Print Digital Media Design
Course Descriptions - Certificate of Program Completion (Catalog Year: 2019)
DMDC 0000 Digital Media Design Orientation0 Hours
DMDC 1011 Media Design Introduction60 Hours
Media Design Introduction explores the concepts of and elements of multimedia including text, graphics, animation, sound, videos, virtual reality and interactive features. While in this course, you will be introduced to the various applications of multimedia including entertainment, education, business and presentations. You will also study the computer systems used to develop and play back multimedia applications as well as OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the United States) safety practices used while working with computers.
DMDC 1025 Adobe Photoshop CC – Basic90 Hours
Students in this course will learn Adobe Photoshop CC. Students will learn the fundamental features of Photoshop for image editing and graphic design. Students will also learn more advanced skills such as enhancing and repairing photos, applying filters and patterns, creating color channels and actions, working with tools for web and 3D modeling.
BTEC 1510 Business English90 Hours
Business English emphasizes essentials of business English. Throughout this course, you will study writing, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and proofreading.
WKSK 1400 Workplace Relations60 Hours
Workplace Relations is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.
DMDC 1045 Digital Illustration with Adobe Illustrator CC90 Hours
Digital Illustration with Adobe Illustrator CC introduces the industry-standard computer illustration application Adobe Illustrator CC. During this course, you will explore how to use this application for print, multimedia, and online graphics as well as how to use the tools offered by Adobe Illustrator to achieve professional-quality results for your projects.
DMDC 1060 Graphic Design Principles90 Hours
Students in this course will study the principles and processes of graphic design. Students will practice how to generate design concepts, apply the principles of design to the graphic design formats and disciplines, and use the design elements to create and design for print and screen media. The goal of this course is to build a solid foundation for better graphic design and communication.
DMDC 2005 Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS390 Hours
Students will use the latest HTML5/CSS3 techniques to create custom Mobile-First Responsive Websites that will automatically scale and adjust its content and layout to fit any screen size (from a smart phone to a billboard).
DMDC 2810 PHP Templates & Advanced CSS3/jQuery90 Hours
Students in this course will learn to use the basic syntax and structure of PHP in order to develop extensible HTML templates. Students will also learn advanced CSS3 techniques (including transitions, animations, etc) using the Sass CSS Preprocessor (& Compass Framework) to create dynamic and engaging User Experiences. Lastly, students will learn to use the jQuery JavaScript Library to add advanced functionality and interactivity to their websites.
DMDC 2820 Advanced WordPress – Theme Development90 Hours
Advanced WordPress – Theme Development examines how to convert a PHP Template into a dynamic WordPress Child Theme that will be compatible with any installation of WordPress. While in this course, you will explore the entire WordPress structure and process from setting up a local MySQL database to installing WordPress, to styling and modifying a starter theme, to finally migrating the local database and installation to an internet server. You will also explore advanced CSS (with Sass/Compass Preprocessing), intermediate PHP, and foundational HTML will all be used in this course.
DMDC 2230 Web Application Introduction: Javascript120 Hours
Students in this course will learn basic JavaScript programming concepts along with the syntax and techniques needed to build and modify simple web applications. Students will also learn to utilize the tools necessary to troubleshoot and debug JavaScript applications. Students will practice and build dynamically functioning websites using JavaScript.
DMDC 2280 jQuery – Essentials90 Hours
Students in this course will learn jQuery essential skills needed for developing profession web pages. Students will learn a working subset of jQuery and to use jQuery effects and animations. Students will also learn to use Document Object Module (DOM) manipulation and traversal methods for advanced DOM scripting, to use the jQuery feature for working with forms, to use the many jQuery plugins to improve productivity, and to create their own plugins.
DMDC 2310 Advanced Javascript Frameworks90 Hours
Advanced Javascript Frameworks introduces the most popular Javascript libraries that are used in front-end web development. During this course, you will explore the capabilities of these frameworks and learn how to install, configure, and implement their most common design patterns. Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to create dynamic web applications full of advanced functionality.
DMDC 2010 Digital Video I: Adobe Premier Pro CC90 Hours
Students in this course will learn to use Adobe Premiere Pro CC to capture and edit audio and video, add and manipulate transitions and effects, and export in a variety of different formats for online (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) and offline (Blu-Ray, DVD, etc.) usage.
