Digital Media Department at Cabrillo College

Certificates and Degrees



The following listings indicate the courses required to earn an Associate in Science Degree or a Certificate of Achievement in the Digital Publishing and Web Media Programs. Specific Web Media Approved Electives are listed, followed by general Digital Media Approved Electives. For course descriptions, visit the courses page or click on a Digital Media course number.


Additionally, eight Skills Certificates provide career improvement skills for work in Digital Media fields.


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DIGITAL PUBLISHING & WEB MEDIA PROGRAMS

Required Core Courses

Units
DM 1 Introduction to Digital Media 4.0
DM 4 Digital Graphics 3.0
Total Units for Required Core Courses 7.0

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DIGITAL PUBLISHING PROGRAM

Digital Publishing Required Courses

Units
DM 2 Digital Publishing I 3.0
DM 6 Advanced Digital Publishing II 3.0
DM 8 Design for Digital Publishing 3.0
DM 11 Digital Illustration .5–3.0
DM 12 Photoshop Techniques I 3.0
Total Units for Digital Publishing Required Courses 12.5–15.0

Associate in Science Degree in Digital Publishing

Units
General Education Requirements* 21.0
above Required Core Courses 7.0
above Digital Publishing Required Courses 15.0
below Digital Media Approved Electives
and/or Special Studies
12.0
General Electives 5.0
Total Units for A.S. Degree in Digital Publishing 60.0

Certificate of Achievement in Digital Publishing

Units
above Required Core Courses 7.0
above Digital Publishing Required Courses 15.0
ENGL 100 or ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AMC or ENGL 1AMCH or CABT 157 3.0
COMM 2 Group Discussion* OR 3.0
COMM 10 Communication Process*
Total Units for Certificate of Achievement in Digital Publishing 28.0

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WEB MEDIA PROGRAM

Web Media Required Courses

Units
DM 12 Photoshop Techniques I 3.0
DM 60 Web Publishing 1: (X)HTML and CSS Level 1 3.0
DM 72 Web Design and Animation using Flash 3.0
DM 76 Design for Web Media 3.0
Total Units for Web Media Required Courses 12.0

Associate in Science Degree in Web Media

Units
General Education Requirements* 21.0
above Required Core Courses 7.0
above Web Media Required Courses 12.0
below Web Media Approved Electives
and/or Special Studies
15.0
General Electives 5.0
Total Units for A.S. Degree in Web Media 60.0

Certificate of Achievement in Web Media

Units
above Required Core Courses 7.0
above Web Media Required Courses 12.0
ENGL 100 or ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AMC or ENGL 1AMCH or CABT 157 3.0
COMM 2 Group Discussion* OR 3.0
COMM 10 Communication Process*
Total Units for Certificate of Achievement in Web Media 25.0

Certificate of Achievement in Web Design

Units
above Certificate of Achievement in Web Media 25.0
DM 13 Photoshop Techniques II 3.0
DM 70 Web Design Basics using Dreamweaver 3.0
DM 11 DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION .5–3.0
Total Units for Certificate of Achievement in Web Design 31.5–34.0

Certificate of Achievement in Web Development

Units
above Certificate of Achievement in Web Media 25.0
DM 61 Web Publishing 2: Graphics and CSS Level 2 3.0
DM 62 Web Publishing 3: Servers, Scripts, and Advanced CSS 3.0
DM 70 Web Design Basics using Dreamweaver 3.0
Total Units for Certificate of Achievement in Web Development 34.0

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Web Media Approved Electives

Units
DM 8 DESIGN FOR DIGITAL PUBLISHING 3.0
DM 70 Web Design Basics using Dreamweaver 3.0
DM 11 Digital Illustration .5–3.0
DM 13 Photoshop Techniques II 3.0
DM 34 Introduction to Video Production using Final Cut Pro 3.0
DM 61 Web Publishing 2: Graphics and CSS Level 2 3.0
DM 62 Web Publishing 3: Servers, Scripts, and Advanced CSS 3.0
ART 4 beginning design: design and color 3.0
BUS 89 Starting and Operating an eCommerce Business 3.0
See Recommended Electives for Digital Media Career Paths.

