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Digital Media Degree Program: Digital Media
Associate in Applied Science

Meet the Faculty

Department Chair:
Michael Lee

 

Phone:  207.216.4367
Email:   
mlee@yccc.edu

Michael teaches in the areas of Graphic Design, Animation, Gaming and traditional Art. More...

Department Chair Introduction

How Long?

Estimated Degree
Completion Time

4 Full-Time Semesters 
60 Credit Hours

Please note, these estimates are based on a student taking an average of 15 credits per semester and do not include college preparatory or developmental courses.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The sequencing of courses in this program begins in the fall semester. Students entering in the spring or summer will likely take longer than two years to complete the program.
‚ÄčThe Digital Media Associate of Applied Science Degree prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to creation and manipulation of computer graphics. Students use computer applications and related visual techniques to manipulate images and information originating as videos, still photographs, and digital copy in order to communicate messages simulating real-world content. The program includes instruction in specialized computer software and applications to specific commercial, industrial, and entertainment needs. Students gain knowledge and develop skills to work in the areas of interactive multimedia including web development, print & digital design, CD-ROM production, and 2D/3D computer animation production.

PROGRAM COURSE DESCRIPTIONS  

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
The growing field of Digital Media is for those who are creative, interested in the visual arts, comfortable with working in computer environments, enjoy working with people, and are looking for new challenges every day. Qualified graduates of Digital Media can expect to find entry level positions in businesses ranging from gaming and animation to traditional design companies; including TV stations, film production companies and architectural firms; media boutiques, special effects houses, corporate communication centers, web design, forensic and government agencies.
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PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Digital Media graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate technical skills in traditional and digital media, applying principles of design to their work.
  2. Demonstrate broad knowledge of software applications related to digital media.
  3. Develop web pages, print layouts, and animations that display both technical knowledge and design principles.
  4. Communicate effectively with clients, advertisers, art directors, designers and producers.
  5. Work effectively as a part of a team, acting responsibly and respectfully to complete various design projects.
  6. Research design trends to choose appropriate fonts, imagery, and colors for an array of design projects.
  7. Analyze multicultural influences on design trends.
  8. Apply appropriate design ratio and scale between imagery and message.
  9. Complete a portfolio of finished work that is displayed in a professional manner.

Digital Media
Program Sheet

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Getting Started

GETTING STARTED
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