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Interactive Multimedia

The Interactive Multimedia Certificate of Achievement provides students with the knowledge and skills to generate and manipulate graphics, animations, sound, text, and video into consolidated and seamless multimedia presentations for use in developing products or creations, such as advanced business presentations and performance pieces, video games, movies, music videos, commercials, CD-ROMs, DVDs, touch screen computer kiosks, and Web-based rich media.

The demand for individuals with multimedia design skills to produce rich media content is growing, since more and more businesses and companies are hiring designers to create rich media content for employee training, on Web sites for sales and promotion, and for information and presentations.

These positions are found not only in Web design companies, but also in brick and mortar companies of all kinds that need people who can produce in house the kinds of CDs, videos, sales and promotional and employee training rich media content that are rapidly becoming the standard in industry.

Regardless of whether the trend is to outsource or produce in house the rich media content required to develop presentations of all types, most companies are developing content non-textually to meet 21st century information needs.

Interactive Multimedia Design Requirements - complete 36.5 units
Course # Course Name Units Delivery
first semester course of study 12.0
CS 50A Web Development 1 3.0 X X
CS 70.11A Adobe Photoshop 1 3.0 X X
CS 74.11 Introduction to Digital Media 3.0 X  
CS 57.11 Introduction to Social Media 3.0 X  
second semester course of study 12.0
CS 50B Web Development 2 3.0   X
CS 74.21A  Digital Video Production Techniques 1 1.5 X  
CS 74.21B Digital Video Post-Production Techniques 2 1.5 X  
CS 74.31A  Intro to Web-Based Animation with Flash 3.0 X X
CS 55.11 Programming Webpages with JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX 3.0 X
third semester course of study 7
CS 50C Web Development 3 3.0   X
CS 50.32  Interactive Multimedia Project Development 4.0 X X
  Total Units 37.5