New Media

Author. Maker. Creator. Innovator. #MolloyNewMedia

Are you looking to learn about social first video production? Enhance your coding skills to create better digital user experiences? Interested in learning how memes affect politics and culture? Want to conceptualize an app idea?

The New Media Major is a 48 credit production based Bachelor of Science Communications degree including 15 related requirement credits in computer science, digital art, digital writing, entrepreneurship, or theory, customized to the student's individual academic path and skills. New Media is dominantly production based and is intended for students who wish to focus on New Media skills and a career in various emerging industries

Early in the program, students learn essential web languages and a survey of socio-political technological culture. As students progress, the degree becomes individualized to support and enhance skills and passion for a specific realm of new media. 

The New Media Program is regionally unique offering courses on Memes, YouTubers, and Civic Voices through the lens of Digital Media Literacy. Students are encouraged to double minor or double major and are required to take two internships. Learn more about the Bachelor of Science on our program details page

New Media students learn:

  • HTML & CSS
  • Python
  • Web Design
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Twitter Bots
  • Meme Theory and Creation
  • Digital Activism
  • Civic Outreach
  • YouTubers and Channel Management
  • Digital Writing
  • Emergent Media History
  • AI in SciFi Narratives
  • Social First Video Production
  • Algorithms as Media 
  • App Conceptualization

The New Media program offers unique Digital Humanities projects in collaboration with #MolloyLife and The Office of International Education

See the documentary from our adventure to the Boyne Valley in Ireland in May 2016. Students created an interactive map of the region while exploring the historical region and its landmarks.

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Jamie Cohen
Digital Humanities and New Media Department
1000 Hempstead Avenue 104A Wilbur Hall Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002