Certificate in Digital Media (CDM)
The Certificate in Digital Media (CDM) provides a fundamental understanding of information technology and digital media production. The program will motivate students to think critically about technology and its impacts upon society.
- to equip students with a basic digital media skill-set
- to transform students from passive users of technology into active producers of technology
- to introduce students to critical thinking and theories relevant to digital media
- A minimum of 12 credit hours including:
- ATLS2000, The Meaning of Information Technology
- ATLS3010, Digital Media 1
- Invention & Practice Elective (must be an ATLS Invention & Practice Course)
- Critical Thinking in Technology Elective
- Student must maintain a 2.0 GPA within all CDM courses
- Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all courses counted for the certificate.
- Course work used to satisfy CDM requirements cannot be taken Pass/Fail.
- Core courses cannot be substituted (ATLS2000, ATLS3010).
- Failing to meet the minimum grade for any individual ATLS core course twice will result in automatic removal from the MTAM program.
- Boulder campus course work not on the approved elective lists, or course work from another University of Colorado campus, another institution, Study Abroad or Semester at Sea must complete a Course Substitution form and attach supporting documentation (syllabus).
- Substitutions will not be considered if the student is requesting substitution already satisfied with an approved Boulder campus course.