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CCM E-Media Offers Minor


All UC undergraduates are welcome to apply for this selective new program.

Date: 12/14/2011 12:00:00 AM
By: Curt Whitacre
Phone: (513) 556-2683

UC ingot   Starting fall semester 2012, the Division of Electronic Media (E-Media) at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) will offer a minor to all UC undergraduate students. Admission to the program is selective and applications may be submitted between Dec. 12, 2011, and Feb. 4, 2012.

"Students have always wanted to take our classes, and we think our curriculum will be helpful to a wider range of students. Digital media is important in many career fields," says Marjorie Fox, E-Media division head. Preference will be given to freshman and sophomore applicants because of the two-year requirement to complete the minor.

The division intends to accept only 10 students for the 18-credit minor in its first year. Minor students will be required to take six courses: three core classes and three electives. To ensure major and minor students are able to enroll in the classes needed in a timely manner, more sections of selected courses will be added.

Applying For The Program
Applicants must submit a complete copy of their most recent degree audit and a 500-word essay explaining their educational and career goals and why they wish to minor in E-Media. Application materials should be submitted via email to Marjorie Fox (foxm@uc.edu) with E-Media administrative coordinator Jeni Vanlandingham (vanlanj@ucmail.uc.edu) copied. Accepted applicants will be notified by March 1.

Questions should be directed to Jeni Vanlandingham via email or at 513-556-9488.

About E-Media
CCM's E-Media Division prepares students for a variety of career opportunities in the growing field of integrated media production and communications. The E-Media major includes a solid liberal arts component and, effective fall 2012, requires students to carry a minor in order to better prepare them for the evolving career paths the future is likely to present. Its depth and breadth build a foundation for employment in the entertainment industry, in video, web, and audio production, writing and journalism, broadcasting, advertising and public relations.

Learn more about CCM E-Media by visiting ccm.uc.edu/emedia.