2017-2018 Catalog

Digital Design Technologies Certificate

The digital age is here. To have a competitive advantage in this area, one must be prepared to create any type of document necessary in a digital format and deploy such content in a variety of applications and media from Web sites to presentations to print and more.

This 20-credit certificate program will introduce students to the fundamentals of digital content creation. Students will gain understanding and skills in the realm of the digital world we now live in and be introduced to several content areas including digital documents, digital image development and editing, Web design and development, and moving digital content.

This certificate is also an excellent “minor” for students to include in many other disciplines, from business to art to communication to engineering to science. The certificate will teach students to create digital content for a digital world. Obtaining a certificate in Digital Design Technologies will give students an edge that others may not have - experience creating digital content and knowledge of and experience with the industry standard digital design software programs.

Upon completion of the required coursework, the student will be well-versed in the current industrial standard digital design technologies and applications. The skills learned will be of value for any discipline including business, art, education, science and more.

Degree Requirements

First Semester

CMAP 1860INTRO TO DIGITAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES

3

CMAP 2600COMPUTER GRAPHICS: PHOTOSHOP

1-3

Second Semester

CMAP 1870DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION DESIGN:

3

CMAP 1865DIGITAL PAGE LAYOUT DESIGN:

3

COSC 2360WEB PAGE DYNAMICS & SCRIPTING

3

Third Semester

COSC 2350WEB DEVELOPMENT II

3

CMAP 1885DIGITAL DESIGN PUBLISHING:

1

CMAP 2895DIGITAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES CAPSTONE

1

All courses must be completed with a “C” or better to earn Digital Design Technologies Certificate

Total Credit Hours: 20