Digital Media Technology - DMT3

Offered at the Following Campus

  • Valdosta Campus

Program Overview

The Digital Media Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree program is designed to provide training in the emerging field of digital media production and editing. Individuals enrolled in the program will work with state of the art digital video production studio equipment and digital editing software programs to develop skills in digital video production, post production editing, and animation graphics.

Entrance Requirements

*Submit a completed application and application fee;   
  
*Be at least 16 years of age;  
   
*Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;  
  
*Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;      

*Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores;

Course Overview

Credit Hours
General Education Core (15 hours)
Area I - Language Arts/Communication (3 hours)

Prereqs: (ENGL 0098 or Test Score) AND (READ 0098 or Test Score)

Coreqs: None

Explores the analysis of literature and articles about issues in the humanities and in society. Students practice various modes of writing, ranging from exposition to argumentation and persuasion. The course includes a review of standard grammatical and stylistic usage in proofreading and editing. An introduction to library resources lays the foundation for research. Topics include writing analysis and practice, revision, and research. Students write a research paper using library resources and using a formatting and documentation style appropriate to the purpose and audience.
Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)
XXX
xxx
Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective
3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Choose One of the Following (3 hours)

Prereqs: Placement Test Score or MATH 0090 AND Program Admission

Coreqs: None

Emphasizes algebra, statistics, and mathematics of finance. Topics include fundamental operations of algebra, sets and logic, probability and statistics, geometry, mathematics of voting and districting, and mathematics of finance.
3

Prereqs: Degree Level Math Scores

Coreqs: None

Emphasizes functions using real-world applications as models. Topics include fundamental concepts of algebra; functions and graphs; linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions and models; systems of equations; and optional topics in algebra.
MATH
1111
3

Prereqs: Degree Level Math Scores

Coreqs: None

Emphasizes techniques of problem solving using algebraic concepts. Topics include fundamental concepts of algebra, equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, and systems of equations; optional topics include sequences, series, and probability or analytic geometry.
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts (3 hours)
XXX
xxx
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
Additional General Education Core Requirement (3 hours)
XXX
xxx
General Education Core Elective
3
Occupational Courses (47 - 51 hours)

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: Provisional Admission

Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include an introduction to computer terminology, the Windows environment, Internet and email, word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and presentation software.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Covers the basics of computer terminology, operating systems, and input and output devices, file formatting, file management, and overview of software. Introduces students to the fundamentals of design concepts, including design, composition and layout, color theory and typography

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

This course will study the processes, elements, uses, and impacts of mass media, including history development, operation, and cultural effects of books, newspapers, magazines, motion pictures, radio, television, sound recordings, and computer media.
DIMT
1120
4

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

An introduction of TV and digital video pre-production planning and the mastering of the essential skill sets necessary before production begins.

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

Introduction to electronic field and remote productions, including single and multiple camera operations. Basic field camera operations, tape to tape editing, editing techniques, single/multiple camera continuity, and scripting are all addressed.
DIMT
2100
4

Prereqs: DIMT 1120

Coreqs: DIMT 1130

Introduction to electronic field and remote productions, including single camera operations. Field production and writing in various formats for broadcast.
DIMT
2160
4

Prereqs: DIMT 1120 or DIMT 1130

Coreqs: None

This course covers electronic news gathering field production, special lighting situations, and challenges for single and multicamera video documentation.
4

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Students will be introduced to writing formats for news, promotion, press releases, commercial television and radio productions and dramatic screenplays. Emphasis will be placed on correct writing styles and conceptualization for each application. Students will adapt an existing work to create an original script for the screen.

Prereqs: Program Instructor Approval

Coreqs: None

Provides an approved industry-like setting where the student develops and sharpens skills. Emphasis is placed on production standards achievement and quality control.

Prereqs: DIMT 2100

Coreqs: None

Introduction to the media job search and resume building for the media profession.
Choose One of the Following Courses (3 - 5 hours)
DMPT
1010
5

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

In the Raster Imaging course, the student becomes acquainted with the concepts and software related raster image manipulation. The student is introduced to the workspace and tools used in an image editing software and will learn basic image editing techniques.
CIST
1530
3

Prereqs: Program Admission

Coreqs: None

Students will explore how to use industry standard or open source graphics software programs to create Web ready images and Web pages. Topics include advanced image correction techniques and adjustments, typography and interpolation as well as conditional scripting statements and arrays. The course includes a final project that allows students to develop a Web page/site using the chosen software.
Occupational Guided Electives - Minimum 6 Credit Hours (6 - 8 hours)
DIMT
2150
3

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course focuses on lighting for interior spaces and studio applications with emphasis on special lighting conditions such as reduced, low level key lighting and studio chroma keys utilizing Green and/or Blue Screen technology.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: DIMT 1120 or DIMT 1130

Introduction to directing in single camera field production and multiple camera studio and field settings. Students will direct simulated live television production and film style single camera productions.
DMPT
1005
5

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course is an introduction to the creation of vector imagery. Students will learn to draw illustrations, transform objects, work with layers, patterns, brushes, and filters, use effects and create graphics for the various applications. The focus will be on learning the essential tools, basic operation and commands used in the creation of vector graphics used in different media fields.

 

Student

Related Program Options:

Digital Media Technology Diploma
Video Specialist TCC

General Education Core Options

  

Contact Us

Northern Region
Andrea Fletcher

High School Services Coordinator
Office: Room 628C
Phone: (229) 468-2049
Email:
Campus: Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

Southern Region
 

Brooke Jaramillo

Director of Recruitment
Office: Lowndes Hall, Room 7289A
Phone: (229) 333-2100 ext. 6163
Email:
Campus: Valdosta Campus

Advisors

Marcus McConico
Digital Media Technology Coordinator
Office: Lowndes Hall Rm 7264
Phone: (229) 333-2100 ext 3082
Email:
Campus: Valdosta Campus