University of Charleston

Digital Media Design

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  • duration

    4 Years

  • format

    In-Seat

  • location

    Charleston

Program Overview

This program is technology-focused, 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.

female student editing photos on computer in Innovation Center

Program Highlights

  • You’ll develop an understanding of technical knowledge, design skills, and conceptual development in digital media.

  • The program has 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 as well as working with the City of Charleston.

  • You’ll learn through intentional course development and progression so that you gain knowledge and skills in a specific way – each course building on the one before.

Program Outcomes

  • Professional Experience

    All students can gain practical work experience through a digital media internship based on your area of interest.

  • Hands-On Learning

    You will create tangible products for a variety of users, create comprehensive marketing and social media programs, and develop robust design and technology skills using a variety of tools.

  • Develop Skills Across Multiple Platforms

    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.

Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Terry Floyd
Terry L. Floyd

Digital Media Design Program Director

Additional Information

Admissions Requirements

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.

How Much Will It Cost?

View our Tuition & Fees page for more detailed information on cost.

Curriculum and Course Catalog