Information Technology, Interactive Multimedia, A.A.S.
The Associate in Applied Sciences in the Information Technology fields at Delaware County Community College blends the theoretical with the practical. Students are offered a choice of specializations: Programming, Computer Applications, Network Engineering, Web Development, Interactive Multimedia, Game Development and Help Desk. Students have the benefit of classroom instruction, the use of specialized laboratory facilities and participation in co-curricular programs in their specialization area. All students interested in Information Technology majors take core courses required for the associate in applied science and in addition, attend required information technology core courses. Students select an option with specialized courses and related electives. All students are required to take the general education core courses listed below. In addition, students take 12 credits from the required Information Technology Core. The student will choose one of seven options to complete the requirements for specific the associate's degree.
The Interactive Multimedia option provides the student with the knowledge and skills to develop World Wide Web (WWW) pages and Computer-Based Training (CBT) applications that employ a variety of audio and visual media including animation, video, and graphics.
In conjunction with the general education and IT core requirements the student should be able to:
- Identify elements of effective multimedia, CBT and/or web applications.
- Utilize the instructional design process for CBT, multimedia and/or web applications, including needs and assessment, audience analysis, media selection, storyboarding, materials development and program evaluation.
- Determine the appropriate platform (or combination of platforms) for specific audience/environment (text, audio, video) and desired results for CBT, multimedia, and/or web applications.
- Use appropriate authoring tools and programming languages required for production of CBT, multimedia and web applications.
- Use high-level programming languages required for multimedia, CBT or web application development. Identify and incorporate the effective elements of interface design into a CBT or web application.
- Design and create multimedia, CBT or web projects that illustrate appropriate use of text, color, sound, video and user interactivity.
- Demonstrate ability to work in teams to create multimedia, CBT and/or web applications.
- Mathematics Electives 6-10 Credits
- Social Science Elective 3 Credits
- Humanities Elective 3 Credits
- Science Elective 3-4 Credits
Choose either DPR 205 or 226
For Mathematics electives choose one of the following sequences: MAT 120-121 or MAT 135-136, MAT 150 and MAT 160-161