Digital Media Technology with Specializations in:
- Live Event Video Production
- Mobile Journalism
- Video and Motion Graphics
- Web Development
Associate in Science Degree
Valencia’s A.S. degree in Digital Media is one of the hottest emerging career fields today. Combining classroom experience with real-world projects, this interdisciplinary program is designed for students seeking exciting careers in digital video production, motion graphics, journalism, or programming for the web. Students create persuasive, informational, educational and entertainment-based projects for the web, mobile devices, broadcast and live events.
The Live Event Video Production specialization focuses on the creation of video and audio materials for formats ranging from streaming web video to full-resolution high definition. There is a strong emphasis on production and working on projects with live audiences in venues ranging from conventions and corporate meetings to themed interactive entertainment.
The Mobile Journalism specialization focuses on creating video, audio, and graphics content for the fast-paced world of news production. Students will learn to write, produce, edit, and upload stories from anywhere in the world. Topics include journalism, photography, on-camera performance, graphics creation, and video production. Students utilize state-of-the-art technology to prepare for work as a backpack journalist.
The Video and Motion Graphics specialization focuses on the artistry and design used to create compelling broadcast and interactive graphics. Students learn about a wide array of industry-standard motion graphics programs, including 3D and interactive motion graphics software.
The Web Developer specialization focuses on the programming associated with client-side web and application creation. Students create dynamic, interactive content using agile programming techniques, pair programming, and the most current scripting and programming languages. This track also covers the business and ethics of web development so students can work effectively as a free-lancer or as part of a team.
If you have an interest in becoming a web programmer, mobile journalist, videographer, video editor, or motion graphic artist, then Valencia’s program may be just what you’re looking for.
Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/transferagreements.cfm to view the articulation agreement. Eligible students should contact the related academic department and/or Career Program Advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Career Program Advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals.
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.