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Academic Programs

Study Abroad

Study Abroad in New Media:
Hochschule der Medien

If you are considering going abroad for your DCA major or NMC minor, the New Media Communications department highly recommends completing a semester at Hochschule der Medien (HdM) in Stuttgart, Germany. HdM offers 11 English-taught minors, with up to five courses that are guaranteed to count in your major. read more >

Student Focus

From Sea to Degree

How student Lauren Steenson earned a spot in the Coast Guard’s advanced education program to pursue New Media Communications at Oregon State University

Most students end up in college the same way. They apply, get accepted, and choose a degree to pursue. But for Lauren Steenson, she did not end up in Oregon State University’s New Media Communications program the traditional way. Steenson had to really work for it.

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Casey Ward

Student Focus

Bringing history to life with 3D modeling

NMC student Casey Ward reconstructs places of historical significance for senior thesis

There is a time in every students’ collegiate career when they find their calling—something that inspires them, something that sparks their creativity, something they love. For Casey Ward, his passion project is his senior thesis.

Ward is a new media communications and digital communication arts student and is enrolled in Honors College. Ward, an Oregon State University senior, is working on his thesis project: using 3D modeling to reconstruct places of historical significance for virtual tours.
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