2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Internet Development Technologies
Degree Plan: Interactive Media Development Certificate



This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013.
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(Level I Certificate)

El Centro 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.IDT.INACT.MED.13

This certificate integrates text, digital graphics, audio and video materials into a media-rich, Web information space. Areas of study include interactive animations in Flash, PhotoShop, Dreamweaver, and streaming audio and video.

Prerequisites: A working knowledge and understanding of personal computers and operating systems obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 or equivalent experience approved by Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media 3
ARTC 1402 Digital Imaging I 4
+Elective Designated List 9-12
16-19

+Elective Designated List--Students must select a specific specialization track (Multimedia, 2-D Animation, 3-D Animation, or Video Game Development) to be awarded the certificate.

Designated Multimedia Track (three courses)

ARTV 1343 Digital Sound 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 2401 2-D Animation I OR 4
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation (3)
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 4
ITSE 2410 iOS Application Programming 4

Designated 2-D Animation Track (three courses)

ARTV 2401 2-D Animation I OR 4
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation (3)
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation II OR 3
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media I (3)
ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 4
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3

Designated 3-D Animation Track (three courses)

ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I OR 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I (3)
ARTV 2451 3-D Animation II 4
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II 3
GAME 1409 Introduction to Animation Programming 4

Designated Video Game Development Track (three courses)

GAME 1403 Introduction to Game Design and Development 4
GAME 1409 Introduction to Animation Programming 4
GAME 1394 Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 3
GAME 1494 Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 4
GAME 2342 Game Development Using C++ 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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