Digital Media--Interactive and Graphic Design, Certificate of Specialization
This program is a 23-credit-hour program designed to develop and enhance the workplace skills of professionals currently working in the various fields of interactive, design, and online development as well as for students intending to enter those fields. The program focuses on visual communication and dynamic design while utilizing the most current hardware and software for construction and implementation in online, print, and interactive media.
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At the completion of the program, students are expected to:
- utilize the technical skills, creative abilities, and professional practices required in the areas of Interactive and Graphic Design.
- understand and employ classic design principles; such as scale, proportion, rhythm, contrast, emphasis and unity.
- identify media project scope and outcomes and be able to review and analyze technical requirements.
- be conversant in the language and terms of the industry.
- be skilled in the current computer-based software and hardware tools of the industry.
- communicate ideas both visually and verbally through professional presentation of a portfolio of Interactive and Graphic Design works and evaluated by outside experts.
|ART 131||Computer Art Studio||3|
|ART 107||Design I||2|
|ART 133||Graphic Design I||3|
|AT 100||Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting: Macintosh/Windows||1|
|AT 135||Web Design I||3|
|AT 246||Advanced Computer Art Applications||3|
|ART 134||Graphic Design II||3|
|AT 143||Web Design II||3|
|or AT 106||Motion Media Design|
|AT 283||Digital Media Portfolio||2|
|Total Credit Hours||23|
|ART 131||Computer Art Studio||3||Reading Proficiency.||It is recommended that ART 131 be taken at the same time as ART 133|
|ART 107||Design I||2||Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 133||Graphic Design I||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|AT 100||Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting: Macintosh/Windows||1||Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 134||Graphic Design II||3||ART 107, ART 131 and ART 133 all with minimum grades of "C" and Reading Proficiency.|
|AT 135||Web Design I||3||ART 131 and ART 133 with minimum grades of "C" and Reading Proficiency.|
|AT 246||Advanced Computer Art Applications||3||ART 131 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency.||Apply for graduation|
| Web Design II|
or Motion Media Design
|3||AT 135 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency.|
|AT 283||Digital Media Portfolio||2||ART 131 and Reading Proficiency.||This capstone course must be taken in the final semester of study / See program coordinator before scheduling this class|
|Total Credit Hours||23|
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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.
*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice. Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.