Creative Media

Welcome to Creative Media at Kaua'i Community College!

This comprehensive Degree Program is designed for students who would like to develop a broad range of marketable, digital communication skills. Integrated academic pathways allow students to earn Certificates, an Associate degree and Bachelor's degrees.

Courses include in-depth lectures that focus on project management, the history of art, plus key design elements and principles. These personalized lessons give students a solid foundation to develop high-quality projects in any creative media discipline.

Our new Creative Media lab is equipped with ergonomic furniture and powerful workstations that feature the latest software applications. Classes include hands-on activities and open lab time that allow students to practice and refine newly-learned skills. 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:

A GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses applicable toward the degree or certificates is required to meet graduation requirements.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Use design elements and principles to create professional creative media projects.
  2. Skillfully and safely operate creative media equipment.
  3. Demonstrate mastery-level skills using creative media software applications.
  4. Practice professional, ethical and legal principles.
  5. Develop objectives for new projects and measure the effectiveness of completed projects.
  6. Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal communication and collaborative skills.

GUIDED PATHWAYS TO COMPLETION

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Creative Media Associate of Science, 60 Credits

Fall Semester 1

  • ART 112 Introduction to Digital Arts, (3 Credits)
  • ENG 100 Composition I, (3 Credits)
  • ICS 101 Digital Tools for Information World, (3 Credits)
  • ART 113 Introduction to Drawing (or) ICS 111 Introduction to Computer Science I, (3 Credits)
  • ART 126 3D Computer Graphics I, (3 Credits)
Spring Semester 2
  • ART 107D Introduction to Digital Photography, (3 Credits)
  • ART 125 Introduction  to Graphic Design, (3 Credits)   
  • MATH 100 (or higher) Survey of Mathematics, (3 Credits)
  • ENT 125 Starting a Business (or) ENG 104 Introduction to Creative Writing (or) ENG 117 Introduction to Screenwriting, (3 Credits)
  • ART 229 Interface Design I, (3 Credits) 
Fall Semester 3
  • ART 157 Introduction to Digital Video/Storytelling, (3 Credits)
  • ART 225 Intermediate Graphic Design (prerequisite: Introduction to Graphic Design) (or) ART 248 Digital Post-Production, (3 Credits)
  • Any DB (or) DP, (3 Credits) 
  • ART 207D Intermediate Digital Photography (prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Photography) (or) ART 267 Intermediate Digital Video/Storytelling (prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Video/Storytelling), (3 Credits)
  • Any DS, (3 Credits)
Spring Semester 4
  • SP 151 Personal and Public Speaking, (3 Credits)
  • HWST Hawaiian Studies 107 or higher, (3 Credits)
  • Any DA, DH, DL, FG, (3 Credits)
  • ART 249 Interface Design II (prerequisite: Interface Design I) (or) ART 207D Intermediate Digital Photography (prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Photography (or) ART 267 Intermediate Digital Video/Storytelling (prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Video/Storytelling), (3 Credits)
Total Credits 60

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Graphic Arts Certificate of Achievement, 21 Credits
 
Fall Semester 1
  • ART 112 Introduction to Digital Arts, (3 Credits)
  • ART 125 Introduction to Graphic Design, (3 Credits)
  • ENG 100 Composition I, (3 Credits) 
  • ISC 101 Digital Tools for the Information World, (3 Credits) 

Spring Semester 2

  • ART 113 Introduction to Drawing, (3 Credits) 
  • ART 126 3D Computer Graphics I, (3 Credits)
  • ART 229 Interface Design I, (3 Credits)

Total Credits 21

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Digital Cinematography Certificate of Achievement, 21 Credits

Fall Semester 1

  • ART 107D Introduction to Digital Photography, (3 Credits)
  • ART 112 Introduction to Digital Arts, (3 Credits) 
  • ENG 100 Composition I, 3 Credits 
  • ICS 101 Digital Tools for the Information World, (3 Credits) 

Spring Semester 2

  • ART 157 Introduction to Digital Video/Storytelling, (3 Credits)
  • ART 207D Intermediate Digital Photography (prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Photography), (3 Credits) 
  • ART 248 Digital Post-Production, (3 Credits)

Total Credits 21

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Creative Media Degree & Certificate Program