The purpose of the Associate of Applied Science in Graphic and Media Design is to prepare individuals for successful employment in the field of design. This program combines the skills of the graphic artist, photographer and videographer.
This degree is designed to provide students with extensive studio experience in a variety of media, tools and working methodologies:
Students in the fine arts program take classes in drawing, design, and painting as well as digital photography and electronic media.
The purpose of this degree is to provide students with a broad foundation in photography and imaging technology. The program will help students increase their expressive capabilities in the visual arts by developing an understanding of artistic theories as well as the technical skills necessary to be a photographer.This degree is designed to prepare students for full-time employment in the field of photography as well as to transfer to a professional art school or a four-year college.
The area of visual communications is one of the fastest growing and rapidly evolving fields in the arts. A Visual communications specialist is a valuable resource in the workplace. This degree specialization focuses on critical problem-solving skills, aesthetics and history to provide students with an understanding of the impact of visual imagery. All students in this program receive the foundation of knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in print media.
The Careers Studies Certificate in Digital Video Certificate empowers and prepares students to succeed as entry-level professionals in the industry of video, motion graphics, and multimedia design by providing a high-quality education with up-to-date workforce skills.
Advanced training is offered in HDSLR video, advanced audio editing acquisition and editing, color grading and retouching, continuous lighting for video, use of hardware for professional video production including sliders and cranes, digital audio recorders and boom microphones as well as animation and motion graphics techniques.
The demand for video content has exponentially grown in the last few years becoming the fasting growing employment opportunity for design and photography students. More businesses, corporations, and individuals are seeking video content for online promotion and the certificate offers students credentialing in advanced skills to prepare them for this fast growing marketplace.