Web Design & Interactive Media

Course Listing

Web Design & Interactive Media
Bachelor of Science
Published May 1, 2016

Student Learning Outcomes & Requirements

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  • Professional Presentation: Graduates demonstrate the mastery of concept and execution of web design and visual problem solving, and integrate industry standards, professional practices and ethics in a cohesive body of work.
  • Design: Graduates evaluate and incorporate aesthetics and formal concepts of interactive design, including communication legibility and effectiveness, and interrelationships among applications, imagery and text.
  • Technical Skill: Graduates demonstrate and apply competencies in interactive development through effective and efficient implementation of integrated functionality with authoring systems and/or web scripting.
  • Problem Solving: Graduates apply advanced web design skills to document and produce designs and business solutions appropriate to a particular client or target audience while developing a professional portfolio.
  • Concept: Graduates integrate theory of design concepts with historical and contemporary trends in interactive media.


Program Courses

AUDA101 Fundamentals of Audio
FND130 Desktop Video (available online only)
DFV120 Video I (available online only)
FND114 Fundamentals of Media Communication
FND132 Fundamentals of the Internet
FND251 E-Commerce
FNDA105 Design Fundamentals
FNDA135 Image Manipulation
FNDA150 Digital Color Theory
GWDA101 Applications & Industry
IMD122 Design and Typography
IMD123 User-Centered Information Design
IMD130 Writing for Multimedia
IMD131 Screen Design and Graphics
IMD211 Interactive Authoring I
IMD212 Basic Web Scripting
IMD213 Project Management
IMD221 Interactive Authoring II
IMD232 Interactive Authoring III
IMD233 Web Site Development
IMD241 Media Law and Ethics
IMD311 Sophomore Digital Portfolio
IMD312 Introduction to Programming
IMD314 Video for Interactive Media
IMD315 Theory and Practice in Interactive System Design
IMD323 Database Systems
IMD324 Digital Photography for Interactive Media
IMD331 Web Site Development II
IMD332 Web Imaging Techniques
IMD401 Advanced Web Scripting
IMD411 Senior Research
IMD412 Interactive Telecommunications
IMD431 Senior Project
IMD432 Portfolio
Program Elective I
Program Elective II
Program Elective III


IMD244 E-Learning I
IMD344 E-Learning II



GAD419 Advanced Edutainment Development
IMD320 Prototyping for Interactive Media and Games

General Education Courses

ART1000 Introduction to the Visual Arts
COM1010 Introduction to Communications
COM3010 Advanced Communications
ENG1010 Composition and Language
MTH1010 College Math
General Education Elective 1000+ level
General Education Elective 1000+ level
General Education Elective 1000+ level
General Education Elective 1000+ level
General Education Elective 2000+ level
General Education Elective 2000+ level
General Education Elective 2000+ level
General Education Elective 3000+ level
General Education Elective 3000+ level
General Education Elective 3000+ level

180 quarter credits required for a Web Design & Interactive Media Bachelor of Science degree

Program Electives

Program Electives

ADVA201 Fundamentals of Marketing
CC420 Internship I
CC430 Internship II
CC479 Special Projects II
CC480 Special Projects III
FADA308 Fundamentals of Business
G121 Concept Development
G131 Typography
G135 Graphic Symbolism
G211 Advanced Typography
G223 Digital Image Manipulation II
GADA101 Introduction to Game Development
GADA102 Interactive Story Telling
ID276 Sustainable Building Principles and Practices
IMD402 Web Systems Management and Structures
IMD403 Database Programming
IMD404 Database Management
IMD406 Intranet/Internet Management
IMD407 Illustration for Multimedia and Web I
PHOA101 Principles of Photography
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Note: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh—Online Division reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.