May 20, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog SVC 
    
2021-2022 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Multimedia & Interactive Technology


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degrees and Certificates by Department

Overview


Multimedia & Interactive Technology (MIT) is a two-year program that leads to a Web Designer, Associate in Applied Science Degree, AAS , or a Web Developer, Associate in Applied Science, Transfer Degree, AAS-T . A wide array of interactive media products and services are in high demand. The MIT program prepares students to meet this demand by offering training in web design, web development, graphic arts, digital photography/videography, social media marketing, and game and app development. The MIT program offers a Web Designer degree; a Web Developer degree; a one-year Web Design certificate; a Graphic Arts certificate; an Adobe certificate; a Game, App & Web Development certificate; a Digital Media Marketing certificate; and a Digital Video certificate. The Web Designer AAS degree and all but one of the certificates are available entirely online.

Learning Outcomes:


General Education Learning Outcomes   
Program Learning Outcomes  

Students of the Multimedia and Interactive Technology program will be able to:

  • Use contemporary and industry-standard markup, scripting, and programming languages to design and develop interactive digital media products, applications and solutions.
  • 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.

Program Admissions:


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.

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. 

Associate in Applied Science Transfer Degree

The Associate in Applied Science, Transfer Degree, AAS-T  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 a Multimedia-Web Developer, AAS-T degree that is targeted to students who are interested in learning to program and develop and applications and responsive websites. 

Certificates

Students who are not pursuing an AAS or AAS-T 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.These certificates can be completed in one year or less online with the exception of the Game, App & Web Development certificate.

Programs

    Associate Degrees: Transfer

    Intended for students who are interested in transferring to a four-year university.

    Associate Degrees: Workforce

    Intended to give students the skills needed to move directly into employment.

    Certificates

    Approximately one-year long, certificates are intended to provide students with specialized training and skills.

    Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degrees and Certificates by Department