Web Design & Interactive Media

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Web Design & Interactive Media
Associate of Applied Science
Published June 1, 2016
This program can be completed on ground, blended (plus) or online.

Student Learning Outcomes

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1. Communication: Graduates will possess visual, written, and oral communication skills that enable them to create web and media vehicles that effectively deliver messages to intended audiences and the skill to communicate effectively with prospective employers, colleagues, and clients.

2. Information Technology: Graduates will have skills in file structure, digital information, media formats, computer applications, and basic knowledge of database design.

3. Design: Graduates will apply the principles, technical skills, and terminology of image manipulation and web design.

4. Problem-Solving: Graduates will possess the creative design skills to conceptualize, develop, and evaluate web pages and problem solving skills that result in interface designs satisfactory to the client.

5. Professionalism: Graduates will have developed professional awareness and a high standard of ethics.

Program Courses

Core Courses
WDIM110 Designing for Multimedia Display
WDIM120 Writing for Interactive Media
WDIM130 Fundamentals of Interactive Design
WDIM160 Web Scripting
WDIM225 Interactive Authoring I
WDIM230 Fundamentals of Authoring
WDIM260 Web Animation
WDIM265 Advanced Web Scripting
WDIM333 Web Design Associate Portfolio Development (2 credits)
WDIM435 Portfolio I

Supporting Courses
ART100 Design Fundamentals
ART102 Observational Drawing
ART110 Color Theory
DFV101 Introduction to Digital Filmmaking
DPH242 Image Manipulation
DPH252 Advanced Image Manipulation
VFX110 Digital Typography

General Education Courses
GEN101 English I
GEN105 Effective Speaking
GEN150 Mathematical Concepts and Connections

Program Electives

Humanities & Fine Arts 200-Level Elective
Physical & Life Science 200-Level Elective
Social Science 200-Level Elective


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Note: The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg 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.