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Digital and Interactive Media Production, A.S. Degree

Program Information

A.S. Degree - Code 2231 - Catalog 2018/2019

Daniel Biferie, Chair, 386-506-3581, Daniel.Biferie@daytonastate.edu

Steven Benson, Program Coordinator, 386-506-3932, Steven.Benson@daytonastate.edu

Cathy Shone, 386-506-3581, Cathy.Shone@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The mission of the program is to equip students with skills that prepares them for entry-level positions in interactive media including broadcast, print, web design, and related professions; embracing excellence and diversity.

Description:

In the discipline, students blend narrative writing, photography, video, audio, social media, web creation, media design, and analytics to develop multimedia marketing plans that promote businesses and organizations. Throughout the program, students will build a portfolio highlighting skills in each area. The program culminates in a final, team multimedia project, showcased on the department website.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Explain the functions of hardware and software as relate to multi-media production and delivery.
  2. Demonstrate professional interpersonal and business communications skills in a diverse environment.
  3. Employ team skills in the production of multi-media projects.
  4. During the planning process for multi-media projects, critically evaluate relevant information and assets for targeted audiences.
  5. Design a multi-media project that incorporate writing and reportage, still photography, video, audio and web creation, design and analytics.
  6. Evaluate audience feedback and analytics of the multi-media projects.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs

*Lab Fees: $267 over the entire program

*Equipment: estimated $400 for DSLR or $100 for start-up equipment through rental program

*Minor equipment and other supplies: estimated $400 over the entire program

*Textbooks: $250 per semester

Additional Admission Requirements

All new and transfer students are required to meet with the Chair or Program Coordinator prior to registration. Please call or email for an appointment for an hour-long consultation and tour of the facilities.

Careers

Correspondent

Graphic Designer

Multimedia Assistant

Multimedia Designer

Social Media Assistant

Video Editor

Videographer

Web Designer

Website Manager

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

General Education Courses

General Education Core - 15 Credits

Communication Core (6 credits)

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

Mathematics Core (3 credits)

MGF2106Survey in Mathematics

3

OR

MAC1105College Algebra

3

Social Sciences Core (3 Credits)

PSY1012General Psychology

3

OR

SYG2000Introduction to Sociology

3

Humanities Core (3 Credits)

ARH2050Survey of Art History I

3

Note: Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses

DIG2000Introduction to Digital Media

3

DIG2100Web Design I

3

OR

GRA2144Web Publishing

3

DIG2500Fundamentals of Interactive Media

3

DIG2441Mobile Devices and Applications of Social Media

3

GRA1543Graphic Design Studio

3

JOU1100Introduction to Journalism

3

MAR2101Social Media Marketing

3

MMC1000Introduction to Mass Communication

3

MUM2630CSound for Media

3

PGY1101Photography as an Art Form

4

PGY1800Photography and Image Making

4

PGY2750Introduction to Video Production

4

RTV1000CFundamentals of Broadcast Production and Lab

4

RTV2104Broadcast Research/Newswriting/Presentation Skills

3

DIG2974Interactive Media Capstone

4

Sample Program of Study

Year 1

1st Semester

DIG2000Introduction to Digital Media

3

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

PGY1101Photography as an Art Form

4

PGY1800Photography and Image Making

4

2nd Semester

ARH2050Survey of Art History I

3

GRA1543Graphic Design Studio

3

 

MGF2106Survey in Mathematics

3

OR

MAC1105College Algebra

3

 

MMC1000Introduction to Mass Communication

3

DIG2441Mobile Devices and Applications of Social Media

3

Summer Semester

PGY2750Introduction to Video Production

4

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

Year 2

1st Semester

DIG2500Fundamentals of Interactive Media

3

JOU1100Introduction to Journalism

3

MAR2101Social Media Marketing

3

MUM2630CSound for Media

3

RTV1000CFundamentals of Broadcast Production and Lab

4

2nd Semester

DIG2100Web Design I

3

OR

GRA2144Web Publishing

3

 

PSY1012General Psychology

3

OR

SYG2000Introduction to Sociology

3

 

RTV2104Broadcast Research/Newswriting/Presentation Skills

3

DIG2974Interactive Media Capstone

4

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 65