Digital Media at College of San Mateo - Associate in Arts Degree: Multimedia
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AAMajor in Digital Media: Multimedia

Multimedia designers combine design and technical knowledge to create information and communication technology-based products that entertain, educate, or inform the user, This includes entertainment products such as computer games, education and training materials such as electronic kiosks in museums and trade shows, DVD-ROM games and “edutainment” programs, and interactive presentations used in business settings.

The duties of a multimedia designer may include animation, storyboarding, digital audio, digital video, project management, accessibility, and liaising with clients.

Multimedia designers work in the film and TV industries, advertising and marketing firms, web companies, government agencies, academic organizations and non-profit organizations, or may work as independent multimedia designers.


Degree Requirements
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for Associate degree and

Major requirements: 32 semester units

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the major.

DGME 102 Media Law and Ethics 3 units
DGME 103 Thinking Visually: Fundamentals of Two-Dimensional Design 3 units
DGME 167 Web Design I 3 units
DGME 165 Digital Animation 3 units
DGME 166 Web Authoring: ActionScript 3 units
DGME 113 Digital Video Production 3 units
DGME 118 Digital Audio Production 3 units
DGME 143 Motion Graphics 3 units
DGME 220 Typography 3 units
DGME 250 Digital Media Practicum 3 units
DGME 255 Portfolio 2 units