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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Multimedia Technology
Major: 5576
First Term: 2009 Spring    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 27
CIPS Code: 52.1201
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Information Technology
Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Multimedia Technology is a discipline that integrates multiple digital media types including text, graphics, animation, audio and video and then delivers this interactive material electronically. The Certificate of Completion in Multimedia Technology will help prepare students for entry-level career opportunities with corporations, organizations, educational institutions, government agencies, entertainment, and advertising industries that require interactive content to support, enhance and/or market their product or service. Possible entry-level or internship positions leading to careers after completing this certificate program may include Multimedia Producer, Multimedia Scriptwriter, Multimedia Developer, Computer-Based Training or Instructional Designer, Digital Graphic Designer, Webpage Designer, Webpage Developer, Interface Designer, Video/Audio Specialist, Video Editor, Animator, or Multimedia Designer.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites

Required Courses
 Credits: 27
 CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
+CIS/MMT140Survey of Multimedia Technology2
 BPC/CIS120DBComputer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator (3) OR 
 BPC/CIS120DFComputer Graphics: Adobe Photoshop (3) OR 
 BPC/CIS120DGComputer Graphics: Macromedia Fireworks (3)3
 ART142Introduction to Digital Photography3
 BPC/CIS120DCComputer Graphics: Macromedia Flash3
 BPC/CIS120DKIntroduction to Digital Video Editing3
+MTC/TCM120Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video3
+MMT216Multimedia Project Management (3) OR 
 CIS224Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows (3)3
+CIS233DCInternet Web Development: Dreamweaver3
+CIS108Electronic Portfolio Development1

Program Competencies
1.Perform procedures of image manipulation through changes of resolution, mode selection, and image adjustment. (ART142)
2.Overview of CIS/Computer concepts and programming techniques. (CIS105)
3.Create digital video movies using basic video import, export, and editing functions. (BPC/CIS120DK)
4.Utilize Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) documents to embed Flash movies for delivery to the World Wide Web. (BPC/CIS120DC)
5.Perform the basic applications for graphic design and image correction using Adobe Photoshop. (BPC/CIS120DF, BPC/CIS120DG, BPC/CIS120DB)
6.Develop additions to different multimedia applications and evaluate them from an end-users perspective for their effectiveness and style. (CIS/MMT140)
7.Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques in the field as well as in a controlled environment (MTC/TCM120)
8.Create an electronic portfolio of work. (CIS108)
9.Write a Request for Proposal (RFP) for an interactive video/multimedia project. (MMT216, CIS224)
10.Design and develop comprehensive and interactive websites using Dreamweaver. (CIS233DC)