2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Digital Media Technology
Degree Plan: Digital Pre-Press Certificate



This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013.
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(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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