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					                                DIGITAL MEDIA: VIDEO ART
                                                     Certificate of Specialization

                                                  The Certificate of Specialization in Video Art prepares those involved in video
                                                  editing and the effective use of digital applications within the medium for projects in
                                                  graphic arts, Web design and photography. Students with a background in traditional
                                                  videography can enhance their skills by gaining expertise in new technological tools on
                                                  industry-standard computers, using the newest software packages.

                                                  Study includes the use of computers, scanners, digital cameras, printers, and related
                                                  hardware and software, with creativity as a principle goal. Instruction emphasizes
                                                  ways in which traditional video production can be enhanced by advanced computer
                                                  technology and software. This certificate provides students with expertise with new
                                                  technological tools.

ABOUT THE CERTIFICATE                             features four studio classrooms, with more       TUITION
The Certificate of Specialization in Video        than 100 Macintosh computers, several            Currently, district residents pay $88 per
Art requires 17 credit hours and was              laser and wide-format inkjet printers,           credit hour. Additional fees apply to some
developed through research with industry          a variety of scanners and high-end               programs and courses. Please call the
leaders. Classes focus on the development         digital cameras.                                 Meramec Admissions/Records office
of computer imaging and design skills                                                              for details.
necessary for mastery of digital video and        OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FIELD
motion graphics production. Students              Video Art professionals find employment          FOR MORE INFORMATION
who pair the Certificate with a two- or           as graphic artists, Web designers, art           The Digital Media certificate program
four-year degree and/or professional              directors, interactive designers, digital        is offered through the Meramec Art
experience are highly qualified for positions     illustrators and digital photographers.          Department. The office is located in the
in the digital media industry.                    Digital Media graduates may also work            Humanities East Building. You can contact
                                                  as freelance artists who produce creative        the Art Department at 314-984-7632,
THE CRITICAL DIFFERENCE                           projects for a variety of clients.               an Art Advisor at 314-984-7575 or
Video Art Digital Media classes are                                                                Tim Linder, the Digital Media program
taught in the Center for Visual Technology        SALARY INFORMATION                               coordinator, at or
(CVT), part of Meramec’s Digital Arts and         The average yearly, entry-level salaries         314-984-7630 for more information.
Technology Alliance (DATA) Center of              in digital media range from $20,000 to
Excellence. STLCC Centers of Excellence           $40,000. Artists with more than five years
were created to provide advanced                  experience earn $50,000 to $100,000.
technology training on state-of-the-art
equipment for high-wage jobs in
high-demand occupations. The CVT

   The educational version of most software utilized is available at the Campus Bookstore
   at a discounted price.

                         FLORISSANT VALLEY            •    FOREST PARK         •    MERAMEC       •    WILDWOOD
                                             DIGITAL MEDIA: VIDEO ART
                                                                           Certificate of Specialization
           Florissant Valley                                         Forest Park                       Meramec                                Wildwood

GETTING STARTED AT STLCC                                               AREA OF CONCENTRATION
1) Apply for Admission
   Online, by mail/fax or in person at                                 Course Number      Course Title                                          Credit Hours
   any campus.
                                                                       ___ ART:131        Computer Art Studio                                        3
2) Apply for Financial Aid
   Apply for grants, scholarships, loans or                            ___ MCM:126        Video Production – Field (or)
   work-study.                                                             AT:175         Video Art I                                                3
3) Complete Assessment                                                 ___ ART:275        Photo Imaging I: Photoshop                                 3
   You may need to complete an
                                                                       ___ ART:280        Final Cut                                                  3
   assessment for placement in the proper
   level courses.                                                      ___ AT:100         Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting:
4) Get Advised                                                                            Macintosh/Windows                                          1
   Meet with an advisor or career counselor.                           ___ AT:106         Two-Dimensional Computer Animation:
   Attend a College Registration/Enrollment                                               Adobe After Effects                                        3
   Workshop (CREW).
                                                                       ___ AT:283         Electronic Portfolio                                       1
5) Get Connected
   Access your MySTLCC ID and set up a
                                                                       	     	            	              Total	Credits	for	Program:	                 17
   secure password. Activate your student
   e-mail and log in to Banner Self-Service.
6) Register for Classes
   Online, in person or via mail/fax.
7) Pay for Classes
   Payment plan option is available.
8) Prepare for Class
   Purchase books, attend New Student
   Success Orientation and get your STLCC
   OneCard student photo ID.
    for details and important links.

Non-discrimination Statement
St. Louis Community College is committed to non-discrimination
and equal opportunities in its admissions, educational programs,
activities and employment regardless of race, color, creed,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age,
disability, genetic information or status as a disabled or
Vietnam-era veteran and shall take action necessary to ensure
non-discrimination. For more information contact the Vice
Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs at 314-539-5285.
Accommodations Statement
St. Louis Community College is committed to providing access
and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.                                      This program is supported by the
If you have accommodation needs, please contact the Access                                            Digital Arts and Technology Alliance.
office at the campus where you are registering at least six weeks
before the beginning of the class. Documentation of disability
may be required.

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