“Impacting the World for Christ Through Media.”
With this motto, Communication at EC prepares students to be Christian communicators in learning, working, and serving with their minds, hearts, and spirits throughout college and life.
The Digital Media Production concentration is designed to equip our students with the skills needed to work professionally upon graduation in a variety of media-related fields. Our students learn from a wide range of software, camera, and editing equipment including the same software and equipment professionals use to create their own projects for class and their personal portfolios. This degree will prepare students for graduate school and entry level positions in media production & editing for churches, television, film, and social media.
Our Internship requirement provides an important opportunity for students to utilized learned skills in a real-world setting while creating contacts for future employement. Some recent internships include
- In Touch Ministries - Atlanta, Ga.
- Georgia Public Broadcasting - Atlanta, Ga.
- WSB-TV - Atlanta, Ga.
- Siren Magazine - Pheonix, Ariz.
- Homeland Entertainment Group - Nashville, Tenn.
- Inspiration Network - Fort Mill, S.C.
- Athens Regional Medical Center - Athens, Ga.
OPTIONS: BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.S.) OR ARTS (B.A.)
LIBERAL ARTS CORE
EN 101, 102 (Freshman Composition) 6 hrs.
CM 130 (Intro to Communication) 3 hrs.
Literature 3 hrs.
Hu 205 (Art of Film) 3 hrs.
Social and Behavioral Science
HY 272/273 (American History I or II) 3 hrs.
Political Science/Psychology/Sociology/Economics/Geography 3 hrs.
Natural Science/Mathematical Reasoning
Science (Lab course) 4 hrs.
Mathematics 3 hrs.
BI 111 (Biblical Literature & History) 3 hrs.
BI 112 (Interpreting Biblical Literature) 3 hrs.
BI 300 (Gospel of John) 3 hrs.
TH 237 (Christian Ethics) 3 hrs.
PE 105 (Total Fitness) 1 hr.
FS 101 (Freshman Seminar) 2 hrs.
SS 400 (Professions, Vocations, Missions) 1 hr.
Total 44 hrs.
MAJOR LOWER AND UPPER LEVEL COURSES
BU 250 (Computer Applications I) 3 hrs.
Foreign Language Courses (B.A. Option only)
Foreign Language 6 hrs.
CM 150 (Communication Survey) 3 hrs.
CM 230 (Media and Society) 3 hrs.
CM 316 (Multimedia & Public Comm.) 3 hrs.
CM 401 (Communication Law) 3 hrs.
CM 402 (Internship) 3 hrs.
CM 471 (Senior Project) 3 hrs.
Communication Concentration Courses:
CM 201 (Storytelling/Screenwriting) 3 hrs.
CM 209 (Intro to Design) 3 hrs.
CM 210 (Interpersonal Communication) 3 hrs.
CM 212 (Photo Journalism) 2 hrs.
CM 219 (Emerging Media) 1 hr.
CM 235 (New Media Tools) 3 hrs.
CM 240 (Digital Media Production) 3 hrs.
CM 241 (Design Technology I) 3 hr.
CM 305 (Editing and Visual Effects) 3 hr.
CM 309 (Digital Cinematography) 3 hrs.
CM 350 (Motion Graphics) 3 hrs.
CM 390 (Directing) 3 hrs.
CM 430 (e-Portfolio) 1 hr.
Communication Electives 6 hrs.
Electives or Minor 12 or 18 hrs. (number of hours depends on whether B.A. or B.S. option is chosen)
TOTAL 123 hrs.