Digital Media Approved Electives

Units
ap 6 iNTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 0.5 - 3
AP 9A Photography 3.0
AP 14 INTRODUCTION TO VIDEO ART 1.0–3.0
AP 45 Contemporary Trends in Photography 3.0
AP 46A Beginning Digital Photography 3.0
AP 46B Intermediate Digital Photography 3.0
ART 2A Drawing and Composition 3.0
ART 4 Beginning Design: Design and Color 3.0
ART 27 Graphic Design 3.0
ART 28 Lettering/Typography 3.0
ART 33 Screen Printing 3.0
ART 40GR Studies in Typography 1.0–3.0
ART 40PB Photographic Images and Books 1.0–3.0
BUS 50 Advertising for Small Business 3.0
BUS 89 Starting and Operating an eCommerce Business 3.0
CABT 38 INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT OFFICE 3–4
CABT 110A Computer Keyboarding–Alphabet Keys 0.5
cs 1l Technology Tools 2
cs 12al Intro to Programming for the Non-Major 4
cs 12gp Introduction to Programming
Using Games and Simulations
4
cs 12j Introduction to Programming Concepts and
Methodology, Java
4
DM 3 Design in Society 3.0
DM 60 Web Publishing 1: (X)HTML and CSS Level 1 3.0
DM 70 Web Design Basics using Dreamweaver 3.0
DM 72 Web Design and Animation using Flash 3.0
DM 76 Design for Web Media 3.0
DM 13 Photoshop Techniques II 3.0
DM 34 Introduction to Video Production using Final Cut Pro 3.0
DM 35 Intermediate Video Production using Final Cut Pro 3.0
DM 61 Web Publishing 2: Graphics and CSS Level 2 3.0
DM 62 Web Publishing 3: Servers, Scripts, and Advanced CSS 3.0
DM 190A–ZZ Special Topics in Digital Media 0.5–4.0
DM 199C Career Work Experience Education 0.5–4.0
ENGL 16 Magazine Editing and Publication 3.0
ENGL 49A The Language of Film: Film History 3.0
ENGL 49B The Language of Film: Special Topics in Film 3.0
ENGL 59A–Z The Language of Film: Special Topics in Film 3.0
JOURN 53 Newspaper Production and Copy Editing 4.0
TA 77 Correlation of the Arts 3.0
See Recommended Electives for Digital Media Career Paths.

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CAREER IMPROVEMENT SKILLS CERTIFICATES

Skills Certificate in Graphic Imaging

Units
DM 1 Introduction to Digital Media 4.0
DM 4 Digital Graphics 3.0
  Digital Illustration .5–3.0
DM 12 Photoshop Techniques I 3.0
DM 13 Photoshop Techniques II 3.0
Total Units for Skills Certificate in Digital Imaging 13.5–16.0

Skills Certificate in Motion Media

Units
DM 1 Introduction to Digital Media 4.0
DM 4 Digital Graphics 3.0
DM 72 Web Design and Animation using Flash 3.0
DM 34 Introduction to Video Production using Final Cut Pro 3.0
DM 35 Intermediate Video Production using Final Cut Pro 3.0
Total Units for Skills Certificate in Digital Video 16.0

Skills Certificate in Publication Design

Units
DM 1 Introduction to Digital Media 4.0
DM 2 Digital Publishing I 3.0
DM 4 Digital Graphics 3.0
DM 6 Digital Publishing II 3.0
DM 8 Design for Digital Publishing 3.0
Total Units for Skills Certificate in Print Media 16.0

Skills Certificate in Website Design

Units
DM 1 Introduction to Digital Media 4.0
DM 4 Digital Graphics 3.0
DM 60 Web Publishing 1: (X)HTML and CSS Level 1 3.0
DM 72 Web Design and Animation using Flash 3.0
DM 76 Design for Web Media 3.0
Total Units for Skills Certificate in Web Design 16.0

Skills Certificate in Web Production

Units
DM 1 Introduction to Digital Media 4.0
DM 60 Web Publishing 1: (X)HTML and CSS Level 1 3.0
DM 70 Web Design Basics using Dreamweaver 3.0
DM 61 Web Publishing 2: Graphics and CSS Level 2 3.0
DM 62 Web Publishing 3: Servers, Scripts, and Advanced CSS 3.0
     
Total Units for Skills Certificate in Web Production 16.0
* COMM 2 or COMM 10 may also be used for General Education credit toward partial fulfillment of Area A for the A.S. degree.
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