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Anything Is Possible

Imagination meets ambition here in the Division of Communication & Creative Media.

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Why should I apply as Undecided in Communication & Creative Media?

If you’re unsure of what to major in or aren’t totally ready to commit to one program just yet, applying to Champlain as Undecided in the Division of Communication & Creative Media (CCM) gives you the freedom to explore fine arts and emerging fields like 3D animation, and to try out different art forms, media, and communications fields. You’ll work closely with CCM faculty, academic advisors, and career advisors to select classes, navigate your artistry and media, and ultimately choose a major that inspires you.

A lot of students worry about applying to college without declaring a major. But at Champlain, we want each and every student to continually explore options and opportunities—and we’ve created an environment and a culture that doesn’t just support that, it encourages it. Ready to discover your palate and your passions? Apply Undeclared in CCM.

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Why Champlain College?

Community Connection

At Champlain, casual conversations turn into life-changing, career-determining events. Your connections and relationship will run deep, thanks to our small average class size of 15 and student/faculty ratio of 11:1.

Try Things Out

Our experiential learning means doing and learning go hands-in-hand. The Upside-Down Curriculum allows you to take a semester or two to explore academic options in several majors and still graduate on time. We want you to love what you learn, and we don’t believe in making you wait to know for sure.

Carve Out Your Career

Meet your career advisor for all your job and internship needs. They’ll discuss your strengths and interests, conduct a series of assessments to help evaluate your personal preferences, and match you with opportunities that best suit your interests.

Support From the Start

Help will always be given to those who ask for it—but at Champlain, we try to make it as easy as possible for you to get the assistance you need, on your own terms. Between your professors, career advisor, and peer advisors to your academic advisors and your residence hall advisor, someone is always looking out for you. (And saying “Hi” to you in the hallway.)

I was drawn to the Creative Media major after being in the Undeclared in CCM for my first semester because of how much I enjoyed my art courses that first semester. The faculty were very encouraging of my work and ideas, which wasn’t something I had really experienced before, so it felt like the right major for me where I could be supported in my creative expression and then learn how to build a career out of it.
Emma Dannenberg
Emma Dannenberg, Creative Media

Communication & Creative Media Programs

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