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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Arts Technology: Trending Technology in Digital Media Certificate (DATX-CC-TRD)

Location(s): Naugatuck Valley

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

Students who complete the certificate in Trending Technology in Digital Media will be able to design webpages and media assets for use in advertising, marketing, business and media industries. Certificate credits are designed for individuals who have already earned advanced degrees and are looking for skill-enhancement opportunities; seeking the Digital Arts Technology degree program and for transfer to BA/ BS programs at other colleges.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate efficient time management and organizational practices.
  • Practice effective communication both independently and as part of a team.
  • Recognize and use product development phases and timelines that will facilitate the project development cycle.
  • Develop and produce accessibility-compliant user interfaces.
  • Produce interactive content for multiple digital and social media platforms simultaneously.
  • Complete significant projects resulting in a robust portfolio.

Courses in this program require access to the Naugatuck Valley DAT Computer Studio Lab. Or a student must have a computer with specialized software (including Adobe Creative Cloud and others as industry dictates) to take the Hy-Flex courses.

DAT courses are available offered at the Naugatuck Valley Campus as Hy-FlexHyFlex or BlendFlex is offered in the traditional classroom setting; it allows for virtual attendance since it is being broadcast (and recorded).