Course Descriptions - (DMPR)

151 Introduction to Multimedia - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 151.
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of multimedia design and production. Emphasis is placed on the use of multimedia software to create promotional materials, including a website, logo design, stationery and business card. This course is designed for radio, television and film students and anyone interested in using multimedia for self-promotion. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

152 Sound Design and Digital Audio Post Production 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 107 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 152. This is an advanced course in audio post-production and synchronization with visual image for video, multimedia and film. Students use a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) to produce original audio tracks. This course is intended for students majoring in radio, television, film and multimedia. AA/AS; CSU.

153 Introduction to Nonlinear Editing 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in Radio, Television and Film 124 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 153. This is a practical study of computer-based, nonlinear digital video and film editing. Emphasis is placed on the aesthetic and technical principles of post-production editing for broadcast, industrial, and multimedia applications. This course is designed for students majoring in digital media production and anyone seeking to enhance nonlinear editing skills. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

154 Game Design 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Digital Media Production 151 or Digital Media Production 157 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 154.
This course is a hands-on introduction to multimedia game design and development. Students create and develop a script and character for an original game. This course is intended for students who are planning to major in digital multimedia production or students looking to enhance job skills in the game industry. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

155 Advanced Nonlinear Editing 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Digital Media Production 153 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is an advanced practical study of computer-based, nonlinear digital video and film editing. Emphasis is placed on advanced technical principles of post-production techniques used for broadcast, industrial, and multimedia applications. This course is designed for students majoring in digital media production and anyone seeking to enhance nonlinear editing skills. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

156 Video Special Effects 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Digital Media Production 151 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is a hands-on study of video special effects for television, computer and mobile devices. Emphasis is placed on design, manufacture and output for client use. This course is designed for digital media production students and professionals. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

157 Advanced Multimedia Production 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Digital Media Production 151 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 157.
This course is an advanced study of multimedia design and production. Emphasis is placed on the application of advanced multimedia techniques to produce interactive websites, content and promotional materials for clients on a fee for service basis. This course is designed for advanced radio, television and film students and multimedia professionals already working in the field who wish to hone their multimedia skills. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.