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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Information Technology, Interactive Multimedia, Associate in Applied Science

Effective: Fall, 2016

The Interactive Multimedia specialization prepares students for the design and development of multimedia programs and websites that combine a variety of audiovisual elements including text, graphics, audio, animation and video. The Interactive Multimedia specialization emphasizes the more popular multimedia development tools and programming languages used in industry today.

The Associate in Applied Sciences in the Information Technology (IT) Career Degrees at Delaware County Community College blends the theoretical with the practical. Students are offered a choice of specializations: Computer Programming, Game Development, Help Desk/Technical Support, Interactive Multimedia, Network Engineering, Mobile Computing, and Web Development. Students have the benefit of classroom or online instruction, dedicated laboratory facilities and participation in co-curricular activities. Students in the IT Career Degrees are required to take program courses and related electives in their specialization as well as four IT core courses. In addition, students are required to take general education courses.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Utilize essential steps of the multimedia design and development process including but not limited to needs assessment, target audience profile, media selection, storyboarding, materials development, and evaluation.           
  • Determine the appropriate hardware, software, and equipment specifications for multimedia programs or websites.
  • Use industry standard applications to create text, graphics, audio, animation, and/or video for multimedia programs or websites.
  • Use scripting, programming and markup languages required for multimedia programs or websites.
  • Create multimedia programs or websites that illustrate appropriate use of text, color, sound, video, and/or interactivity.
  • Examine requisite skills and careers related to multimedia and web development.

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Second Semester (15-16 credits)

ENG 112 - English Composition II: Writing About Literature3
IMM 110 - Multimedia Graphics & Design3
NET 110 - Network Communications3
Please pick one of the following courses highlighted in blue:
DPR 110 - Introduction to C++3
DPR 104 - Introduction to Java Programming3
Mathematics Elective (3-4 credits)

Mathematics Elective: Choose from one of the following sequences, MAT 120 and MAT 121 or MAT 135 and MAT 136 or MAT 151 and MAT 152 or MAT 160 and MAT 161

Third Semester (15 credits)

IMM 120 - Web Page Design and Development3
IMM 201 - Audio and Video for Multimedia3
Please pick one of the following courses highlighted in blue:
DPR 210 - Object Oriented C++3
DPR 204 - Intermediate Java Programming3
Any transferable Diversity and Social Justice (DJ) and Global Understanding (GU) designated course (3 credits)
Any transferable Oral Communication (OC) designated course (3 credits)

Fourth Semester (16 credits)

DPR 241 - Mobile Web Development3
DPR 250 - Digital Portfolio Development3
DPR course (3 credits)
Any transferable Scientific Inquiry (SI) designated science course (4 credits)
Humanities Elective (3 credits)

Note: Students are required to complete one (1) Program elective from DPR.  Recommended DPR courses to choose from include the following options: DPR 206, DPR 213, DPR 214, DPR 222, DPR 224, DPR 234, DPR 236, and DPR 238.

Total Credits: 61-63