DMDC 2015 Digital Video II: Adobe AfterEffects CC90 Hours
Students in this course will learn to use Adobe After Effects CC for digital post-production of film, video, DVD, and web. Students will learn to use 2D and 3D tools to create compositing, animation, and effects as motion-graphics professionals, visual effects artists, web designers, and film and video professionals.
DMDC 2020 eMarketing for Designers90 Hours
Students will learn to effectively and affordably market products, ideas, and information through the use of online shopping carts, email marketing, social networking, search engine optimization, crowd funding, video marketing, and printed collateral.
DMDC 2050 Designing for the Real World90 Hours
Designing for the Real World explores what it is like to work in the customer-focused design industry. Throughout this course, you will develop brand identities (from concept to production) for clients in the fashion, tech, and/or restaurant industries. You will experience what it is like to work with real customers and practice responding to many of the most common customer requests. Upon completion of this course, you will have two case studies to add to your portfolio along with an intricate understanding of the difficulties that are involved in designing for real world clients.
DMDC 2325 Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CC90 Hours
Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CC examines the basic features of Adobe InDesign CC – working with tools and palettes to work to place graphics as well as text. Throughout this course, you will explore how to set up new documents with master pages, work with colors and gradients, import and link graphics, draw with vectors, adjust typography, edit text, create tables, work with XML, export to PDF, and color management. Additionally, you will be introduced to transparencies, blending modes, feathered edges, and drop shadows.
DMDC 2900 Digital Media Design Externship90 Hours
The Digital Media Design externship experience helps you transition from a student into a professional role by allowing you to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and professional attributes learned in the program while working in a professional setting. Students will gain professional exposure to the nature of new media and essential concepts of visual communication learned throughout the program.
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours
Students in this course will learn to prepare and successfully apply to potential career opportunities. Students will be presented with essential job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment.
DMDC 2950 Electronic Portfolio90 Hours
The Electronic Portfolio course requires students to create an electronic version of their portfolio. The assignments are designed to give you additional material for your portfolio. Upon completion of this course, you will have created a complete marketing package to display your work on the web and via CD-ROM.
DMDC 2325 Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CC90 Hours
Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CC examines the basic features of Adobe InDesign CC – working with tools and palettes to work to place graphics as well as text. Throughout this course, you will explore how to set up new documents with master pages, work with colors and gradients, import and link graphics, draw with vectors, adjust typography, edit text, create tables, work with XML, export to PDF, and color management. Additionally, you will be introduced to transparencies, blending modes, feathered edges, and drop shadows.
DMDC 2360 Typography60 Hours
This course will introduce the history and principles of using type and words as design elements. Students will learn the history of letter forms and fonts as well as various techniques for printing documents.
DMDC 2352 Visual Design Solutions120 Hours
Visual Design Solutions explores the core principles and processes of visual design with the emphasis on the content clarity and clear communication. Throughout this course, you will study design theory, branding concepts, and visual identity. With the design elements you will create posters, book covers, advertisements, logos, interactive and motion graphics, brochures, and package design. You will also gain proficiency in visual design and capability to solve visual design challenges.
DMDC 2480 Creative Strategy in Advertising90 Hours
Creative Strategy in Advertising introduces the principles of good advertisement, the process of creating unexpected and relevant solutions, and the three tenants of creativity. Throughout this course, you will explore the importance of designing work on research and sound strategy.
DMDC 2465 Advanced Adobe Photoshop CC90 Hours
Students in this course will learn advanced techniques in Adobe Photoshop CC. Students will use levels and curves to edit images. Students will master the tools used for sharpening, blurring, and averaging. Students will also learn advanced layer techniques, such as layer adjustments, modes, styles, and masks. Students will learn camera raw, smart objects, and photomerge, as well as the overhaul 3D capabilities and advanced techniques for preparing images for the web and printing.
DMDC 2475 Advanced Adobe Illustrator CC90 Hours
Students in this course will learn advanced techniques in Adobe Illustrator CC. Students will create customized strokes and patterns and build complex gradients with transparency and dynamic effects, then apply these features to paths, groups, and editable text to create professional-quality artwork. Students will cover the ten Pathfinder operations of Live Paint. Students will also cover recoloring artwork, transparency, masks, blend modes, strokes and fills, and dynamic effects. Students in this course will create custom gradients, design logos, generate photorealistic neon text, and text wrapping of objects. Students will also learn to call the most essential features by organizing user workspace and employing keyboard shortcuts, managing color settings, and settings adjustment. This course prepares students to take Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) certification exam.
