Tompkins Cortland Community College

Catalog 2017-18

New Media

(HEGIS: 5012)

A.S. Degree

The New Media program is based on a liberal arts foundation of classes with an emphasis on developing knowledge and skills in the growing areas of animation and interactivity, which have become a greater part of our rapidly changing visual world.

The program complements and draws on the strengths of related associate degree programs in communication and media arts, graphic design, and photography. Program courses combine the creative and expressive elements of the fine arts with digital technologies. Course work includes drawing, photography, visual design, story development, digital video, Flash, 2D and 3D animation, along with other emerging technology.

Students make new media content for print and the web, CD-ROM, and DVD, along with a portfolio of work to facilitate employment or transfer to a four-year school.

Program Requirements

(for those matriculating in 2017-2018)


A.S., requirements, career options

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of the New Media program, you will be qualified for entry-level positions in interactive media design, web design/computer graphics, interface design, instructional design, digital photography, and entry-level animation and game production.

Transfer Options

The curriculum provides a framework for you to transfer to a four-year program in the arts or the new media field. You will be prepared for a baccalaureate degree program in art with a concentration in fine art, new media and/or design. Transfer opportunities include programs at:

  • Alfred University
  • Alfred State
  • Cornell University
  • SUNY College at Cortland
  • SUNY College at Fredonia
  • SUNY College at Oneonta
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • The College of St. Rose
  • Savannah College of Art and Design

For specific transfer information, contact the Counseling, Career, and Transfer Services office.

Program Chair

Keith Millman
Professor (New Media)

Contact Admissions about this program

Our Stories

Sam Trotman

Sam Trotman

Going 'everywhere'

Full story

CollegeNow - College Credit for High School Students

News & Announcements