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Design and Digital Media

Overview

Sacramento City College Design and Digital Media

The Design and Digital Media Department (formerly known as Graphic Communication) partners with industry leaders to develop coursework that blends solid theoretical training with digital tools. Faculty members ensure student understanding of the principles of design, typography, color theory, layout, composition, visual message-making, user interface, animation, 3D modeling, and game design while preparing them for real-world employment or transfer to a four-year university or design school. Design and Digital Media has been inspiring creative emergence and developing professional marketability for over four decades.

The program consists of three distinct areas:

  • Graphic and Web Design
  • Animation and 3D Modeling
  • Video Game Design

Courses within these areas focus on specific skills and technical competencies to promote success in the workplace and transfer to four-year colleges and art schools.

Career Options

The Design and Digital Media department partners with industry leaders to develop coursework that blends solid theoretical training with digital tools. The program provides students with opportunity to study and enter into three distinct areas: graphic and web design, animation and 3D modeling, and video game design.