Associate of Science - Graphic Design and Digital Media

Riverside City College
12-18 months
Full time/part time
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Riverside
English
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About this program

Associate of Science - Graphic Design and Digital Media

This program prepares students for a wide variety of careers in graphic design and digital media production. This includes instruction in graphic design, typography, digital illustration, photo manipulation, web design, animation, motion graphics, advertising design, entertainment graphics, and production art, using the latest equipment and software available. Classes are structured to give strong academic and hands-on experience for entry into the graphic design and digital media industry.

Associate of Science Degree

The Associate of Science Degree in Graphic Design and Digital Media will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requirements as described in the college catalog.

Admission requirements

RCC has only two international student admission requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent OR over the age of 18 (minors may be considered for special admission)
  • TOEFL iBT 45 or equivalent

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Program content

Basic Media Production Emphasis

Semester 1

  • ADM-1
  • ADM-62
  • ADM-77A

Semester 2

  • ADM-71A
  • ADM-63A
  • PHO-20

Semester 3

  • ADM-71B
  • ADM-77B
  • ADM-63B

Semester 4

  • ADM-70
  • FTV-64A

Motion Graphics Emphasis

Semester 1

  • ADM-1
  • ADM-62
  • ADM-77A

Semester 2

  • ADM-71A
  • ADM-63A
  • ADM-69

Semester 3

  • ADM-71B
  • ADM-77B
  • ADM-63B

Semester 4

  • ADM-70
  • ADM-67

Digital Animation Emphasis

Semester 1

  • ADM-1
  • ADM-62
  • ADM-77A

Semester 2

  • ADM-71A
  • ADM-63A
  • ADM-68A or
  • ART-50A

Semester 3

  • ADM-71B
  • ADM-77B
  • ADM-68B or
  • ART-50B

Semester 4

  • ADM-70
  • ADM-63B

Digital Illustration Emphasis

Semester 1

  • ADM-1
  • ADM-62
  • ADM-77A

Semester 2

  • ADM-71A
  • ADM-63A
  • ART-36A

Semester 3

  • ADM-71B
  • ADM-77B
  • ART-36B

Semester 4

  • ADM-70
  • ADM-63B

Web Design Emphasis

Semester 1

  • ADM-1
  • ADM-62
  • ADM-77A

Semester 2

  • ADM-71A
  • ADM-63A

Semester 3

  • ADM-71B
  • ADM-77B
  • ADM-74A

Semester 4

  • ADM-70
  • ADM-74B
  • ADM-63B

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information.

Program delivery

This Program Pathway will allow a full-time student to complete this program in 12-18 months. For students who require a part time pathway, please see a counselor for more information.

Tuition

Tution fees: $394 per unit for international students.

Qualification

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate graphic design and layout principles consistent with the principles and elements of design.
  • Analyze and explain methods and techniques to design aesthetically pleasing and effective typographic communication.
  • Understand the technical differences and advantages of raster-based and vector-based images for various design outputs and digital applications.
  • Create effective motion graphics designs and multimedia animations for various marketing, advertising and promotional narratives.
  • Understand the technical differences and advantages of various digital, video and audio file formats in the context of graphic design and digital media.

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Riverside City College

Riverside City College (RCC) is one of the best colleges in the USA for many international students. RCC was founded in 1916 and is located in beautiful Southern California close beaches and many other major attractions in Los Angeles, San...


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Riverside City College

4800 Magnolia Ave
92880 Riverside California
United States of America (USA)

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