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Degree Plans - Digital Imaging Technology - Digital Imaging Technology AAS (Archived)


(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.DIGITAL.IMAG.08

This program focuses on the application of computer technology in the area of digital publishing, preparing the student for employment in the areas of commercial printing, electronic pre-press, multimedia publishing, desktop publishing, or graphic design. A strong background in traditional skills is stressed and strengthened with training in contemporary software and business management techniques. Advanced students serve as professional interns or participate in a cooperative work program to gain practical job experience preparing them for full-time employment.



ARTC 1325 Introduction to Computer Graphics 3
GRPH 1309 Press Operations I 3
ARTC 1392 Special Topics in Design and Visual Communications 3
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I 3
+Elective Math Elective OR 3-4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra AND (3)
++++Elective Natural Science (4)


ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTC 2313 Digital Publishing II 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3-4
+++Elective Designated List 3


ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology 3
+++Elective Designated List 3


GRPH 2309 Digital Pre-Press 3
ARTC 1391 Special Topics in Graphic Design, Commercial Art and Illustration 3
ARTC 2340 Computer Illustration II 3
GRPH 2381 Cooperative Education - Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design OR 3
ARTC 2388 Internship - Commercial and Advertisting Art (3)
+++Elective Designated List 3-4
Minimum Hours Required 60-66

+Math Elective - must select from the following:

MATH 1332 College Mathematics I 3
MATH 2342 Introductory Statistics 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MATH 1414 College Algebra 4

++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Humanities/Fine Arts.


Designated Arts and Humanities Electives

ARTS 1311 2-D Design 3
ARTS 1312 3-D Design 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing I 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing II 3
ARTS 2316 Painting I 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II
(Prerequisite: ENGL 1301)

Designated Digital Imaging Electives

ARTV 2301 2-D Animation I 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation II 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II 3

Designated Photography Electives

PHTC 1300 Photo Digital Imaging I 3
PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging II 3

Designated Computer Information Technology

IMED 1316 Web Design I 3
IMED 2315 Web Design II 3
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database 3
COSC 1415 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming 4
ITSE 1307 Introduction to C++ Programming 3

++++Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Natural Science.

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