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Digital and Film Arts


** Program Inactivated **

This certificate has been inactivated.
No new students are being accepted into this certificate program.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Become a media center manager; television/film camera operator, digital video editor or commercial producer; script writer or audio technician.

Academic options: Students planning to transfer to a four-year Digital Video and Film Arts degree program should pursue a Digital Arts Associate degree simultaneously with this certificate.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program


Program Requirements

Department faculty approval is recommended when selecting a concentration.

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
DAR 103 Introduction to Digital Arts 3
DAR 115 Digital Film Editing 4
DAR 124 Writing for Film and Television 3
DAR 173 History of American Cinema
Subtotal 13

Core Concentrations

Complete courses from one of the following concentrations with a C or better:

Course # Course Title Credits
Cinematography (Concentration Code:  MDFC)
DAR 175 Cinematography 3
DAR 205 Lighting for Film and Video 4
DAR 215 Advanced Cinematography 4
DAR 217 Post Production for Film 4
Subtotal 15
Digital Video Production (Concentration Code:  MDFD)
DAR 125 Digital Video Production I 3
DAR 205 Lighting for Film and Video 4
DAR 225 Digital Video Production II 4
DAR 277 Film/Video Production Financing 3
Subtotal 14
Sound Design (Concentration Code:  MDFS)
DAR 177 Location Sound for Film/Video 4
DAR 218 Introduction to Film Music 3
DAR 275 Basic Audio Production 4
DAR 276 Advanced Audio Production 4
Subtotal 15
Animation (Concentration Code:  MDFA)
DAR 176 Film Animation 3
DAR 250 Computer 2D Animation : Adobe After Effects 4
DAR 251 Computer 3D Animation: Maya 4
DAR 252 Interactive Design I 4
Subtotal 15
Total 27-28