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Digital Media Arts and Design Capstone
Course: AVC280AC

First Term: 2023 Fall
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   6.0 Period(s)   6.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T - Lab Load

Description: Focus on design, art, and development skills for a problem taken from business or industry. Includes practice-based capstone project focusing on a specific issue or need in digital media arts and design.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Select a discipline-related capstone project that applies knowledge and skills acquired during program of study. (I)
2. Develop project goals, objectives, methodology, a timeline for completion, and guidelines for documenting and evaluating the completed project. (II)
3. Prepare and present project for evaluation, in accordance with established methodology and guidelines. (III)
4. Demonstrate communication and human relations skills effectively with cohort, community, industry, and organizational personnel. (IV)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Project selection
   A. Selection of discipline
   B. Faculty advisor
   C. Selection of topic (project, community/industry-based, Service Learning)
II. Project development and management
   A. Goals
   B. Objectives
   C. Methodology
   D. Timeline
   E. Documentation
   F. Evaluation criteria
III. Project completion
   A. Industry standard workflow
   B. Process analysis
      1. Project brief
      2. Reflection
   C. Presentation
   D. Evaluation
IV. Communication and engagement
   A. Professional/industry language
   B. Professional etiquette
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 28, 2023

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.