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Start near. Go far. Come discover the many educational opportunities that Mount Wachusett Community College can offer you. Whether you are a first time student or you are seeking to continue your education, MWCC can help you. Our programs are designed in collaboration with academic and industry professionals to ensure quality, relevance and rigor. At MWCC, you will get the education you deserve and the support you need, all at a cost you can afford. In our programs, you’ll study a challenging curriculum, taught by top-notch faculty who are experienced in the fields they teach. In this booklet, explore our degree and concentration options in Art, Design, Theatre, and Media. Learn more about our degrees and certificates in Art, Audio Engineering, Graphic & Interactive Design, Communications, Photography, Theatre Arts, and Video/Film. With over 45 degree and certificate programs offered, we are sure to have something that is just right for you.

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Media Arts & Technology (MRT)

Degree - Traditional Track d g t This program provides a strong foundation in studio art and fulfills core

Degree d e g o

curriculum requirements for the MassTransfer program. It prepares students

Courses in Media Arts and Technology prepare students for careers in audio

to transfer to bachelor’s degree programs in fine art, design, art history,

engineering, video and film, photography and related communications fields.

architecture, museum studies, art conservation, arts administration, art

Acquire skills and expertise through academic coursework, production skills

education, and interior or industrial design.

training and hands-on experience. Industry standard equipment and facilities

Degree - Professional Track d g t

include HD studio and field video production equipment and editing suites,

This program provides a strong foundation in studio art and includes core

audio recording and mixing studios, audio postproduction workstations, and

academic courses required for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs at art

electronic imaging labs. Students gain valuable experience producing media

institutes, museums schools, and many state universities. There, students

for regional, national and international audiences.

can earn advanced degrees with concentrations in painting, sculpture, ceramics, illustration, printmaking, graphic design, animation, art education or architectural, industrial, landscape, or fashion design.

MRT - Photography


Concentration and Certificate d e g o

Liberal Arts & Sciences Track g t

This option concentrates on the necessary skills for students to enter the field

In the field of communications, experience a variety of mass media subject

of professional digital photography. Today’s photographer is artistic, technically

areas. The curriculum provides an excellent overview of the communications

and technologically skilled, and business savvy. Photography concentration

field and a solid foundation for transfer to more specialized communications

degree holders can explore careers in studio/portrait photography, commercial

programs at four-year colleges and universities.

photography, photojournalism, and digital imaging.

Graphic & Interactive Design

MRT - Audio Engineering

The Graphic & Interactive Design program provides students with the

Courses in the MWCC Audio Engineering concentration focus on skills

techniques and knowledge to become innovative, creative thinkers and

necessary to pursue positions in professional sound engineering. Through

leaders in print, web and interactive design. This program prepares students

hands-on training and specialized classroom study and research, students

for careers in business marketing, promotional design, brand and corporate

receive extensive training in all aspects of the industry. Graduates can explore

design, advertising, publication design, web design and development, and

careers in music, radio, television, cinema, gaming, and theater.

Degree and Certificate d g t

Concentration d g

motion graphics. Students will be prepared to enter the competitive areas of

MRT - Video/Film

graphic and interactive design, or to transfer to advanced degree programs.

Concentration d g

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or related industries may elect to complete this course of study. Video/film

This program provides a solid liberal arts education with a comprehensive

“My professors were incredible. They introduced me to a variety of graphic design techniques and gave me remarkable visual and technical instruction.” -Zak Stoddard Learn more about our students’ experiences at

hands-on experience.

Liberal Arts & Sciences Track e g t introduction to theatre, music, and dance, and is an excellent foundation for transfer to theatre and music programs at four-year colleges and universities. Students also benefit from opportunities to perform in award-winning Theatre at the Mount productions to gain hands-on experience working in the fully equipped scene shop, which includes state-of-the-art equipment.

Students specifically interested in careers in video, television, filmmaking, concentration students experience all aspects of pre-production, studio and location recording, and postproduction editing. Instruction includes extensive

Art, Design, Theatre, & Media Cluster Brochure