Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2021-22 Academic Catalog Program: Digital Media - ACMM.COC Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Digital Media - ACMM.COC

The Digital Media Certificate is designed for individuals interested in expanding their skills in communication and media technologies such as traditional broadcast, interactive multimedia, animation and digital content delivery including social media production.

The Certificate will allow students to plan a course of study suited to their particular interests or needs related to the Digital Media environment. The department offers state-of-the-art facilities and current software applications to prepare individuals for 21st Century jobs in the Digital Media field. The curriculum is laid out in menu style with several kinds of courses offered each semester. The student is required to take at least 12 credits in the Digital Media Production area. The other 12-17 credits would be selected from the list below. Other courses not appearing on the list would be accepted with permission from the student’s advisor and Department Chair.

Upon the successful completion of the requirements for this program, a Certificate of Completion in Digital Media from STCC will be awarded.


Computer and Software Requirements

Due to the ongoing Covid 19 Pandemic the Digital Media Production Department is requiring all incoming students, catalog year 20-21, purchase one of the following Apple iPads:


Highly Recommended:

2020 iPad Pro, 12.9 inch, 128GB with Wi-Fi: $899


2020 iPad Pro, 11 inch, 128GB with Wi-Fi: $749

Minimum (Please note a student may receive a supplemental assignment in some courses due to limitations of this model)

2020 iPad Air, 64 GB with WiFi, 64GB: $479 recommended upgrading space to 256 GB: $629

If you already own an Apple iPad and have questions if it meets the department wide requirements please contact Technical Assistant Josh Girouard by email: 

Any other questions about this requirement please contact John Wakelin by email:

(ACMM.COC) Curriculum

Semester 1

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
DMP-101 - Introduction to Multimedia 3 credits
DMP-120 - Introduction to Video Production 3 credits
DMP-120L - Lab: Introduction to Video Production 1 credits
DMP-150 - Digital Video Editing 2 credits
DMP-150L - Lab: Digital Video Editing 1 credits
DMP-160 - Audio Production 1 2 credits
DMP-160L - Lab: Audio Production 1 1 credits
EL-DMP - Digital Media Elective 3 credits

Total: 16 credits

Semester 2

Select three (9 credits):

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
DMP-102 - Internet Multimedia 2 credits
DMP-102L - Lab: Internet Multimedia 1 credits
DMP-110 - Writing for Digital Media 3 credits
DMP-121 - Advanced Video Production 2 credits
DMP-121L - Lab: Advanced Video Production 1 credits
DMP-211 - Digital Journalism 3 credits
DMP-220 - Digital Film Making 2 credits
DMP-220L - Lab: Digital Film Making 1 credits
DMP-250 - VFX, Compositing and Motion Graphics 2 credits
DMP-250L - Lab: VFX, Compositing and Motion Graphics 1 credits
DMP-251 - Interactive Multimedia Design 2 credits
DMP-251L - Lab: Interactive Multimedia Design 1 credits
DMP-252 - Digital Sound and Video Design 3 credits
DMP-253 - 3D Digital Animation 2 credits
DMP-253L - Lab: 3D Digital Animation 1 credits
DMP-254 - Multimedia Interactive Authoring 2 credits
DMP-254L - Lab: Multimedia Interactive Authoring 1 credits
DMP-256 - 2D Animation 2 credits
DMP-256L - Lab: 2D Animation 1 credits

Elective Course Choices

Student should take 3 credits from the following subjects: ART, GAT, HNR, MKT, MUS or THR. Please see your advisor for preferred courses.

Total: 12 credits

Total (ACMM.COC) Curriculum Program Credits: 28

Program Personnel

Name Title Office Phone Email
Joshua Girouard Technical Assistant II 02/719 413-755-4205
Dan Misco Assistant Professor 02/717 413-755-4573
John Wakelin Professor/Chairperson 02/718 413-755-4194