2019-2020 College Catalog

Design and Media Production Specialist TCC

Program Description (Major Code: DAM1)

This one to two semester certificate program focuses on teaching students basic design skills and the two most used software programs in the industry – Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. It is a great way to gauge interest in the field for new students or could be a refresher for working professionals who are using older versions of the software and want to update their skills quickly.

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school diploma or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Office of Enrollment Services

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate

Course Outline


Occupational Courses (16 Credits)

DMPT 1000Intro/Design&Media Production


DMPT 1005Vector Graphics


DMPT 1010Raster Imaging


DMPT 1055Intro to Media Technology


Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 Credit

Estimated Program Cost: $2,384