Bachelor of Science in Digital Media

Do you love a good story? Building the twists and turns of conveying a message to an audience? Through ACU’s online Bachelor of Science in Digital Media program, you’ll gain the knowledge, confidence, and technical skills needed to create world-changing stories. In this program, you will be grounded in the importance of storytelling and learn how to use digital tools to tell compelling stories. 

Our program offers courses focused on video production, graphic design, and web design. Pick from two specialized program concentrations — film production and graphic design. At ACU, we’re dedicated to providing you with a comprehensive curriculum to address the multifaceted industry of digital media.

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Meet the Dean

Dr. Joey Cope is Dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at Abilene Christian University. He oversees all of the online undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs. He also serves as Associate Vice President for Academics and as the Associate General Counsel for the ACU Dallas Campus.

Joey received his Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications from Texas Tech University and his Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech University School of Law. He earned a Graduate Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Pepperdine University School of Law.

Joey Cope

Degree Highlights


Graphic Design

Film Production


Required Hours

Total Required: 120 credit hours

University Requirements/General Ed: 56 credit hours

Major Requirements: 64 credit hours (up to 15 credit hours in electives)

Example Coursework

DMED 110: Storymaking

DMED 405: Digital Media Entrepreneurship

JMC 265: Film Production

JMC 367: Social Media


School of Undergraduate Studies

Upcoming Start Dates

January 12, 2021

March 9, 2021

What can you do after graduation?

  • Film and Video Editor
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Multimedia Specialist

Admission Requirements

ACU’s online undergraduate programs are intended for non-traditional students interested in gaining a bachelor’s degree in an online modality.

To be considered for admission, students must:

  • Complete an “Online Undergraduate Program” application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.
  • Provide official transcripts of all previous academic work.

Students are not required to submit ACT or SAT test scores.