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Degrees - Biotechnology Media Design

Biotechnology Media Design - Certificate of Specialization


This unique certificate emphasizes the foundational digital media skills required to design and create professional media products for the biotechnology/biomedical field. Students will develop conceptual pathways related to interdisciplinary STEAM fields, (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) and explore mixed digital media, including 3D modeling, and discuss the importance of research, models, and props in the design and execution of the final product. This certificate will focus on entrepreneurship, building relationships, and self-promotion.


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Develop materials utilizing advanced principles of design and application of digital media in the biotechnology field.
  • Select and use appropriate software and apply conceptual thinking skills to solve problems and generate specific digital media projects.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the implications of market trends on the needs and evolving styles within the biotechnology media industry.
  • Analyze and respond efficiently to specific customer needs.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course ID Name Units
DGA C116A Adobe Photoshop 1 3.0
DGA C118A Introduction to Adobe Illustrator 3.0
DGA C111 3-D Simulation using Maya and 3DS 3.0
DGA C195 Introduction to Biotechnology Media Design 3.0
DART G103 Introduction to 2D Design (Offered at Golden West College) 3.0
Total for Certificate 15.0

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

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Gainful Employment Disclosure

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