You’re creative and quick to learn. You prefer visual concepts, enjoy working on teams and solving problems. And, now you want to put your self-motivated style, good communication skills and curiosity to work in a career that’s fun and filled with opportunities for the future. Start right away at MxCC with an associate’s degree or certificate in multimedia to gain a competitive edge for your future employment in a variety of fields, including animation, web design, audio technology and even freelance work. You will learn skills in digital arts, computer graphics, advanced media production, television production, editing, and more. Graduates leave with a portfolio of work and internship experience that sets them ahead as they enter the workforce. Following graduation, you will be prepared to find employment immediately in a multimedia-related field or transfer to a four-year college.
The Multimedia degree program at MxCC is a 60-credit program that typically takes two years to complete. Students are prepared for careers in interactive multimedia production used in business, marketing, education, entertainment and the Internet.
The Multimedia 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 Web Design and Development Certificate offers students opportunities to integrate the world of computers, Internet, art and multimedia in completion of the certificate. It covers relevant areas of Web site construction, including designing and programming pages, developing multimedia content, as well as building and managing a Web site.This program is designed for those who want to design and develop personal Web sites and also for the systems, publishing or business professionals who would like to understand the capabilities of this powerful technology and to use it to provide innovative solutions to business problems.
The Animation and Design Certificate aims to providing students with the professional skills in 2-D and 3-D character animation, motion graphics and effects, stop motion animation, digital modeling, rigging, lighting and compositing techniques.
The Interactive Entertainment track is focused on providing students with the professional artistic skills necessary to create compelling and believable interactive experiences. Students will also study the basics of game design-mechanics, meaningful play, interactivity and options for creating and refining interactive content. Using an understanding of these concepts, as well as the technical aspects of 3D animation software and game/interactive engines, they will create texture-rich, visually-sophisticated interactive experiences that tell stories, educate, inform, and entertain.