Digital Media

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Digital Photography: Certificate of Proficiency (CP)
Interactive and Graphic Design: Certificate of Proficiency (CP)
Video Editing And Animation: Certificate of Proficiency (CP)

Digital Media Certificate of Specialization programs including Animation: Certificate of Specialization (CS), Digital Photography: Certificate of Specialization (CS), Interactive Design: Certificate of Specialization (CS), Page Layout-Graphic Design: Certificate of Specialization (CS) and Video Art: Certificate of Specialization (CS) are no longer being offered to new students. Students currently enrolled in the program will be advised on how to complete the program in a timely manner.

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The Digital Media program has been revised to meet the current needs of professionals working in the fields of digital imaging. Students as well as professional artists will learn to use current graphic tools and ways traditional methods can be advanced by technology and software. Several new Certificate of Proficiency programs are being offered, including Interactive and Graphic Design, Video Editing and Animation, and Digital Photography.

This program is supported by the Digital Arts and Technology Alliance department. 

Note: Florissant Valley does not offer this complete certificate, only selected courses.
Currently, the specific courses offered at Florissant Valley include the prerequisite course work for this certificate and ART:131, ART:236, ART:275, AT:120, AT:135, AT:143, AT:144, AT:276, AT:233 and AT:234. Other courses may be offered in the future. Contact the Florissant Valley Arts & Humanities department at 314-513-4375 for more information.

Digital Media: Digital Photography is a 21-credit-hour program designed to develop and enhance the workplace skills of professionals currently working in the various fields of commercial photography, digital imaging and photographic technology, as well as for students intending to enter those fields. Study includes the use of current computers, scanners, digital cameras, printers, and related hardware and software in a creative context. Instruction emphasizes ways in which traditional photographic visualization and processing can be cultivated and enhanced with advanced computer technology and software while providing students with expertise in the new tools for creating and editing still and moving images. 

Digital Media: Interactive and Graphic Design is a 23-credit-hour program designed to develop and enhance the workplace skills of professionals currently working in the various fields of interactive, design and online development, as well as for students intending to enter those fields. The program focuses on visual communication and dynamic design while using the most current hardware and software for construction and implementation in online, print and interactive media.

Digital Media: Video Editing and Animation is a 23-credit-hour program designed to develop and enhance the workplace skills of professionals currently working in the various fields of video editing, special effects, digital storytelling and dimensional rendering, as well as for students intending to enter those fields. The program focuses conception, production and postproduction training, using the most current hardware and software for construction and implementation in user-centric and interactive media.


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Job Resources

  • For information on the job outlook in the digital media profession, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and search specific job titles. Also available: information on median pay, entry-level education, number of jobs and more.
  • To learn about the top openings in specific cities across Missouri visit the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center.
  • For specific real-time information on wages and job prospects in the STLCC region, visit STLCC Career Coach.

 


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Florissant Valley
Julia Jenner
Assistant Professor
Phone: 314-513-4375
E-mail: jjenner@stlcc.edu

Ronald Lizorty
Phone: 314-513-2273
E-mail: rlizorty@stlcc.edu

Meramec
Gary Hesse
Manager, Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Phone: 314-984-7998
E-mail: ghesse1@stlcc.edu

Tim Linder
Professor
Phone: 314-984-7630
E-mail: tlinder1@stlcc.edu

Michael Swoboda
Associate Professor, Faculty Coordinator
Phone: 314-984-7626
E-mail: mswoboda@stlcc.edu


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Digital Photograhy (CP) 21 Credits

ART 131 Computer Art Studio 3
ART 165 Photography I 3
ART 172 Digital Photography 3
ART 275 Photo Imaging I: Photoshop 3
AT 100 Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting: Macintosh/Windows 1
AT 105 Digital Printing 3
ART 265 Artificial Light Photography 3
or AT 106 Motion Media Design
AT 283 Digital Media Portfolio 2
Total Credit Hours 21

Interactive and Graphic Design (CP) 23 Credits

ART 131 Computer Art Studio 3
ART 107 Design I 2
ART 133 Graphic Design I 3
AT 100 Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting: Macintosh/Windows 1
AT 135 Web Design I 3
AT 246 Advanced Computer Art Applications 3
ART 134 Graphic Design II 3
AT 143 Web Design II 3
or AT 106 Motion Media Design
AT 283 Digital Media Portfolio 2
Total Credit Hours 23

Video Editing and Animation (CP) 23 Credits

ART 131 Computer Art Studio 3
ART 275 Photo Imaging I: Photoshop 3
ART 111 Figure Drawing I 3
AT 233 Storyboarding/Animatics 2
AT 100 Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting: Macintosh/Windows 1
AT 146 3D Modeling I: Surface Modeling 3
AT 106 Motion Media Design 3
or ART 280 Final Cut
AT 234 Fundamentals of Animation 3
AT 283 Digital Media Portfolio 2
Total Credit Hours 23

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Location

 

The Digital Media programs are offered at our Florissant Valley and Meramec campuses. Students may take general education classes toward this degree at any of our four campuses, our five education centers, and online.

 

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