Digital Design & Production AS Degree

The College offers an  Associate of Science Degree in Digital Design & Production (DDP), as well as courses leading to transfer. Course work in DDP lays the foundation for student-success as the first step toward successful entry into the labor market. Geared toward students interested in digital media, UX design, creative content, graphic design, interaction design, web design, motion graphics, photography and video production. Skills covered are production processes, design thinking, project management and collaborative teamwork. The program also places an emphasizes on creativity, design skills, digital portfolios, project management, problem solving, global teamwork, and entrepreneurship options. 

This program provides students with a comprehensive hands-on education using industry-standard digital media tools. Focusing on the design and implementation of digital media for the entertainment industry, this program covers a range of real-world audio and video production and post- production techniques, as well as traditional principles of storytelling and visual communication.

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
DDP 101Digital Imaging3
DDP 102Digital Illustration3
DDP 103Publication Design & Production3
DDP 120Video Post Production3
DDP 121Motion Graphics3
DDP 1443D Animation3
DDP 131Digital Photography3
Select 21-22 units from the following with advisor approval:
DDP 100Introduction to Digital Art & Media3
DDP 110Graphic Design3
DDP 111Advertising Design3
DDP 132Commercial Photography3
ART 001ABeginning Drawing & Composition3
ART 003ABasic Design & Color3
ART 030ABeginning Black & White Photography3
ARTH 010Understanding Art3
CIS 010Computer Literacy4
CIS 082CFront End Web Development3
FILM 001Introduction to Film3
FILM 002AFilm Production I: Basic Film Production3
FILM 005On-Camera Acting & Voice Over3
J 004ABasic Newspaper & Internet Production3
J 010Magazine Writing & Production3
MUS 078AElectronic Music Production3
Required Subtotal21
Elective Subtotal21-22
COD General Education Pattern (confer with Advisor)18
Kinesiology Activities2