2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Dec 02, 2022  
2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog

Program Pathway

Digital Media, AA



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The Associate in Arts degree in Digital Media is designed to provide students with knowledge in content creation, editing, and delivery to work in an evolving media landscape. Focus starts on building entry-level job skills in audio and video capture, non-linear editing, and delivery. Coursework includes practical, hands-on knowledge in media live and on-demand media environments. Students earning a degree in Digital Media will explore concepts related to effective content production across various platforms, including broadcast, online, and social media. Students will work in a manner mirroring industry standards, with focus on immediate professional application.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the role of content selection as it relates to the spread of media, specifically the choice of one medium over another.
  2. Understand the role and value of broadcast media (terrestrial, online, social media) in relation to the dissemination of information and the public’s right to know.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of media environments, specifically the techniques and trade requirements necessary to produce and distribute content in a physical space and on location.
  4. Demonstrate basic skills in non-linear digital media editing.
  5. Demonstrate technical skill competency in live and on-demand media environments.

Major Requirements - Restricted Electives


Minimum Major Units Required: 24


Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

General Education


Complete one of the following general education patterns:

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60


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