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Digital Media, Certificate of Proficiency

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This certificate is designed to provide high school students an opportunity to obtain a certificate of proficiency while still enrolled in high school, which not only gives initial employability skills, but also stacks into associate degrees at UVU.

Total Program Credits: 16

General Education Requirements 6 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing (Course must be completed with grade 'C' or higher. ) 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5.0)  
Complete one of the following: (Course must be completed with grade 'C' or higher. ) 3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6.0)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3)  
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5.0)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4.0)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5.0)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (3.0)  
Discipline Core Requirements: 10  Credits
  DGM 1110 Digital Media Essentials I 4
Choose one set of two courses from the following: 6
Animation and Games  
  DGM 1610 Scripting for Animation and Games I (3)  
  DGM 1620 Survey of Animation (3.0)  
Digital Cinema  
  DGM 1061 Digital Cinema Editing I (3.0)  
  DGM 1520 Digital Cinema Production I (3)  
Digital Audio  
  DGM 2130 Digital Audio Essentials (3.0)  
  DGM 2460 Radio Production (3.0)  
Web Development  
  DGM 1600 Scripting for Internet Technologies (3.0)  
  DGM 2120 Web Essentials (3.0)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 16 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.5 or above.  
  3. All DGM courses must be completed with grade 'C' or higher.   
  4. Residency hours-- minimum of 5 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
  Math Requirement 3
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3
DGM 1110 Digital Media Essentials I 4
  Semester total: 10
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
   2 course from one of the tracks 6
  Semester total: 6
  Degree total: 16


Digital Media

The Digital Media department is in the  Scott M. Smith College of Engineering. To find the most up-to-date information from the Digital Media department, visit their website.

Digital Media department