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Multimedia Technology -- Animator Level II Certificate
Multimedia Technology -- Multimedia Web Design AAS
Multimedia Technology -- Visual Design Level I Certificate
Multimedia Technology -- Visual Design Level II Certificate
Multimedia Technology -- Web Designer-Multimedia Level I Certificate
Multimedia Technology -- Web Designer-Multimedia Level II Certificate

MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY -- ANIMATOR

Gainful Employment Information

(Level II Certificate)

Richland only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C2.MULT.ANIMATOR

The Animator Certificate provides students with entry-level skills in the development of interactive computer games, 2-D and 3-D animations; and simulations for corporations, e-learning, and government organizations. This award provides an external learning experience.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Art I (3)
ARTS 1316 Drawing I 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design and Development (3)
12

SEMESTER II

ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I 3
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media OR 3
ARTS 1311 Design I (3)
GAME 1302 Interactive Storyboarding 3
12

SEMESTER III

ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video OR 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation I (3)
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
++Elective 3
+Elective Any MATH, SPCH, or ENGL Course 3
12

SEMESTER IV

IMED 2311 Portfolio Development OR 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation (3)
IMED 2388 Internship - Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia OR 3
++Elective (3)
GAME 1304 Level Design 3
+Elective Any MATH, SPCH, or ENGL Course 3
12
Minimum Hours Required 48

+Any MATH, SPCH, or ENGL Course Elective--Students must take two of the following courses, but no more than one MATH course:

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry 3
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences 3
MATH 1332 College Mathematics I 3
MATH 2342 Elementary Statistical Methods 3

++Elective course--must be selected from the following:

ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing II 3
ARTS 2349 Digital Art II 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation II 3
ARTV 1343 Digital Sound 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II 3
GAME 2332 Project Development I 3
GAME 2334 Project Development II 3
GAME 2336 Lighting, Shading, and Texture 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY -- MULTIMEDIA WEB DESIGN

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(Associate in Applied Science Degree)

Richland only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.MULT.WEB.DES.03

The Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Multimedia Web Design is designed to enable students to participate as creative and resourceful members of a web development team. Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be experienced in cross-platform development and editing of graphics, audio files, and animations for use on the Internet. This degree provides an external learning experience.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
++Specialty Elective (3)
IMED 1316 Web Design I 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Art I (3)
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media OR 3
ARTS 1311 Design I (3)
15

SEMESTER II

ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
IMED 2315 Web Design II 3
++Specialty Elective 3
+++Math Elective 3
15

SEMESTER III

IMED 2309 Internet Commerce OR 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles (3)
++Specialty Elective 3
++Specialty Elective 3
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II OR 3
ARTS 2349 Digital Art II (3)
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
15

SEMESTER IV

IMED 2311 Portfolio Development OR 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation (3)
IMED 2388 Internship-Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia OR 3
++Specialty Elective (3)
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
++Specialty Elective 3
15
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

++Specialty Elective Course - must be selected from the following:

ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTC 1317 Design Communication I 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 2340 Computer Illustration II 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing I 3
ARTV 1343 Digital Sound 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II 3
GAME 1302 Interactive Storyboarding 3
IMED 1191 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design AND 1
IMED 1291 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 2
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media I 3
IMED 1391 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 3
IMED 1359 Writing for Digital Media 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
IMED 2345 Interactive Digital Media II 3
IMED 2351 Digital Media Programming 3
INEW 2320 Web Analytics 3
INEW 2334 Advanced Web Programming 3
ITSE 1311 Beginning Web Programming 3
ITSE 2310 iOS Application Programming 3
ITSE 2313 Web Authoring 3

+++MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY -- VISUAL DESIGN

Gainful Employment Information

(Level I Certificate)

Richland only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.MULT.VISUAL.I

The Visual Design Certificate programs prepare students for image creation and manipulation on the computer. Courses focus on digital imaging techniques, animation and 3D graphics manipulation. Students also learn to incorporate graphics in pages for Internet delivery as well as on CD-ROM.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design (3)
IMED 1316 Web Design I 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Art I (3)
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media OR 3
ARTS 1311 Design I (3)
12

SEMESTER II

ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing I 3
12

SEMESTER III

ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I OR 3
ARTC 1317 Design Communication I (3)
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II OR 3
ARTS 2349 Digital Art II (3)
+Elective Course 3
+Elective Course 3
12
Minimum Hours Required 36

+ Elective Course--must be selected from the following:

ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I 3
ARTC 2340 Computer Illustration II 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing II 3
ARTS 2316 Painting I 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation I 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II 3
GAME 1304 Level Design 3
IMED 1391 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
IMED 2315 Web Design II 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY -- VISUAL DESIGN

Gainful Employment Information

(Level II Certificate)

Richland only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C2.MULT.VISUAL.II

The Visual Design Certificate programs prepare students for image creation and manipulation on the computer. Courses focus on digital imaging techniques, animation and 3D graphics manipulation. Students also learn to incorporate graphics in pages for Internet delivery as well as on CD-ROM. This degree provides an external learning experience.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design (3)
IMED 1316 Web Design I 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Art I (3)
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media OR 3
ARTS 1311 Design I (3)
12

SEMESTER II

ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing I 3
12

SEMESTER III

ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I OR 3
ARTC 1317 Design Communication I (3)
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II OR 3
ARTS 2349 Digital Art II (3)
++Elective 3
+Elective Any MATH, SPCH, or ENGL Course 3
12

SEMESTER IV

IMED 2311 Portfolio Development OR 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation (3)
IMED 2388 Internship-Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia OR 3
++Elective (3)
+Elective Any MATH, SPCH, or ENGL Course 3
++Elective 3
12
Minimum Hours Required 48

+Any MATH, SPCH, or ENGL Course Elective--students must take two of the following courses, but no more than one MATH course:

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry 3
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I 3
MATH 2342 Elementary Statistical Methods 3

++Elective Course - must be selected from the following:

ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I 3
ARTC 2340 Computer Illustration II 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing II 3
ARTS 2313 Design Communications I 3
ARTS 2316 Painting I 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation I 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II 3
GAME 1304 Level Design 3
IMED 1391 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 3
IMED 2309 Internet Commerce 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
IMED 2315 Web Design II 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY -- WEB DESIGNER-MULTIMEDIA LEVEL I CERTIFICATE

Gainful Employment Information

(Level I Certificate)

Richland only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.MULT.WEB.DES.1.15

The Internet Communications Certificate programs teach the design and development of web sites for corporate, commercial and educational uses. Special emphasis is placed on incorporating multimedia elements to develop dynamic web sites. In addition to learning advanced HTML and page layout techniques, students learn basic client-side scripting. Classes also address networks, security, and legal issues as they relate to the Internet.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design (3)
IMED 1316 Web Design I 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Art I (3)
IMED 2309 Internet Commerce OR 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles (3)
12

SEMESTER II

ARTC 1317 Design Communication I 3
IMED 2315 Web Design II 3
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development OR 3
+Technical Elective (3)
ITSE 1311 Beginning Web Programming 3
12
Minimum Hours Required 24

+Technical Elective Course - must be selected from the following:

ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media I 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
INEW 2334 Advanced Web Programming 3
INEW 2320 Web Analytics 3
ITSE 2313 Web Authoring 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY -- WEB DESIGNER-MULTIMEDIA LEVEL II

Gainful Employment Information

(Level II Certificate)

Richland only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C2.MULT.WEB.DES.2.15

The Internet Communications Certificate programs teach the design and development of web sites for corporate, commercial and educational uses. Special emphasis is placed on incorporating multimedia elements to develop dynamic web sites. In addition to learning advanced HTML and page layout techniques, students learn basic client-side scripting. Classes also address networks, security, and legal issues as they relate to the Internet.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design (3)
IMED 1316 Web Design I 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
+Elective Any MATH, SPCH, or ENGL Course 3
12

SEMESTER II

ARTC 1317 Design Communication I 3
IMED 2309 Internet Commerce OR 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles (3)
IMED 2315 Web Design II 3
ITSE 1311 Beginning Web Programming 3
12

SEMESTER III

ARTV 1351 Digital Video OR 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation (3)
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media I 3
++Technical Elective 3
+Elective Any MATH, SPCH, or ENGL Course 3
12

SEMESTER IV

IMED 2351 Digital Media Programming OR 3
++Technical Elective (3)
ITSE 2313 Web Authoring 3
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development 3
IMED 2388 Internship-Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia OR 3
++Technical Elective (3)
12
Minimum Hours Required 48

+Any MATH, SPCH, or ENGL Course Elective--students must take two of the following courses, but no more than one MATH course:

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry 3
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I 3
MATH 2342 Elementary Statistical Methods 3

++Technical Elective Course - must be selected from the following:

ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
IMED 1341 Interface Design 3
IMED 1359 Writing for Digital Media 3
IMED 1391 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 3
IMED 2345 Interactive Digital Media II 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
INEW 2320 Web Analytics 3
INEW 2334 Advanced Web Programming 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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