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Fine Arts/Humanities Department

Certificate without Financial Aid Eligibility

Digital Graphic


Program Leadership Information

Dr. Jonathan Steele, Dean, 727-791-5987
Delynda Keefe, Lead Instructor SE, (727) 394-6127

Program Summary

Based upon equipment and demand, some computer courses may be taught at only one site.

The Digital Graphic Certificate prepares students to work with computer technology for desktop design, publishing and presentations. Students earning this certificate will be qualified to apply for work in secretarial, technical, design and professional positions in which the ability to create Web-based, digital media and print quality graphics. This certificate is designed to prepare students for the latest technological advances in digital media including recent innovations in 2-D, motion graphics and interactive web .This program is aimed for the degreed student, for employee enrichment and for individuals currently working in the field who wish to update and broaden their design and computer skills. All courses apply toward the AS degree in Digital Arts, Media and Interactive Web Design,-Digital Media Production subplan.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Graphic Designer
  • Technical Coordinator
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Digital Multimedia Designer
  • Media Production Development
  • Digital Media Project Assistant
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Interactive Media Designer

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2010 (430), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.


Advanced Digital Image Editing
Advanced Digital Image Rendering
Electronic Media Design
Advanced Digital Publishing
Total Credits