Morgan Community College

Multimedia

The Multimedia Program consists of three certificates: Foundations of graphic design, foundations of web design and foundations of video and animation and the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Multimedia. This program is designed to develop both the technical and non-technical skills required for success in the fast-paced multimedia career field. Upon successful completion of the degree program, students will be prepared for positions in graphic design, web design and computer-based training development. The curriculum places strong emphasis on teamwork and collaboration skills.

Multimedia Certificate

Multimedia is a fast growing field that combines traditional design skills with an ever widening base of digital tools. The courses keep pace with current technologies and underscore the importance of business skills with projects that mimic employment scenarios and the complexities of designer/client relationships.

PROGRAM PREREQUISITE:

Demonstrated computer proficiency in file creation and manipulation.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

Course

Course Title

Credits

MGD 111

Adobe Photoshop I

3

MGD 112

Adobe Illustrator I

3

MGD 133

Graphic Design I

3

MGD 233

Graphic Design II

3

MGD 141

Web Design I

3

MGD 241

Web Design II

3

MGD 143

Motion Graphic Design

3

MGD 251

Multimedia Motion & Sound

3

MGD 259

Management & Production

3

MGD 289

Capstone

3

TOTAL CREDITS

30

M_CER_MMAC

Associate of Applied Science in Multimedia

Completion of the 30 Multimedia Certificate requirements PLUS 30 additional credits will entitle students to receive the A.A.S. Multimedia Degree.

PROGRAM PREREQUISITE:

Completion of the 30 credit Multimedia Certificate

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

Course

Course Title

Credits

MGD 111

Adobe Photoshop I

3

MGD 112

Adobe Illustrator

3

MGD 133

Graphic Design I

3

MGD 233

Graphic Design II

3

MGD 141

Web Design I

3

MGD 241

Web Design II

3

MGD 143

Motion Graphic Design

3

MGD 251

Multimedia Motion & Sound

3

MGD 259

Management & Production

3

MGD 289

Capstone

3

Above courses are all contained within the CERTIFICATE

MAT 112

Financial Mathematics

3

ART 110

Art Appreciation

3

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

ENG 113

Business English

3

COM 105

Career Communications

3

BUS 217

Business Comm. & Report Writing

3

MAR 216

Principles of Marketing

3

ART 121

Drawing I

3

PSY 226

Social Psychology

3

Select 3 credits Multimedia Electives:

ART 100-200*

MUS 100-299

MGD 100-299*

THE 100-299

*Except those courses that are already part of the AAS-Multimedia program.

3

TOTAL CREDITS

60

M_AAS_MMAC

Foundations of Graphic Design Certificate

This program will give students the foundational skills to be successful in Graphic Design, whether it is to prepare them for further education, another media field, enhance their skills for a job they already have, or to work as a freelancer or starting designer in the industry. The latest industry-approved professional software is taught, as well as creativity, working with a client and within design parameters, and effectively using the principles of design. Projects range from designing personal artistic projects to logos, branding, packaging, advertising, desktop publishing, and more.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

Note: Not Financial Aid eligible

Course

Course Title

Credits

MGD 111

Adobe Photoshop I

3

MGD 112

Adobe Illustrator I

3

MGD 133

Graphic Design I

3

MGD 233

Graphic Design II

3

TOTAL CREDITS

12

M_CER_MMA1

Foundations of Web Design Certificate

This program will cover the fundamentals of Web Design. Students will learn to build a website from scratch using HTML and CSS and progress to more complex sites that use newer technologies and media. Design is emphasized for creativity, accessibility, and usability. Students will create at least one simple and one complex website during the course of the program. In addition, the business of being a web designer is covered throughout the program to teach students how to work with clients and analyze their audience's needs.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

Note: Not Financial Aid eligible

Course

Course Title

Credits

MGD 111

Adobe Photoshop I

3

MGD 112

Adobe Illustrator I

3

MGD 141

Web Design I

3

MGD 241

Web Design II

3

TOTAL CREDITS

12

M_CER_MMA2

Foundations of Video and Animation Certificate

This program covers the topic of Motion Design, both in the field of animation and video. Students will learn on professional level software and we will cover pre-production, composition, storyboarding, character development, editing, sound, special effects, and post-production. Projects are personal choice for students but can include animated websites, e-Cards, animation shorts, commercials, documentaries, skits, music videos, etc.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

