2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Digital Media Technology


IGITAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY -- 3D ANIMATION

(Level I Certificate)

EFC-Deactivated September 1, 2011.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.DIGIT.3DANIMAT.08

This program provides students with entry-level 3D animation skills. Students use state of the art computer software and hardware to professionally design images for web based and digital publications. The core of this certificate is developing industry 3D animation and modeling techniques.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ARTC 1325 Introduction to Computer Graphics 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I 3
9

SEMESTER II

COSC 1415 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming 4
ARTC 1392 Special Topics in Design and Visual Communications 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
+Elective MATH Elective OR 3-4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra AND (3)
++Elective Natural Science (4)
13-17

SEMESTER III

ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation I 3
GRPH 2381 Cooperative Education - PrePress/Desktop Publishing And Digital Imaging Design OR 3
ARTC 2388 Internship - Commercial and Advertising Art (3)
+++Elective Designated List 3
12
Minimum Hours Required 34-38

+MATH Elective - must be selected from the following:

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

++Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Natural Science.

+++Electives:

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)
3

Designated Digital Imaging Electives

ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 1391 Special Topics in Graphic Design, Commercial Art and Illustration 3
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3

Designated Computer Information Technology

IMED 1316 Web Design I 3
IMED 2315 Web Design II 3
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database 3
ITSE 1307 Introduction to C++ Programming 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY

(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.MEDIA

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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
GRPH 1309 Press Operations I 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I 3
+Elective Math Elective OR 3-4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra AND (3)
++++Elective Natural Science (4)
15-19

SEMESTER II

ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTC 2313 Digital Publishing II 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
+++Elective Designated List 3
15

SEMESTER III

ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II 3
ARTC 1327 Typography 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
+++Elective Designated List 3-4
15-16

SEMESTER IV

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)
ARTC 2335 Portfolio Development for Graphic Design 3
15
Minimum Hours Required 60-65

+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 AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

+++Electives:

Designated Arts and Humanities Electives

(Course taken to meet the ++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective cannot be used to meet this requirement.)

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)
3

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 Communication Electives

COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communications 3
COMM 1336 Television Production I 3
COMM 1337 Television Production II 3
COMM 2305 Editing and Layout 3
COMM 2311 News Gathering and Writing I 3
COMM 2315 News Gathering and Writing II 3
COMM 2327 Introduction to Advertising 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 AAS Core Options for Natural Science.

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DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY -- DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

(Level I Certificate)

Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.DIG.MEDIA.PHOTO

The digital photography one-year certificate program is designed to give students the necessary skills to work in the growing field of digital imaging and photography. Students will use computer software, traditional and digital darkroom techniques, and technical and artistic skills in photography, to communicate visually. Film based cameras as well as digital cameras will be used, in addition to film scanners, flatbed scanners, inkjet printers, color laser printers, and other equipment used in the digital imaging arena.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design OR 3
+Elective Designated List (3)
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
PHTC 1300 Photo Digital Imaging I 3
9

SEMESTER II

PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging II 3
PHTC 1380 Cooperative Education-Commercial Photography OR 3
GRPH 2381 Cooperative Education - PrePres/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design (3)
++Elective Designated List 3
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II 3
12
Minimum Hours Required 21

+Electives - must be selected from the following:

ARTS 1316 Drawing I 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing II 3
ARTS 1311 2-D Design 3
ARTS 2316 Painting I 3
ARTS 2356 Photography I 3

++Electives - must be selected from the following:

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MATH 1332 College Mathematics I 3
MATH 2342 Introductory Statistics 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3

Designated Digital Imaging Electives

ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 1391 Special Topics in Graphic Design, Commercial Art and Illustration 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3

Designated Communication Electives

COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communications 3
COMM 1336 Television Production I 3
COMM 1337 Television Production II 3
COMM 2305 Editing and Layout 3
COMM 2311 News Gathering and Writing I 3
COMM 2315 News Gathering and Writing II 3
COMM 2327 Introduction to Advertising 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY -- DIGITAL PRE-PRESS

(Level I Certificate)

Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.DIG.MEDIA.PRESS

This program provides students with entry-level digital imaging production skills. Students use state of the art computer software and hardware to professionally design images for print and electronic publication.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I 3
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database OR 3
++Elective Designated List (3-4)
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
12-13

SEMESTER II

ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 2313 Digital Publishing II 3
+Elective MATH Elective OR 3-4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra AND (3)
+++Elective Natural Science (4)
12-16

SEMESTER III

GRPH 2309 Digital Pre-Press 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 Advertising Art (3)
++Elective Designated List 3
12
Minimum Hours Required 36-41

+MATH Electives - must be selected from the following:

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

++Electives - must be selected from the following:

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

Designated Digital Imaging Electives

ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II 3
ARTC 1391 Special Topics in Graphic Design Commercial Art and Illustration 3

Designated Computer Information Technology

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

Designated Photography Electives

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

Designated Communication Electives

COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communications 3
COMM 1336 Television Production I 3
COMM 1337 Television Production II 3
COMM 2305 Editing and Layout 3
COMM 2311 News Gathering and Writing I 3
COMM 2315 News Gathering and Writing II 3
COMM 2327 Introduction to Advertising 3

+++Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options Natural Science.

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DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY -- MULTIMEDIA

(Level I Certificate)

Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.DIG.MEDIA.MULT

This program provides students with entry level multimedia skills. Students use state of the art computer software and hardware to professionally design images for web based and digital publications. The core of this certificate is developing industry standard multimedia techniques.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation I 3
9

SEMESTER II

IMED 1316 Web Design I 3
ARTC 1327 Typography 3
+Elective MATH Elective OR 3-4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra AND (3)
++Elective Natural Science (4)
9-13

SEMESTER III

ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
GRPH 2381 Cooperative Education - PrePress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design OR 3
ARTC 2388 Internship - Commercial and Advertising Art (3)
+++Elective Designated List 3-4
12-13
Minimum Hours Required 30-35

+MATH Elective - must be selected from the following:

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

++Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Natural Science.

+++Electives:

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)
3

Designated Digital Imaging Electives

ARTC 1391 Special Topics in Graphic Design, Commercial Art and Illustration 3
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II 3

Designated Computer Information Technology

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

Designated Communication Electives

COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communications 3
COMM 1336 Television Production I 3
COMM 1337 Television Production II 3
COMM 2305 Editing and Layout 3
COMM 2311 News Gathering and Writing I 3
COMM 2315 News Gathering and Writing II 3
COMM 2327 Introduction to Advertising 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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