Bachelor Of Science in Digital Communication and Media
Digital Journalism gives students the critical thinking and technical skills needed to produce digital media content and distribute that content across multiple communication platforms. They will learn how to engage multiple and diverse audiences though a strong foundation in social media and audience analysis to create communication that attains maximum impact. Students in the digital journalism major will master the skills needed to tailor traditional journalism to a social media audience.
Students will continue to gain experience with traditional news reporting, visual storytelling, and production, electronic news reporting and writing and discussion for television and social media with an emphasis on social, cultural, economic, and political challenges from a national and global perspective.
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Digital Broadcasting students will learn the critical thinking and technical skills needed to produce digital media content and distribute that content across multiple communication platforms. They will engage multiple and diverse audiences through a strong foundation in social media and networking, as well as learn methods and strategies for ensuring their communication attains maximum impact. Digital broadcast majors will learn how to write, shoot, edit, produce and direct video for traditional and digital media platforms.
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Digital + Interactive Media provides a foundation for students in data visualization and creating data-driven narratives for public communication. Combining critical and cultural aspects of social media, the degree offers hands-on instruction in web analytics and content creation. Students in this major can expect to take courses in interactive media, motion graphics, digital theories, visual design and more.
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Digital TV + Multimedia Production allows for a course of study in 21st Century television and multimedia communication. Students gain updated fundamentals in the industry’s best practices as well as training in studio production and writing for television. They will also be exposed to technology-driven facets of the industry, such as motion graphic production, podcasting, social media production and web development.
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