Course Descriptions

Digital Media (DIG) Courses

DIG 100 Introduction to Digital Media (3-1) 3 credits

This course introduces the tools, techniques, and concepts behind the production of digital media through the practice of good design. Application of digital media technologies including operating systems, hardware, software, and multimedia design are explored. Topics covered include: definition of digital media, overview of digital media technologies, digital media production, Design Principles and opportunities for careers using digital media.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF

DIG 110 Digital Photography (4-0) 3 credits

This course is designed to provide an introduction to digital photography and will cover the creative process and appreciation of methods of artistic expression through projects and exercises. The course will cover the parts of the camera and how they are used, technical and practical aspects of the digital camera, the composition of photographs using principles of art, critical analysis of photographs through peer critique and the study of notable artists, the use of image editing software and editing and manipulating photographs, and output options. The class will also cover basic techniques for improving picture quality. (Also listed as ART 110) This course carries SUNY General Education The Arts credit.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF

DIG 120 Digital Media Design (3-1) 3 credits

This course covers motion design fundamentals. Topics covered include: Animation Principles, Traditional Animation concepts and methods, Post Production Process, storyboarding and more. You will also gain a basic understanding of After Effects, DragonFrame, Dreamweaver and Premiere to help achieve the above goals. Prerequisite: DIG 100.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF

DIG 200 Audio for Film & Video (3-1) 3 credits

This course is an exploration of the principles and applications of digital audio in today's recording and multi media industries. Topics discussed include: digital audio fundamentals, recording and reproduction systems theory, computer and hardware based recording, editing, and audio for music and multimedia applications. (Also listed as COM 200)  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF

DIG 210 Introduction to Game and Mobile Application Development (4-0) 3 credits

Introduction to game and mobile development explores techniques and concepts involved in developing applications for multiple devices on different platforms. This course will build upon the knowledge already gathered in the prerequisite courses and focus the development to current mobile operating systems and web deployment. Students will experience the possibilities and challenges of developing applications, GUI design and games for multiple platforms while gaining an understanding of the challenges and opportunities that a fragmented market provides. Prerequisite: CSC 164, DIG 120.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF

DIG 230 New Media Production (4-0) 3 credits

This course serves as a capstone experience for students in the A.S. New Media program. Students will utilize digital video, audio, interactivity, web and design skills to complete new media projects. Prerequisites: COM 215 or COM/ENG 223, DIG 120, DIG 200, DIG 210.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF