Oct 14, 2019  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2019-2020 
    
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2019-2020

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Interactive Media Technology, A.A.S.



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Offered at Main Campus

The Interactive Media Technology program is designed for students who want to combine graphic communication skills in both print and digital formats with marketing and web design skills. Students learn the fundamentals and best practices in graphic design, web design and social media. There are two emphasis areas built into the program: Interactive Web and Internet Marketing. This is a 21-month (seven-term) program.

To enroll, complete an application and attend any required academic orientation and information session. The program may be entered at the beginning of the Fall term.

Students meeting all program requirements receive an Associate of Applied Science degree.

A laptop computer and associated software is required for this program. Laptop computer and software requirements are available from the department office at (641) 683-5215.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Graduates will be able to design and produce visually appealing and professional websites utilizing industry standard software.
  2. Graduates will be able to manage and maintain an organization’s web presence.
  3. Graduates will understand various forms of social media platforms and how to effectively integrate them into the overall marketing strategy of an organization.
  4. Graduates will be able to develop Internet Marketing strategies.
  5. Graduates will be able to apply basic design fundamentals and principles to print and web solutions.
  6. Graduates will be able to create innovative print and web solutions utilizing industry standard software, including but not limited to: logos, corporate identity, posters, advertising, multimedia and web design.
  7. Graduates will be able to write effectively for the web.
  8. Graduates will be able to produce an online portfolio that showcases individual technical and Graphic communication skills.
  9. Graduates will be able to deliver effective oral and written presentations.
  10. Graduates will have a clear command of the written English language and be able to produce content that is free of spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors.
Program Total: 80 Credits

Total: 12 Credits


Total: 12 Credits


Term III


Total: 14 Credits


Total: 13 Credits


Term V


Total: 9 Credits


Term VI


Total: 12 Credits


Term VII


Total: 8 Credits


Internet Marketing Emphasis Option Courses


Interactive Web Emphasis Option Courses


Dual Major Option


Students who wish to complete an Associate of Arts degree along with this program can do so by taking these additional courses.

The Cultural elective should be a three-credit Literature. The Math elective should be Mat 110 or higher and the Science course should have a lab component.

  • Composition I & II - Credits: 6.00
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts - Credits: 1.00
  • Math or Science Electives - Credits: 2.00
  • U.S. History or Western Civilization - Credits: 3.00
  • Social Science Electives - Credits: 6.00
  • The College Experience - Credits: 2.00
  • Distributed Core Electives - Credits: 1.00

*Refer to General Education Course Requirements (A.A.S.)  for approved courses.

Notes


*Optional Course(s)

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