Digital Media will prepare technologically-savvy leaders for supervisory positions in the digital media industry. Students who enroll in this program will gain competencies in various graphic-related technologies that support digitization of graphic and text content as well as a broad background in leadership and supervision. Much of the curriculum is devoted to the utilization of digital media-oriented information technology as it impacts the graphic workflow. Graduates from this program move into positions of service support in businesses specializing in communication through print, internet, multimedia, and video technologies. Service support positions that graduates assume are typically part of the larger sales function of digital media firms and include titles such as customer service representative, estimator, planner, supervisor, and scheduler. For graduates to move into salesperson positions, they generally build upon the skills they have mastered in other service-support positions within digital media firms.
The Graphic Communication Technology concentration prepares graduates for technical and management positions in the diverse graphic communication and information technology industries, such as digital printing and publishing, management of graphic information assets, planning and evaluation of print, Internet, multimedia and computer-based communications, quality assurance of graphic products, technical/digital media production. More information regarding job titles, salary information of Cougar Alumni as well as national salary information can be found at Cougar Careers . For assistance in career planning and development, please visit University Career Services .
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300 Technology Building
Houston, TX 77204-4021