What will I learn?

The BA in Cinematic Multimedia Arts degree with concentrations in Cinematic Multimedia Production and Animation and Multimedia Design allows students to develop technical, design, and narrative skills in a wide range of cinematic and multimedia disciplines including cinematic production, script-writing, animation, motion graphics, nonlinear editing, audio production, web design, graphic design, game design and critical media analysis. Students engage in multicultural experiential learning across multiple platforms and digital technologies, and in a transdisciplinary, collaborative environment. Students in the concentration in Cinematic Multimedia Production prepare to work and produce in the audio-visual, mass media, information, and entertainment industries. In this program, students can choose a capstone project focusing on creative cinematic narrative production, animation, or documentary production. The applied audio-visual, graphical, and online skills that students learn are informed by a foundation in communication and critical analysis and an emphasis on writing and narrative design. Students in the concentration in Animation and Multimedia Design prepare to work and produce in the online, mass media, information, and entertainment industries. In this program, students develop motion graphics, animation, and digital design skills while creating mixed media portfolios and capstone projects. The applied audio-visual, graphical, and online skills that students learn are informed by a foundation in digital software skills, writing, critical analysis and creative development.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students who major in Cinematic Multimedia Arts will:

  1. Acquire the technical and creative multimedia skills to produce effective graphical, performative and audio-visual artifacts (Cinematic Multimedia Production Concentration) or Acquire the technical and creative multimedia skills to produce and deploy effective graphical and audio-visual artifacts and online content, including motion graphics and animation (Animation and Multimedia Design Concentration).
  2. Gain skills in creating and distributing multimedia messages via online and emerging technologies (Cinematic Multimedia Production Concentration) or Gain skills in creating and distributing multimedia and animation content via online and emerging technologies. (Animation and Multimedia Design Concentrations)
  3. Acquire and demonstrate knowledge of the technological development and history of cinematic production and contemporary electronic media systems (Cinematic Multimedia Production Concentration) or Acquire and demonstrate knowledge of the technological development and history of contemporary electronic media systems (Animation and Multimedia Design Concentration).
  4. Demonstrate the ability to communication effectively to targeted and mass audiences through media creation and/or interaction.
  5. Develop and understanding of the local and global influence of electronic media and the ethical and legal responsibilities of media practitioners.

Majors

  • Cinematic Multimedia Production
  • Animation and Multimedia Design

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$29,520.00 per year
USD $14,760 per semester (Fall/Spring); USD $1,230 per credit hour
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

Hawaii Pacific University

1 Aloha Tower Drive,

HONOLULU,

Hawaii,

96813, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are preferred to have a 3.0 GPA or above in high school college preparatory courses. High school courses: In preparation for undertaking academic studies at the University, it is recommended that applicants have completed at a minimum the following courses: 4 years English; 4 years History or Social Science; 3 years Mathematics; 2 years Science. Students who have taken the Advanced Placement Examinations of the College Board (AP) or the International Baccalaureate Program (IB) should have the official results forwarded to the Office of Admission.

For international students

Students are preferred to have a high school and should include grades/scores for each subject.

English Language Score:

TOEFL (IBT): Score- 70; TOEFL (ITP): Score- 500; IELTS: Score- 6.0; Cambridge: Score- 169; PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic) – 48; ELS Centers: Level- 110; Duolingo: 95. Application Deadline for fall: 15-Jan.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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