Welcome to the exciting world of graphics! With an anticipated 22% industry growth rate, this is a fast paced and ever-changing environment. Units of study include digital media, web design, 2-D animation, intro to 3-d animation, in-depth use of the Adobe software suite, digital photography, and more. Our facilities include newly-equipped Macintosh and Windows computer labs, a green room studio, and a sound room.
The application of current software and hands-on project work prepares you for entry-level positions in media related industries. Upon developing a wide set of skills, you can find employment in a technical position dealing with graphic design, web design, video production, or within the print industry. You will also have the opportunity to take an Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) course to obtain industry certifications. The faculty brings real world experience to the table and classes are project-based. Critical thinking and creativity are brought together in small group projects as well as individual assignments. The department has several options for certificates and degrees. The latest exciting news is that we are developing a degree program in Video production!
Students wrote, directed, and produced a promotional video as a class project. They captured the images, edited the footage, obtained a license for use of the music, and recorded the voice-over in the sound room. This is a fine example of the type of creative talent we are striving to achieve in the department. Please realize that resolution was reduced for web delivery.