Bachelor of Arts in New Media, Art, and Technology

Bachelor of Arts in New Media, Art, and Technology

Whether you love to design print pieces, create videos, or shoot the perfect photo, get a degree in your thing at Indiana University Kokomo. With the Bachelor of Arts in New Media, Art, and Technology, you’ll blend and weave innovation with tradition and get the unique experience of working with all the faculty in the department as you grow in your artistic skills and abilities. When you leave the program, you will be a creative thinker and maker, communicator, and problem-solver, able to succeed as a relevant professional in a multitude of established and emerging fields.

You’ll develop practical skills and strong knowledge in areas like:

  • Digital media
  • Web/mobile media
  • 2D and 3D studio art and design
  • Virtual media
  • And all the new, exciting emergent media

You’ll work closely with our faculty to learn and grow as an artist and a creator. This mentorship process will help you develop your educational path and customize the degree to your own interests and career plans. We offer two degrees in this progressive curriculum.

The Bachelor of Arts in New Media, Art, & Technology (NMAT) is an interdisciplinary degree that combines studio art and design with cognates in social media and public communications, pre-art therapy, marketing, and computer science. Students will develop effective art and design skills across both traditional and digital media, preparing them for a variety of career paths. Students will experience a robust set of core courses in New Media, Art, & Technology with interactions with all the faculty in the program. The cognates provide additional skills and create valuable pathways into many occupations and graduate programs including but not limited to: art therapy, social media, integrated media, and media marketing.

The major consists of 48 credit hours of courses in New Media, Art, & Technology and 15-18 credit hours in a selected cognate. Students are encouraged to tailor their coursework to focus on their interests and goals. The BA degree offers a wider experience within general education. Interdisciplinary seminar, foreign language, and historical perspectives expose students to a wider world view.

To find out what the next four years might look like for this degree, fill out your informationand follow the prompted steps to arrive at a sample degree map. For more information specific to you and your situation, please schedule a visit with an advisor today.

Assessment information for this degree is available from our Assessment landing page.

Choose your cognate

You are able to further specialize your degree by choosing a cognate. This will allow you to focus your studies and expertise to the career field you are most interested in. You can choose from:

  • Social Media and Public Communication (15 credits)
  • Pre-Art Therapy (15 credits)
  • Marketing (15 credits)
  • Computer Science (19 credits)

For the most current requirements for this degree, please visit our Academic Bulletin. Ready to get started? Talk to an admissions counselor today!

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