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Majors and Academics

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NYIT's Communication Arts Department offers five degree-program paths. Follow links to learn more about each one.

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Communication Arts
A graduate degree with specializations in advertising and public relations; electronic journalism and online media; convergent media design; television, digital film, and broadband production. 

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon graduation, graduate students will be able to:
Choose appropriate research techniques, analyze and interpret data and recommend an appropriate course of action for a variety of audiences.
Demonstrate professional level production skills, incorporating emerging technologies as appropriate.
Collaborate effectively, assuming a variety of job responsibilities, in a professional environment.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Degree with a Major in Communication Arts
A four-year undergraduate degree with specializations in advertising and public relations; television news and radio production; convergent media design; television, digital film and broadband production. 

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon graduation, CA students will be able to:
Develop an original idea that they individually design and produce, incorporating emerging technologies as appropriate, on a level consistent with the work of an entry-level professional.
Research, evaluate, organize and convey information to a variety of audiences, in written, oral and visual forms.
Critically analyze the historical, social and cultural impact of the media on our global society.
Integrate the principles of social responsibility and media ethics into their work.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a Major in Advertising
A four-year undergraduate degree with an emphasis on advertising and marketing communications. 

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon graduation, Advertising students will be able to:
Apply tools and technology appropriate to the advertising and public relations fields.
Demonstrate written, oral and interpersonal communication skills appropriate to the profession.
Identify and incorporate legal requirements, ethical considerations and the concept of social responsibility into their own work.

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.), Communication Arts
A two-year degree for students developing their career plans, with basic coursework in all media, a humanities core, and some specialization.

Communication Arts Combined B.F.A.-M.A.
An accelerated five-year program giving students the opportunity to achieve both their Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Arts and their Master of Arts in Communication Arts degrees. 

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--Suzanne Adams, Director, Foreign Press Association

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