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Department of Digital Media

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In the Franciscan tradition of service, caring and openness to all, the mission of the Department of Digital Media is to prepare competent, well-trained and liberally educated men and women in the converging field of media. Students will gain knowledge through theory, practical and applied learning which will provide the valuable education and experience needed for a career in this challenging field.

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May 28, 2016

Digital media students develop marketing campaign for local Catholic schools

May 28, 2015

DREAM TEAM: Pope Francis meets Globetrotters, thanks to efforts of Briar Cliff alum

May 9, 2015

Digital media major from London 'finds her voice' in the U.S.

Mar 18, 2015

BCU journalism adjunct named editor of Sioux City Journal

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GDES 071 - Magazine Production
GDES 203 - The History of Graphic Design
GDES 224 - Typography
GDES 325 - Graphic Design Production I
GDES 335 - Graphic Design Production II
GDES 340 - Information Graphics
GDES 350 - Advertising Design
GDES 400 - Senior Exhibition
GDES 445 - Production III
MCOM 101 - Introduction to Mass Media
MCOM 200 - Beginning Newswriting
MCOM 216 - Digital Photography
MCOM 220 - Visual Communications
MCOM 225 - Graphic Communications
MCOM 230 - Global Media Studies
MCOM 300 - Legal and Ethical Issues in the Media
MCOM 307 - Public Relations
MCOM 31 - Cliff News Practicum I
MCOM 310 - Photojournalism
MCOM 312 - Advanced Newswriting and Copyediting
MCOM 32 - Cliff News Practicum II
MCOM 325 - Website Production
MCOM 330 - Video Production
MCOM 331 - Reporting for Electronic Media
MCOM 333 - Advanced Video Production
MCOM 407 - Social Media
MCOM 440 - Research In Mass Media
MCOM 490 - Internship/Work Experience
MCOM 51 - Radio Practicum I
MCOM 52 - Radio Practicum II
MCOM 61 - Video Practicum I
MCOM 62 - Video Practicum II


Kristen Perez
Assistant Professor of Broadcast Media; Department of Digital Media Chair

Michael Crowley
Associate Professor of Mass Communications; Chair of General Education

Shannon Beller
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design; Design Editor for The Briar Cliff Review

Bruce Miller
Lecturer of Mass Media

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Sioux City Journal
Siouxland News
KSCJ Radio
Society for Professional Journalists
Journalism Jobs
Project for Excellence in Journalism
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The world of media is evolving, and you have to know photography, design, video, social media – and I learned all of it at BCU.

Maddie Peschong

Journalism & Mass Communication Major ('12)