Creative Media

With the growth of multimedia as a tool of both education and industry, the need for skilled design professionals in this field has risen dramatically.

The Digital Media Arts Program at Hawai’i Community College will prepare students for professional work, both in the field of multimedia design and in the converging industries that require advanced skills in digital media. Integrating classroom instruction with production, the program will provide students with hands-on experience in the collaborative process of multi-media production.

The Digital Media Arts certificate prepares students for work in the fields of digital media design and production. The curriculum includes 6 required course and 1 elective.

A Certificate of Completion is a college credential awarded to students who have successfully completed short-term technical occupational professional education credit courses or course sequences that provide them with entry-level skills or job upgrading.

These course sequences shall be at least 10 credit hours, but may not exceed 23 credit hours. The issuance of a Certificate of Completion requires a GPR of 2.0 (“C”) or higherfor all courses required for the certificate.

To receive the Certificate of Completion you will need a total of 21 credits. You need to complete these Six Required Courses. And one of the Elective Courses.

  • Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:
    • Use technology effectively to create visual artworks.
    • Gather, analyze, and evaluate information visually.
    • Apply knowledge ofaestheticsto the needs ofthe community.
    • Demonstrate professionalism with a digital portfolio.

For more info about Hawai‘i CC’s program, please visit their site.

Prerequisites


[AS in Creative Media information pending]
Digital Media Arts Certificate:

Core Requirements


  • Required for Digital Media Art Certificate
    • ART 112: Introduction to Digital Arts
    • ART 115: Introduction to 2-D Design
    • ART 202: Digital Imaging
    • ART 209: Image in Motion Studio
    • ART 293: Internship or ART 294 Practicum in Digital Arts
    • ENT 120: Starting a Small Business

Electives


  • Choose 1:
    • Art 107D: Introduction to Digital Photography
    • Art 120: Intro to Typography
    • Art 125: Intro to Graphic Design
    • Art 126: 3D Computer Graphics
    • Art 159: History of Communication Design
    • Art 212: Digital Animation
    • Art 225: Graphic Design II
    • Art 226: 3D Computer Graphics II
    • Art 238: Interface Design
    • Art 246: 3D Computer Graphics III
    • Art 248: Digital Post-Production
    • Art 249: Interface Design II
    • Art 257: Motion Graphic Design
    • Art 259: Narrative Game Design
    • Art 295: Design Portfolio
    • Art 296: Demo Reel Development

Program Overview

With the growth of multimedia as a tool of both education and industry, the need for skilled design professionals in this field has risen dramatically.

The Digital Media Arts Program at Hawai’i Community College will prepare students for professional work, both in the field of multimedia design and in the converging industries that require advanced skills in digital media. Integrating classroom instruction with production, the program will provide students with hands-on experience in the collaborative process of multi-media production.

The Digital Media Arts certificate prepares students for work in the fields of digital media design and production. The curriculum includes 6 required course and 1 elective.

A Certificate of Completion is a college credential awarded to students who have successfully completed short-term technical occupational professional education credit courses or course sequences that provide them with entry-level skills or job upgrading.

These course sequences shall be at least 10 credit hours, but may not exceed 23 credit hours. The issuance of a Certificate of Completion requires a GPR of 2.0 (“C”) or higherfor all courses required for the certificate.

To receive the Certificate of Completion you will need a total of 21 credits. You need to complete these Six Required Courses. And one of the Elective Courses.

  • Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:
    • Use technology effectively to create visual artworks.
    • Gather, analyze, and evaluate information visually.
    • Apply knowledge ofaestheticsto the needs ofthe community.
    • Demonstrate professionalism with a digital portfolio.

For more info about Hawai‘i CC’s program, please visit their site.

Larissa Leslie, Academic Counselor

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