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Multimedia (BS)

Design your future. Visualize your success.

The surge in interactive online content has created a growing need for tech-savvy, visual communicators. Media outlets, agencies and internal teams at companies large and small are in need of skilled multimedia experts.

ACU’s bachelor of science (B.S.) in multimedia provides a broad background in video production, publication design, web design and interactive media, equipping students for successful careers in video, online or mobile media. Students receive hands-on experience through classes, required internships and participation in student-run media agencies.

Program Overview

Credit hours University Requirements: 56 credit hours
+ Major Requirements: 61 credit hours
+ Electives: 11 credit hours
= Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
Tracks N/A
Department Journalism and Mass Communication
School/College College of Arts and Sciences


You’ll take courses such as:

  • Web Publishing
  • Photography
  • Broadcast Production
  • Advanced Video Production
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What can you do after graduation?

  • Advertising Manager
  • Media Director
  • Sound Engineer
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Film/Video Editor
  • Camera Operator
  • Photographer
  • Industrial Designer
  • Multimedia Systems Analyst
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Experiential Learning Opportunities

Journalism and mass communication students have access to many hands-on learning and professional development opportunities including:

  • 99 West (student-run multimedia firm)
  • Morris + Mitchell (student-run ad/PR agency)
  • JMC Network
  • KACU

About the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

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The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at ACU promotes a curriculum that is message-focused, technology-driven and committed to convergence in order to prepare students for a career in contemporary media.

In addition to its five majors, the department offers minors in digital media, advertising/public relations, journalism or media studies; and, in conjunction with other departments, a journalism teacher certification and interdisciplinary graphic design/advertising degree is available.

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a broad spectrum of programs in the arts, humanities, mathematics, and behavioral and natural sciences. Since most of ACU’s core curriculum is housed here, every student, regardless of major, passes through the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.