The Digital Multimedia Design Program is all new. The Degree and Certificates have been updated.

Program Overview

The Digital Multimedia Program at Harold Washington College is a hands-on program requiring extensive use of the computer as an artistic and creative tool. Beyond learning technical skills, students are immersed in the tools and processes of the industry, developing and producing a variety of projects.

Digital Multimedia is a general term meaning an application that has been authored using any combination of animation, graphics, sound, video, and text. Output can be in the form of web site design and development, videos, and DVD's, interactive desktop applications, three-dimensional modeling and animation, and motion graphics

Whether you are a creative self-motivated individual just starting your college education, a creative professional looking to upgrade your skills, or a creative an individual looking to change careers, the Digital Multimedia Program at Harold Washington College can fulfill your needs all at a extremely reasonable tuition rate.

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The Digital Multimedia Design degree has been updated. What does that mean for you?

Course objectives and materials are updated to better prepare you for the workplace. We are offering a new course DMD 130 as a prerequisite for DMD 131.

If you declared DMD as your major prior to the 2017-2018 catalog, check your degree audit in your student portal at and meet with your advisor during an appointment to discuss policies, planning, and requirements for your specific catalog term. You may be able to continue with your previous catalog requirements. Check out the changes here: Degree & Certificates

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Fall Lab Hours 09/13/17 (subject to revision)

  • DMD Room 811
  • Monday See 812
  • Tuesday See 812
  • Wednesday See 812
  • ThursdaySee 812
  • Friday 10:00 am – 12:15 pm
  • Saturday See 812
  • DMD Room 812
  • Monday 12:30 pm – 8:15 pm
  • Tuesday 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
  • Wednesday 12:30 pm – 8:15
  • Thursday5:30 pm – 8:15
  • Friday 9:30 am – 4:15 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am- 4:00 pm

YOU MUST BE A CURRENTLY ENROLLED DMD STUDENT TO USE THIS LAB. NO VISITORS ALLOWED. *In order to better serve you, we are tracking when students come to Open Lab and hours are not available. Please use the sign the form in Room 811 and 812.

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Currently the Digital Multimedia Program at Harold Washington College has two main labs, room 811 and room 812. These labs are used for both classes and open lab time. The program also has a small sound booth, used for audio and sound recording.

Both labs are equipped with Apple Intel Imac computers. Scanners and large format 13 x19 printers are available in both 811 and 812.

The following equipment is available for student and or DMD faculty use:
Canon XL1 video cameras, Panasonic video cameras, Small digital video cameras, Lighting equipment for video, Microphones, Headphones, Wacom tablets, Two 13 x 19 Epson Printers.