New Multimedia Certificate will be offered at Surry Community College in Fall 2019

New Multimedia Certificate will be offered at Surry Community College in Fall 2019 Lead instructor, Jay Smith works with student David Garcia of Yadkinville during class. A new Multimedia certificate is available through SCC. For more information, contact lead instructor, Jay Smith at

Posted: Apr 04, 2019

Beginning fall 2019, the Digital Media Technology program at Surry Community College will be offering a new Multimedia certificate. 

This new certificate was created for teachers who would like to produce multimedia content for instruction. Students enrolled in the Digital Media Technology – Multimedia certificate program will take classes in digital design, audio and video editing, multimedia applications, digital animation, and they will explore emerging technologies in the field of digital media. The Multimedia certificate is also an excellent opportunity for those currently working in the fields of marketing or graphic design to update their skillsets. 

SCC is hosting a Computer & Electronics Engineering Technologies Open House for prospective students on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the E-Building, on the Dobson campus. The Digital Media Technology program will be featured in this event. 

Event participants will be entered in a $250 scholarship drawing provided by the Surry Community College Foundation. Pre-registration is requested at, which enters students into the scholarship drawing. Student Services staff will be on hand to help prospective students with college application, class registration, and financial aid resources. 

The Digital Media Technology program prepares students for entry-level jobs in the digital design and multimedia industry. Students learn to synthesize multimedia, hypertext, computer programming, information architecture, and client/server technologies using both Internet and non-network-based media. 

Students develop skills in communication, critical thinking, and problem solving as well as interface design, multimedia formats, application programming, data architecture, and client/server technologies. The program develops technical skills through practical applications that employ current and emerging standards and technologies. 

Graduates should qualify for employment as web designers, graphic artists/designers, multimedia specialists, web developers, web content specialists, media specialists, information specialists, digital media specialists, animation specialists, interface designers, and many new jobs yet to be defined in this expanding field.

For more information on the new Multimedia certificate or the Digital Media Technology program at Surry Community College, contact lead instructor, Jay Smith at

SCC is offering several more open houses this spring: Engineering Technologies on April 11 in Dobson; Viticulture and Enology on April 13 in Dobson; College Transfer on April 16 at The Yadkin Center and on April 29 in Dobson; and Engineering Technologies on May 2 at The Yadkin Center. A $250 scholarship winner will be selected for each event. To pre-register for the events or for more information, go to

New college students can start registering for summer and fall classes on April 8. For help with college application, class registration or financial aid, contact Student Services at (336) 386-3264 or or go to

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