Students completing the Associate of Applied Science Degree: Digital Media Design program will have acquired an in-depth understanding of the principles and foundations of digital media technologies and interactive communications including graphic design, web design, 3D animation, and digital video production.
Occupations may include:
Brand Identity Developer
Visual Image Developer
The students will receive an extensive education in design, composition, layout, digital paint and illustration, typography, prepress production, photo manipulation, and designs of interactive publishing applications for tablet devices. On the Digital Media level, the curriculum includes fundamentals of interactive publishing applications, web design, HTML, CSS, basic programming, Graphical User Interface (GUI), fundamentals of video editing skills, basics of polygon modeling, UV mapping, texturing, logo animation and an introduction to game engine implementation.
Training in traditional skills, and a comprehensive understanding of a digital design and Digital Media studio operation is also an inseparable part of the program.
Platt College San Diego recognizes the importance of a person having college experience in subject areas outside of his/her professional specialization. The purpose of the general education courses is to enable one to do well in a career as well as in life. Therefore, a portion of each student’s education includes the areas of Mathematics / Science, English / Language, Social Sciences / Humanities, and Art. This policy assures that the student has sampled a broad range of disciplines, which will help to prepare the student to be a well-informed citizen of the modern world.
The program will prepare students for entry-level positions in the field of graphic design, digital publishing, production artist, entry-level graphic, 3D modeler, video editor and web designer.
Associate of Applied Science Degree: Digital Media Design was last modified: September 20th, 2016 by admin
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DD101 Digital Production
DES101 Design Basics
D102 Vector Graphics
DPD102 Digital Publishing
P102 Raster Graphics
WD103 Introduction to Web (HTML/CSS)
DPD103 Dig. Pub. for Multiple Apps. and Devices
P103 Digital Imaging
IA104 Introduction to Animation
IV104 Introduction to Digital Video
IW104 Fundamentals of Web
A.A.S. GENERAL EDUCATION
ART103 Life Drawing
ART104 Creative Concepts
ANA100 Human Anatomy
BUS104 * Personal Financial Management
Social Sciences/Humanities (two of)
HUM140 History of Society in Art (Ancient to 15th Century)
HUM141 History of Society in Art (15th to 20th Century)
LIT101 Introduction of Literature
COM105 * Oral Communications
ENG105 * English Composition
CS100 Career Skills, Interviewing and Presentation
CS101 Career Skills, Networking and Pro. Affiliations
CS103 Career Skills, Resume and Cover Letter Comp.
PP100 Portfolio Project
* Specific content transfer required or complete this course in residence.
Upon successful completion of Terms 1 – 4, General Education, and PP100 students will have completed 76.5 semester credit hours (1570 hours of instruction) and will be issued an Associate of Applied Science Degree: Digital Media Design.