DMDC 2430 Digital Photography and Editing90 Hours
Digital Photography and Editing examines basic techniques of taking, manipulating, printing, and storing photographs. During this course, you will explore both the photographic and digital aspects of using technology, skill, and creativity to produce high quality digital photographs. You will also practice getting the best images from a digital camera, as well as enhance and organize photographs items and projects using Adobe Photoshop.
DMDC 2001 Web Design Introduction90 Hours
Web Design Introduction explores the web design environment, web design techniques, and the tools and the fundamentals of web publishing. Throughout this course, you will examine how to plan a successful website, design web pages with typography and images, add multimedia and interactive elements to the web pages, test usability and design, and finally how to promote and maintain a website.
DMDC 2603 Animation Principles Introduction90 Hours
Animation Principles Introduction covers the history of animation, with an emphasis on the principles of animation. You will study the background, theories, principles, and guidelines of animation. You will also practice basic drawing, layout and storyboarding techniques for animation.
DMDC 2614 Basic Autodesk 3D Studio Max 201890 Hours
Basic Autodesk 3D Studio Max 2018 covers 3D Studio’s basic features in a production environment. You will complete hands-on projects that incorporate modeling, animation, and rendering. You will be introduced to techniques that improve the productivity and efficiency of users.
DMDC 2615 Advanced Autodesk 3D Studio Max 2018120 Hours
Advanced Autodesk 3D Studio Max reviews the features covered in the basic course then progresses to the advanced 3D modeling and animation techniques. In this course, you will continue exploring the powerful tool available for 3D modeling, animation, rendering, dynamics, and compositing.
DMDC 2665 Autodesk Maya 2018120 Hours
Autodesk Maya introduces important features and key tools to model, animate, and render. In this course, you will practice high-level techniques that are used in the development of film, television, games, and design projects through the real-world modeling and animation tutorials and projects.
DMDC 2633 Digital Sculpting with ZBrush120 Hours
This course introduces the digital sculpting software ZBrush by Pixologic. Students will use a variety of tools and techniques to create 3D arts for films, broadcast and video games as well as in designs of jewelry, visual effects, environment, matte paint, and illustration.
DMDC 2700 Game Design Fundamentals120 Hours
Game Design Fundamentals introduces the fundamentals of game design. During this course, you will study the basics of designing a game and the important skills in game design as well as the processes of prototyping play testing and redesigning.
DMDC 2705 Game Design and Development with GameMaker Studio90 Hours
Game Design and Development with GameMaker Studio provides training on how to create video games through a simple drag-and-drop system. You will be introduced to game design theory and the art of creating computer games, and during this course you will practice using the basic features of GameMaker Language (GML).
DMDC 2010 Digital Video I: Adobe Premier Pro CC90 Hours
Students in this course will learn to use Adobe Premiere Pro CC to capture and edit audio and video, add and manipulate transitions and effects, and export in a variety of different formats for online (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) and offline (Blu-Ray, DVD, etc.) usage.
DMDC 2015 Digital Video II: Adobe AfterEffects CC90 Hours
Students in this course will learn to use Adobe After Effects CC for digital post-production of film, video, DVD, and web. Students will learn to use 2D and 3D tools to create compositing, animation, and effects as motion-graphics professionals, visual effects artists, web designers, and film and video professionals.
DMDC 2900 Digital Media Design Externship90 Hours
The Digital Media Design externship experience helps you transition from a student into a professional role by allowing you to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and professional attributes learned in the program while working in a professional setting. Students will gain professional exposure to the nature of new media and essential concepts of visual communication learned throughout the program.
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours
Students in this course will learn to prepare and successfully apply to potential career opportunities. Students will be presented with essential job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment.
DMDC 2950 Electronic Portfolio90 Hours
The Electronic Portfolio course requires students to create an electronic version of their portfolio. The assignments are designed to give you additional material for your portfolio. Upon completion of this course, you will have created a complete marketing package to display your work on the web and via CD-ROM.
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