This track covers the creative side of technology. Projects focus on real-world design solutions with a marketing approach. Comprehensive courses cover:
Web page production
As a CIS major, you will learn to:
Cultivate creative, technical, and business skills.
Utilize critical thinking to analyze situations involving technology, data, and digital media.
Develop an ability to impact local and global computing regarding individuals, organizations, and communities through technology and analytics.
Assess technology and media-related problems and implement effective solutions both independently and as a team member.
Research and present potential computing strategies in the areas of creative digital media or modern technology systems.
Demonstrate skills in applied technologies, applications, and network communications, including practical knowledge of best practices for working in the industry.
Communicate computing concepts and processes using professional technical terminology.
Apply conceptual thinking to evaluate organizational needs, form strategic goals, and apply design processes.
Display an understanding of professional responsibilities, ethical, legal, and social issues in regard to technology and digital media.
Field Experience and Internships
The Beacon College Internship requirement is intended to encourage experiential learning as a complement to a student’s education, providing valuable work experience related to the individual’s academic program. CIS majors are required to perform 80 hours of work experience, which may be paid or unpaid, full-time or part-time.
Recent student internship experiences include:
Publication Design Internship, Akers Media
Graphic/Web Design Internship, Rock Paper Simple
Web Support Internship, WTJX Virgin Islands Broadcasting
Since virtually every industry uses technology in one form or another, there are many different career possibilities for CIS majors in the Web & Digital Media Track. Some of the most popular current options are:
Digital Audio & Video Editing