Web Design & Interactive Media

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

Student Learning Outcomes

Program Objectives

  • 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.

See ge.artinstitutes.edu/programoffering/47 for complete Gainful employment information for this degree.

Program Courses

Program Courses

AUDA101 Fundamentals of Audio
DFVA102 Introduction to Filmmaking Application & Design - or - FND130 Desktop Video
DFVA103 Fundamentals of Video Production - or- DFV120 Video I
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
IMD222 Computer Animation for Multimedia and Web
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


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 Electives

Ten General Education Elective Courses

Program Electives
Choose three program electives from:

ADVA101 Fundamentals of Advertising
ADVA201 Fundamentals of Marketing
CC420 Internship I*
CC430 Internship II*
CC478 Special Projects
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
GDE420 Design Studio I (available on ground only)
GDE421 Design Studio II (available on ground only)
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

Total credits required to graduate: 180

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Note: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh 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.