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(Associate of Applied Science Degree)
- 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.DIG.MEDIA.19
This program focuses on the emphasis of 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 1305||Basic Graphic Design||3|
|ARTS 1311||Design I||3|
|ARTC 1353||Computer Illustration||3|
|ARTC 1313||Digital Publishing I||3|
|BUSI 1301||Business Principles||3|
|ARTC 1302||Digital Imaging I||3|
|ARTC 2313||Digital Publishing II||3|
|ENGL 1301||Composition I||3|
|+++Elective||Designated Elective List||3|
|ARTC 2305||Digital Imaging II||3|
|ARTV 1351||Digital Video||3|
|SPCH 1311||Introduction to Speech Communication||3|
|ECON 2301||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|ARTC 1359||Visual Design for New Media||3|
|ARTC 2340||Computer Illustration II||3|
|ARTC 2388||Internship - Commercial and Advertisting Art||3|
|ARTC 2335||Portfolio Development for Graphic Design||3|
|Minimum Hours Required||60|
+Mathematics Elective - must select from the following:
|MATH 1332||Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning)||3|
|MATH 1314||College Algebra||3|
++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.
+++Designated Elective List:
|ARTS 1312||Design II||3|
|ARTS 1316||Drawing I||3|
|ARTS 1317||Drawing II||3|
Designated Digital Media Elective
|ARTV 2341||Advanced Digital Video||3|
Designated Photography/Video Electives
|PHTC 1300||Photo Digital Imaging I||3|
|PHTC 2349||Photo Digital Imaging II||3|
Designated Communication Electives
|COMM 1307||Introduction to Mass Communication||3|
|COMM 1316||News Photography I||3|
|COMM 2305||Editing and Layout||3|
|COMM 2311||Media Writing||3|
|COMM 2327||Introduction to Advertising||3|
|COMM 2332||Radio/Television News||3|
|COMM 2339||Writing for Radio, Television and Film||3|