Our world needs Christ-centered influencers, professionals and communicators. A major in digital media prepares you to effectively create, design, analyze and evaluate compelling digital media compositions and creations in a variety of formats and for a variety of audiences, and to do so in a manner consistent with our Christian calling to be responsible symbolic stewards and to influence the world for Christ through digital media.
Qualities for Career Success
Cornerstone University's academic programs reflect our commitment to develop your knowledge, skills and attitudes in five distinct yet interconnected areas: specialized knowledge, applied knowledge and collaborative learning, intellectual skills, civic and global learning and biblical worldview integration.
This means that successful completion of our Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media degree program equips you to:
- Analyze and synthesize compositions, designs, media components and prevailing industry trends and strategies within the broad spectrum of digital media and the field of contemporary graphic design.
- Speak with insight and articulation about modern forms and methods of design, the field of media and graphic arts, effectively citing contemporary industry trends, techniques and strategies.
- Deconstruct contemporary designs and media creations, making reference to proper or improper use of audience, industry-standard graphics and techniques, and elements such as color, typography, composition, balance, form and message.
- Display insight and intelligence about contemporary software and various media tools and techniques used to facilitate design and digital media.
- Create effective and compelling digital media compositions, illustrations and design campaigns for a variety of audiences, purposes and media outlets.
- Utilize contemporary design strategies when creating compelling digital media.
- Demonstrate versatility and skills in contemporary design software, specifically the Adobe Creative Cloud.
- Identify design inadequacies or problems, and suggest and/or implement appropriate adjustments and improvements.
- Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.
- Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.
- Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues.