Students work with faculty advisors to devise self-designed majors. Coursework in the major builds upon students’ experiences in the general education curriculum while providing students with pathways to deepen their knowledge or further develop their passion in a particular area of study.
Media arts are inherently interdisciplinary, social pursuits.
At every level, media arts courses integrate history and theory, engage critically with existing artworks, and instill the range of technical skills necessary to make innovative, creative work. Though students incorporating media arts into their self-designed majors do not track into specialization, they can choose to emphasize any or all aspects of media arts taught at Antioch College: photography, video, sound, and new media. Most media arts courses welcome students from other disciplines who have taken the appropriate prerequisites. In this way, among others, media arts courses draw from the intellectual and cultural assets of the entire College community. Meanwhile, advanced courses provide focus amidst the rigorous, broad, and deep media arts curriculum.
When Designing Your Major
- Students with a self-design degree primarily focusing on media arts should plan to take about a 45 credits in MEDA and CAP prefix courses.
- Students with a self-design major that incorporates media arts and another area of study should take 12 credits of intro and intermediate MEDA courses and 12 credits of MEDA advanced courses.
- All students incorporating media arts into their major should take about eight MEDA credits in history and/or theory.
Intro and Intermediate
- MEDA 102 Basic Media Production
- MEDA 245 AudioVision: Video Production Intensive
- MEDA 290 History of Cinema
- MEDA 390 Spec. Top. Film Hist.: Cross-cultural Encounters in Cinema
- MEDA 380 Advanced Projects in Media Arts
- MEDA 399 Advanced Independent Study in Media Arts
- CAP 394 Capstone Preparation
- CAP 495 Capstone Project
- ARTS 111 Visual Language – 2D Design
- HIST 110 Ohio Stories
- HIST 210 African American History from the Colonial Period to the Present
- HIST 225 World History I
- MEDA 270 Special Topics in Media Arts: Choreographed Films & Experimental Musicals
- MEDA 265 Introduction to Animation
- MEDA 165 Community Voices
- PERF 103 Voice and Speech
- PHIL 115 Eastern Thought
- PERF 180 Approaches to Acting
- VISA 102 STUFF
- VISA 299 Independent Study
Cooperative Education Field Placements
Media Arts students have myriad opportunities for practical experience in the field in courses that engage local radio, television, and cinema, and through a variety of national and international cooperative work opportunities, including:
Faculty in the arts
Additional faculty with whom you might work
Gabby Loomis-Amrhein ’17 has had her first book, evening primroses, a book of poetry, published by Recenter Press.
During the 2021 Winter quarter, students of Media Production 102 are gaining hands-on experience from Basim Blunt–WYSO Senior Media Producer and Instructor, Dayton Youth Radio Project Coordinator, and Host of Behind the Groove.
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present “Color Odyssey” – an exhibition featuring the works of acclaimed artist Emma Amos ’58. The exhibition premieres on Saturday, Jan 30, 2021, and will run until Sunday, Apr 25, 2021.
Multimedia artist Amia Megumi Yokoyama is teaching Intro to Animation at Antioch College during the winter quarter.