Digital Media Technology
Start with an Associate Degree, and develop skills to communicate concepts; create an animation or develop a simulation; model design concepts; apply textures; generate environments; and build 3-D computer models. You will create artificial worlds and characters and design a playable video game from start to finish. Continue with a Bachelor’s Degree, and broaden your knowledge in technical applications, art and design, interactive media, animation and management. You will also learn about entrepreneurial practices, scriptwriting, ethics, critical and creative thinking in media, and the interdisciplinary nature of art, technology and science.
Once You Complete the Program
Express your creativity and gain the competitive advantage in the multi-faceted graphic and web design industry, or push your imagination by creating new and innovative visual imagery for an exciting career in film animation, game design or web simulation. With a degree in digital media, you’ll be ready to seek employment in a variety of industries, including graphic and web design, broadcasting or audio and video production.
Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for Digital Media Technology
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Digital Media Technology A.S.
Gain management and technical skills in many high-demand career fields, with the option to continue toward a Bachelor’s Degree at IRSC.
Technical (College Credit) Certificates
Earn valuable Technical (College Credit) Certificates at the same time you’re completing an A.S. Degree—get double the value and additional credentials by completing these blocks of courses.
Bachelor's of Applied Science
Increase your earning power, and build on your Associate Degree with more than twenty 2+2 Bachelor’s Degree options at IRSC.
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