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Course Overview

Students will experience an overview of graphic design, video production, game design, and animation.  Topics of study include: graphic design, digital photography, digital video production, 2D and 3D animation techniques, and video game design. Both raster and vector-based design software will be utilized to provide creative, practical solutions to graphic design challenges.  Students will create both complex animations and working video games using a variety of tools, including Adobe Animate, Autodesk 3dsMax, GameMaker Studio, Unreal Engine, Blender and Dragonframe. 

Course Content

  • Graphic design and publishing

  • Digital video production and visual effects

  • Video game development

  • 2D and 3D animation techniques

  • Digital commercial and studio photography

  • Logo design

  • Specialty vinyl, screen and print graphics

  • Audio production

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Career Opportunities

  • Software Engineer

  • Flash Designer

  • Web Developer

  • Game Developer

  • Graphic Designer

  • Digital Artist

  • Game Art

  • Animation Designer

  • Animation System Programmer

  • Video Editor

  • Video Systems Technician

  • Video Production Coordinator

  • Digital Video Analyst

Explore Digital Media

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College Agreements

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Concurrent Enrollment Credits

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Tompkins Cortland Community College

COMM 111: Foundations of Digital Editing (1 credit)

COMM 112: Foundations of Motion Graphics (1 credit)

COMM 115: Introduction to Digital Video (3 credits)

COMM 145: DVD Authoring (1 credit)