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Digital Media

The Digital Media certificate provides formal training for individuals who seek entry
into the rapidly growing field of digital media, encompassing digital video production,
audio recording, and digital arts. Students utilize the latest tools to learn about digital
editing on computers using industry standard software and operating systems environments.

Classes are conducted in smart classrooms with the latest instructional tools.
Sizable projects are undertaken in each class providing the students with an opportunity
to add the projects to their portfolios and knowledge to their skill sets.

Students can apply the skills they learn through this program in digital media to careers
in multimedia production, digital video production, digital audio engineering, web
design and development, corporate communications and graphic arts.

Required Courses

Year 1
Fall Semester

Digital Media G100 Digital Media, Introduction 3 Units
Digital Media G110 Digital Audio, Introduction 3 Units

Year 1
Spring Semester

Digital Media G140 Media Production, Introduction 3 Units
Digital Arts G150 Photoshop, Beginning 3 Units

Year 2
Fall Semester

Digital Media G111 Audio Post Production 3 Units
Digital Media G160 Video Editing and Motion Graphics 3 Units

Year 2
Spring Semester

Digital Arts G178 Web Design, Introduction 3 Units
Digital Media G200 Applied Digital Media 3 Units

Total Units 24

Certificate of Specialization
Audio Recording

This certificate of specialization in Audio Recording is offered to prepare students for a career in Audio Engineering, and also prepare students for upper division courses in Digital Media.

Required Courses

Semester 1
Digital Media G170 Sequencing and Production 3 Units
Digital Media G112 Sound Recording 3 Units

Semester 2
Digital Media G115 Media Production, Introduction 3 Units
Digital Media G118 Digital Audio Production 3 Units

Total Units 12

Video Production

The Digital Media Certificate of Specialization/Video Production has been designed for
the student who seeks a career as a working professional in the digital media industry;
including corporate, education, internet, cable and broadcast video production.

Students have the opportunity to work for and serve internships at a variety of commercial
TV stations, motion picture studios, video post-production houses, and cable networks. There are also employment and internship opportunities for students in noncommercial media venues such as educational media at schools and colleges and in-house media production at major corporations.

Required Courses

Fall Semester
Digital Media G141 DM G141 – Documentary Video Production 3 Units

Spring Semester
Digital Media G260 – Non-Linear Editing II 3 Units
Digital MediaG163 – Intro to Motion Graphics 3 Units

Total Units 9

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