Create meaningful and effective content in an ever-growing digital landscape. Build your design skills and technical knowledge and learn how to spread ideas and bring people together on the web.

The digital communication (DC) group major at Calvin University is shared between the communication and the computer science departments, with cognate courses required in art and English. The DC major is intended to equip its graduates with theoretical and practical skills for communication through digital media including websites, social media platforms, and newsletters. The DC group major offers a mix of skills including theory of communication, writing for new media, artistic design, technical skills for creating websites, media elements, computer programming, and interactive web pages. You'll learn how to communicate well using technology and build skills in:

  • media writing, audio, or video production
  • presentation and publication design
  • database administration
  • software engineering

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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

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