Digital Communications and Media (DCoM) (BS)

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Digital Communications and Media (DCoM) prepares students for the demands of a fast-changing media environment. In this practice-based degree, students will develop artistic and technical proficiency in a range of digital media - from design principles to interactive or motion design to filmmaking. Theoretical topics such as the cultural impact and ethical responsibility of a mass communication professional help build a holistic understanding of contemporary media.

The Bachelor of Science in Digital Communications and Media addresses the demand for professionals in the converging and fast-changing media environment. Students acquire the most current knowledge of media concepts and participate in focused, hands-on classes in their chosen concentration. Our faculty members are industry experts who bring their artistic and technical expertise and their experiences with production and workflow management to their teaching.


In this program, students will select one of two concentrations. Both concentrations emphasize early contacts and networking in the industry. Our graduates find positions at television networks, animation and film production companies, Web and game studios, in-house media departments, or start their own companies. Others earn graduate degrees in animation, interactive design, media law, and media management.

Time-Based Media: Video and Motion Design

This concentration has a focus on linear production and post-production for video and broadcast media.

Interactive Media: Web and Mobile Devices

This concentration has a focus on design and programming for websites, mobile devices, and other interactive displays.


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