Digital Art and Multimedia Production, AS
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The Associate in Science (AS) in Digital Arts and Multimedia Production Program provides a pathway to the skills and training for professional work in the expanding digital content creation industry. The sequence of courses prepares students to communicate, produce and utilize industry standard training in the creation of digital and multimedia content.
Students will create, edit, and produce digital content to prepare them for further education and careers in the fields of Games and Interactivity Production, Music Production and Sound Engineering, Digital Photography, Film making, Animation, and Graphic Design. As the creative digital industry is in a state of constant flux, students will be introduced to avenues for adapting to an engaging with ongoing changes in the marketplace. Students will gain experience in many areas of digital art and multimedia production and will be prepared to enter industry or create their own career pathways. This program is designed for full-time and part-time students.
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a technical and creative understanding of industry hardware and software related to digital art and multimedia production.
2. Create and adjust digital art and multimedia presentations in a variety of areas.
3. Design and create still imagery through digital photography and graphic creation techniques.
4. Produce creative video and animated content.
5. Utilize audio technology to aid in the creation of digital art and multimedia.
6. Utilize all aspects of computer applications from coding to software manipulation in order to create new projects.
7. Demonstrate the skills to communicate and effectively work in a team.
8. Develop mathematical skills that will inform the proper use of hardware and software in digital art and multimedia production.
9. Build a professional portfolio and demonstrate the skills needed to become employed in the industry.
This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 60 credit hours in the following areas: 18 credit hours of General Education Requirements and 42 credit hours of Digital Art and Multimedia Production Core Requirements (which includes 12 credit hours of primary courses and 30 credit hours of advanced courses).
Many courses require prerequisites. Check the description of each course in the list below to check for prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions related to the course. Students must complete all prerequisites for a course prior to registering for it.