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Digital Media and Design - Interactive Design, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Berea, SC, United States
A creative and analytical major that builds competencies in technical knowledge and effective visual communication, interactive design prepares you for diverse career opportunities. The major in Digital Media and Design - Interactive Design is offered by the Baldwin Wallace University. 
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Overview

The major in Digital Media and Design - Interactive Design at the Baldwin Wallace University will help you develop the technical skills and creative vision for addressing communication needs.

The program focuses on the strategic use of web and graphic design techniques, computer programming and database technology to create functional and engaging web and mobile user experiences.

Through comprehensive coursework, you'll learn interface design, information architecture, programming, database integration, page layout, content development and more.

You'll become proficient with systems that bring interactive content to life. You'll learn to apply creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to creating innovative solutions for today's changing technology needs.

Real-world focused, the major offers diverse hands-on learning and portfolio-building opportunities that showcase your work. A senior internship or project enables you to apply classroom concepts to practical situations.

Career Opportunities

  • Web developer
  • Web programmer
  • App developer
  • Interactive media development
  • Online marketing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Curriculum

  • Offered as a major, interactive design teaches you techniques and strategies for creating effective digital communication.
  • Integrative coursework includes computing, communication and art. You'll gain competencies in critical thinking, creative and technical design, writing, effective uses of digital media and production techniques.
  • A related major to this program is the graphic design major. It focuses on visual communication and artistic design through photography, videography, typography, messaging and other components.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Secondary School Transcripts
  • Secondary School Report Form
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Complete the International Student Certification of Financial Support Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Berea

  • 1575 - 2740 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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