As the administrative center of the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, the Office of the Dean is available to assist students and faculty with any services. The B.S. in EMAC (Electronic Media, Arts, and Communication) is a unique interdisciplinary curriculum that includes courses in communication as well as in digital art and animation, video, electronic music, and graphic design, supported by Rensselaer’s strong technological infrastructure.
Our aim is to equip you with lifelong learning skills that will position you as a leader in the rapidly-evolving communication and media industries and help you remain competitive throughout your career. Therefore, our flexible degree structure enables you to continue with your studies in the humanities and social sciences, and/or languages and still remain enrolled in Media and Communications.
The EMAC curriculum offers concentrations in Digital Storytelling (Animation, Video, Game Design), Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Marketing Communication and Design, and Sound Design and Popular Culture. Placements can enhance your career prospects and give you the chance to use theory from the classroom in a real-world scenario before you have graduated. The Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) degree offers you an exciting combination of academic excellence and professional training in media and communications. If you’re ready to share your story with the world, the School of Arts, Communication and Media is here to help you start. Students develop a critical awareness of how communication influences human lives.
The Arts, Literature and Communication program will prepare students for university studies in fields related to the arts including education, law, communication studies, journalism, visual and performing arts, film studies, film production, english, creative writing, political science, foreign languages, public relations, history, translation, linguistics, theatre and many others.
The Bachelor of Arts gives students a flexible structure with a broad range of disciplines to choose from, and is an appropriate preparation for a wide range of career opportunities. Arts and communications careers are for people who enjoy expressing themselves through design, literature or language.