MISSION STATEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA ARTS
The Department of Media Arts provides a diverse yet integrated liberal arts learning environment to prepare students for careers as informed media consumers and practitioners. Our mission seeks to lay foundations for professional and academic careers as media producers, managers, programmers, researchers and scholars. Our department provides students with rigorous academic experiences in critical writing, thinking, and understanding as it applies to media industries, production and culture. Central to the department is the commitment to nurture imagination, spark creativity, and cultivate strategic thinking and artistic expression for an ever-expanding and diverse population. Our mission seeks to promote excellence in higher education while providing opportunities for students in artistic, commercial and scholarly venues.
(Statement updated October 2015)