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General Multimedia Skills Certificate

The General Multimedia Skills Certificate introduces students to the process of designing and producing interactive content for the web and other media. Students will acquire the skills necessary to obtain entry-level positions as multimedia authors, technicians, artists, programmers and developers in various media industries.

Multimedia developers are on the cutting edge of computer technology. They combine graphics, text, sound, animation, and video to make the wired world a dynamic place. Multimedia content can be found in video games, websites, CD-ROMs, DVDs, and touch screen computer kiosks. It can also be found in many advanced business presentations and performance art pieces. Professionals use DreamWeaver, Flash, and video to create and maintain websites and create CDs and multimedia presentations within the organization. Students completing the General Multimedia Completion Certificate will have the necessary skills to enter the job market as Web Designers, Web Masters, Streaming Video Specialists, and Project Managers.

General Multimedia Certification Coursework
Course # Course Name Units Delivery
first semester course of study 7.5* CL OL
CS 50.11A Creating Webpages Using HTML & CSS 1 1.5 X X
CS 50.11B Creating Webpages Using HTML & CSS 2 1.5 X X
CS 70.11A
Photoshop 1 3.0 X X
APGR 72 Principles of Screen Design 1.5   X
second semester course of study 6.0 CL OL
ART 4 Principles of Color 3.0 X  
CS 74.31A Intro to Web-Based Animation with Flash 3.0 X X
third semester course of study 6.0    
CS 74.21A Digital Video Production I 1.5 X  
CS 74.21B Digital Video Production II 1.5 X  
CS 74.31B Intermediate Concepts and Action Scripting with Flash 3.0 X  
  Total Units 16.5    

* HTML I and II are prerequisites and not part of the certificate totals

CL = classroom
OL = online