The Associates of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Digital Media curriculum is designed to prepare students as computer graphic designers and desktop publishers for the media business. Students are emphasized to prepare themselves for the “real world” of electronic publishing. The students will learn design newspaper and magazine layouts, flyers, logos; scanning and editing photographs; as well as video editing, and web design with animation, students learn two key web graphic programs, one for animation of text and object, and the other for web page creation. Students also learn to navigate the internet, use search engines, download documents, and create email accounts. The student creates a website which contains production from all modules. The computer lab has both Microsoft PCs and Macintosh computers for students to get cross-platform training. All through the course, students are guided through portfolio preparation, an important feature of the program, designed to provide clear evidence of the student’s job market skills. The program provides expanded knowledge and understanding of general education courses which are beneficial to students to interact within their community and beyond.