Degrees - Digital Media Design

Digital Media Design - Certificate of Achievement

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Completion of the Digital Media Design Certificate will prepare students for entry-level positions in print, graphic design, digital media, animation/gaming graphics, web design, and/or other related occupations. Students will establish a strong foundation in both the technical and creative aspects of the digital media industry.

The program will emphasize creativity, design skills, digital portfolios, project management, problem solving, global teamwork, and entrepreneurship options.

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

  • Produce creative, professional projects that align with current market trends and industry standards as well as apply strategies to support self-initiated lifelong learning to continually upgrade knowledge and skills in the field of digital media and entrepreneurship opportunities.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course ID Name Units
ART C110 Color and Design: 2D 3.0
BC C124 Using Adobe Acrobat 3.0
DGA C116A Adobe Photoshop 1 3.0
DGA C117 Typography Fundamentals 3.0
DGA C118A Introduction to Adobe Illustrator 3.0
DGA C120 Introduction to InDesign 3.0
DGA C121 Introduction to Adobe Premiere 3.0
DGA C122 Introduction to After Effects 3.0
DGA C166A Dreamweaver Basics 3.0
DGA C166C Adobe Animate 3.0
Total for Certificate 30.0

Animation and Gaming Foundation - Certificate of Accomplishment

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The Animation/Gaming Foundations Certificate consists of the foundational courses that would prepare students to become entry level animators. This program is run in partnership with ACME Animation and the Orange County Animation Project.

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

  • Select and use appropriate software and apply conceptual thinking skills to solve problems and complete specific technology-related projects.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the implications of market trends on the needs and evolving styles within the media industry.
  • Code and troubleshoot basic computer programming.
  • Interpret the ideas being communicated by analyzing the visual elements and principles of design.
  • Solve visual problems involving craftsmanship by using the creative process.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course ID Name Units
ART C110A Color and Design: Two Dimensional 1.5
CIS C100 Introduction to Information Systems 3.0
CIS C110 Introduction to Programming with Visual Basic.Net 1.5
DGA C111 3D Simulation and Multimedia 3.0
DGA C166C Adobe Animate 3.0
Total for Certificate 12.0

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Use the link below to view Coastline Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program. These reports provide you, the student, with important information regarding the costs, benefits, and potential employment options of our degree and certificate programs.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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