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Digital Media Lab

Digital Media Major

The BS in Digital Media is designed to allow students the opportunity to explore, in depth, the new exciting field of Digital Media under the guidance of recognized working artists, designers, and educators. It combines courses in digital media with a balanced curriculum of art studio, art history and liberal arts. The degree is flexible and can be tailored to students' interests. Students can choose to enhance their studies with courses in Communication, Information Technology, or professional internships. The Digital Media student will gain broad-based training in a wide range of new media using powerful software and equipment, as well as an understanding of Digital Media concepts, history and heritage in the traditional media.

Digital Media Careers

Careers in digital media are considered to be among the fastest growing areas of employment. A degree in digital media also provides an excellent foundation for graduate studies. The strength of the degree lies in its flexibility in the contemporary job market.

What kind of jobs?

  • Advertising design
  • Animation: 2D and 3D
  • Book design
  • Computer game images and animation
  • Corporate designs for logos, trademarks, stationery, annual reports, newsletters
  • Design of promotional/marketing materials (ex. posters)
  • Digital art
  • Educational media design
  • Graphic design
  • Interactive media design
  • Illustration
  • Magazine design
  • Museum exhibitions, publications, and signage
  • Newspaper design
  • Packaging and label design
  • Studio photography
  • University or college teaching
  • Web-page design


  • Advertising agencies
  • Animation firms
  • Book and magazine publishing companies
  • Corporate art and graphic design departments
  • Electronic media companies
  • Film and television companies
  • Independent contracting and consulting
  • Graphic design firms
  • Game design firms
  • Newspapers
  • Government departments and agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Museums and other public institutions
  • Universities or colleges
  • Foundations
  • Public television
  • Any nonprofit organization

Digital Media Major Requirements

Digital Media Labs