Digital Media Designers work in a world of integrated media and they are concerned with how messages, information, or entertainment are visually presented to an audience. Students will develop skills in photography, basic audio and video production, graphic and typographic design, and digital technology through hands-on experience. They design interactive CD rom, DVD, Flash, Shockwave, and web-based projects for individuals or corporate clients. The Visual Communications-Digital Media Design program is project oriented and focuses on the creation of a variety of media tools that include interactive media, presentation design, video production, web page design, and web animation.
Students interested in the Visual Communications – Digital Media Design program must have a strong interest in art and digital presentation media.
The Digital Media Design program also places a portfolio in the hands of students. This portfolio can be used to seek employment or entrance into a baccalaureate or art institution.
Objectives of the Digital Media Design program are:
Employment is typically found in graphic design firms, corporate art departments, educational media graphics departments, advertising or news agencies, publishing houses and pre-press companies. Companies that specialize in new media, such as website development, computer animation and interactive media are also sources of employment for graduates of the Visual Communications-Digital Media Design program.
Entry-level job titles are multimedia designer, interactive designer, web page designer, videographer, computer animator, media designer, or producer.
Graduates will be able to
|CIST 100||Introduction to Information Tech||3.00|
|FINE 210||Two Dimensional Design||3.00|
|VISC 110||Understanding Media||3.00|
|VISC 115||Digital Imaging||3.00|
|WRIT 101||English Composition||3.00|
|BUSC 220||Team Development||3.00|
|VISC 122||Web Design||3.00|
|VISC 200||Kinetic Aesthetics||3.00|
|VISC 125||Photography:Film and Light||3.00|
|VISC 220||Digital Photography||3.00|
|LITR 210||Concepts of Literature||3.00|
|WRIT 103||Writing For Business/Tech||3.00|
|MATH 110||Mathematics of Business (or higher)||3.00|
|TAOC Category Three|
|BIOL 110||Human Ecology & Heredity||3.00|
|PHYS 110||Introduction to Astronomy||3.00|
|TAOC Category Four 4.00|
|VISC 105||Digital Illustration||3.00|
|VISC 130||Digital Video I (day only)||3.00|
|VISC 208||Digital Animation (day only)||3.00|
|PSYC 105||Social Psychology||3.00|
|SOCI 231||Cultural Diversity in American Soci||3.00|
|TAOC Category Five (PSYC OR SOCI) 3|
|VISC 135||Digital Video II (day only)||3.00|
|VISM 201||Interactive Design (day only)||3.00|
|VISC 240||Digital Portfolio||3.00|
|VISC 260||Visual Communication Internship||3.00|
|VISC 218||Media Design Entrepreneurship||3.00|