The Multimedia Arts and Communication Studies program is one of HNU’s newest and most dynamic majors. Working within the liberal arts tradition, this 30-unit major develops multidisciplinary skills in spoken, written, visual and graphic communication. The major begins with lower division traditional and foundational courses in both disciplines. These courses prepare students for the upper division skill refinement and enhanced modes of expression that are necessary to be competitive in today’s employment market.
The program tailors itself to HNU’s technological capacities, while recognizing that technology has its limits, and human face-to-face communication is crucial in becoming a well-rounded and civically engaged participant in society. The major focuses on the application of technology to the process of communication.