Digital Media Technology (Digital Video) - Associate of Applied Science

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60-62 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Choose one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits. 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III, and V; students do not need to take additional courses to complete the General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Composition I4
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra 33
Survey of Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Science
Choose one from the following:
Introduction to Astronomy Lecture & Laboratory4
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)4
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
4
Area V: Humanities
Choose one from the following:
Film as Literature3
Western Civilization I3
World History I3
General Education Elective
PSYC 1110GIntroduction to Psychology3
Core Requirements
PSYC 1110G is going to satisfy both the General Education Elective and Core Requirements for this degree
ARTH 1115GOrientation in Art3
ARTS 1240Design I3
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication3
ENGL 2382Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media3
FDMA 1260Introduction to Digital Media3
OEGR 221Cooperative Experience I1-3
or FDMA 2287 Digital Design Studio
Program Concentration Coursework
FDMA 1110Film History3
FDMA 1210Digital Video Production I3
FDMA 1220Introduction to Digital Video Editing3
FDMA 1515Introduction to Digital Image Editing - Photoshop3
FDMA 2210Digital Video Production II3
FDMA 2285Digital Video Production and Editing II3
FDMA 2520Introduction to Cinematography3
FDMA 2994Portfolio Design & Development3
Electives, to bring the total credits to 60 43
Total Credits60-62
1

Each course selected must be from a different area and students cannot take multiple courses in the same area. 

2

See the General Education section of the catalog for a full list of courses.

3

MATH 1220G College Algebra or MATH 1130G Survey of Mathematics is required for the degree but students may need to take any prerequisites needed to enter MATH 1220G or MATH 1130G first.

4

For electives, select from ART, CMT, CMI or OEGR courses.

Elective credit may vary based on prerequisites, dual credit, AP credit, and/or certificate coursework. The amount indicated in the requirements list is the amount needed to bring the total to 60 credits and may appear in variable form based on the degree. However students may end up needing to complete more or less on a case-by-case basis and students should discuss elective requirements with their advisor.

A Suggested Plan of Study

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and/or course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
FDMA 1260 Introduction to Digital Media 3
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
MATH 1220G
College Algebra
or Survey of Mathematics
3
Choose one from the following: 3
Film as Literature  
World History I  
Western Civilization I  
Program Concentration Course 2 3
 Credits16
Spring
ARTS 1240 Design I 3
Choose one from the following: 4
Introduction to Astronomy Lecture & Laboratory  
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)  
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
 
PSYC 1110G Introduction to Psychology 3
ARTH 1115G Orientation in Art 3
Program Concentration Course 2 3
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
COMM 1115G
Introduction to Communication
or Public Speaking
3
Program Concentration Courses 2 9
Elective Course 3 3
 Credits15
Spring
ENGL 2382 Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media 3
OEGR 221
Cooperative Experience I
or Digital Design Studio
1-3
Program Concentration Course 2 9
 Credits13-15
 Total Credits60-62
1

MATH 1220G College Algebra or MATH 1130G Survey of Mathematics is required for the degree but students may need to take any prerequisites needed to enter MATH 1220G College Algebra or MATH 1130G Survey of MathematicsMATH 1130G Survey of Mathematics first.

2

Program Concentration Coursework:

3

For electives, select from ART, CMT, CMI or OEGR courses.

Elective credit may vary based on prerequisites, dual credit, AP credit, and/or certificate coursework. The amount indicated in the requirements list is the amount needed to bring the total to 60 credits and may appear in variable form based on the degree. However students may end up needing to complete more or less on a case-by-case basis and students should discuss elective requirements with their advisor.