Digital Imaging (Certificate)

Award: Certificate
Degree Code: VDIC
Number of Credits: 15-16

Program Description

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in digital imaging. Job titles include digital imager, imaging technician, graphic artist, and paginator. Employment responsibilities in these areas includes: scanning, image enhancement, image manipulation, and page layout. The certificate program courses may be used in satisfying degree requirements.

Required Courses

Program Requirements

Course Number Course Title Credits
VCP 116 Digital Imaging I 2
VCP 117 Digital Imaging II 2
VCP 118 Digital Imaging III 4

Program Electives

Select 7-8 credits from the following:

Course Number Course Title Credits
ART 180 Basic Photography 3
VCP 101 Photography I 4
VCP 111 Studio Photography I 4
VCP 119 Digital Imaging IV 4
VCP 120 Digital Imaging V 4
VCP 136 Multimedia Production I 4
VCP 210 Video Production I 4
VCP 212 Video Production II 4
VCP 222 Photojournalism I 4
VCP 230 Graphic Design Studio 4

Program Outcomes

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

  • Demonstrate planning and production of digital images.
  • Demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Use industry standard technology in the execution of digital images.
  • Produce a portfolio of digital images.