Digital Design and Production



The Digital Design and Production program is an interdisciplinary program that combines technical knowledge with design, communication, and problem solving skills. It includes software applications that allow a student to produce multimedia and graphics for a digital world. Career paths chosen by students pursuing undergraduate studies in Digital Design and Production commonly include graphic design, web and video production. Students learn how to process information and then make this information available to audiences via electronic media. The program provides students with the entry-level competencies for employment which requires knowledge to produce a variety of computer, Web, and/or multimedia graphics,animation, sound and video production, and/or content materials. The program provides students with the ability to freelanceor work from within small design firms to develop web pages and multimedia for small or large businesses.

Degree and Certificate Requirements

I. Required courses for the major (20.0 units)

ART 160 Graphic Design 3.0
CIS 137 Web Development Tools 3.0
CIS 149 Computer Graphics - Photoshop 3.0
CIS 150 Computer Graphics - Illustrator 3.0
CIS 155 Flash 3.0
CIS 180 Advanced Computer Graphics 3.0
WE 201 Employment Readiness 3.0
WE     220 Internship 1.0


II. Select one course from the following: 3.0

ART 110 Design 3.0
ART 260 Advertising/Graphic Design 3.0
CIS   212 Web Development Programming 3.0


III. Select one course from the following: 2.0-3.0

BUS 122 Business Plan Development 2.0
BUS 144 Principles of Marketing 3.0
BUS 260 Business Communications 3.0


Total Major Units 25.0 - 26.0

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