Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Faculty & Staff

The faculty members who comprise the Electronic Arts program come from three departments in the College of Arts and Letters: Media Journalism & Film, Art & Design, and Music. 

A diverse group with industry ties as well as academic credentials, the EA faculty have worked as music engineers, professional web designers, sound designers, special effects animators, and filmmakers.  They have studied in some of the nation’s most respected programs, including the American Film Institute, Syracuse University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, and the Kansas City Art Institute.

The EA faculty’s creative work has been seen and  heard throughout the U.S., and as far a field as Vietnam, China, Thailand, Cuba, Britain and Italy.  Many of the faculty members have won national and international awards for their web designs, animations, music compositions, and documentary films. 

Two of the EA faculty have received the highest award given at MSU for excellence in teaching, and one received the Missouri Governor’s Award for Teaching.  Several of the EA faculty have also received SMSU University Research Awards for excellence exhibited in their creative work.

Mark M. Biggs

Mark M. Biggs

Associate Dean
Associate Professor

College Interdisciplinary Programs, Electronic Arts, Recruitment, Technology and Major Equipment Planning

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Bryan C. Jennings

Bryan "Colby" Jennings teaches courses in the areas of Computer Animation, Electronic Arts, and Digital Arts as part of the Art & Design Department. He graduated from Missouri State before earning his MFA from Washington State University.

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Weiyan Wang

Weiyan Wang

Associate Professor

Darcy W. Stevens

Darcy W. Stevens

Recording Arts Educator

DarcyStevens@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-6118
Office: Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts 303B

Audio Recording; Teaching: MUS 216-416

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Dr. John S. Prescott

Dr. John S. Prescott

Professor
Music Composition Area Coordinator; Graduate Coordinator

Graduate Coordinator; Music Theory, Music Composition, Music History, Music Composition Area Coordinator; Teaching: MUS 110, MUS 130, MUS 203/204, MUS 239, MUS398/498/798, MUS 328, MUS 516-521, MUS 700, MUS 715

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Richard H. Amberg III

Richard H. Amberg III

Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Undergraduate and Graduate Screenwriting Programs