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Counselor Corner: A Message from Amy Amper

Please be on the lookout for course availability around October 20th for Spring 2016. Please come to see me if you would like to create an academic plan to map out your future graduation date and goals.

Priority Application and Payment Deadline for Fall 2015 Graduation is October 16, 2015.


  • A non-refundable $15 fee is required for an Associate Degree or Certificate of Achievement that can be payed at the cashiers office.
  • To be awarded a diploma from the College, you must submit an “Application for Degree/Certificate”. Please schedule a “Degree/Certificate Check” appointment with program counselor Amy Amper.
  • Are you graduating this semester and don't know it? Please see below if you meet the requirements for a Certificate of Competence or Certificate of Achievement in Digital Media Productions!

You may be eligible for a Certificate of Achievement or Certificate of Competence in Digital Media Productions!


Certificate of Achievement in Digital Media


Updated for 2014-2015

30 credits
The Certificate of Achievement in Digital Media Production is designed to provide the student with entry-level skills or job upgrading for positions under direct supervision in Multi-Media and Web Development. Student must earn a GPA of 2.0 or better for all courses required in this certificate.


Requirements


ART 112, Digital Art (3 credits)

DMED 150, Film Analysis and Storytelling (3 credits)

DMED 140, Principles of Animation (3 credits)

ENG 100 Composition I (or higher) ( 3 credits)

MATH 100 Survey of Mathematics (or higher) OR PHIL 110 Introduction to Logic (3 credits)

ART 113D, Introduction to Computer Drawing (3 credits)

DMED 121, NetPrep Web Site Design (3 credits)

ART 107D, Introduction to Digital Photography (3 credits)

DMED 131, Introduction to Digital Video (3 credits)

DMED 200, Electronic Portfolio (3 credits)


Certificate of Competence in Digital Media Productions


Updated for 2014-2015

21 credits

The Digital Media Production Certificate of Competence is designed to develop interdisciplinary skills necessary for the production of multimedia; students have the opportunity to explore a variety of media for the Internet, print, and digital video. The Certificate is intended to train students who are working in such fields which requires them to develop digital media materials.


Requirements


ART 101, Introduction to Visual Arts (3 credits)

ICS 100, Computing Literacy & Applications (3 credits)

ART 112, Digital Art (3 credits)

DMED 121, NetPrep Web Site Design (3 credits)

DMED 113, Introduction to Layout Design (3 credits)

DMED 131, Introduction to Digital Video (3 credits)

DMED 200, Electronic Portfolio (3 credits)


SMART Goals

Goals

One of the key skills in achieving success in college and beyond is learning how to set goals. Studies have shown that students who have set educational and career goals for themselves are more likely to complete their college education. When you set a goal you set your mind in motion to find ways to make your goal a reality.


You Can Make it One Step at a Time!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=1&v=8cCiqbSJ9fg


Get S.M.A.R.T.

If you know what you are aiming at, you can focus on hitting the target. Setting a goal works

the same way. The most helpful goals are SMART (Specific, Measureable, Action-Packed, Realistic & Time-Bound). This goal-setting tool will help you focus on a goal and help you reach it. Take one of your education or career goals and make it a SMART goal:


Specific

What do you want to do?

Not Specific: I want to get an education.

Specific: I want to earn an Associate Degree in Digital Media

Measurable

How will you measure your goal progress?

Not Measurable: I will take some classes.

Measureable: I will enroll and complete 12 credits each semester.


Action-packed

How will you make this happen?

Not Action-packed: I will attend class.

Action-Packed: I will schedule my time so I can attend 12 hours of class each week and allow myself at least 24 more hours to study (for every 1 credit hour, approximately 2-3 hours outside of class studying).


Realistic

Is your goal doable?

Unrealistic: I will reach this goal in a year or so.

Realistic: I will complete 24 credits each school year.

Time-bound

Can you set a time frame?

No time: I will earn an Associate Degree

Time: I will earn an Associate Degree in Digital Media in ____ semesters



What is YOUR SMART Goal?


My Goal

Specific:__________________________________________

Measureable: _____________________________________

Action-Packed:_____________________________________

Realistic:__________________________________________

Time-Bound:_______________________________________


Source: CaliforniaCareerCafe