Note: Not Financial Aid eligible

Course

Course Title

Credits

MGD 111

Adobe Photoshop I

3

MGD 112

Adobe Illustrator I

3

MGD 143

Motion Graphic Design

3

MGD 251

Multimedia Motion & Sound

3

TOTAL CREDITS

12

M_CER_MMA3



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2015-2016 Morgan Community College Catalog & November 2015 Addendum

CATALOG INFORMATION

ADDENDUM 2015-2016

GOVERNANCE

MISSION, VISION, VALUES & STRATEGIC COMMITMENTS

MAPS, DIRECTIONS, ADDRESSES & LOCATIONS

HISTORY

ACCREDITATION

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

ACADEMIC STANDING

ADMISSIONS

ADVISING

ASSESSMENT

COLLEGE CLOSURES

COURSES

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS (Alphabetical)

AAA-Advancing Academic Achievement Courses

ABM-Agriculture Business Management Courses

ACC-Accounting Courses

ACT-Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AGB-Agriculture Business Courses

AGE-Agriculture Economics Courses

AGY- Agriculture Crop and Soils Courses

AME-Agriculture Mechanics Courses

ANT-Anthropology Courses

ART-Art Courses

ASE-Automotive Service Technology Courses

ASL-American Sign Language Courses

AST-Astronomy Courses

AVT-Aviation Technology

BIO-Biology Courses

BTE-Business Technologies Courses

BUS-Business Courses

CCR-College Composition and Reading Courses

CHE-Chemistry Courses

CIS-Computer Information Systems Courses

COM-Communication Courses

CRJ-Criminal Justice Courses

CSC-Computer Science Courses

CSL-Counseling Courses

ECE-Early Childhood Education Courses

ECO-Economics Courses

EDU-Education Courses

EIC-Electricity Industrial/Commercial Courses

ELT-Electronics Courses

EMS-Emergency Medical Services Courses

ENG-English Courses

ENV-Environmental Science Courses

ESL-English as a Second Language Courses

FST-Fire Science Technology Courses

Foreign Language Courses***

GEO-Geography Courses

GEY-Geology Courses

HHP-Holistic Health Professional Courses

HIS-History Courses

HPR-Health Professional Courses

HUM-Humanities Courses

HWE-Health and Wellness Courses

JOU-Journalism Courses

LIT-Literature Courses

MAN-Management Courses

MAR-Marketing Courses

MAT-Mathematics Courses

MGD-Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

MOT-Medical Office Technology Courses

MST-Massage Therapy Courses

MTE-Manufacturing Technology Courses

MUS-Music Courses

NUA-Nursing Assistant Courses

NUR-Nursing Courses

PED-Physical Education Courses

PHI-Philosophy Courses

PHY-Physics Courses

POS-Political Science Courses

PPT-Power Plant Technology Courses

PSY-Psychology Courses

RAM-Range Management Courses

REA-Reading Courses

REE-Real Estate Courses

RTE-Radiologic Technology Courses

SCI-Science Courses

SOC-Sociology Courses

SPA-Spanish Language Courses

SVT-Sport Vehicle Technology Courses

THE-Theatre Courses

WEL-Welding Courses

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

List of Degrees & Certificates Offered

Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts Degrees with Designation

Associate of Arts: Other Agreements

Associate of General Studies

Associate of Science

A.S. Degrees With Designation

Agriculture & Rural Business

Applied Technology

Automotive Collision Repair

Automotive Service Technology

Business

Early Childhood Education

Emergency Medical Services

Health Science Technology

Human Performance/ Physical Fitness

Industrial Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance

Massage Therapy

Medical Office Technologies

Medical Office Administrative Assistant

Multimedia

Nurse Aide

Nursing

Phlebotomy

Radiology Technology

Welding Technologies

FINANCIAL AID

GRADES & GRADING

GRADUATION & TRANSFER

LEGAL NOTICES & CONSUMER INFORMATION

PERSONNEL & STAFF DIRECTORY

REGISTRATION

SAFETY ISSUES & NOTICES

MISSION, VISION, VALUES & STRATEGIC COMMITMENTS

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES, & SERVICES

STUDENT RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

TUITION CLASSIFICATION

TUITION, FEES, PAYMENTS & REFUND POLICIES

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