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AAS Design and Digital Media

Associate of Applied Science - Design & Digital Media (62 credits)

The Certificate in Design & Digital Media is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the computer graphics/publishing field. Students graduating from the program with a certificate will understand the aesthetic and technical challenges involved in graphic design, compute illustration, electronic page layout, digital image editing, and commercial printing. Certificate requirement: a C (2.00) average in Design & Digital Media classes.

Please consult with your advisor for current transferability information.


Communications (6):
ENGL 110 Accelerated Composition 3cr
CJ 101, CJ 110 or CJ 269 3cr
ARTS (6):
ARTH 101 Introduction to Art 3cr
ARTS 106, ARTS 121, or ARTS 187 3cr
Health/Physical Education (2)
Humanities/Social Science (3)
Math/Natural Science/Behavioral Science (3):
MATH 120 or other 3cr
Other (no more than 3 credits in any category)


DDM 101 Introduction to Macintosh Computer 3cr
DDM 110 Introduction to Graphic Design 3cr
DDM 111 Digital Image Editing I 3cr
DDM 120 History of Graphic Design 3cr
DDM 131 Page Layout 3cr
DDM 141 Computer Illustration 3cr
DDM 212 Digital Image Editing II 3cr
DDM 232 Page Layout II 3cr
DDM 242 Computer Illustration II 3cr
DDM 280 Typography 3cr
DDM 281 Portfolio Development 3cr
DDM 296 Internship 3cr


Choose from the following:
DDM 151, 171, 221, 245, 260, 291, 293 and IT 118.