Today’s businesses and organizations need skilled professionals to design media-rich online content and responsive websites, edit digital photos and video, and develop games and applications. A wide array of interactive media products and services are in high demand. The Multimedia & Interactive Technology (MIT) program prepares students to meet this demand by offering training in:
- Adobe Animate
- Adobe Dreamweaver
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Premiere
- Content Management Systems (CMS)
- Digital Photography
- Digital Video Editing
- Digital Videography
- Image Creation & Manipulation
- Multimedia Design
- Page Layout & Desktop Publishing
- Search Engine Optimization Techniques
- Social Media & Digital Marketing
- User Experience (UX) Design
- Video Game and Application Programming
- Web Design & Development
Degree and Certificate Options:
Associate in Applied Science Degree
The Associate in Applied Science Degree, AAS is awarded upon completion of a minimum of 90 credits in courses numbered 100 or above with an accumulated grade point average of 2.0. Courses must include completion of the technical major and general education requirements. MIT offers an online Multimedia-Web Designer, AAS degree that is targeted to students who are interested in learning to develop and design media-rich, responsive websites.
Multimedia & Interactive Technology, Planning Guide
Students who are not pursuing an AAS degree may earn a certificate focusing on specific skills within the Multimedia program. A certificate is awarded to students who complete all courses with a 2.0 grade point average or above.The following certificates can be completed in one year or less online with the exception of the Game, App & Web Development Certificate:
Program Map - Adobe Certificate
Program Map - Digital Media Marketing Certificate
Program Map - Digital Video Certificate
Program Map - Game - App & Web Development Certificate
Program Map - Graphic Arts Certificate
Program Map - Multimedia - Web Design Certificate
General Education Learning Outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes
Students of the Multimedia and Interactive Technology program will be able to:
- Use contemporary and industry-standard design tools, applications, technologies, processes and techniques to edit and create digital media products and solutions.
- Revise and improve work through self-analysis, peer critique and instructor evaluation, which are based on standard design guidelines.
- Design and produce a professional web-based digital media portfolio featuring an archive of work that demonstrates student knowledge, proficiency, skill and talent.
Please apply at Enrollment Services . Students enter the program at the beginning of any quarter. Please be aware that some classes/sequences are not offered every term. Advanced standing may be requested for prior education or experience. For further information, please contact the Department Chair or Enrollment Services.
Specialized Program Information:
Work Experience in the Field
Students will participate in Cooperative Education (MIT 199 ), which is supervised work experience in an approved job. Credits and grades are based on job hours worked, work performance, and completion of the learning objectives specified in the learning contract. Concurrent enrollment in the Cooperative Education seminar or arranged seminar is required. A special project may be substituted for Cooperative Education with the approval of the Department Chair.