The Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Studies is a comprehensive curriculum that includes courses in film studies, television studies, journalism, video production, computer animation, and studies and practices in multimedia, interactive media, and new technologies. Participating faculty are engaged with analyzing the power and responsibility of existing and emerging media from formal, historical, economic, and ideological perspectives.

 

 

 

 

 

Related Major Skills

 

Create powerful images with sight, sound, motion & words Reporting and editing skills Write press releases
Create entertaining and persuasive messages Ability to write clearly Demonstrate creativity
Effective speaking Define hypotheses Present specific viewpoints
Evaluate ideas and presentation Influential/persuasion skills Gather information and data
Synthesizing information Compare and contrast evidence Interpretation skills
Evaluate information and sources Planning and managing skills Critical thinking skills
Work with deadlines Develop market research Work independently
Measure media effects Attention to details Identify and manage different needs
Work in teams/small groups Understand institutional and cultural values

 

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Sample Career Titles

 

Actor Publisher Public Relations Managers and Specialists
Director - Film, Video, Theatre Photojournalist Narrator
Advertising Account Executive Radio/TV Announcer Graphic Artist
Editorial Assistant Producer - TV, Film, Theatre News Writer/Editor
Advertising Copywriter Reporter/Journalist Greeting Card Writer
Electronic Publications Production Assistant Photographer
Broadcast Advertising Sales Sales Representative Lighting Technician Proofreader
Scriptwriter Telemarketer Communications Lawyer
TV News Anchor Market Research Sports Promoter
Public Information Officer Traffic Manager Contestant/Guest Coordinator
Video Programmer Media Buyer Sportscaster
TV Engineer Public Relations Assistant Writer/Author
Copywriter Technical Writer Media Manager
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary Audio and Video Equipment Technicians Broadcast Technicians
Camera Operators, Televison, video and Motion Picture Directors-Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, and Radio Film and Video Editors
Audience Coordinator Audio-Visual Specialist Continuity Manager
Graphologist Photographers Program Directors
Reader Script Manager Stage Technician

 

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Sample Work Settings

 

Advertising Agencies Marketing Departments Boards of Education
News & Information Offices Communications Agencies Newspapers
Communications Offices Photo Agencies Consulting Firms
Photo Studios Corporate Settings Public Relations Firms
Government Agencies Public Schools Human Resources Departments
Publishing Companies Independent Production Companies Radio/TV/Cable Companies
Lobby Organizations Theaters Magazines
Universities Video Production Companies

 

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 Professional Associations

 

  • FAU Film Clubs
    • FAU Film Productions (Boca Campus)
    • FAU Student Film Association (Davie Campus)
  • Zeta Iota
  • OWL TV
  • OWL Radio
  • The University Press

 

Professional Associations

 

 

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Job and Internship Links

 

Writing and Journalism 

 

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Broadcasting and Media

 

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Where to Learn More

 

General Occupational Information

 

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Career Planning Websites

 

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Sample Library Resources

These Resources can be found at the CDC Career Resource Library and/or FAU's Wimberley Library.

  • Career Opportunities in Advertising and Public Relations
  • Career Opportunities in Magazine Publishing
  • Career Opportunities in Television and Cable
  • Career Opportunities in Writing
  • Careers for Bookworms
  • Careers for Film Buffs
  • Careers in Advertising
  • Careers in Communications
  • Careers in Focus: Broadcasting
  • Careers in Journalism
  • Careers in Marketing
  • Communications and the Arts
  • Great Jobs for Communications Majors
  • How to Approach an Advertising Agency
  • Journalism Careers
  • Making it in Public Relations
  • Marketing and Distribution
  • Opportunities in Marketing Careers
  • Opportunities in Advertising
  • Opportunities in Broadcasting Careers
  • Opportunities in Film Careers
  • Opportunities in Public Relations
  • Opportunities in Technical Writing
  • Opportunities in Television & Video
  • Opportunities in Writing Careers
  • Peterson's Media Companies
  • Resumes for Communications
  • Resumes for Sales & Marketing Careers
  • The Mulligan Guide to Sports Journalism
  • Writers Market: The Deluxe Edition
  • How to Put Your Book Together

 

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