Dec 12, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Map: Digital Media Certificate


The Digital Media Certificate consists of two elective areas areas of concentration - Graphic Design Specialist and Broadcast Production Specialist.  To guide you in making course selections that correspond to your career goals, below are suggested course sequences for full-time students for each concentration. You should see an academic advisor to create a customized program map that works for you.  To earn this certificate, you must achieve a minimum 2.0 (‘C’) grade point average on the courses listed below.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for certificate completion.

Broadcast Production Specialist Concentration

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
DGMD 2333 - Digital Video I/Final Cut Pro   3
JRMC 1123 - News Writing and Reporting   3
JRMC 2143 - Studio Production   3
JRMC 2173 - Advanced Broadcasting   3
JRMC 2573 - Videography   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
DGMD 2353 - Adobe Premiere   3
JRMC 1613 - Radio Production   3
JRMC 2433 - Field Production   3
Electives.  Six (6) credit hours are required.  The following courses are recommended:
DGMD 1113 - Adobe Photoshop  
DGMD 1223 - Digital Photography  
DGMD 2303 - Adobe Audition  
ENGL 1083 - Grammar and Mechanics  
JRMC 1113 - Writing for the Mass Media  
JRMC 2633 - Radio Announcing  
6
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation and to discuss how these courses can also be applied toward the requirements for a degree in Digital Media.

Graphic Design Specialist Concentration

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ART 2413 - Typography I   3
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications   3
DGMD 1103 - Adobe Acrobat   3
DGMD 1113 - Adobe Photoshop   3
Elective.  Select one course from the list of Graphic Design electives below. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ART 2423 - Graphic Design I   3
DGMD 1203 - Adobe Illustrator   3
DGMD 1213 - Advanced Photoshop   3
DGMD 1223 - Digital Photography   3
DGMD 2313 - Adobe InDesign   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation and to discuss how these courses can also be applied toward the requirements for a degree in Digital Media.

Graphic Design Electives

Adobe Electives Video Electives Motion Electives Web Electives
DGMD 2303 - Adobe Audition   DGMD 2303 - Adobe Audition   DGMD 2323 - 2D Animation   CSYS 1013 - HTML and CSS  
DGMD 2353 - Adobe Premiere   DGMD 2333 - Digital Video I/Final Cut Pro   DGMD 2343 - 3D Graphics Using Lightwave   CSYS 2033 - Scripting  
DGMD 2413 - Adobe Dreamweaver   DGMD 2353 - Adobe Premiere   DGMD 2423 - Adobe After Effects   CSYS 2463 - PHP Programming  
DGMD 2423 - Adobe After Effects   DGMD 2423 - Adobe After Effects   DGMD 2443 - 3D Animation Using Lightwave   CSYS 2603 - Mobile Web Design  
  DGMD 2433 - Digital Video II/Final Cut Pro     DGMD 2413 - Adobe Dreamweaver  
  JRMC 2573 - Videography