Catalog 2023-24 
    May 18, 2024  
Catalog 2023-24 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Media Design AAS

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Two-Year Associate of Applied Science Degree

Digital technology jobs are fast becoming a major career pathway with new opportunities being created daily. This program prepares multimedia and web design technicians with broad-based, entry-level media and communications skills for a variety of industries and agencies. The program’s leading-edge courses prepare students to be competitive and job ready in a number of settings. Examples include video and media production, graphics, web and mobile app design, mobile game development, and website design and development.

Industry certifications are also available for students to earn professional awards from Adobe in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver programming as well as Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) website design awards.

Our 15 core media technology courses include in-demand job specialties such as code development for state-of-the-art responsive website design, mobile web apps, e-commerce, social media marketing, mobile gaming development, 3D and augmented reality, video production and editing, design graphics, digital drawing, multimedia project management, and opportunities to work in business and industry sponsored internships. This experience and knowledge provides graduates the skills they need to be competitive for employment.

This program will be attractive to traditional students expecting to transfer to a four-year institution, non-traditional and adult students who are learning new media skills to enhance their employability, and individuals wanting to update their knowledge and learn current best practices for new technology jobs and prepare for advancement with current employers.

For more information about the program, please see our program page:

Credit for Prior Learning

This program may provide prior learning credit and extended learning opportunities for persons previously or currently employed in related professions.
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Special Accreditation Information

This program has special accreditation, certification, or approval from professional organizations. 
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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Produce digital and interactive projects in a variety of media.
  • Develop websites with HTML, CSS, and content management systems.
  • Design applications that include multiple forms of media such as text, graphics, audio, video, and animation.
  • Manipulate variables with computer software applications.
  • Apply visual design strategies to interactive multimedia projects.
  • Use social media to connect with customers and improve business performance.

Program Requirements

Number of credit hours necessary for completion: 90

Required Courses

Student Success


Oral Communications


For information about placement in a writing course, please refer to the: Writing Pathway .


For information about placement in a math course, please refer to the: Math Curriculum Pathway  .

Arts and Letters

A minimum of six Arts and Letters credits are required from these options.

Social Sciences

A minimum of three Social Sciences credits are required from these options.

Additional Options

Arts and Letters course options

Social Sciences course options

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