Digital Media & Production at Catawba College, Salisbury, NC
This blog contains direct quotes from websites as of 2023. Programs and policies do change, at colleges, from time to time, so please check with the colleges directly to receive any updates. These are not, necessarily, the biggest, best, or most popular programs at the college, but they are the ones that just “caught my eye” as unique, special, interesting, or just plain awesome. Enjoy!
From the Catawba College website, 2023: “Turn Your Talents in Digital Art, Design, Audio and Visual Editing Into a Career in Digital Media. The Digital Media Production major is for creative storytellers who love sharing how they see the world through a digital lens. Leveraging their skills in graphic design, videography and audio production, Digital Media students relish using the very latest interactive and video editing software, powerful graphics and multimedia processing workstations, and industry-grade cameras, lenses, and lighting equipment.
“More than just a degree that focuses on mastering digital media technical skills, students majoring in the Digital Production Media Production degree also study important topics in leadership, entrepreneurship, business, and communications in addition to video production, audio production and editing, writing for media, multi-cam production, and documentary storytelling. Our Digital Media Production graduates are well-prepared with versatile skills making them an asset in a variety of career fields, working for broadcasting companies, cable corporations, independent film studios, and even themselves.
“Graduates from the Digital Media Production degree program who wish to advance their academic achievements in the field can pursue master's degrees in media studies or film and media productions. Those graduates whose interests in writing and the creative aspects of digital media production can seek admission to Master of Fine Arts programs in digital arts production, film and arts production or screenwriting.
*Pushing Boundaries: We’ll encourage you to step away from the traditional methods of production, if only for a bit, so you can see what you’re really capable of.
*Tap Into Your Talents: Explore all of the facets of Digital Media Production in one place, then decide which aspects suit your interests most, if not all of them.
*A World Of Possibilities: Graduates enter the workforce in a wide range of careers, including film, live television, audio recording, editing, screenwriting, directing, and producing.”
Catawba College is one of the featured colleges in my new book (click image for additional information):