Digital Design Department - Program Outcomes

Program Outcomes

Students Will:

  • Communicate ideas.
  • Collaborate with clients and co-workers in the creation of products.
  • Create and maintain a portfolio to show potential employers their abilities.
  • Maintain a competitive edge in the field through constant practice and upgrading of graphic design and media creation skills.
  • Ethical use of copyrighted materials.

Core Abilites Outcomes:

  • Critical, Creative, and Reflective Thinking:
    Graduates will be able to question, search for answers and meaning, and develop ideas that lead to action.
  • Responsibility:
    Graduates will be able to respond by examining the relationship between self, community, and environments, evaluating potential impacts and consequences of actions, and making choices and contributions based on that examination and evaluation.
  • Information Competency:
    Graduates will be able to seek, find, evaluate and use information and employ information technology to engage in lifelong learning.
  • Effective Communication:
    Graduates will be able to exchange messages in a variety of contexts using multiple methods and tools.
  • Multiculturalism:
    Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of diverse ideas, cultures and experiences and the ability to examine their own attitudes and assumptions in order to engage others with civility and empathy.

Fundamental Areas of Knowledge Outcomes:

Communication:
Graduates identify, analyze, and evaluate rhetorical strategies in one's own and other's writing in order to communicate effectively.

Humanities:
Graduates acquire skills to critically interpret, analyze and evaluate forms of human expression, and create and perform as an expression of the human experience.

Social Sciences:
Graduates use social science research methods and/or theory in order to analyze and interpret social phenomena.

Natural Sciences:
Graduates use the scientific method to analyze natural phenomena and acquire skills to evaluate authenticity of data/information relative to the natural world.

Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning:
Graduates utilize mathematical, symbolic, logical, graphical, geometric, or statistical analysis for the interpretation and solution of problems in the natural world and human society.

 

Brian Martin
Program Coordinator
(253) 964-6473

Pierce College Digital Design