The Multimedia (New Media Design) certificate program prepares students for careers in the field of interactive multimedia production used in business, marketing, education, entertainment and the World Wide Web. Students learn interactive multimedia design, authoring and production including graphics, audio, video and animation. Graduates leave with a portfolio of work and experience that prepare them for careers as multimedia producers, web designers, project managers or media production specialists. The following sequence of courses is strongly recommended. Both full-time and part-time students should contact a multimedia faculty member before registering.
A Graduation Checklist is a printable list of course requirements you will use when you meet with your academic advisor each semester. The checklist helps you keep track of your progress from when you first enter MxCC to when you are ready to graduate.
Multimedia by Certificate Requirements
|Prerequisite (must be taken before beginning program)|
|Required Courses & Credits|
|DGA*110 Computer Graphics||3|
|DGA*101 Introduction to Digital Arts||3|
|+ DGA*120 Digital Imaging I||3|
|+Multimedia Software Applications (see specific offerings below)||3|
|+ DGA*250 Interactive Multimedia Production||3|
|+ COM*287 Advanced Media Production||3|
|Program Electives Choose 12 credits from among the following:|
|COM*131 Audio Production||3|
|COM*142 Television Production||4|
|+ COM*264 Advanced Editing Workshop||3|
|+ GRA*246 Digital Pre-Press||3|
|+ GRA*251 Advanced Graphic Design||3|
|Multimedia Software Applications|
|+ DGA*223 Digital Illustration||3|
|+ DGA*260 Animation||3|
|+ DGA*231 Digital Page Design I||3|
|+ DGA*182 Digital Video Technology||3|
|Web Design and Related Courses|
|+ DGA*241 Internet Web Design I||3|
|+ DGA*242 Web Design II||3|
|+ CSC*220 Object Orientation Programming using Java||3|
+ This course has a prerequisite requirement.
Any additional Art/Broadcast-Cinema/Information Systems/Multimedia course may fulfill a Program Elective with permission of a multimedia faculty member. Please contact a multimedia faculty member for more information.