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.
While acknowledging that face-to-face communication skills remain crucial in today’s job market, the MACS major also recognizes the central role of technology in career advancement and develops skills in the application of visual art and computer technology to the process of communication.