Winthrop University is the first in the southeastern region of the US to have a Bachelor of Science in Digital Information Design. It is a degree program that combines coursework from four areas to produce graduates capable of applying related concepts from graphic design, marketing, mass communication and computing. Students interested in the fields of interactivity, programming, e-commerce, and writing for the web may pursue a Bachelor of Science in Digital Information Design. A student in this major gain traditional area-specific knowledge for training in careers within the domains of digital communication and electronic commerce. Students complete a core set of courses in digital information design, while also pursuing one of four specialties: digital commerce, interactive media, web application development, and digital mass media.