A digital media artist communicates with visual design and moving images. By combining digital design techniques with video, animation, and 3D modeling, you can create engaging multimedia for a host of industries and audiences. Students who complete the Digital Media degree program online quickly build skills for this growing creative field.
The Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) program is a two-year program with six 15-week semesters. Part-time schedules are also available. The program is designed with a specific career focus.
The online Digital Media Associate program program includes: 54 credits in design (22 classes) + 18 credits in general education (7 classes). Semesters start in January, May, and September. Full-time students complete six semesters in two years. Part-time schedules are also available.
First-year courses help you develop a foundation of digital design skills. You will focus on industry-standard imaging software, essential 2D design techniques, and the basics of Web publishing. A solid skill set in visual design will bring sophistication to your multimedia coursework in year two.
In the second year of the online Digital Media program, you will challenge yourself to think in three and four dimensions, tackling coursework in important multimedia topics. Digital Media majors learn video production and editing, 2D and 3D animation, motion graphics, and more, all with intensive hands-on projects that build your portfolio.
Throughout the program, an integrated general education curriculum helps you develop your critical thinking and written communication skills and build knowledge in psychology, business, computer technology, writing, and art history. Creating a foundation for lifelong learning is essential to the online design college experience, and general education concepts play an important role as you build your digital media skills.
The Digital Media program wraps up with studies in design business and portfolio building as well as a live online portfolio review and a capstone project. The online Associate program at Sessions College is one of the most comprehensive, creative online digital media degree programs available. An elective course allows for further exploration of print design or Web design.
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