Digital Communication 2022-2023 Edition

Digital Communication major Objectives

Students in the Digital Communication major will:

  • Describe the process of digital communication.
  •  Explain the process by which digital communication knowledge is generated and advanced.
  • Develop, create, deliver, and assess appropriate and effective digital media messages.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the ethical, social, historical, and legal principles and practices of digital communication.
  • Engage critically and creatively to solve problems and adapt to new technology environments
  • Apply communication and digital communication theory and research to real-world situations.

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Digital Communication Requirements

First-Year Gateway
GFCL 100Global Foundations of Character and Leadership3
GFOB 100GGlobal Foundations of Organizations and Business3
WRIT 106Writing Workshop3
IDEA 101Bryant IDEA: Innovation and Design Experience For All1
Digital Communication Major Requirement
COM 203Introduction to Communication3
or COM 204 Honors The Process of Communication
COM 205Introduction to Digital Communication3
COM 270Interpersonal Communication3
or COM 272 Mass Communication
COM 390Research Methods in Communication/Digital Communication3
COM 491Senior Seminar in Communication Theory3
Written Content Creation Requirement 1
Choose One Course from Listing
COM 332Writing and Reporting for Broadcast and Digital Media3
COM 352Writing for Social Media3
COM 353Writing for Digital Media3
COM 452Personal Branding in Digital Media3
Audio/Visual Content Creation Requirement 1
Choose One Course from Listing
COM 243Digital Media Production3
COM 346Talk Radio: Sports, Politics, and Podcasting3
COM 357Digital Storytelling3
COM 442Advanced Digital Media3
Digital Communication Content Requirement 1
Choose at least Two Courses from Listing
COM 243Digital Media Production3
COM 265Social Networks in Digital Communication3
COM 332Writing and Reporting for Broadcast and Digital Media3
COM 346Talk Radio: Sports, Politics, and Podcasting3
COM 352Writing for Social Media3
COM 353Writing for Digital Media3
COM 357Digital Storytelling3
COM 442Advanced Digital Media3
COM 452Personal Branding in Digital Media3
COM 460Advanced Media Literacy3
COM 470Persuasion and Social Influence3
COM 480Advanced Health Communication Health Campaigns3
Three Communication Electives(no double counting) 1
Liberal Arts Core Requirements
ECO 113Microeconomic Principles3
ECO 114Macroeconomic Principles3
LCS 121Introduction to Literary Studies3
MATH 110Mathematical Analysis3
MATH 201Statistics I3
Two Humanities Survey Courses
Liberal Arts Distributions - Mode of Thought 2
Two Social Science Mode of Thought
One Historical Mode of Thought(Upper Division)
One Literary Mode of Thought(Upper Division)
Two Scientific Modes of Thought 3
Business Minor Requirements
Selection is made from a variety of business minors(Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Marketing Analytics, and Sales
Electives
Subject to programmatic constraints, students may elect to take additional business courses beyond the required minor, not to exceed a combined total of 30 credit hours in the College of Business
1

Courses amongst content sections may not double count.   At least 2 courses throughout the "content" sections must be at the 400 level.  The  400 level course taken for the Major Requirement section does not count towards this requirement

2

Modes of Thought requirements can be met by appropriate course in major

3

Include one Lab Science. One science course must be taken at the 300 or 400 level

A minimum of 122 credit hours required for graduation