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Certificate in Digital Media Art

Certificate in Digital Media Art


The certificate program in Digital Media Art at California State University Channel Islands is designed to prepare individuals for an entry-level career working in the expanding field of Digital Media Art. Courses specifically focus on multimedia, digital design for print media, web design, digital photography, motion graphics, and visual effects for film/video and computer animation lead to an in-depth understanding and technical proficiency working in computer-based media.

Open to any student who wishes to take the required courses including those who attend through Open University.


Introduce students to a range of technical applications utilized in the production of Digital Media Art.

Offer students the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of and develop competencies working in Digital Media Art.

Provide students with access and specialized instruction in the usage of state-of-the-art hardware and software.

Equip students with technical and artistic skills involved in the production of Digital Media Art.

Prepare students for an entry-level career in the field of Digital Media Art.


Core Courses (18 units):

ART 108         Visual Technologies (3)
ART 204         Graphic Design (3)
ART 205         Multimedia (3)
ART 312         Digital Media Art: Time-Based Imaging and Compositing (3)
ART 324         Communication Design Technology: Web Design (3)

Elective (3 units):

ART 314         Digital Media Art: Digital Photography (3)
ART 325         Digital Media Art: Digital Filmmaking (3)
ART 326         Digital Media Art: 3D Computer Animation (3)
ART 327         Communication Design Technology: Multimedia Theory and Process (3)

For a list of course descriptions, please visit: http://art.csuci.edu/dma.html

Admissions & Current Students:

Admission to the University is not required for this certificate program.  To apply for the Certificate in Digital Media Art, download and fill out the Certificate Application Form (PDF, 119 KB) and submit transcripts to Extended University at the address below.

Non-matriculated students enroll through the Open University process on a space available basis.

Please submit all forms to:

CSU Channel Islands Extended University
Sage Hall 2109
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012



Andrew Conley  Andrew Conley
 Graduate Programs Recruiter
 (805) 497-3921 


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