Interactive digital communications is an essential part of the business, education, and entertainment industries. This has led to entry-level employment opportunities for an individual designer who can create interactive information services through a combination of sound, graphic arts, text, and video. The Associate of Science degree program in Web Design & Interactive Media was created to prepare today’s students for entry-level careers in this field.
Coursework begins with drawing and design, digital image manipulation, interactive media design, scriptwriting, sound, video, and animation, then progresses to interactive information and Web design, all under the guidance of faculty members, many of whom are recruited from this fascinating industry. At graduation, students have an individualized digital portfolio to showcase for prospective employers the practical skills and technical expertise they have acquired.
• Professional Presentation - Graduates demonstrate professional layout, integrating media elements and employing industry standards and professional practices.
• Design - Graduates apply the vocabulary and concepts of interactive design, including communication effectiveness, and interrelationships among imagery and text.
• Technical - Graduates demonstrate competencies in interactive development using authoring systems and/or web scripting.
To receive an Associate of Science degree in Web Design & Interactive Media, students must: receive a passing grade or credit for all required coursework; earn a minimum of 90 quarter credits; achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher; meet portfolio or other requirements as outlined by the program; and satisfy all financial obligations to The Art Institute.