Take your passion for creativity and technology to the next level in our Digital Media and Design program at FGC! In our program you will be able to explore many exciting creative and artistic areas using the latest technology. Areas of study include video editing, animation, motion graphics digital illustration, digital photography, and digital art. Our project based curriculum will help you master the diverse technological skills you need to gain employment in today’s marketplace.

Animation CCC - 15 hours
In the Animation C.C.C., students learn how to bring their artwork, characters, and stories to life. Students learn to convert their artistic abilities in to digital animation skills using the latest industry-standard software. Students will have the opportunity to develop and create an original animated story.
After completing this program, students will have a strong knowledge of the skills and equipment needed to create digital animation sequences, enabling them to make an informed choice about their future education and career path.
This college credit certificate can be completed as part of the Digital Media and Design A.S. program. To do this, the student must take DIG2302C and DIG2430C as electives in the A.S. program.
Program Notes:
  • Students can start any time, but Fall is preferable to stay in sequence
  • Small class sizes
  • Hands-on activities
  • Industry grade equipment
Careers
2D animator
Digital storyteller
Digital Media and Design, A.S.

The Digital Media and Design A.S. prepares students to become digital content creators in a world that is constantly being shaped by technology. In our program, you’ll study digital art, animation, motion graphics, drawing/design theories, digital photography, video production and more. Through our project-based curriculum you will not only master the current digital media software, you will have opportunities to work on a wide range of projects, including many for real-world clients. You will use your diverse set of skills to create persuasive messages for a wide range of audience needs.  As the digital economy grows, employers in virtually every industry are seeking well-rounded job candidates who can assist with a wide range of digital needs. The Digital Media and Design A.S. will give you the diverse set of skills you’ll need to succeed in the job marketplace.

Program Notes

  • Students can start any time, but fall is preferable to stay in sequence
  • Small class sizes
  • Hands-on activities
  • Industry grade equipment

Careers

  • Digital media designer
  • Digital Illustrator
  • Graphic designer
  • Videographer / editor
  • Motion graphics designer
Multimedia Design CCC - 15 hours
In the Multimedia Production C.C.C., students learn the basic skills to create and adjust the content of multimedia presentations and projects. These include digital video production and editing, basic graphics creations, basic menu interface creation, design of basic animations, and application of design principles in to their projects.
After completing this program, students will have a strong knowledge of the skills and equipment needed to produce multimedia projects, enabling them to make an informed choice about their future education and career path.
This college credit certificate is embedded in, and can be completed as part of, the Digital Media and Design A.S. program.
Program Notes:
  • Students can start any time, but Fall is preferable to stay in sequence
  • Small class sizes
  • Hands-on activities
  • Industry grade equipment
Careers
Videographer / editor
Digital video content creator
Multimedia designer
Video Game Design, C.C.C.

The 24 credit hour Video Game Design certificate is designed for students who are interested in working in the game development industry. Students will learn the basics of designing, writing and producing for video games and will also be introduced to digital art and the actual process of creating a game from beginning to end. They will also be given the opportunity to create a small original game or game mod.

After completing this program, students will have a strong knowledge of the skills and equipment needed to develop modern video and computer games, enabling them to make an informed choice about their future education and career path.

Program Notes

  • Students can start any time, but fall is preferable to stay in sequence
  • Small class sizes
  • Hands-on activities
  • In-lab equipment

Careers

  • Independent Developer
Video Production CCC - 12 hours
In the Video Production C.C.C., students learn basic digital video production techniques, and desktop video editing, using industry-standard software. They will also learn to create basic graphical elements for incorporation in to video. The goal of this program is to prepare students for initial employment as a videographer or video editor, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in the field of video production.
After completing this program, students will have a strong knowledge of the skills and equipment needed to produce digital video sequences, enabling them to make an informed choice about their future education and career path.
This college credit certificate is embedded in, and can be completed as part of, the Digital Media and Design A.S. program.
Program Notes:
  • Students can start any time, but Fall is preferable to stay in sequence
  • Small class sizes
  • Hands-on activities
  • Industry grade equipment
Careers
Videographer / editor
Digital video content creator
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