Learn valuable skills related to the modern media industry.
The Digital Production for Media Industries Certificate provides communication fundamentals
in an ever changing modern society, including the way digital files are developed,
enhanced, encoded and distributed.
Certificates/Programs - Undergraduate
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Why earn a certificate in digital production for media industries?
Our Digital Production for Media Industries Certificate will teach you skills related
to the modern media industry, such as:
Digital communication fundamentals
Digital video production
Future communication technologies.
When completing this certificate, you'll be able to effectively use the state-of-the-art
digital technologies in the media industry, which will aid you in entering the field,
advancing in the field or in running your own business.
A Digital Production for Media Industries Certificate is an excellent pairing for
students seeking Communication and Psychology degrees. It also adds a competitive edge to careers in business, political science,
public relations/advertising and more.
A certificate in Digital Production for Media Industries demonstrates your ability
Explore multiple perspectives
Work with state-of-art technology
Anticipate trends in the digital media industry
Digital Production for Media Industries at UND
Can be paired with any major.
Teaches skills applicable to numerous workplace situations.
Teaches you how to effectively use the most modern digital technologies in the media
Digital Production for Media Industries Certificate Courses
COMM 206. Digital Communication: Fundamentals. 3 Credits.
An introduction to the theory and practice of digital communication for print, online and mobile media. Course emphasis is on a holistic approach to digital design including both theoretical knowledge and software expertise. Course involves creating a series of portfolio-ready digital artifacts. F.
COMM 339. Digital Video Production. 3 Credits.
This course offers an introduction to the theory and practice of modern digital video production utilizing a variety of production software techniques, industry best practices, and online/mobile technologies. F,S.
COMM 305. Audio Production & Broadcasting. 3 Credits.
Investigates audio-related aspects of communication in digital sound production and broadcast dissemination. Beginning with the basic principles of audio, the course examines modern means of capturing, editing, and producing high-quality audio for the web and mobile devices, podcasting, and includes the use of a variety of software packages, plugins, and platforms. F,S.
COMM 406. Future of Communication Technology. 3 Credits.
Evaluates different perspectives on the future of communication technology, ranging from utopian through dystopian views of the impact of communication technologies on modern society. Examines the implications of new means of creating, storing, manipulating and disseminating/communicating information, and analysis of whether potential benefits may be realized. This course is also offered for graduate credit. F,S.
COMM 326. Content Creation for Social Media. 3 Credits.
Focuses on writing, creating, and curating professional content for diverse social media platforms with the goal of engaging users, delivering messages and building relationships. Prerequisites: COMM 200 or consent of instructor. F,S.
COMM 319. Digital Imaging Across Platforms. 3 Credits.
Introduces the history and practice of digital imaging for social media and communication industries, including introductory photographic principles, digital image capture devices, and software, apps, and workflows. Students learn to enhance/optimize digital images for transmission/broadcast to the web, social networks, and other platforms. F,S.
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