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Overview | Digital Media Marketing

The Digital Media Marketing major is designed to prepare you to become a manager with specialized knowledge in communications and media skills. This program helps you combine marketing philosophy with practical skills in web design, photography, videography, and desktop publishing.

“This is a great opportunity for business majors to get sound marketing theory and also gain the technology and communication skills for application of those concepts.” – Dr. Corey Pfaffe


Program Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of marketing terminology and concepts.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to solve marketing problems.
  • Students will demonstrate skills in written and oral communication.
  • Students will demonstrate expertise in using technology.
  • Students will demonstrate Christian character and application of Biblical principles.

Suggested Course Schedule

Semester 1

Intro. to Business & Management (3)
Computer Applications (3)
Old Testament Survey (3)
English Composition 1 (3)
Intro. to Online Communications (3)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

New Testament Survey (3)
The Modern World (3)
Principles of Marketing (3)
English Composition (3)
Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2)
Music Elective (2)

Total Credits: 16

Semester 1

Principles of Accounting 1 (3)
Website Design 1 (3)
Principles of Video Production 1 (3)
Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism (3)
Science Elective (3)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

Principles of Accounting 2 (3)
BUMG 211 or 231 (3)
CADM 211 or 267 (3)
Baptist Heritage (3)
Probability and Statistics (3)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 1

BUMG 211 or 231 (3)
Major Courses (6)
Bible Doctrine 1 or 2 (3)
Literature Elective (3)
Open Elective (3)

Total Credits: 18

Semester 2

Major Courses (9)
Bible Doctrine 1 or 2 (3)
American Studies Elective (3)
Open Electives (3)

Total Credits: 18

Semester 1

Major Courses (9)
Business Strategy (3)
Bible Elective (3)
Open Electives (2)

Total Credits: 17

Semester 2

Business Capstone (3)
Major Courses (6)
Bible Elective (3)
Open Electives (2)

Total Credits: 14

Alumni Spotlight

Caleb (’05) and Sarah (’02) Stormer
Caleb (’05) and Sarah (’02) Stormer met while running on the MBBC cross country team. Both earned business degrees from Maranatha and now work in Fitchburg, WI. Caleb supervises a group of computer engineers for CDW, and Sarah works in human resources for Job Corps. The Stormers have three children, ages 9, 6, and 2, and have been involved in a start-up church which launched in September 2017 in Madison, WI.

Related Majors

Accounting Management
Business Management
Marketing Management
Communication Arts

Related Minors

Business Management
Marketing Management
Digital Media Marketing

Potential Career Fields

Advertising manager or designer
Promotions/PR manager in traditional and digital media
Brand manager
Campaign developer
Social media manager
Web designer

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees,
specialized training, or addtional certification and licenses.

MBU Program Faculty

Jeff Drost

School of Business | Professor
Ph.D. Organizational Leadership, Regent University
BM, Graduate School of Banking, University of Madison
BS Business Management, Cardinal Stritch University

Steve Board

School of Business | Instructor
BS Architecture, Lawrence Technological University

Tracy Foster

School of Business | Dean
DBA, Walden University
MBA, Syracuse University
BS, Montana State University

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