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Sinclair College

Digital Media Design DMD.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 62 - 64 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Design
Effective as of Fall 2022

What is the program about?

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Digital Media Design will prepare students for careers and transfer degrees in digital media. In this interdisciplinary program, students select a pathway specific to their interest -- Video Production or Web Design. The program is creative, fast paced, and in demand by most businesses. Students will develop the knowledge and technical skills necessary to produce and design quality videos or web applications. Creativity, problem-solving and the design process are stressed. Advanced computer skills, portfolio development and job-seeking strategies are also incorporated into the curriculum.

Program Outcomes

  • Discuss the history fundamentals and basic theories of design.
  • Demonstrate adequate written and oral communication skills.
  • Recognize, understand and communicate the language and jargon of design.
  • Demonstrate design concepts at various stages of development using research, the design process and appropriate software and tools.
  • Understand and develop digital media concepts including video production or web design using traditional and computer-based design tools.
  • Demonstrate the business fundamentals of digital media design.
  • Apply critical thinking, creative problem-solving and research skills to develop unique and innovative design solutions.
  • Develop professional quality portfolios.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this program will be able to obtain positions in the field of video production (television, internet, live broadcasts, home or other purposes) or web design (web designer and coding, user experience/user interface design, search engine optimization, and motion design).

Transferability

Articulations agreements with Columbus College of Art and Design, Wright State University (Lake Campus), Franklin University and Art Academy of Cincinnati.

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
ART 2230 (Art History: Ancient through Medieval Periods) OR ART 2231 (Art History: Renaissance through Contemporary Periods) 3
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAT 1110 (Math for Technologists) OR MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) OR MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) 3
SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
VIS 1100 Design Foundations 4
VIS 1140 Design Processes 4
VIS 1208 Typography 4
VIS 2130 Motion Design 3
VIS 2260 Design Portfolio 4
Video Production Pathway OR Web Design Pathway 28 - 30
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.