Digital Communication

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Degree Overview

As a digital communication major, you've signed up for one of the most unique programs on campus. You'll learn from some of Calvin's most sought-after departments—and you'll bring all your learning together to create something new.

You'll take computer courses that go way beyond the surface; be challenged and inspired to launch the mobile app you coded or design a website that you’re proud of.

You'll also learn from experienced art faculty who are as comfortable with Adobe Illustrator as they are with a paintbrush. You'll discover how timeless approaches to art can find new life in the digital world.

And you'll take courses that break storytelling down to its most basic parts. You'll learn every nuance of how people and organizations interact in an always-online world.

You'll take those three powerful ingredients and mix them into something that's unique to you. Whether your passion lies with graphic design, data analysis, social media, or something else, you'll chart a course to your goals with the help of expert Christian professors.

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Program Distinctives

An interdisciplinary program - Take courses in communications, computer science, and the arts. Gain a versatile set of writing, design, and technical skills.
Adaptability - Learn how to be flexible in new situations. Calvin's digital communications major will prepare you for anything in a changing job market.
A practical advantage - More and more organizations use digital media to promote their brand and reach their audience. Adding this major will give you a competitive advantage in any field.

Program Requirements & Opportunities

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  • Careers

    Digital communication prepares you to be effective in a broad range of careers in today's digital world.

    • Data analyst
    • Web developer
    • Web design
    • Project manager
    • Film and video editors
    • Broadcast technician
    • Graphic design

    See job placement rates for Calvin grads.

    Learn more about careers in communication arts and sciences.

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Do you want to understand your audience even better? Check out Calvin's marketing club to explore the marketing strategies behind digital media, and open the door to the business world.

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