Computer Science - Multimedia and Web Design

Program Description

Multimedia is the combination of a variety of media used to create a presentation. For 50 years, television has been one of the most popular forms of multimedia presentations, combining sound, graphics, video and text to provide viewers with entertaining and educational programming.

Today, the World Wide Web and CD-ROMs offer computer users the same type of multimedia presentations, with the added plus of interactivity. Users of the Web or CD-ROM can interact with and control the message by choosing their own unique, self-paced path.

What you will learn:

  • Web page design and development.
  • Multimedia programming to create interactive CDs for training, education, marketing and research.
  • 2D and 3D graphics and animation for the Web.
  • Video and sound editing.
  • How to integrate different types of content (script, design, video, audio, etc.) into an artistically powerful whole multimedia project.
  • Dynamic scripting(programming) languages to create vibrant websites.

What types of jobs would I be qualified for with a degree or certificate from this program?

  • Multimedia Developer
  • Webmaster
  • Web Programmer
  • Game Developer
  • Creative Director

What types of degrees or certificates are available?

Associate of Applied Science
Certificate of Achievement
Certificate of Specialization

What can I expect to earn as a graduate of this program?

Nationally, salaries start at approximately $40,000 for multimedia presentation artists and Web designers. With just one or two years of experience, salaries often increase dramatically.

What kinds of courses would I be taking?

  • 3D Animation
  • Dreamweaver
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere
  • Illustrator
  • Flash (beginning and advanced)
  • Javascript
  • XML
  • HTML
  • Dynamic Programming/Scripting
  • Languages

Can I transfer my credits here to a four-year program?

The four-year program of your choice always has the final answer to this question. SCC students find, however, that the general education credits transfer quite successfully. The courses specific to this SCC degree/certificate are most often completely transferable as well, although some transfer as an elective.

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Program Contact

Jane O'Donnell

Office Coordinator

Ginny Tiller

Office Info

Office Hours

7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Office Location

Technology Building, Room 105

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