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Bachelor of Science
Digital Media and Web Technology

Digital Media and Web Technology
Bachelor of Science
AT A GLANCE
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $248 per credit hour (Europe)
  • $250 per credit hour (Downrange)

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Unleash your creativity and grow your technical skills with our digital media and web technology degree at UMGC Europe.

Follow your interests and prepare for a career in digital design with UMGC's bachelor's degree program in digital media and web technology, which allows you to explore web or digital design.

You'll learn how to create digital works using industry-standard software and incorporating design theory and efficient workflows. Through your coursework, you can gain hands-on experience in web design, electronic publishing, motion graphics, multimedia, animation, and graphic design.

This program is also available as a minor.


About the Digital Media and Web Technology Bachelor's Degree

In your digital media courses, you'll learn the theories, technologies, techniques, and best practices that govern the effective design of interactive, immersive, and engaging digital media across many different platforms. We'll lead you through the entire design process, from preplanning to concept design to final publishing. You'll use industry-standard Adobe Creative Cloud software, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate, and After Effects, to create real-world design projects.

  • (3 Credits, CMST 290)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 295)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 495)

Any upper-level CMST courses (21) - Focused study in web or digital design recommended, as follows:

Web Design

  • (3 Credits, CMST 385)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 386)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 325)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 320)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 388)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 450)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 488)

Digital Design

  • (3 Credits, CMST 310)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 311)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 325)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 320)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 425)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 341)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 351)

Electives

The bachelor's degree in digital media and web technology requires 49 credits of minor and/or elective coursework.

A degree with a major in digital media and web technology requires the successful completion of 120 credits of coursework, including 30 credits for the major; 41 credits in general education requirements; and 49 credits in the minor, electives, and other degree requirements. At least 15 credits in the major must be earned in upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above). See overall degree requirements.

Research and Computer Literacy Courses


  • (3 Credits, PACE 111M) or PACE 111 or other PACE 111 course (to be taken in first 6 credits)

  • (1 Credit, LIBS 150) or CAPL 398 or other general education elective

  • (3 Credits, CMST 301) or another computing course appropriate to the academic major

Communications Courses


  • (3 Credits, WRTG 111) or 
    (3 Credits, WRTG 291) or other writing course

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)

  • (3 Credits, SPCH 100) or other communication, writing, or speech course

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 393) or other advanced upper-level writing course

Math Course


  • (3 Credits, MATH 107) or other approved math or statistics course

Arts and Humanities Courses


  • (3 Credits, HIST 142) or 
    (3 Credits, HIST 157) or other arts and humanities course

  • (3 Credits, HUMN 100) or foreign language course or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses


  • (3 Credits, ECON 201) or 
    (3 Credits, PSYC 100) or other behavioral and social science course

  • (3 Credits, GVPT 170) or other behavioral and social science course

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses


  • (3 Credits, BIOL 101) and 
    (1 Credit, BIOL 102) or other paired science lecture and laboratory courses

  • (3 Credits, NUTR 100) or 
    (3 Credits, BIOL 160) or other science lecture course

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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