The Digital Design program provides a strong foundation in the diverse fields of a graphic designer. Students learn theory and experience hands-on application in the production of electronically generated media for print, television, film, websites, and mobile computing.
In the coursework, students design creative collateral for companies and/or clients. Course topics include graphic design, design principles, photography, image manipulation, illustration, desktop publishing, and motion design with skills in video production, animation, motion graphics, interactive design, small business marketing, and a final portfolio.
Students will gain the skills necessary for entry-level employment in creative careers and learn
industry practices, graphic design, illustration, photography, motion graphics & animation, and front-end web designs. Students work with the Adobe Creative Cloud software to develop literacy and production skills.
• Develop skills that will prepare students to work in creative skills.
• Use professional graphic design software.
• Explain the creative process with employers and clients.
• Discuss projects with a creative team to work seamlessly together to produce professional work.
• Demonstrate skills by creating and showing a professional portfolio of work.
• Develop the soft skills that are essential for interviewing, working with clients, and running a
Complete Introduction to Media Design (MDSN0995). This 30-hour course introduces students to the fundamentals of media design. Introductory concepts, such as basic media design terms, typography, imagery, color theory, design techniques, and internet technologies, will be covered. The class also introduces students to various career options in media design and the procedures and methods of the Media Design Program for certificate-seeking students.
• Understand basic design principles.
• Define typographic terms.
• Explore how to select appropriate typefaces.
• Identify how to choose imagery and imagery sources.
• Define basic image terminology.
• Obtain an understanding of basic color theory.
• Understand and identify the impact of color in design.
• Demonstrate an ability to use the Internet.
• Identify basic web elements.
• Outline specific areas in the design industry.
• Research and outline what opportunities exist in your geographical area.
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The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.
Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College Logan Campus Application
Once the pre admission course Introduction to Media Design (MDSN0995) has been successfully completed, students will work with the Media Design Department for a start date.
Estimated Equalized Payment:
$317 - based off full-time enrollment.
Estimated Books & Supplies
Cost varies by specialization and/or electives chosen.
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30 credits - 8-10 months
Hours per Week
16-30 hours a week
High School Students: Arranged - varies by school
Mon - Thurs: 8 am - 4 pm and 5 pm - 9 pm
Friday: 8 am - 2:30 pm
Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education
Job Placement: 76%
Outcome statistics are compiled annually based on Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.
Hours of Operation
Logan Campus - Main
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Brigham City Campus
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm