Digital Media

Technology, production and recording techniques.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) in Digital Media degree program provides students with a diverse foundation of skills and abilities on which to build a successful career through advancement in the workplace or furthering their education at the graduate level. The program focuses on critical job functions, roles and responsibilities of employment in the digital media industry. Critical thinking, problem solving and advanced digital media production skills are emphasized while the curriculum includes applied hands-on instruction in state-of-the-art computer labs working on individual and team-based critical path projects.

Graduates will gain an understanding of the inner workings of production and its relationship to various industries with a focus on visual story telling. Upon completion of the degree, students will be prepared for a variety of digital media production jobs in an assortment of of industry sectors from corporate production to agency design.

Program Code: S500

120 Credits

School of Business, Professional Studies and Public Safety
Deadlines

Applications submitted by the following dates will receive priority consideration for that effective term:

Fall Term - June 1
Spring Term - October 1
Summer Term - February 1

Email has become the College’s preferred method of communication. Information regarding admissions decisions has transitioned from mail to email, and it will be delivered only to your FSCJ student email account.

Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.

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(904) 646-2300

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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Program/Course Requirements

Students pursuing the degree must complete 120 credit hours and are encouraged to speak with an academic advisor when selecting courses.

Lower division courses (27 credit hours) required:

  • DIG 2132C - Fundamentals of Interactive Design
  • GRA 2144 - Computer Application: Web Publishing
  • DIG 2302 - Computer Animation I
  • DIG 2201C - Digital Video Fundamentals
  • GRA 1121 - Computer Application: Print Publishing

Prerequisite coursework:

  • DIG 2109C - Digital Imaging Fundamentals
  • GRA 1110 - Introduction to Graphic Design
  • GRA 1105 - Typography
  • DIG 2341 - Introduction to Motion Graphics
  • GRA 1156 - Computer Application: Vector Graphics
  • DIG 2132C - Fundamentals of Interactive Design
  • GRA 2144 - Computer Application: Web Publishing
  • DIG 2302 - Computer Animation I
  • DIG 2201C - Digital Video Fundamentals
  • GRA 1121 - Computer Application: Print Publishing

Career Opportunities

Multimedia artists and animators create animation and visual effects for television, movies, video games, and other forms of media (Bureau of Labor Statistics).

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