You’ll develop an understanding of technical knowledge, design skills and conceptual development in digital media.
We feature a focus on technology, experiential learning, and teamwork. You will work with other majors, learn from faculty from other programs and work with community mentors.
You will have an opportunity to become a UC Social Media Ambassador, applying what you learn to develop a student-focused social media campaign for the University itself as well as working with the City of Charleston.
You will be prepared for a career in a wide variety of fields – anything from web design to motion graphics.
The Digital Media Design program is a technology-focused program, providing a foundation in the study of innovative design work with a focus on social media, web and product development, animation, apps and 3D printing technology. You will collaborate with others in different majors, including communications, marketing and business, to develop a broader sense of how their skills translate into group development of products and programs. This unique program offers you the opportunity to mature as creative design thinkers and prepares them for life-long, professional careers that embody creativity and utilizes innovation to engage and improve communities.
The Digital Media Design program features intentional course development and progression, so that you gain knowledge and skills in a specific way – each course building on the one before. You will have the opportunity to learn multiple programs and develop technology for digital media such as web development, social media, animation and motion, 3D prototypes and app design.
You will also create tangible products for a variety of users, create comprehensive marketing and social media programs, and develop strong design and technology skills using a variety of tools. All students in this major can gain practical work experience through a digital media internship based on your area of interest.
Students must gain general admission to the University of Charleston. A visit to campus to meet with Admissions personnel and program faculty is strongly encouraged.
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