Digital Media (DIG)

DIG-110  Introduction to Digital Media (formerly MUL-110 Introduction to Multimedia)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course explores digital media in design and communication. Students create and combine images, text, animation, and video to produce digital media projects designed to inform, educate, or entertain. (formerly MUL 110)

Recommended Preparation: Knowledge of general technology/computer use.

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-180  Digital Media Design (formerly MUL-112 Interactive Media Design I)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course provides students with web design and development skills for both web and portable devices. Students design responsive websites using HTML5, CSS, and grid layouts, create responsive images and effective typography and apply user interface concepts and principles for a quality user experience. (formerly MUL 112)

Prerequisite: DIG-110 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-190  Video Production I (formerly Digital Video Design I)  

3 Units (LAB 48-54, LEC 32-36)

This course introduces students to the theoretical concepts and equipment operations of video production. Students will learn basic camera operations, lighting techniques, production techniques, audio-for-video techniques and video editing. Other topics covered in this course include acting, directing, storyboard, scripting, and production ethics. *Cross-listed as AUD-180.

Recommended Preparation: DIG-110.

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-299  Special Projects: Digital Media (formerly MUL-299 Special Projects: Multimedia)  

1-3 Unit (IS 16-54)

Students with previous course work in the program may do special projects that involve research and special study. The actual nature of the project must be determined in consultation with the supervising instructor. (formerly MUL 299)

Prerequisite: Two Digital Media classes must be completed prior to enrollment; a contract must be completed with the instructor prior to enrollment.

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-549  Cooperative Work Experience: Digital Media (formerly DIG-149)  

0.5-8 Units CWE Paid 75-300/Unpaid 60-240

This course is supervised employment extending classroom-based occupational learning at an on-the-job learning station relating to the students' educational or occupational goal (Title 5 section 55252). Students may earn a maximum of (8) semester credit hours during one enrollment period. Students may earn up to a total of 16 semester credit hours for all Cooperative Work Experience Education. Offered as pass/no pass only. (formerly DIG 149)

Other Enrollment Criteria: Each student must be enrolled for the full semester and have completed one course in the discipline. A training agreement must be completed prior to registration. Please refer to the Cooperative Work Experience Student Handbook for specific information.

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-570  Motion Graphics (formerly DIG-172)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course applies motion graphics techniques in commercial and entertainment communication. Students create motion-based overlays integrating sound, graphics, digital video, animation, transparencies and text using digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing software. (formerly DIG 172)

Prerequisite: DIG-110 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-571  2D Animation (formerly DIG-171)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course introduces students to techniques of the visual storyteller, creating quality 2D animations using their own characters and storyboards in a digital environment. (formerly DIG 171)

Prerequisite: DIG-110 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-572  3D Animation (formerly DIG-170)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course covers the process of 3D computer graphics. Issues related to modeling, material texture and animation are a particular focus. Cinematic staging and lighting are also covered topics. Still and animated imagery will be created using industry software. (formerly DIG 170)

Prerequisite: DIG-110 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-574  Virtual Reality (formerly DIG-194)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course introduces students to the techniques and technologies of storytelling in virtual reality through the creation and evaluation of interactive 360 degree media. (formerly DIG 194)

Prerequisite: AUD-180 or DIG-190 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-575  Animation Production (formerly DIG-175)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course builds the team-based work habits necessary for animation production by incorporating 2D and 3D skills into the environment of the production floor and real-world deadlines. (formerly DIG 175)

Prerequisite: DIG-572 (with a grade of C or better)., DIG-571 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-581  Social Media Marketing (formerly DIG-181)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This social media marketing course provides students with an online marketing foundation in social networking, online video sharing, microblogging, podcasts, article generation, and blogging by working with social media marketing tools and creating a social media marketing plan. (formerly DIG 181)

Prerequisite: DIG-110 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-582  Advanced Social Media Marketing (formerly DIG-182)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This advanced course addresses social media marketing strategies, tools, and theories. Students research, identify and build social network platforms targeting a specific marketing campaign. (formerly DIG 182)

Prerequisite: DIG-581 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-590  Digital Video Editing (formerly DIG-192)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course provides students with principles and techniques of digital video editing as it relates to the corporate, broadcast and film industries. The course is an overview of current digital non-linear edit platforms and aesthetics of editing principles, introduction to techniques and various technical skills needed to edit digital media. (formerly DIG 192)

Prerequisite: AUD-180 or DIG-190 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-592  Digital Video Design II (formerly DIG-191)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course extends production interactivity by incorporating transitions, effects, compositing, and editing of commercial productions. Productions include video, animation, typography, digital imagery, movement and audio. Students will explore all phases of advanced video including pre-production, production and post-production. Concepts, design and development of digital media production and editing skills as they relate to the internet, mobile devices, and traditional broadcast mediums will be explored in this course. (formerly DIG 191)

Prerequisite: AUD-180 or DIG-190 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-593  Professional Production (formerly DIG-195)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This advanced course provides students with real-world digital media production and post-production experiences through the creation of marketing, promotional, informational, and instructional video projects. Single and multi-camera productions, and video design and editing activities are performed in this course. (formerly DIG 195)

Prerequisite: AUD-183 or DIG-592 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-594  Production Management (formerly DIG-193)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course is designed to prepare the student to plan and manage corporate, marketing, promotional, broadcast and non-broadcast digital video projects. Students will create linear style scripts and translate the printed script to a visual representation of the story material. Students will also analyze and breakdown budgets and schedule the components of the project, based upon a script, storyboard, or concept requirements, time and resources. (formerly DIG 193)

Prerequisite: AUD-180 or DIG-190 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only

DIG-598  Digital Media Project Management (formerly DIG-198)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This project and production management course provides students with a foundation in project planning, project control, web, video, animation production principles, and team dynamics. In addition, students will explore information processes and systems that support all digital media. (formerly DIG 198)

Prerequisite: DIG-575 or DIG-592 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to CSU only