Digital Content Specialist (ND)

This program will provide the creative and technical skills to create, edit, optimize, and distribute digital content including web graphics, photographic images, and video. Completers will be able to develop, deploy, and manage web servers and optimize digital content for deployment on client side websites. The program will provide the employment skills required for Digital Content Creators, Digital Content Management while providing skills to support Photographers, Graphic Designers and Video Editors.
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of the required coursework, the student will be able to: design, create, and manage webpages using current software and technology; create an industry-ready motion graphic animation; produce, optimize, and distribute industry-ready image content for the Web and mobile devices; produce, optimize, and distribute industry-ready video and audio content for the Web and mobile devices; produce, optimize and distribute industry-ready images for the Web; create and manage a client-side Web site and server; create, modify, organize, and upload Web-specific files to a server; create databases and tables in SQL (Structured Query Language) database.

This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree.
 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
ART 132 or equivalent  ART 134 Graphic Design Foundations 3
PHOTO 121 or equivalent ART 220 Introduction to Motion Graphics 3
ART 250 or equivalent ART 251  Web and Mobil Layout
3
  CS/IS 260 Introduction to Website Development 3
  CS/IS 261 Interactive Web Development 3
  MEDIA 103 Introduction to Motion Picture Production 3
  MEDIA 105 Mobile Media Streaming and Production 3
PHOTO 101 or equivalent PHOTO130 Digital Photography 4
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 25
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN. 
August 2017 GCC Catalog 2017-2018

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.