MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Credit Hours Required: 62

The Multimedia Technology (MT) program is designed to assist students in developing and using their creative skills to prepare for a career in graphic design and digital media. Career skills that could be developed within this curriculum include: graphics design, web design, app design, digital photography, and digital audio/video editing and production.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate mastery of various digital design skills through creation of a professional portfolio.
  2. Collaborate as a team member in designing and producing a media project.
  3. Work with media users to develop a project from the concept to the finished project.
  4. Effectively utilize the software application necessary to produce a finished project.
  5. Identify and effectively utilize appropriate hardware devices for completing a project.
  6. Develop critical thinking skills in written analysis of digital media objects.

Required Professional Course                                                                     25

 

            ART 161   Digital Photography                                                          3

            BUS 120   Introduction to Business                                                   3

            CST 161    Computer Logic & Problem Solving                                3

            CST 210    Desktop Publishing & Graphics                                       3

            CST 263    Database Management & Design                                     3

            CST 271    Introduction to Web Design                                             3

            CST 272   Introduction to Multimedia Design                                   3

            CST 273   Introduction to Photoshop                                                            3

            CST 297   Information Technology Internship                                   1

 

Electives                                                                                                          12      

Students are required to complete 12 semester hours of elective Art, CST or Business courses. These courses must be chosen with permission of the advisor.

 

General Education Requirements                                                               25

Please refer back to page 39 of the catalog for a full description of each of these General Education requirements.

 

            English/Communications                                                                    6

            Math/Computer Science                                                                     6

            Dakota Studies                                                                                   6

            General Education                                                                              7

 

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes, can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 15 credits each semester. If a student takes 12 credits, minimum for full-time, the program can be completed in 2.5 years (5 semesters) and one summer.

Multimedia Instructor:   Lori Zimprich

Cost to complete the program within normal time (15 credits per semester):

 (Based on five semesters)

Tuition                                                             $ 7,750

Registration Fee                                                    250

Lab Fee $50 (per lab class)                                   450

Library Usage/Email Account Fee                        150

Building Usage Fee                                              125

Technical Fee                                                        450

Books and Supplies (estimate)                           3,000

Graduation Fee                                                       40

Activity Fee                                                          150

Total                                                               $12,365                                   

 

34 CFR 668.6(b) The name and U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification code of the occupations that the program prepares the student to enter along with links to occupational profiles on the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET web site or its successor site.

15-1134 Web Developers

Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content. Excludes "Multimedia Artists and Animators" (27-1014).

Illustrative examples: Web Designer, Internet Developer, Intranet Developer

Broad Occupation: 15-1130 Software Developers and Programmers 
Minor Group: 15-1100 Computer Occupations 
Major Group: 15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 
O*NET link for Multimedia Tech https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1134.00