Creative Media

 
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a fulltime creative career? Maybe you have a creative interest or hobby, but you haven't taken that next step toward making that hobby a career. Here's the truth: the local freelance industry is booming, and your creative hobby is needed by companies establishing themselves in our area. With a little training, you'll be ready for that dream gig; that's where the MSJC Creative Media Department comes in. 
 
The Creative Media Department is home to the Digital Media (DIG) Audio Production (AUD) and Digital Photography (PHOT) programs. These three programs and their courses/awards cover all the in-demand skills of the local creative job market and act as career gateways to their corresponding industries. As a Creative Media student, you will have access to some amazing gear, equipment rentals, and state-of-the-art studio spaces to learn, train, and thrive in. You'll also get connected to our growing network of community partnerships and internship opportunities that will help you craft a job-ready portfolio by the time you graduate. Already in a creative career? There may be potential for salary and/or career advancement with additional classes.
 
Don't let anyone tell you that you can't make a living doing something you love. Your journey toward becoming a creative professional starts right here.

Audio Production

  • Integrate theory with technical skill in audio-based productions.
  • Devise innovative solutions to workflow-related problems.
  • Analyze the implications of technology changes on the audio industry.
  • Apply appropriate recording devices and methods in new, industry-relevant contexts.
  • Interpret and produce audio content in a culturally responsive manner.

Digital Media

  • Integrate theory with technical skills in digital media projects.
  • Devise innovative solutions to workflow-related problems.
  • Analyze the implications of technology changes on the digital media industry.
  • Apply appropriate design decisions and techniques in new, industry-relevant contexts.
  • Interpret and produce digital media content in a culturally responsive manner.

Digital Photography

  • Demonstrate professional-level understanding of exposure essentials and photographic principles.
  • Employ current photographic workflow and skill sets in the digital paradigm.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and defend photographic production techniques in the studio and on location.
  • Conceptualize and produce creative photographic solutions to client and self-assigned photographic challenges.
  • Have knowledge of a historical perspective of photography and significant photographers.

Discover in-demand careers and education options based on your interests!  Select the Instructional Programs below to see the list of careers associated with each field or explore further by searching for Careers or Programs.

Audio Production

Digital Media

Digital Photography