Can you be considered a computer nerd and have a really cool job that you love? Well, if you pursue a Bachelor of Science in interactive digital media, you can be that cool computer nerd working with true cutting-edge technology.
This degree program integrates art, business, communication, and technology to help you understand interactive digital design and develop multimedia pieces. The program will help you establish strong visual thinking and conceptual skills, laying a foundation for you to develop code, experiment with new hardware and software, and consider the social and ethical implications of emerging technologies.
You’ll expand your creative abilities as you combine text, graphics, video, sound, and digital animation into engaging media. You can also complement your major with a minor in an associated field, including graphic arts, business, marketing, fashion merchandising, or communication.
Completing an internship will allow you to learn from professionals in the field; faculty members will work with you to find a placement that matches your career goals.
We encourage you to participate in department events and colloquia that explore topics related to information systems and data science. To enhance your education, consider joining a campus club devoted to technology such as the IU Gaming Club.
Where Can I Work
The digital age has led to a growing demand for web developers, multimedia artists, digital media specialists, and IT professionals in a variety of fields. Whether you want to enter the interactive entertainment industry, the media and design world, or the corporate sectors of marketing and digital strategy, Immaculata’s interdisciplinary program will give you the broad preparation and the practical experience you need.
Depending on your interests, you may choose to pursue a variety of careers: audio and video equipment technician; computer programmer; digital media specialist; film editor or camera operator; interactive designer; multimedia animator; multimedia artist; or web developer/designer.