Certificate in Digital Media Skills I

The Digital Media Skills I Certificate offers students the opportunity to complement academic study in their home discipline with a set of contemporary digital media skills that can be used in communications, marketing, and/or community engagement work. These skills include explaining and demonstrating the fundamental principles and best practices related to capturing, editing, and distributing audio, video, and digital images; creating a range of short, research-based digital projects; and delivering a professional, engaging on- air vocal performance. 

The certificate consists of 2.0 credits and is to be completed concurrently with studentsí degree program(s). 

Required Courses: 2.0 credits (courses are 0.5 credits each) 

DMJN101 - Reporting and Writing for News
DMJN230 - Audio Storytelling I
DMJN231 - Videography I
DMJN232 - Photography and Digital Imaging I 

Additional Information
Additional Information

  1. Students in the Honours Digital Media and Journalism Program are ineligible from completing this certificate. 
  2. All 2.0 credits counted towards the Certificate must be taken at Wilfrid Laurier University 
  3. A minimum GPA of 4.0 in all courses taken in the program in order to satisfy certificate completion.