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2017-18 Catalog 
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Media Arts, AA

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The Digital Media Arts associate degree provides students the opportunity to gain fundamental skills in the application of digital tools to video, games, animations, design and graphics in a project-based, hands-on environment. A range of elective options supports individual educational and employment goals. Students who have completed the degree should have a strong portfolio, workplace skills and trans-media competency. Robust faculty mentoring and frequent portfolio review support students as they prepare to continue their studies or pursue work as freelance artists or as employees.

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should possess the skills & abilities described below:

  • Effectively use a variety of tools and processes for producing contemporary forms of digital media
  • Effectively use multiple contemporary media delivery platforms and delivery systems
  • Use a cluster of industry standard applications to create digital media
  • Use current industry standards of production, design, and function within a chosen area of specialization
  • Apply coursework and area of specialization towards transitioning from school to working in the industry
  • Identify career ladders and options for further education
  • Plan, create and maintain a professional portfolio highlighting and marketing skills and capabilities. Present this portfolio via websites, blogs, and social media
  • Collaborate and communicate in ways that support design team and/or group
  • Accurately describe the phases of production (pre, production and post) as well as the project management tasks inherent in each phase

Written Communication

Quantitative and Critical Thinking

Cultural Diversity


Total: 90

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