Program: Digital Design & Publication

Overview

Digital Design & Publication

The Desktop/Media Publishing program trains students to write, design, and produce a variety of publications on different computer platforms. The program prepares students to work in office environments involving desktop publishing or to work on a freelance basis. 

Career Opportunities

Students learn to write, design and produce publications (websites, fliers, brochures, newsletters, in-house magazines). The program prepares students to work on websites, newspapers, magazines, in advertising agencies or in other environments involving digital design and publication or to work on a free-lance basis. For successful employment, you should be able to type 30+ words a minute, write with a proficiency equal to placement in ENGL 1, and have a basic understanding of the principles of color and design theory.

Degrees & Certificates

This Certificate of Achievement prepares students for an entry-level position in a variety of web journalism and graphic arts settings and serves as a foundation for specialization. 

This Associate degree prepares students for career advancement once a certificate has been earned. Appropriate course selection also facilitates transfer in a related major. 

Digital Design & Publication (AA + Cert) Curriculum Guide

Explore the degrees and certificates offered by Digital Design & Publication Program.

Associate in Arts (AA), Digital Design & Publication

Students learn to write, design, and produce publications (websites, flyers, brochures, newsletters, in-house magazines). The program prepares students to work on websites, newspapers, magazines, in advertising agencies or in other environments involving digital design and publication or to work on a freelance basis. For successful employment, you should be able to type 30+ words a minute, write with a proficiency equal to placement in ENGL 1, and have a basic understanding of the principles of color and design theory. This Associate degree prepares students for career advancement once a certificate has been earned. Appropriate course selection may also facilitate transfer in a related major.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • Write, design, and produce a publication.
  • Prepare students for entry an level position in desktop publishing.

Certificate of Achievement, Digital Design & Publication

This Certificate of Achievement prepares students for an entry-level position in a variety of business settings and serves as a foundation for specialization.