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Program: Multimedia Technology

MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY -- ANIMATOR

(Level 2 Certificate)

Richland campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C2.MULT.ANIMATOR.19

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Media (3)
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
GAME 1303 Introduction to Game Design and Development (3)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 3
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
ARTV 1311 Storyboard OR 3
GAME 1302 Interactive Storyboarding (3)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video OR 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation 1 (3)
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation 1 3
++Elective Specialty Elective 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development OR 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation (3)
IMED 2388 Internship - Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia OR 3
++Elective Specialty Elective (3)
GAME 1304 Level Design 3
+Elective MATH or SPCH Course 3
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 48

+Elective - Students must select either a MATH or SPCH course from below:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
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 (Quantitative Reasoning) 3

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging 2 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing 2 3
ARTV 1343 Digital Sound 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation 2 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 2 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation 2 3
GAME 2332 Project Development 1 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 APPLICATION DEVELOPER LEVEL I

(Level 1 Certificate)

Richland campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.MULT.APP.DEV.1.15

The Multimedia Application Developer Certificate program trains students in programming and scripting for interactive websites and mobile applications that can be used for entertainment, education and other industry needs.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 3
ITSE 1311 Beginning Web Programming 3
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals 1 4
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media 1 3
Semester Total 13
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 3
IMED 2351 Digital Media Programming 3
ITSE 2310 iOS Application Programming 3
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals 2 4
Semester Total 13
Minimum Hours Required 26

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

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Richland campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: AAS.MULT.WEB.DES.19

The Associate of Applied Science 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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
++Elective Specialty Elective (3)
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Media (3)
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 3
++Elective Specialty Elective 3
+++Elective Mathematics Elective 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
BUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship OR 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles (3)
++Elective Specialty Elective 3
++Elective Specialty Elective 3
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging 2 3
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development OR 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation (3)
IMED 2388 Internship-Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia OR 3
++Elective Specialty Elective (3)
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
++Elective Specialty Elective 3
Semester Total 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:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTC 1317 Design Communication 1 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 2340 Computer Illustration 2 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
ARTS 2356 Photography 1 (fine arts emphasis) 3
ARTV 1311 Storyboard 3
ARTV 1343 Digital Sound 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 2 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 1 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 2 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 1333 Mobile Application Development 3
ITSE 2310 iOS Application Programming 3
ITSE 2313 Web Authoring 3

+++Mathematics 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

(Level 1Certificate)

Richland campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.MULT.VISUAL.I.19

The Visual Design Certificate prepares students for image creation and manipulation on the computer. Courses focus on graphics, digital imaging techniques, animation and 3-D graphics manipulation. Students also learn to incorporate graphics in pages for the internet, print and motion graphics.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design (3)
IMED 1316 Web Design 13
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Media (3)
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing 13
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 OR 3
ARTC 1317 Design Communication 1(3)
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging 23
+Elective Specialty Course 3
+Elective Specialty Course 3
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 36

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing 1 3
ARTC 2340 Computer Illustration 2 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing 2 3
ARTS 2316 Painting 1 3
ARTS 2356 Photography 1 (fine arts emphasis) 3
ARTV 1311 Storyboard 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
IMED 1391 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 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

(Level 2 Certificate)

Richland campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C2.MULT.VISUAL.II.19

The Visual Design Certificate prepares students for image creation and manipulation on the computer. Courses focus on graphics, digital imaging techniques, animation and 3-D graphics manipulation. Students also learn to incorporate graphics in pages for the internet, print and motion graphics. This certificate provides an external learning experience.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design (3)
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Media (3)
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 OR 3
ARTC 1317 Design Communication 1 (3)
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging 2 3
++Elective Specialty Elective 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development OR 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation (3)
IMED 2388 Internship-Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia OR 3
++Elective Specialty Elective (3)
+Elective MATH or SPCH Course 3
++Elective Specialty Elective 3
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 48

+Elective - Students must select either a MATH or SPCH course from below:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
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 (Quantitative Reasoning) 3

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing 1 3
ARTC 2340 Computer Illustration 2 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing 2 3
ARTS 2313 Graphic Design 3
ARTS 2316 Painting 1 3
ARTS 2356 Photography 1 (fine arts emphasis) 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
BUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship 3
IMED 1391 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 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

(Level 1 Certificate)

Richland campus only

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

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

The Web Designer-Multimedia Level I Certificate teaches 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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design (3)
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Media (3)
IMED 2309 Internet Commerce OR 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles (3)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1317 Design Communication 1 3
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 3
IMED 2311 Portfolio Development OR 3
+Technical Elective (3)
ITSE 1311 Beginning Web Programming 3
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 24

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging 2 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media 1 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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