Digital Media Degree

Digital Media Undergraduate Programs

The digital media programs at Buena Vista University prepares students to become professional multimedia storytellers. From the beginning, you will work with digital media tools including audio, video, digital photo, and a variety of software editing and publishing packages. As a DIGI student, you have creative control: pitch your own story ideas, then produce them with state-of-the-art technology in our media studios.

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Tell Your Story

While pursuing a digital media major, DIGI students learn to be makers and creators of the things that entertain, engage, and inform. Produce a podcast, make a film, report the news. You'll have the support and resources to make it happen.

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Serve the Community

Enhance your community by telling its story. Our digital media university programs create professional media storytellers and engaged citizens, so it's not surprising to see civic engagement in our classrooms.

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Be Media-Savvy

Everyone is a consumer of media. Learn to critically interpret the stories and messages around you to help shape the world. We understand media can matter, and students with a digital media major do too.

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Experience and Expertise

The faculty in our digital media university programs are committed to giving students experience across all digital media platforms! You get started right away—we put the tools in your hands as soon as you get to campus. When you are a DIGI student at BVU, you develop the skills and expertise to succeed in a world of constantly changing media. Meet our professors and students and hear what they have to say about the program and major.

Storytelling in Action

With a digital media degree, if you can dream it you can create it. Tell your story and collaborate with your classmates to tell other stories! Your time as a DIGI student will be jam packed full of valuable (and fun) experiences. Learn about just a few of the things our students have created, in all types of digital media!

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Activities and Involvement

At BVU, the storytelling experience goes way beyond our digital media undergraduate programs! Become a part of campus media, join your fellow Beavers to broadcast live, share the news, or stream your podcast. Advocate for the First Amendment through student organizations. Explore the magic of Disney or the beauty of Ireland through travel experiences.

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Facilities and Equipment

Located in the heart of campus, Lage Communications Center is full of state-of-the-art tools for digital content creators. Audio and video production studios, a journalism lab, and digital editing suites are just the beginning. We give all digital media major students open access to equipment and facilities so they can practice and create. You’ll join a supportive community ready to help you use this gear to help tell your story!

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A Story of Success

From Des Moines to New York to Los Angeles and everywhere in between, students of BVU digital media programs succeed! Our network of successful DIGI alumni are filmmakers, broadcasters, journalists, and more. Even better, they will share their knowledge and connections with you! Our expert faculty and alumni can help you take the first step toward your dream job or internship!

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Digital Media Major and Minor Courses

  • Digital Media Major (41 Credit Hours)
  • Digital Media Minor (21 Credit Hours)

Digital Media Faculty

Andrea Frantz, BVU Professor
Dr. Andrea Frantz
Professor of Digital Media
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Mr. Jerry Johnson
Assistant Professor of Digital Media
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