Non-Discrimination Policy: It is the policy of Indian Hills Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). Read the full policy here.
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
Graduates will be able to design and produce visually appealing and professional websites utilizing industry standard software.
Graduates will be able to manage and maintain an organization’s web presence.
Graduates will understand various forms of social media platforms and how to effectively integrate them into the overall marketing strategy of an organization.
Graduates will be able to develop Internet Marketing strategies.
Graduates will be able to apply basic design fundamentals and principles to print and web solutions.
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.
Graduates will be able to write effectively for the web.
Graduates will be able to produce an online portfolio that showcases individual technical and Graphic communication skills.
Graduates will be able to deliver effective oral and written presentations.
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.