Digital Media & Journalism - Audio - Music Recording - Resident

Digital Media & Journalism - Audio - Music Recording - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective 23
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 30-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 42
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 42
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 42
THEO 202Theology Survey II 42
Total Hours44-47

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skills requirements


HIUS 221 Survey of American History I (3 c.h.), HIUS 222 Survey of American History II (3 c.h.), or HIUS 223 Survey of American History I On Site (3 c.h.) is strongly recommended


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete an applicable INFT course


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.) and EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.) and THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements 

Major Foundational Courses
SCOM 110Media and Culture 13
Total Hours3

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
ARTS 222Graphic Design Foundations3
DIGI 175Fundamentals of Editing3
DIGI 190Media Industry Ethics3
DIGI 220Writing for Media3
DIGI 224Fundamentals of Audio Production3
DIGI 225Introduction to Video Production3
DIGI 310The Digital Producer3
DIGI 333Intermediate Video Production3
DIGI 353Producing Audio Content3
DIGI 370Studio Production3
DIGI 487Field Projects and Practica3
DIGI 498Senior Portfolio3
DMCA 499Internship3
JOUR 220News Writing & Reporting I3
JOUR 356Social Media Writing3
Total Hours45
CINE 271Pro Tools Fundamentals I3
DIGI 334Intermediate Audio Production3
DIGI 337Music Recording3
DIGI 474Advanced Audio Production3
MUSC 218Fundamentals of Music Production and Audio Engineering3
MUSC 329Fundamentals of Sound Reinforcement3
MUSC 362Studio Producing, Mixing, and Audio Engineering3
Total Hours21
Free Electives
Choose 4-10 credit hours of Free Electives4-10
Total Hours4-10

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 105 Old Testament Survey 2
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
INQR 101 Inquiry 1
RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview 2
Technology Competency 1 0-3
UNIV 101 Foundational Skills 1
ARTS 222 Introduction to Graphic Design 3
DIGI 175 Fundamentals of Editing 3
Second Semester
BIBL 110 New Testament Survey 2
Communications Elective (SCOM 110) 2 3
CINE 271 Pro Tools Fundamentals I 3
DIGI 190 Media Industry Ethics 3
DIGI 220 Writing for Media 3
Second Year
First Semester
EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life 2
RSCH 201 Research 3
Critical Thinking Elective 2 3
DIGI 224 Fundamentals of Audio Production 3
DIGI 225 Introduction to Video Production 3
JOUR 220 News Writing & Reporting I 3
Second Semester
MATH Elective 2 3
Information Literacy Elective 2,3 3
THEO 201 Theology Survey I 2
DIGI 310 The Digital Producer 3
DIGI 333 Intermediate Video Production 3
Third Year
First Semester
Cultural Studies Elective 2 3
THEO 202 Theology Survey II 2
DIGI 334 Intermediate Audio Production 3
DIGI 370 Studio Production 3
JOUR 356 Social Media Writing 3
MUSC 218 Fundamentals of Music Production and Audio Engineering 3
Second Semester
Information Literacy Elective 2 3
Natural Science Elective 2 3
DIGI 337 Music Recording 3
DIGI 353 Producing Audio Content 3
DIGI 487 Field Projects and Practica 3
Fourth Year
First Semester
Social Science Elective 2 3
DIGI 474 Advanced Audio Production 3
DMCA 499 Internship 3
MUSC 329 Fundamentals of Sound Reinforcement 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
DIGI 498 Senior Portfolio 3
MUSC 362 Studio Producing, Mixing, and Audio Engineering 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 1
 Total Hours120-123

All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course; refer to for more information.


Refer to the list of approved general education electives at before enrolling foundational skills requirements.


HIUS 221, HIUS 222, or HIUS 223 is strongly recommended.

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