Degrees Offered: B. A. Digital Media with Concentration in Art and Design, Church Media, Digital Video and Story, Mobile Application and Game Design; B. A., B. F. A. Studio Art with Concentration in Design and Digital Media
Tuition Information: Undergraduate $28,640 for the 2012 - 2013 school year. Tuition does not include fees of $820 per year.
One College Avenue
Grantham, PA 17027
Scope of Program:
Digital Media students at Messiah College begin their studies with core coursework in computer science and information systems, computer programming, web development, digital editing, sound design, art history, digital media history and theory, art and science of story and graphic design. Art and Design students focus on computer art and imaging, digital illustration, motion design, design for new media and professional practice. All students participate in a senior seminar and create a portfolio and senior project. Church Media students concentrate on technical theatre and design, stage management and scenographic techniques. All students participate in a senior seminar, complete a production practicum and create a senior project. Digital Video and Story students complete coursework in mass media and society, introduction to film, communication theory, digital production and essence of cinema. All students participate in a senior seminar and create a portfolio and senior project. Mobile Application and Game Design students take courses in information systems and managers, game design, mobile application design, advanced programming and web design. All students participate in a senior seminar and create a portfolio and senior project.
Studio Art majors who choose the Design and Digital Media concentration focus on visual literacy, drawing, color and design, philosophy, aesthetics, studio art, typography, computer art, digital prints, graphic design and visual culture, art history, illustration, digital illustration and professional practices. All students participate in an art seminar and create a senior exhibit.
All students at Messiah College must complete coursework in Bible, Christian beliefs and foreign language. Applicants must submit a Christian life recommendation form with their application for admission. Studio fees are charged for most art courses. Art, merit and need-based scholarships are available.