from the following:
     
  • MA 255 Prod Management 3.00
  • MA 106 Video Workshop I 3.00hrs
  • MA 101 Audio Production I 3.00hrs
  • MA 126 Advertising I: Principals 3.00hrs
  • MA 157 Advertising II: Creative 3.00hrs
  • MA 580 The Independent Producer 3.00hrs
  • MA 257 The Music Business 3.00hrs
  • MA 199 Media Arts Internship 3.00hrs

Photography
 

  • Core Curriculum requirements for this major are summarized below:
  • Core Seminar 3 credits

Humanities

  • English Composition 3 credits
  • English Literature 6 credits
  • Philosophy 6 credits
  • Foreign Language 6 credits

Social Sciences

  • History 6 credits
  • Social Sciences (ANT, ECO, POL, PSY, SOC) 6 credits

Science and Mathematics

  • Mathematics 3 - 4 credits
  • Science 10 credits Communication, Visual & Performing Arts Speech 3 credits
  • Visual & Performing Arts (ART, DNC, MUS, THE) 3 credits

    General Requirements for major in Media Arts:
  • Foundation Courses (required): 12 credits
  • Area of Concentration Electives: 24 credits
  • TOTAL: 36 credits
    12 credits of Foundation Courses
  • MA 100 Media Aesthetics 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 119 Business of Media Arts 3.00hrs
  • MA 162 Photography Portfolio/Exhibition 3.00h
  • MA 257 The Music Business 3.00hrs
  • MUS 180 The Music Business 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 150 Writing for Visual Media 3.00hrs
  • MA 152 Screenplay 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • ART 108 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 164 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 187 Film and Television Studies 3.00hrs
  • MA 239 Survey of Computer Art 3.00hrs
    and
    24 credits from the following:
     
  • MA 115 Introduction to Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 118 Digital Photography I 3.00hrs
  • MA 122 Digital Photography II 3.00hrs
  • MA 123 Studio Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 111 Photo Journalism 3.00hrs
  • MA 105 Lighting I 3.00hrs
  • MA 120 Creative Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 197 Independent Study 3.00hrs
  • MA 199 Media Arts Internship 3.00hrs

Screenwriting

  • Core Curriculum requirements for this major are summarized below:
  • Core Seminar 3 credits

Humanities

  • English Composition 3 credits
  • English Literature 6 credits
  • Philosophy 6 credits
  • Foreign Language 6 credits
     

Social Sciences

  • History 6 credits
  • Social Sciences (ANT, ECO, POL, PSY, SOC) 6 credits

Science and Mathematics

  • Mathematics 3 - 4 credits
  • Science 10 credits
  • Communication, Visual & Performing Arts Speech 3 credits
  • Visual & Performing Arts (ART, DNC, MUS, THE) 3 credits

    General Requirements for major in Media Arts:
  • Foundation Courses (required): 12 credits
  • Area of Concentration Electives: 24 credits
    TOTAL: 36 credits

    12 credits of Foundation Courses
  • MA 100 Media Aesthetics 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 119 Business of Media Arts 3.00hrs
  • MA 162 Photography Portfolio/Exhibition 3.00hrs
  • MA 257 The Music Business 3.00hrs
  • MUS 180 The Music Business 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 150 Writing for Visual Media 3.00hrs
  • MA 152 Screenplay 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • ART 108 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 164 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 187 Film and Television Studies 3.00hrs
  • MA 239 Survey of Computer Art 3.00hrs
    and
    24 credits from the following:
     
  • MA 152 Screenplay 3.00hrs
  • MA 150 Writing for Visual Media 3.00hrs
  • MA 154 Situation Comedy 3.00hrs
  • MA 188 Film Noir: The Dark Side of America 3.00hrs
  • MA 550 The Story 3.00hrs
  • MA 106 Video Workshop II 3.00hrs
  • MA 551 The Screenplay 3.00hrs
  • MA 199 Media Arts Internship 3.00hrs

Television Production
 

  • Core Curriculum requirements for this major are summarized below:
  • Core Seminar 3 credits

Humanities

  • English Composition 3 credits
  • English Literature 6 credits
  • Philosophy 6 credits
  • Foreign Language 6 credits

Social Sciences

  • History 6 credits
  • Social Sciences (ANT, ECO, POL, PSY, SOC) 6 credits
     
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Mathematics 3 - 4 credits
  • Science 10 credits
  • Communication, Visual & Performing Arts Speech 3 credits
  • Visual & Performing Arts (ART, DNC, MUS, THE) 3 credits
    General Requirements for major in Media Arts:
  • Foundation Courses (required): 12 credits
  • Area of Concentration Electives: 24 credits
    TOTAL: 36 credits

    12 credits of Foundation Courses
  • MA 100 Media Aesthetics 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
     
  • MA 119 Business of Media Arts 3.00hrs
  • MA 162 Photography Portfolio/Exhibition 3.00hrs
  • MA 257 The Music Business 3.00hrs
  • MUS 180 The Music Business 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • MA 150 Writing for Visual Media 3.00hrs
  • MA 152 Screenplay 3.00hrs
    and
    One (1) of the following courses:
  • ART 108 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 164 History of Photography 3.00hrs
  • MA 187 Film and Television Studies 3.00hrs
  • MA 239 Survey of Computer Art 3.00hrs
    and
    24 credits from the following:
     
  • MA 102 Television Production I 3.00hrs
  • MA 103 Television Production II 3.00hrs
  • MA 1032 Television Production III 3.00hrs
  • MA 106 Video Workshop I 3.00hrs
  • MA 105 Lighting I 3.00hrs
  • MA 155 Directing Moving Image 3.00hrs
  • MA 197 Independent Study 3.00hrs
  • MA 199 Media Arts Internship 3.00hrs

Undergraduate

 English Language Institute (1 semester) $5,000 Direct Admission (2 semesters) $37,926

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