Multimedia Arts & Communication

Multimedia Arts & Communication

The Multimedia concentration of study provides a comprehensive foundation in the electronic arts at the core of our increasingly audio-visual culture.Our project-based Multimedia training fosters artistic and technical skills in the digital media including imaging, video, audio, animation, and interactive interface design.

As a student of the Multimedia program you have the opportunity to build your own emphasis in web design, video post-production or animation depending on your choice of electives. You will become proficient in the use of software including:

  • Flash
  • Photoshop
  • After Effects
  • Dreamweaver
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Soundtrack
  • DVD Studio Pro and others  

The A.S. degree in Multimedia prepares you for transfer to four-year programs in digital media, and for entry-level employment in the creative industries.

Multimedia Arts and Communication
(Associates in Science Degree)

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A major of 35 units is required for the associate in science degree. Required core courses (26 units):

ART 101 Art Appreciation 3 units
  or  
ART 104 Art History Survey-Renaissance to Modern 3 units
  or  
FILM 101 Film as Art and Communication 3 units
ART/GRPH 108 Design 1 on the Computer 3 units
  or  
ART 110 Design 1 3 units
FILM 110 Introduction to Film and Video Production 4 units
MMAC 102 Introduction to Multimedia Lab 1 units
MMAC 112 Web Page Design 3 units
GRPH 111 Electronic Imagery Lab 1 units
GRPH 112 Basic Electronic Imagery 3 units
MUS 118 Introduction to Electronic Music 3 units
PHTO 170 Digital Photography 2 units
PHTO 171 Digital Photography Lab 1 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 9 units selected from the following:  
ART 107 Computer Fine Art 3 units
FILM 111 Intermediate Film and Video Production 4 units
ART/MMAC 115 Introduction to Animation 3 units
FILM/MMAC 117 3D Computer Animation 1 3 units
FILM/MMAC 118 3D Computer Animation 2 3 units
FILM/MMAC 125 Computer Video Editing 2 units
FILM/MMAC 126 Motion Graphics for Multimedia and Film 3 units
FILM/MMAC 127 DVD Design and Production 3 units
MMAC 114 Dynamic Internet Design 3 units
GRPH 116 Digital Presentation and Portfolio Techniques 3 units
GRPH 118 Introduction to Web Graphics 3 units
GRPH 130 3D Modeling for Product Design 3 units
MUS 116 Sound Production Techniques 3 units
MUS 117 MIDI Technology and it's Applications 3 units

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