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DMED Certificate of Competence

Certificate of Competence Digital Media Production

Updated for 2014-2015

21 credits
The Digital Media Production Certificate of Competence is designed to develop interdisciplinary skills necessary for the production of multimedia; students have the opportunity to explore a variety of media for the Internet, print, and digital video. The Certificate is intended to train students who are working in such fields which requires them to develop digital media materials.

Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

ART 101

Introduction to Visual Arts

3

ICS 100

Computing Literacy & Applications

3

ART 112

Digital Art

3

DMED 121

NetPrep Web Site Design

3

DMED 113

Introduction to Layout Design

3

DMED 131

Introduction to Digital Video

3

DMED 200

Electronic Portfolio

3

 

Total Credits

21

Certificate of Competence in Digital Media Production
Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
Create digital media projects that incorporate art theory, web design and development, computer graphics and non-linear digital video editing.
Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of digital media software and hardware.
Exhibit a portfolio of digital media projects at the conclusion of the certificate.

 

Certificate of Competence Graphic Design (formerly Desktop Publishing)

Updated for 2014-2015

9 credits
Training in practical, technical, and theoretical desktop publishing skills used by the graphic arts and allied industries in the areas of publication and print promotion. 

Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

ART 113D

Introduction to Digital Drawing

3

ART 112

Digital Art

3

DMED 113

Introduction to Layout Design

3

 

Total Credits

9

Certificate of Competence in Graphic Design
Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
Design attention-grabbing communication graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos while meeting industry standard specifications.
Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Graphic Design software and hardware.


Certificate of Competence Motion Graphics

Updated for 2014-2015

9 credits
The Motion Graphics Certificate of Competence prepares students for a variety of careers in the Multimedia industries. In order to establish a digital literary core this truly comprehensive certificate starts students out with the basics of 2D and 3D animation to form a digital literacy core. Students build a strong foundation in Digital Art, visual and information design and animation for Film and TV.

Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

DMED 140

Principles of Animation

3

DMED 240

Animation and Special Effects

3

DMED 141

Intro to 3-D Animation & Visual Effects

3

 

Total Credits

9

Certificate of Competence in Motion Graphics
Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
Produce attention-grabbing communication motion graphics for film, television, music videos, and the Web while meeting industry standard specifications.
Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of motion graphics software and hardware.

 

Certificate of Competence Digital Photography

Updated for 2014-2015

9 credits
Provides students with both the technical and visual communication skills required for a variety of careers related to photography and imaging. The program combines an understanding of how digital cameras work with the concepts of digital capture, lighting, exposure evaluation, file formatting, image manipulation and composition.

Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

ART 107D

Introduction to Digital Photography

3

ART 112

Digital Art

3

ART 207D

Intermediate Photography

3

 

Total Credits

9

Certificate of Competence in Digital Photography
Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
Produce and process attention-grabbing photos with current electronic photographic tools.
Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Digital Photography hardware and software.


Certificate of Competence Digital Video (formerly Video Web Casting)

Updated for 2014-2015

9 credits
Meet the challenges of real-world video production in a variety of global and local contexts. Students will experience storytelling, animation, editing, broadcasting and directing.

Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

DMED 130

Digital Storyboard

3

DMED 131

Introduction to Digital Video

3

DMED 132

Principles of Video Editing

3

 

Total Credits

9

Certificate of Competence in Digital Video
Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
Create powerful video content to meet specific commercial or promotional needs for film, television, music videos, and the Web while meeting industry standard specifications.
Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of digital video software and hardware.


Certificate of Competence Web Architecture

Updated for 2014-2015

9 credits
Provides students with a multi-disciplinary approach and exposes them to the principles of designing, programming, developing, testing, maintaining and publishing Dynamic Web Database Sites. Students will learn to integrate Web graphics, client-side and server-side technologies to build and manage real-world web-based applications. Designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as: Web Site Designer, Web Developer, Web Programmer.

Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

ART 112

Introduction to Digital Art

3

ICS 113

Database Fundamentals

3

ICS 151

Structured Database Program

3

 

Total Credits

9

Certificate of Competence in Web Architecture
Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the certificate, the student will be able to:
Assess the needs of a web related problem and develop an appropriate solution that meets the user’s needs.
Use critical thinking and problem-solving skills for project planning using necessary collaborative skills.
Communicate clearly and concisely--visually, verbally and in writing--using techniques appropriate for the intended audience.
Identify and explain standards of professionalism as they pertain to personal and work-related endeavors.
Demonstrate proficiency in object-oriented design and programming skills.
Exhibit a portfolio of digital image, database and website projects at the conclusion of certificate of completion work.


Certificate of Competence Web Design

Updated for 2014-2015

9 credits
Prepare for careers in web design, development, and management. Students will build a strong foundation in digital art, visual and information design, animation, web production and management.

Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

DMED 120

NetPrep Web Development

3

DMED 121

NetPrep Web Site Design

3

DMED 122

NetPrep Flash Animation

3

 

Total Credits

9

Certificate of Competence in Web Design
Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to: 
Create design prototypes, including graphic design, site navigation, and layout of content, for various web sites and perform maintenance and updates to existing websites.
Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Web software and hardware.

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