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Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

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Digital Technologies

The Associate in Digital Technologies is a two-year associate program that provides a holistic overview of information technology and multimedia applications.

The program is designed to accommodate individuals who are coming from different academic backgrounds including those who are deaf.

Why take up ADT at MC?

  • Enables the students to learn the essentials of digital technologies and develop an understanding on how these are applied in varied industries related to design and digital media
  • Equips the students with the theoretical and practical skills needed to be competitive in the workplace
  • Provides students who are differently-abled their right to dignity, individuality, uniqueness and an opportunity to become fully participating citizens within their cultures, to the degree permitted by their abilities and capacities.
  • Allows students to take further studies in the field of Bachelor of Design with tracks in Visual Communication or Product Innovation, Education, Psychology, and Entrepreneurship

What Will I Study?

Here are some of the courses you will take in the program:

PC TROUBLESHOOTING AND REPAIR

The course provides an introduction to the computer hardware skills needed to help meet the requirement for entry-level information and communication technology professionals. It covers the fundamentals of PC hardware technology, networking, laptop, and printer, operational procedures, and also provides an introduction to advanced concepts in ever growing Computer Technology.

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE 1

The course provides the students with hands on experience using Visual Studio.NET in creating dynamic web applications with the ASP.NET 4.0 Framework using C#. It aims at imparting expertise in developing interactive and dynamic web applications using the .NET framework. Learning the essentials of .NET framework using C# (C SHARP) and using ASP.NET in building interactive, feature-rich webpages with C# as its code-behind and using AJAX in designing rich user interfaces.

ADVANCED DATA BASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

This course develops and manages efficient and effective database applications. Understand the fundamentals of database management systems, techniques for the design and databases, and principles of database administration.

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE II

The course is a continuation of Web-based Programming 1. It covers the programming techniques in developing graphical user interfaces for the web. It also deals with events and objects in assessing a database for web site functionality using the web development software for website functionality.

NEW MEDIA PUBLISHING

The course will explore how the computer can be used as a tool to communicate meaning in digital works. Its learning process will provide learner the innovative creation, manipulation and critical interpretation of images and graphics to communicate ideas using industry standard software. Creative project outputs are compiled to be useful in the practice of Desktop Publishing and Digital Media Arts.

VIDEO PRODUCTION AND ANIMATION

The course tackles the three fundamental processes of videomaking: pre-production, production, and post-production. The students will have the opportunity to explore and utilize the technology behind digital video production and editing. It would also include the different forms of animation. The output of the course is the production of hands-on video and or animated film.

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY TRENDS

This course covers the introduction of current digital trends present in the industry masking news, information, guides, reviews, journals, articles, websites, apps, podcast and varied realities about consumer products and services that are shaped by technology. Concepts on 3D figures, space manipulation, printing and architecture, AI technology, voice and interactive content and Mobile Gaming applications are layered for students to process and manipulate different types of new media useful at present in the digital field.

  • Total Program Units: 88 units
    General Education: 46
    Major Courses: 42

  • Standard Completion Time: 2 years
     

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Career Paths

 

Upon completion of the associate program, students can continue to a 4-year degree program program such as Design major Visual Communication or Product Innovation, Education, Psychology, or Entrepreneurship.

Graduates may also fill positions in the field of information and digital technology:

  • Graphic and web designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Animator
  • Computer programmer and encoder
  • Computer network and data management specialist
  • Systems analyst and designer
  • Desktop publishers
  • Photo / image editor
  • Videographer

Testimonials from Digital Technologies students and faculty

TREASURE BOX | Shanice Marielle Belen

Treasure box—that’s how I value the ACT course. This seemingly small door unraveled and unlocked to the different avenues that leads to a broader spectrum of knowledge. This course enabled me to hav...

Patty Aranza

I was given a chance to spend my Internship in two organizations --- Leonard Cheshire Disability Foundation and IBM Philippines. My training gave me the opportunity to see the actual workplace. This ...

Rosario Rachelle Tansiatco

For a person who is deaf like me, there are many challenges that I had to go through as I was growing up. But I am fortunate and blessed to have a supportive family who brought me to a good school -Mi...

Digital Technologies Program Features

disability-friendly environment

disability-friendly environment

up-to date computer laboratories

activities that promote leadership and social responsibility

activities that promote leadership and social responsibility

activities that promote leadership and social responsibility

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