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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.

Career Services

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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.S.
Degree or Program: Computer Science
Degree Type: Certificate of Specialization
A Certificate of Specialization in Multimedia provides an additional option for students to upgrade skills in a focused area of study. Students will be awarded this certificate only upon successful completion of all the following courses.
General Education Requirements 0
  CPM 120 Windows Multimedia 3
  CPM 170 Computer Graphics (Adobe Illustrator) 3
  CPM 210 Digital Photo Editing (Adobe Photoshop) 3
  CPM 220 3D Animation 3
  CPM 250 Web Animation (Adobe Flash) 3
  CPM 270 Digital Video Editing (Adobe Premiere) 3

For more information, call 636-922-8241.


Certificate Info.

Certificates of Specialization are for people who desire information or skills in a specific area that is usually related to their current job. Students must complete specific program requirements as listed under each program in the catalog. They can usually be completed in a short period of time. The credit hours earned can be applied toward a Certificate of Achievement and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree in the related field, should the student wish to continue study.