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Ohio University Majors

Electronic Media Major


Program Overview

Ohio University Lancaster and Ohio University Southern offer a two-year program of study leading to an Associate in Applied Science with a major in electronic media. The program is founded on the belief that through intensive individualized instruction in a hands-on atmosphere, you can prepare in only two years for a beginning position in the electronic media field of audio, video and multimedia (radio or TV stations, cable TV, corporate communications, advertising agencies, video/sports production companies, or multimedia production houses).

Along with those who want a production-intensive education, high school graduates who wish further preparation in order to begin their college careers in the School of Media Arts and Studies on the Athens campus can benefit from the associate program. The program presents students with the opportunity to sharpen your skills before relocating to the School of Media Arts and Studies on the Athens campus. More than 90 percent of those students who complete the associate's degree and then relocate to Athens secure a bachelor's degree. (A 3.0 GPA is expected for relocation to Athens.) Others might wish to pursue the Bachelors of Technical and Applied Studies or communication studies major programs on the regional campuses, or might immediately move into communications positions.

The audio-video studios feature multitrack audio recording, radio operations, TV studios and digital video production and post production equipment. PC and MAC labs give multimedia students the latest in software for graphic design and web development. The hands-on facilities, broadly based curriculum, and small classes, have proved invaluable for students who want to obtain a full view of the field of electronic media.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Recent graduates are now working throughout the United States in the electronic media industry. Employment opportunities may include broadcast radio/television, cable television, advertising agencies, production houses, corporate communications, new media/web based companies, government communications, medical and health media, christian broadcasting, media ministry, live event audio-video, sports productions, educational media, or freelance. Students are also prepared to continue their academic studies in a baccalaureate program.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details

Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Code: AA5013

Contact

Office of Regional Higher Education 
Ohio University Southern
Riffe Center 357
1804 Liberty Avenue
Ironton, OH 45638
Phone: 740.533.4575 or 800.626.0513
Fax: 740.354.9347
moored@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/southern

Administrative Contact

Donald Moore, Ohio University Southern contact person
TBD, Ohio University Lancaster contact person
 
or any regional campus student services office

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