Digital Media Design, Associate of Arts Degree
Banner Code: 3_AA_DMD
Control Number: 41525
Financial Aid Eligible
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate the ability to create projects with the appropriate settings within the software for web, print, and animation while using basic design principles and best practices employed in the design industry.
- Demonstrate proficiency in determining the type of copyright, permissions, and licensing required to use specific content.
- Demonstrate the ability to identify the purpose, audience, and audience needs for preparing images.
Associate Degree Requirements
Complete at least 60 units of acceptable college work with a minimum of 12 units completed in residence at Coastline. Earn an overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher from all colleges attended and a 2.0 or higher grade point average at Coastline.
*Students must be in good academic standing (not on probation and/or disqualification) during the semester graduation is petitioned.
Program of Study
Complete the required courses in one of the programs as detailed In the Requirements for the Major section of this catalog. All coursework must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
Complete one of the three General Education options below (visit the General Education page for details):
Option 1 — AA/AS Local Degree GE: designed for students pursuing an Associate degree and who may or may not be planning to transfer to a four-year university. The degree is transferable to many colleges and universities.
Option 2—CSU GE Breadth: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU system. It may also be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.
Option 3—IGETC: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU or UC system. It also may be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.
Global and Multicultural Studies Requirement
Complete at least 2.5 units from any Global and Multicultural Studies courses. See what courses fulfill the Global and Multicultural Studies Requirement.
|Complete the following:|
|DGA C116A||Adobe Photoshop 1||3|
|DGA C118A||Introduction to Adobe Illustrator||3|
|DGA C117||Typography Fundamentals||3|
|DGA C120||Introduction to InDesign||3|
|DGA C135||Digital Media Design Principles||3|
|DGA C136||Digital Media Business Basics||3|
|Select three courses of the following:||9|
|Introduction to Digital Art and Media|
|Adobe Photoshop 2|
|Introduction to Adobe Premiere|
|Introduction to After Effects|
|Digital Photography Using Photoshop|
|Beginning Audio Production|
|Drone Imaging 1|
|Digital Design for the Web|
|Units Required for Major||27|
|Local General Education, CSU General Education, or IGETC pattern||Varies|
|Electives to satisfy unit requirement||Varies|