Why Digital Media?
- 1Studying Digital Media will open multiple careers paths for you within the production industry. For example, you will be prepared to work in television and radio stations, audio and video-postproduction houses, film studios, and advertising agencies, to name a few.
- 2Studying Digital Media will give you excellent insight into what goes on behind the scenes in news, television, movies, and more. You will learn you will learn how to communicate orally and visually through an emphasis on media writing, media production processing, and story-telling.
- 3Journalism and digital media are among the most important and reliable forms of communication in the 21st century. Through research, writing, and broadcasting, those who work in the digital media field play a key role in keeping the world informed.
Careers in Digital Media
- Special Effects Artist
- Sound Technician
- Media Specialist
- Advertising Executive
Alumni Graduate Schools
- Northwestern University
- New York University
- St. Louis University
- Indiana State University
Why Study Digital Media at Saint Joseph’s College?
Our Digital Media minor is designed for the student who is interested in working off-air, behind the scenes, or in production. Our courses combine both theoretical and practical work, providing a firm grounding in the basics during introductory courses and building toward individual creativity and application in advanced courses. Digital Media minors take classes such as Basic and Advanced Audio Production, Basic and Advanced Video Production, Intro to Mass Communication, Video Field Production, Scriptwriting, and more.
SJC’s Department of Communication offers students multiple opportunities for Digital Media students to gain hands-on experience. For example, students can get involved with WPUM-TV, our campus television station as producers, directors, and crew members. Students can also work as newscasters, sports announcers, and DJs for 93.3 The Joe, our campus radio station. Digital Media students are also encouraged to join the Columbian Players, SJC’s acting troupe and oldest club on campus. The Columbian Players produce two full-length plays and a musical every year, and students can get involved both on stage and behind the scenes. Performance Scholarships of $2,000 are available for those who participate in our TV, radio, and theatre programs.
Dedication to Excellence
In order to ensure that our Digital Media students are ready to enter the workforce after graduation, our radio and television studios have professional broadcast-quality equipment that is available to students during all four years of their education.
Faculty and Class Size
In addition to extensive experience from states all over the country, professors in the Department of Communication have master's degrees in their fields of expertise. Class sizes range between 10 and 25 students.