The Applied Design/Media curriculum covers a broad range of visual and audio mediums
allowing you to apply the elements of art and design to multiple occupational areas
of study. The curriculum at Allan Hancock College is carefully designed to prepare
you for employment or further education in the following concentrations:
Why choose a career in design or digital media?
Art is expanding into new and exciting directions. Some of the fastest growing art
careers are in fields like gaming, multimedia and website design. In our ever-advancing
culture of technology, competitive skills in audio, visual and digital arts are in
higher demand than ever.
Explore the associate in science degrees offered in animation, graphics, multimedia
arts & communication, photography and certificate options in Web site design. This
exciting career pathway will prepare you to succeed in an industry that constantly
changes as technology evolves.
Fine Arts Department, Building F
Storm Hogan, Department Secretary
Phone: 805.922.6966 ext. 3252
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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