Digital Media Technology - DMT2

Offered at the Following Campus

  • Valdosta Campus

Program Overview

The Digital Media Technology diploma 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 (9 hours)

Prereqs: Diploma Level Math Scores OR MATH 0090 w/ a "C" or better

Coreqs: None

Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, formula manipulation, technical applications, and basic statistics.
PSYC
1010
3

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

Presents basic concepts within the field of psychology and their application to everyday human behavior, thinking, and emotion. Emphasis is placed on students understanding basic psychological principles and their application within the context of family, work and social interactions. Topics include an overview of psychology as a science, the nervous and sensory systems, learning and memory, motivation and emotion, intelligence, lifespan development, personality, psychological disorders and their treatment, stress and health, and social relations.

Prereqs: Diploma Level Reading and Writing Scores OR READ 0097 and/or ENGL 0097 w/ a "C" or better

Coreqs: None

Emphasizes the development and improvement of written and oral communication abilities. Topics include analysis of writing, applied grammar and writing skills, editing and proofreading skills, research skills, and oral communication skills.
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 (3 - 5 hours)
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.
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.
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 Degree
Video Specialist TCC

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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
Stacey Prescott

High School Services Coordinator
Office: Berrien Hall, Room 132
Phone: (229) 259-5180
Email:
Campus: Valdosta Campus

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