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Digital Media Communication (Associate in Applied Science Degree)

63-65 credit hours.

By enrolling in the Digital Media Communication program, you have hands-on opportunities to learn the concepts of effective media communication. If you are interested in a career in writing, producing and distributing digital content across a computer network, then learning how to use appropriate, professional tools allows you to create websites, video programs, print materials, and web-based applications. Depending on the option you select, you will learn more about Web Media, Communication Graphics, or Digital Imaging. When you complete this program, you can seek employment at any company with a web presence, as well as traditional creators and broadcasters of media.

General Education Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
ENGL 101 Composition I 3
  Math Elective 1 3-4
  Science Elective 3
  Social Science / Humanities Elective 3
  Total 15-16

Technical Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
ART 104 Basic Drawing 3
BUSN 110 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Information Science 4
DMED 101 Introduction to Digital Media 3
DMED 110 Web Page Development 3
DMED 120 Computer Imaging and Design 3
  Total 20

Program Options (complete ONE program option listed below):

Web Media Designer Option

Course Course Name Credit Hours
DMED 145 Video Production 3
DMED 150 Interactive Digital Media 3
DMED 160 Web Server Administration 3
DMED 170 Dynamic Web Technologies 3
DMED 210 Advanced Web Page Design 3
DMED 245 Advanced Video Production 3
DMED 260 Computer Animation 3
DMED 290 Advanced Media Production 3
  Technical Electives1 4-5
  Total 28-29

Communication Graphics Option

Course Course Name Credit Hours
ART 190 Digital Photography and Imaging I 3
ART 231 Graphic Design I 3
COMM 160 Mass Communication 3
DMED 145 Video Production 3
DMED 150 Interactive Digital Media 3
DMED 210 Advanced Web Page Design 3
DMED 245 Advanced Video Production 3
DMED 250 Preparing Print Publications 3
  Technical Electives1 4-5
  Total 28-29

 

Digital Imaging Option

Course Course Name Credit Hours
ART 130 Introduction to Visual Culture 3
ART 190 Digital Photography and Imaging I 3
ART 231 Graphic Design I 3
ART 291 Digital Photography & Imaging II 3
ART 294 Digital Publishing 3
DMED 145 Video Production 3
DMED 245 Advanced Video Production 3
DMED 260 Computer Animation 3
DMED 292 Capstone Experience 3
  Technical Electives1 4-5
  Total 28-29

Electives (9-11 credit hours):

Any DMED1, CSCI1, NETW1 or ART1 courses or any of the following:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 107 Technical Writing1 3
FILM 211 History of Film1 3
COMM 109 Visual Communication1 3
COMM 130 News and Feature Writing1 3
COMM 135 Writing for the Media1 3
COMM 160 Mass Communication1 3

[1]Technical electives may be taken as approved by advisor or STEM & Business Division; consider choosing these electives in order to earn additional Skills Certificates.

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