The Department is housed in the Brown Building and in the Carmichael Radio and Television Center. Originally constructed to serve the University of North Carolina public broadcasting system, The Carmichael Center now holds the Department’s soundstage, screening room, production classrooms, editing lab, audio recording studio, and location production equipment inventory.
The Department of Media Studies focuses on the creative production and critical consumption of a range of moving-image media. The faculty is composed of award-winning artists, scholars, and practitioners who employ a broad range of instructional methodologies.
The Department enhances the curriculum with opportunities to learn outside of the traditional classroom setting and participate in variety of media productions. These include the Department’s internship program, the student-run campus television station, and its client-based production clinic.