Media Design

Media Design

Media Design

Media Design Emphasis

In these exciting/ever-changing days of “new” digital and online media, this is an emerging field of Communications in which to work. Media design is the process of creating and producing print, online and mobile media using visual elements. Learn how to apply design principles to select type and color, create graphics, use images and video, and create layouts for print publications, websites, multimedia, mobile applications and video productions.

Course Requirements and Semester Course Plans

Media Design Careers

  • Web designer
  • Creative director
  • Videographer
  • Photojournalist
  • Social media manager
  • Media design specialist
  • Publications coordinator

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Major & Minor Requirements

We offer four areas of emphasis for the Communications major. Non-majors may minor in Communications. Take a look at the required courses and sample course plans.

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