Department of Media and Information
The bachelor’s degree in Media and Information offers experiential learning opportunities in lab settings, state of the art studios and with businesses and non-profit organizations in areas like video game design, film studies and information technology - to name a few. These experiences provide a solid foundation for the fast-paced, ever-changing new media world.
Whatever path you choose, our curriculum dives deep into the innovative sectors that are reshaping 21st Century media—from the internet to mobile communications and social media.
Have multiple interests? No problem. We’ve got minors to help grow your knowledge and experience.
Amol Pavangadkar is the director of sandbox engagement and a senior producer with the Department of Media and Information. He has produced and directed more than 50 media projects, working with a range of international collaborators and federal and state agencies.
Jennifer Olson is interested in the interaction between changes in the environment and society. Understanding the causes of environmental trends and how they affect society leads to important policy implications from the national to the international level, and she regularly works with policy makers, United Nations officials and others to develop effective methods of communicating science results.
Brian M. Winn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Information and Director of the Games for Entertainment and Learning (GEL) Lab at Michigan State University. Winn designs, creates, and researches interactive media design, including game design, digital game-based learning and interactive health communication.