Starting Fall 2011, the Communications Department offers a minor in New Media. New Media refers to websites, social networking sites, blogs, apps, and all forms of computer-mediated communications, including platforms such as smart phones, iPods/iPads, and streaming of film and television.
The New Media minor is open to ALL Molloy students. Majors in any discipline with knowledge and skills in new media have a professional edge. The New Media minor offers hands-on training in all aspects of production and design for the online world as well as studies classes to examine the emerging social, political, economic, and cultural implications of the new technologies.
Courses in the minor include:
COM 243 - Introduction to New Media. An overview of all aspects of the virtual world, analyzing its social and communicative impact. Offered Fall and Spring semesters. Click here to view a sample syllabus.
COM 244 - Online Content Production. Students design their own websites, encompassing textual, visual and aural elements. Offered every Spring semester. Click here to view a sample course syllabus.
COM 309 - History of Digital Media
COM 310 - Video Storytelling for the Web
COM 381 - Digital Applications for New Media
COM 382 - Global New Media