Chris Ruth

What Is Multimedia?

Multimedia has changed the way America works! You will learn the fundamentals of multimedia authoring and design using the latest programs on the market leading to entry-level positions.

Occupation Overview

Multimedia developers produce and develop CD-ROMs, online training, kiosks and media development using video, audio, programming, animations and graphics. When seeking an entry-level position in this field, it is important to have a "portfolio" containing samples of your best work.

Occupational Outlook

Employment of multimedia and Web professionals is projected to grow 20 percent through 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand will be driven by the growing popularity of mobile devices and e-commerce.

Local/regional placement and outlook have been higher than average compared to the national outlook.

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Web and Multimedia Careers

SCC graduates are employed in a broad range of careers, including, but not limited to: multimedia developer, webmaster, Web programmer, game developer and creative director.

Salary Outlook

Nationally, established Web and multimedia professionals generally earn between $33,130 and $58,140 per year. Exceptional performers can earn in excess of $76,450.

Opportunities for advancement and promotion after entry-level employment are typically higher with an A.A.S. degree compared to certificates.

Sources: FOCUS Online Career and Education Planning Systems.

Degree Name: Multimedia C.A.
Degree or Program: Computer Science
Degree Type: Certificate of Achievement
General Education Requirements 13
  COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
Mathematics MAT 098 Beginning Algebra 4
Communication ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Social Science HIS 101
HIS 102
HIS 115
HIS 270
POL 101
POL 102
U.S. History to 1877
U.S. History since 1877
U.S. History since 1945
History of Missouri
American Government
State and Local Government
3
Elective CPT 115 Introduction to Data Processing 3
CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS MUST INCLUDE:  6
  CPT 106 PC Operating Systems 3  
  CPM 120 Windows Multimedia 3  
ADDITIONAL CORE REQUIREMENTS: (Choose any 4) 12
  CPM 170 Computer Graphics 3
  CPM 190 Dynamic Programming Languages 3
  CPM 210

Digital Photo Editing 3
  CPM 220 3D Animation 3
  CPM 250 Web Animation 3
  CPM 260 Content Management Systems 3
  CPM 270 Digital Video Editing 3
TOTAL REQUIRED HOURS 31

Courses by Semester

FIRST SEMESTER 15
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
MAT 098 Beginning Algebra 3
CPT 115 Introduction to Data Processing 3
  Choose two of the core requirements *

6

SECOND SEMESTER 15
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH
HIS or POL Social Sciences 3
  Choose two of the core requirements * 6
CPT 106 PC Operating Systems 3
CPM 120 Windows Multimedia 3

*Core requirements include CPM 170, 190, 210, 220, 250, 260, 270.

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Computer Science – Multimedia and Web Design


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