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Creative Media and Entertainment

Creative Media and Entertainment

Butler Creative Media and Entertainment (CME) students find themselves building their resumes with real-world experience and rare hands-on access to equipment and facilities from the moment they step on campus. With access to quality, well-developed internships both locally and globally, CME students tap into a rich network of professional contacts.

Students become inspired to work on projects from concept to completion giving them a highly sought-after skill set to propel them to the front of the pack. An interdisciplinary approach, shaping the way we interact across a multitude of mediums—where creativity and technology converge—provides a solid foundation for transitioning to hundreds of career choices in rapidly changing and dynamic fields.

Interactive Media

Shape the way society interacts with technology learning in quality, professional-grade facilities. With access to hands-on internships you’ll be immersed in the design and development of myriad web technologies that are used every day. 

SPORTS MEDIA

Get in the game—from day one! Butler’s program places you in one of the nation’s leading sports cities with access on the field, in the press box, and in the locker room at some of the nation’s biggest sporting events and venues. 

Department Highlights

CME programs

Majors and Minors

The Creative Media and Entertainment Department offers majors and minors in three degreed programs:

Student Work

Students in the Creative Media and Entertainment (CME) Program produce news and sports programs, feature length films, sketch comedies and all styles of video productions. Recording Industry Studies students produce and market two albums of music annually. They collaborate with artists, composers, theatre majors, and others to deliver compelling content that gives them extensive experience and strong portfolios upon graduation. 

Experiential Opportunities

Internships and in-training positions are a great way to make contacts in the industry and to put your classroom skills into practice. 

Outcomes

Outcomes

Our graduates have careers in the music industry, the Hollywood film industry, radio, television and media production companies nationwide, the video gaming industry, and a wide range of Internet and online companies. 

Facilities

CME students study in a top media market starting freshman year. The Fairbanks Center houses a full-size, HD-capable video production studio and control room in addition to a professional-quality recording studio. Annually, Recording Industry Studies students produce a full record album that includes locating talent, recording, mixing, mastering the final product, and marketing the recording. Students also operate an Internet radio station featuring content from Butler sports events to music and news.