Digital Design & Production Certificate of Achievement

The Digital Design & Production Certificate of Achievement  is designed to provide students with entry-level skills in visual communication, for careers in marketing, film, video, advertising, animation, digital media, gaming, web development and graphic design. Students develop an online portfolio through learn basic skills, processes, and practices needed to begin working as content creators. The courses within this certificate prepare students to take the rigorous Adobe Certification Associate exam which shows employers that they are proficient in the software. Students earning the certificate may also choose to continue their study toward an associate, baccalaureate, or advanced degree in the field.

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
DDP 101Digital Imaging3
DDP 102Digital Illustration3
DDP 103Publication Design & Production3
DDP 120Video Post Production3
DDP 121Motion Graphics3
DDP 131Digital Photography3
Select 6 units from the following with advisor approval:
DDP 095ADigital Design & Production Work Experience1-6
DDP 100Introduction to Digital Art & Media3
DDP 110Graphic Design3
DDP 111Advertising Design3
DDP 128Portfolio Preparation1.5
DDP 132Commercial Photography3
DDP 1443D Animation3
ART 001ABeginning Drawing & Composition3
ART 003ABasic Design & Color3
ART 030ABeginning Black & White Photography3
CIS 010Computer Literacy4
CIS 082CFront End Web Development3
J 004BIntro to Newspaper & Internet Editing and Design3
MUS 078AElectronic Music Production3
Required Subtotal18
Elective Subtotal6