Digital Media - Interactive Multimedia Design

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Requirement for Certificate of Achievement (48 units)

This curriculum prepares the student to enter the interactive multimedia design industry as an entry level designer and/or multimedia technician.  The program stresses the creative process as well as the professional and production methods used currently in industry.  Projects will emphasize content development, interface and information design, authoring environments, programming for multimedia, and repurposing and output of materials to various platform and delivery systems including video, CD-ROMs, portable disks, and the World Wide Web.

Students completing this program will have developed a portfolio as well as participate in an advanced team project.

Semester I

  • Art 11A - Foundation Drawing
  • Art 31A - Color and Composition- Two Dimensional Design
  • Photo 21 - Elementary Photography
  • Art 1A - History of Western Art

Semester II

  • Art 32A - Three Dimensional Design
  • Art 50A - Introduction to Advertising / Graphic Design
  • Art 56 - Computer Assisted Drawing & Painting
  • Photo 30 - Introduction to Electronic Darkroom Imaging

Semester III

  • Art 12A - Life Drawing
    OR Art 15 - Sketching for Design
    OR Art 18 - Rendering
  • Art 156 - Motion Graphics
  • Art 50B - Intermediate/Graphic Design
  • And one of the following:
  • Music 129 - Music in Multimedia
    OR Photo 130 - Advanced Electronic Photo Imaging

Semester IV

  • Art 154 - Multimedia Presentation
  • Art 155A - 3-D Modeling and Animation
  • Art 158 - Interactivity for the Internet
  • Art 198 - Design for the Internet

Recommended Electives

  • Art 1A – History of Western Art
  • Art 1B – History of Western Art
  • Art 4D – History of Modern Art in Europe and America
  • Art 12A – Life Drawing - Beginning
  • Art 12B – Life Drawing - Advanced
  • Art 15 – Sketching for Design
  • Art 20A,B,C – Painting
  • Art 23A – Printmaking - Intaglio and Relief
  • Art 23B - Printmaking - Lithography
  • Art 23C - Printmaking - Monotype
  • Art 25 – Sculpture
  • Art 31B – Design – Advanced Two Dimensional
  • Art 33A,B,C – Product Design – Application
  • Art 51A – Lettering Fundamentals
  • Art 51B – Lettering and Typography
  • Art 52 – Illustration
  • Art 118 – Advanced Rendering
  • Art 124 – Computer Assisted Printmaking
  • Art 155B – Advanced 3-D Modeling and Animation
  • Art 110A, 110B, 110C, 110D for qualified students (see instructor)
  • CIS 10 – Introduction to Information Systems
  • CS 2 – Fundamentals of Computer Science
  • CS 4 – Programming Languages
  • Music 94 – Computer Literacy for Musicians
  • Music 96A – Introduction to MIDI
  • Music 96B – MIDI Applications
  • Photo 25 – Film Art
  • Photo 26A – Beginning Filmmaking – Electronic
  • Photo 26B – Intermediate Filmmaking – Electronic
  • Photo 26C – Advanced Filmmaking
  • Photo 126 – Digital Film Narrative
  • Telcm 2A – Fundamentals of Audio for Media
  • Telcm 7 – Video Controls Laboratory
  • Telcm 17 – Television and Film Script Writing
  • Telcm 103AB – Advanced Audio Recording Techniques
  • Telcm 107 – Video Studio Controls
  • Telcm 141B – Digital Non-Linear Video Editing