2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 12, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Media Production - Web and Graphic Design Option, AAS


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The Associate of Applied Science degree in Digital Media Production is an occupational degree program that prepares students for entry-level positions in fields such as advertising, graphic design, computer illustration, web design and animation, as well as the recording industry, feature film, television, radio, and Internet-based media firms. The degree provides a comprehensive introduction to the field while helping students develop a skill set that prepares them for employment.

Job Opportunities

Graphic Designer • Print Shop Technician • Illustrator • Digital Media Specialist • Various Print and e-Pub Publication Firms • Camera Operator • Web Design • Audio Recording Engineer • Video Editor • Videographer • Filmmaker

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the process of digital video editing using industry standard software
  • Students will demonstrate the process of digital graphic design using industry standard software
  • Students will demonstrate the process of digital image manipulation using industry standard software
  • Students will demonstrate the process of digital sound editing using industry standard software
  • Students will demonstrate basic skills with audio and video production equipment

This emphasis covers computer-based graphics where it applies to print, web, broadcasting, and motion picture applications while incorporating various design and typographic principles and approaches in graphic design and applying them to design projects of moderate and increasing complexity. Emphasis is on the development of portfolio quality, strong concepts that communicate persuasively and effectively both type and image in a variety of 2D, 3D, and interactive prototypes. This degree also prepares students to design and deploy content for websites using a variety of media including graphics, sound, animation, and video to create two-way responsive user experiences.

Note: An (F) indicates a course is offered only in the fall term. An (S) indicates a course is only offered in the spring term.

General Education Courses


Complete all (15 credit hours)

Elective Social Science


(must have HIST, POLS, PSYC, SOCI, GEOG, ANTH, or ECON prefix)

Graphic/Web Design Requirements


Complete all (24 credit hours)

Digital Media Electives


Complete two (6 credit hours)

Total 60 Credit Hours


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