Digital Communication students critique capstone projects around table

Digital Communications

Learn how to fuse art with science to design mobile apps, create ad campaigns, launch start-ups, and much more with our Digital Communications (digiCOM) program.

Choose one of six areas to concentrate in: business technology, communications, design, programming, user experience, or videography. If you’d like to take your digital education further, consider double-majoring in our related program, Interaction Design. However you choose to study, LVC’s degree prepares you to be a competitive professional. Our graduates have gone on to work in fields like graphic art, interactive media, and marketing in cities like Boston, London, and New York.

Need-based departmental scholarships are available.

Learn More About the Program

As a digiCOM major, you’ll gain hands-on experience with industry-standard software. Our LVC Maker Space allows you to work with digital fabrication equipment (like 3D printers, digital scanners, and laser cutters) to flex your creativity and turn your ideas into reality. In the Usability Lab, you’ll how to do usability research on your own designs. The Studio Lounge provides a space for you to collaborate with your peers while surrounded by inspiring work.

LVC students use motion capture technology to customize an avatar

Creativity at Work

Motion Capture Technology

What can you do with digital media technology? Well, if you’re a LVC student—a lot. Check out this video to see how your peers use program technology to create exciting designs.

Emerging Media Lab

The Design, Media & Technology department (DMT) has created the Emerging Media Lab (EML) to provide LVC students with an understanding of and exposure to disruptive technologies, allow them to assess the strengths and weaknesses of these technologies, and aid in developing design strategies for them.

of students develop portfolios and hold internships for professional development

Internships play a large role in Digital Communications. Students who declare digiCOM as their major will be required to take at least three credits of internship, which is pass/fail.

LVC digiCOM students can view internship requirements here.

In Their Words

The courses in the digital communications program at LVC have provided me with experience and skills in various concentrations, which foster the versatility that employers in this field seek out.
Annie Steinfelt ’24, Digital Communications
Take advantage of every opportunity within the degree. Being able to marry technology and business will allow you to stand out and be more attractive to potential employers.
Phillip Serio ’06, Director of IT Security & Compliance, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
Our students enter as amateur artists, musicians, videographers, writers, entrepreneurs, and creative dreamers. Four years later they leave with the knowledge and skills to apply their creativity to a professional career path.
Joel Kline ’89, Professor of Design, Media, & Technology

Student Capstone Video Projects

Looking to feel inspired? Watch these capstone project videos from the students who came before you—and get excited to make your own work come to life.

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