VCD 125 Fundamentals of Digital Media
3 credits, Spring
Introduces basic skills and key concepts in computer graphics using industry-standard software. Students develop the ability to create, control, and manipulate digital images for print, interactive, and motion media using a Macintosh platform in a studio environment. In-class demonstrations and exercises are supplemented by research-based projects incorporating historic and contemporary visual culture and digital design references. Students are required to apply the appropriate newly learned tools in the creation of original imagery. Emphasis is placed on selecting and utilizing software and hardware in accordance with professional standards and practices. Course includes studio and lecture. Students will need to purchase supplies/materials for this course.