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Digital Media, Certificate of Proficiency


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 CC (Course must be completed with grade 'C' or higher. ) 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts CC (5.0)  
Complete one of the following: (Course must be completed with grade 'C' or higher. ) 3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning QL (3)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra QL (6.0)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics QL (3)  
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra QL (5.0)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra QL (4.0)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries QL (5.0)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business QL (3.0)  
Discipline Core Requirements: 10  Credits
  DGM 1110 Digital Media Essentials I 4
Choose 6 credits from one of the following categories: 6
Animation and Games  
  DAGV 1400 Scripting Essentials (3)  
  DAGV 1300 Animation Essentials (2)  
  DAGV 130L Animation Essentials Lab (1)  
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 Podcast and Radio Production (3.0)  
Web Development  
  DWDD 1600 Web Essentials (3)  
  DWDD 1400 Digital Design Essentials (3)  

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

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
Math Requirement 3
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing CC or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts CC 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, including Program Learning Outcomes for degree programs offered by the Digital Media department, visit their website.

Digital Media department

Program Details

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. Develop critical thinking skills to solve industry-related problems.
  2. Describe the industry opportunities for Digital Media.
  3. Create media for use in an introductory level project.
  4. Produce a introductory level project using current industry tools.
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