Digital Media

Digital Media Program Description


A.A. Digital Media

Certificate of Achievement

Digital Media Program Disclosure

Program Description

This two-year instructional program is designed to provide skills for industry and for degree or transfer. This option can lead to entry-level jobs in television, Cable TV, business or industrial video and graphics, animation, or digital media for broadcast, CD/DVD production and the Internet.

Career Opportunities

  • Nonlinear Video Editor
  • DVD Author
  • Computer Graphic Artist
  • Animation Artist
  • Producer/Director for Broadcast, Personal or Corporate Video and the Internet

Some career options may require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the associate degree may be required to fulfill some career options or for preparation for transfer to a university program.


  • Practical experience working with contemporary computer software
  • State of the art computer lab for graphics and nonlinear editing, including Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Final Cut Pro
  • Internship opportunities working with local television stations, independent film companies and post-production editing facilities

Note to Transfer Students:
If you are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in this major, it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for your major. Schools vary widely in terms of the required preparation. The courses that CRC requires for an associate’s degree in this major may be different from the requirements needed for the bachelor’s degree.

For information about the student learning outcomes for this program, see