2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Digital Media Technology
Degree Plan: Digital Media Technology AAS


(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
ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I 3
+Elective Math Elective 3
15

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
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
15

SEMESTER IV

GRPH 2309 Digital Pre-Press 3
ARTS 1311 Design I 3
ARTC 2340 Computer Illustration II 3
ARTC 2388 Internship - Commercial and Advertisting Art 3
ARTC 2335 Portfolio Development for Graphic Design 3
15
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Math Elective - must select from the following:

MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I 3
MATH 2342 Elementary Statistical Methods 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3

++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 Design I 3
ARTS 1312 Design II 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 2341 Advanced 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
PHTC 2342 Fashion Photography 3
PHTC 2331 Architectural Photography 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

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