Palomar College Degrees and Certificates


Discipline Category:


060000 -- Media and Communications
Instructional programs that study the theory, principles and methods of creation, transmission, reception and evaluation of various media.

DEGREES:

Journalism
Journalism

The gathering, processing, evaluation, and dissemination of information concerning current events and issues through the mass media. Origination and preparation of materials is practiced.
Units needed for degree: 36 units

Radio and Television
Radio and Television

History, theories, principles, techniques, functions, technologies, and creative processes of radio and television (including combined television/film/video programs) in reaching mass audiences.
Units needed for degree: 38 units

Film History and Criticism
Cinema

History, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts.
Units needed for degree: 27 units

Digital Media
Digital Video

A broad range of programs that combine computer and other electronic technologies with skills and techniques from various fine arts and communications disciplines.
Units needed for degree: 30 units

Multimedia
Interactive Media Design: Multimedia Design

Principles and techniques of using computers to bring together text, sounds, animation, graphic art, and video to create interactive products to inform, educate, or entertain.
Units needed for degree: 27 units

Multimedia
New Media Compositing, Authoring, and Distribution

Principles and techniques of using computers to bring together text, sounds, animation, graphic art, and video to create interactive products to inform, educate, or entertain.
Units needed for degree: 30 units

Website Design and Development
Interactive Web Multimedia and Audio

Principles of design, user interface/navigation, graphics applications and other authoring tools to design, edit and publish web pages, documents, images, graphics, sound and multimedia products for the Internet.
Units needed for degree: 30 units

Animation
Interactive Media Design: 3D Modeling & Animation

Principles and techniques for creating the visual illusion of motion through sequenced images. Includes animation using digital technology.
Units needed for degree: 27 units

Desktop Publishing
Electronic Publishing - Graphic Communications Emphasis

Methods of preparing text and images for presentation to readers, using computerized electronic page layout and publication programs.
Units needed for degree: 31 units

Computer Graphics and Digital Imagery
Digital Imaging

Theories, principles, and uses of computer graphics vector- and raster-based software programs for consumer, commercial, and industrial applications.
Units needed for degree: 28 units

Computer Graphics and Digital Imagery
Internet: Graphic Communication Emphasis

Theories, principles, and uses of computer graphics vector- and raster-based software programs for consumer, commercial, and industrial applications.
Units needed for degree: 29 units



CERTIFICATES:

Journalism
Journalism

The gathering, processing, evaluation, and dissemination of information concerning current events and issues through the mass media. Origination and preparation of materials is practiced.
Units needed for certificate: 36 units

Radio and Television
Radio and Television

History, theories, principles, techniques, functions, technologies, and creative processes of radio and television (including combined television/film/video programs) in reaching mass audiences.
Units needed for certificate: 38 units

Film History and Criticism
Cinema

History, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts.
Units needed for certificate: 27 units

Digital Media
Digital Video

A broad range of programs that combine computer and other electronic technologies with skills and techniques from various fine arts and communications disciplines.
Units needed for certificate: 30 units

Multimedia
Interactive Media Design: Multimedia Design

Principles and techniques of using computers to bring together text, sounds, animation, graphic art, and video to create interactive products to inform, educate, or entertain.
Units needed for certificate: 27 units

Multimedia
New Media Compositing, Authoring, and Distribution

Principles and techniques of using computers to bring together text, sounds, animation, graphic art, and video to create interactive products to inform, educate, or entertain.
Units needed for certificate: 30 units

Website Design and Development
Interactive Web Multimedia and Audio

Principles of design, user interface/navigation, graphics applications and other authoring tools to design, edit and publish web pages, documents, images, graphics, sound and multimedia products for the Internet.
Units needed for certificate: 30 units

Animation
Interactive Media Design: 3D Modeling & Animation

Principles and techniques for creating the visual illusion of motion through sequenced images. Includes animation using digital technology.
Units needed for certificate: 27 units

Desktop Publishing
Electronic Publishing - Graphic Communications Emphasis

Methods of preparing text and images for presentation to readers, using computerized electronic page layout and publication programs.
Units needed for certificate: 31 units

Computer Graphics and Digital Imagery
Digital Imaging

Theories, principles, and uses of computer graphics vector- and raster-based software programs for consumer, commercial, and industrial applications.
Units needed for certificate: 28 units

Computer Graphics and Digital Imagery
Internet: Graphic Communication Emphasis

Theories, principles, and uses of computer graphics vector- and raster-based software programs for consumer, commercial, and industrial applications.
Units needed for certificate: 29 units


Important Note: The information contained within this application is derived from the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office databases managed by Academic Affairs. It is a compilation of the Taxonomy of Programs, 6th Edition and a compiled list of system-approved academic programs for each college. This information presented is for planning purposes only. We strongly recommend you contact the community colleges and discuss the details for their academic offerings.