From RTV to
Fall 2021 courses
Welcome to Digital Media (DMedia) at San Joaquin Delta College. Our department was previously known as Radio-Television (RTV).
Starting fall of 2021 you should look for DMedia instead of RTV in the course catalog.
On this page, you will find resources to help current and future students understand how this change will impact them.
DMedia 31 and 25 B will not be offered during fall 2021. Look for those courses in spring 2022.
DMedia 1: Introduction to Broadcasting/Electronic Media
DMedia 2: Writing for Digital Media New Class!
DMedia 11: Fundamentals of Audio Production
DMedia 21: Fundamentals of Video Production
DMedia 24: Digital Media Editing can be substituted for RTV 12,13, 22, 23
DMedia 25A Digital Media Content can be substituted for RTV 12, 22
DMedia 25B Digital Media Production can be substituted for RTV 13, 23
DMedia 31: Media Performance
Here are our degree and certificate options. Please scroll through the document to the right to see the courses required for each option.
• Digital Media, Associate in Arts Degree
The Associate in Arts degree in Digital Media is designed to provide students with knowledge in content creation, editing, and delivery to work in an evolving media landscape. Focus starts on building entry-level job skills in audio and video capture, non-linear editing, and delivery. Coursework includes practical, hands-on knowledge in media live and on-demand media environments. Students earning a degree in Digital Media will explore concepts related to effective content production across various platforms, including broadcast, online, and social media. Students will work in a manner mirroring industry standards, with focus on immediate professional application.
The Associate in Arts degree in Multimedia prepares students for a career or further study in the field of digital media or multimedia. Students receive hands-on instruction and training necessary for entry-level employment while completing a general education path of study. Coursework involves work that will allow for jobs in digital media, digital imaging, computer art, multimedia journalism, digital photography, social media marketing, online journalism, audio engineering, web design, and audio/video production. Students will work in a manner that involves industry standards, leaving the program with a portfolio allowing them to pursue jobs immediately upon completion or continue their education. *This is an interdisciplinary degree with coursework in Photography, Graphic Arts, Mass Communication, Journalism, and Digital Media.
• The Certificate of Achievement in Digital Media with emphasis in Audio is designed to provide students with knowledge in content creation, editing, and delivery to work in the evolving audio production landscape. Focus starts on building entry-level job skills in audio and video capture, non-linear editing, and delivery. Coursework includes practical, hands-on knowledge in media live and on-demand media environments. Students earning a certificate in Digital Media with emphasis in Audio will explore concepts related to effective content production across various platforms, including broadcast, online, and social media. Students will work in a manner mirroring industry standards, with a focus on immediate professional application.
•The Certificate of Achievement in Digital Media with emphasis in Video is designed to provide students with knowledge in content creation, editing, and delivery to work in the evolving video production landscape. Focus starts on building entry-level job skills in audio and video capture, non-linear editing, and delivery. Coursework includes practical, hands-on knowledge in media live and on-demand media environments. Students earning a certificate in Digital Media with emphasis in Video will explore concepts related to effective content production across various platforms, including broadcast, online, and social media. Students will work in a manner mirroring industry standards, with a focus on immediate professional application.
Upon successful completion of the Certificate of Achievement in Multimedia, the student will demonstrate skills, knowledge, and training necessary for entry-level employment in the specialty areas of the digital media industry: digital imaging, computer art, multimedia journalist, digital photographer, marketing advisor, newspaper videographer, page designer, audio engineer, web designer, and audio/video post-production. Students will work in a manner that mirrors industry standards and will build a professional portfolio that will help them pursue jobs in their field as well as higher education.
*This is an interdisciplinary certificate with coursework in Photography, Graphic Arts, Mass Communication, Journalism, and Digital Media.
Ways to Connect with Digital Media Outside of the Classroom
• Support College Radio and listen to 93.5FM KWDC
• Download the Radio FX app and search for KWDC to listen to us anywhere in the world!
• Watch Digital Media SJDC on Youtube Learn, create, inform, and engage! Questions?
DMedia Professor: firstname.lastname@example.org
DMedia Lab Tech: email@example.com
This option can lead to entry-level jobs in digital media for broadcasting, podcasting, television, radio, business or industrial video production, social media content creator, editor, producer, reporter, announcers, technicians, and operators. Additionally, most sectors and pathways are looking for Digital Media specialists making our program relevant for all majors.
Digital Media can position you for an internship, entry-level job, or transfer to a four-year program.
Students who complete our program leave with a portfolio of work to carry them forward to their next step.
Where are we located? On the San Joaquin Delta College Campus, Shima 146
Pursuant to Television Broadcasting Rule 47 CFR 73§ 73.853 section 1, the programming aired on KWDC 93.5 LPFM will focus on the “advancement of an educational program.”
This is directly aligned with the SJDC District Mission Statement:
San Joaquin Delta Community College District serves the needs of students and the District community by providing excellent post-secondary education to the associate degree level, general education and preparation for transfer to other post-secondary institutions, career and technical education, economic development, and the development of intellectual autonomy. To achieve this objective, the faculty and staff are committed to offering high quality instructional programs, student services, and efforts to enhance the public good.
In addition, the operation of KWDC at San Joaquin Delta College supports the District Vision Statement:
The faculty, staff, and students of San Joaquin Delta Community College District envision a community of lifelong learners, passionately pursuing and achieving ever-higher educational goals, and fully appreciating the diverse and dynamic world around them.
In fulfilling its mission and vision, San Joaquin Delta College acts upon the following principles:
The Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, and students believe excellence requires
Open and honest communication,
Commitment to high academic standards,
Respect for intellectual and ideological diversity,
Appreciation of historical perspective,
Appropriate application of advancing technologies,
Investment in career and technical education, and economic and workforce development,
A vital connection to the arts,
Celebrating and embracing the cultural diversity of the community, and
Opportunities for physical development and competitive athletics.
Institutional renewal includes continuous improvement through
evidence-based institutional research concerning student access, retention, success,
effective methods of developing and revising educational programs and services,
the study and application of effective methods of teaching and learning,
commitment to clear outcomes and effective assessment to enhance student performance,
the enhancement of appropriate student-centered support services,
the effective application of technologies, and
the continual professional development of all faculty and staff.
Student success and equity at the post-secondary level may require appropriate
developmental instruction as well as instruction in English as a second language, through
an institutionally-integrated developmental education program that leads directly toward completion of a degree, certificate, and/or to transfer to another post-secondary institution, or viable employment.
Appropriate educational resources are available to all qualified students.
Delta College commits to encouraging good citizenship, responsible leadership, and wise stewardship of resources through ethical leadership, and respect for education as a lifelong endeavor.
San Joaquin Delta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community
and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial
Blvd., Novato, CA. 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized
by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and the U.S.
Department of Education.
Career Technical Education:
San Joaquin Delta College’s Digital Media department is a Career Technical Education program. A CTE program of study is one that involves a multiyear or multi-semester sequence of courses that integrates core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to a career. For more information about SJDC’s CTE programs https://www.deltacollege.edu/dept/ctetransitions/CareerTechnicalEducationPrograms.html