Bachelor of Science in Digital Media & Design

Turn a talent for communication into a career with the fully online Bachelor of Science in Digital Media & Design from Southeastern University. In this program, you will receive the knowledge needed to creatively communicate, whether through graphic design, writing or measuring success with analytics — skills that are valued in almost every industry. The curriculum in this program focuses on graphic and Web design, digital media, analytics and communications. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to lead others and excel as a communicator, designer and marketer.

Southeastern University is the only private Christian university in Florida offering this degree fully online.

Program Outcomes

Students who complete the digital media and design program will

  • Demonstrate appropriate levels of research and writing skills.
  • Understand and use the foundational concepts of the field of communication.
  • Exhibit a proficiency in the knowledge and application of digital design software.
  • Understand and use digital design practices and principles.
  • Identify and apply professional networking skills through various forms of media.

Graduates will be prepared for careers or advanced study in fields including

  • Communication
  • Digital design
  • Graphic design
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Web design

Total Credits: 120

  • General education core: 56 credit hours
  • Required major core: 37 credit hours
  • General electives: 27 credit hours

Program Length: 24 months (program length will vary depending on transfer credits)
Program Delivery: Online
Tuition: $390 per credit hour

Admission Requirements

  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Biographical essay
  • Personal reference form
  • ACT or SAT I scores (if applicable)

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Courses

All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted.

General Education Core (56 hours)

Student Success (4 hours)
  • SEU 1001 Student Success
  • SSCI 1503 Personal Stewardship
Arts of Communication (9 hours)
  • COMM 1433 Fundamentals of Speech
  • ENGL 1133 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1233 English Composition II
Behavioral and Social Sciences (9 hours)

Behavioral Science (Select One) – 3 Credit Hours:

  • PSYC 1133 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 1233 Psychology of Adjustment

Historical Perspective (Select One) – 3 Credit Hours:

  • HIST 1013 Western Civilization to the 16th Century
  • HIST 1023 Western Civilization 17th Century to the Present
  • HIST 2013 American History to 1877
  • HIST 2023 American History 1877 to the Present
  • PPOL 2413 United States Government

Social Science – 3 Credit Hours:

  • SSCI 2133 Introduction to Sociology
Humanities and Fine Arts (6 hours)

Humanities Elective (Select One) – 3 Credit Hours:

  • HUMS 2033 Theatre Appreciation
  • HUMS 2233 Introduction to Humanities

Literature Elective – 3 Credit Hours:

  • ENGL 2133 WI: Introduction to Literature
Mathematics (6 hours)

Select two:

  • MATH 1213 College Algebra
  • MATH 1313 Topics in Mathematics
  • MATH 1323 Explorations in Mathematics
  • MATH 2023 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Natural Sciences w/ Lab (4 hours)

Select one plus the corresponding lab:

  • BIOL 1334 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture/Lab
  • NSCI 1034 Life Science Lecture/Lab
Religion Core (18 hours)
  • BIOT 1133 Old Testament Survey
  • BINT 1233 New Testament Survey
  • COMM 3113 Integrating Faith in the Language and Communication Arts
  • THEO 1313 Survey of Christian Theology
  • THEO 1503 Christ, Culture, and the University

Theology Elective (select one):

  • MISS 3733 World Religions
  • PHIL 3233 Introduction to Philosophy
  • THEO 2003 Theological Ethics
  • PHIL 2003 Principles of Ethics

Major Core (37 hours)

Digital Media Core (19 hours)
  • COMM 1533 Survey of Digital Media and Design
  • COMM 2023 Photography
  • COMM 2423 WI: Writing for Digital Media
  • COMM 3333 WI: Writing for the Mass Media
  • COMM 3793 Digital Marketing and Analytics
  • COMM 4001 Communication Seminar
  • COMM 4533 Mass Communication Law
Digital Design Core (15 hours)
  • COMM 3003 Magazine Design and Production
  • COMM 3523 Digital Layout and Design
  • COMM 3823 Web Page Design
  • COMM 4083 Advanced Digital Imaging
  • COMM 4093 Advertising Design
Digital Media and Design Electives (3 hours)
Select one:

  • COMM 4113 Advanced Illustration
  • COMM 4183 International Photojournalism
  • COMM 4823 Communication Internship

General Electives (27 hours)

Any college-level courses

 

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