Digital Media Arts

Considered SST's "art class for the next generation", Digital Media Arts is a series of four semester courses.

Digital Media Arts I - 2 semester-based courses

  • Graphic Design - (offered semester 1) The art class of the new millennium... If you're an artist and you want to harness the power of technology to help you express your creativity, then this course is for you. Backed with a strong influence from the fine arts, this course focuses on the concepts of good design and uses computer software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to foster student creativity.

  • Animation - (offered semester 2) Breathe life into your artwork and make your creations come alive! Utilizing computer programs from Autodesk and Adobe, you will learn how to transform two-dimensional artwork into three-dimensional, digitally animated models.

Digital Media Arts II - 2 semester-based courses

  • Web Design (offered semester 1) Design your own web pages using the same techniques as professional graphic designers and web developers. Using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and the Adobe Design Premium Suite, you'll learn best practices in designing for the web and sharpen your skills by creating multiple web pages on topics of your choice.

  • Video Production (offered semester 2) Learn how to operate all of the equipment in a cutting¬edge video production studio that includes a green screen, high definition cameras, sound and lighting control room and much more. You will film, edit, and produce videos for both personal and commercial purposes using the editing software Premiere and After Effects.

Students in Digital Media Arts participate in  Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), an organization that provides leadership and other professional opportunities, as well as the chance to compete on both the local and national level.

College credit is available in each of the four Digital Media Arts courses through  dual enrollment, and students who complete the entire sequence of courses can graduate with 12 credits of transferable post-secondary credits.