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Combining classroom experience with real-world projects, this program is designed for students seeking entry level employments in digital video production, video editing, and motion graphics design. Students create persuasive, informational, educational and entertainment-based video, audio, and motion graphic content for use in multimedia, web, broadcast, and live event projects. Students are prepared to become production, digital video editors, motion graphic artists, videographers and multimedia specialists. This program has the potential to enhance existing job skills or build a new vocation.
Student Learning Outcomes
– Critique motion graphic design works.
– Conceive visual solutions for successful visual communication.
– Analyze and implement design principles relevant to motion graphic design.
– Synthesize concepts of motion graphic design and apply them to visual compositing, animation, graphic design and digital video.
– Combine various technical skills in the field of motion graphic design.

DIGITAL MEDIA
(Certificate of Achievement)
Required Courses Units
DGMD 60 Digital Media Careers in Motion Graphic………………………………2
DGMD 50 Introduction to Design and Typography for Motion
Graphic Design ………………………………………………………………………..4
DGMD 51A Animation for Motion Graphic Design ………………………………..4
DGMD 52A Digital Video Production for Motion Graphic Design …………..5
DGMD 51B Advanced Animation for Motion
Graphic Design ………………………………………………………………………..5
DGMD 52B Compositing for Motion Graphic Design …………………………….5
Total units required …………………………………………………………………….. 25

DGMD 50 Introduction to Design & 4 units
Typography for Motion Graphics
18 lecture hours; 162 laboratory hours
Introduction to the principles of design and typography for motion graphics. Basic Computer skills are recommended. (C)
DGMD 51A Intro to Digital Media: Animation 4 units
for Motion Graphic Design
36 lecture hours; 108 laboratory hours
Introduction to the principles and application of the software and techniques used to create motion graphics animations for commercial, broadcast, film title and music video. Basic computer skills are recommended. (C)
DGMD 51B Digital Media: Advanced 5 units
Animation for Motion Graphic Design
54 lecture hours; 108 laboratory hours
Pre-requisite: DGMD 51A
Introduction to advanced principles and application of the software and techniques used to create motion graphics animations for commercial, broadcast, film title and music video. ©
DGMD 52A Intro to Digital Media: Digital 5 units
Video Production for Motion Graphic Design
54 lecture hours; 108 laboratory hours
Introduction to the principles and operation of digital video cameras and digital non-linear editing software and application of techniques used to create, capture, and edit digital film for integration in motion graphic design projects. Basic computer skills are recommended. (C)
DGMD 52B Digital Media: Compositing 5 units
for Motion Graphic Design
54 lecture hours; 108 laboratory hours
Pre-requisite: DGMD 52A
Introduction to the principles of visual effects and compositing and the application of software techniques used to create 2D and 3D elements for use in visual effects and for integration in motion graphic design projects. (C)
DGMD 60 Digital Media Careers In Motion 2 units
Graphic Design
36 lecture hours
Overview of Motion Graphic Design as a profession: includes Motion Graphic design principles and techniques, visual effects compositing, workflow and commonly used software and hardware. Basic computer skills are recommended. (C)