This program emphasizes creative content for multimedia use. The certificate classes focus on story telling, drawing for use in digital environments, and animating, and include sound, video and 3D modeling.
GRDT 1410 This course is a comprehensive look into the drawing tools of Adobe Illustrator, a computer illustration application. Students will develop skills using the basic drawing tools. Use of the transformation tools, templates, layers, spot and process color, and file output will be emphasized.
WEBD 2605 This course introduces the student to the planning, designing and production of photo/video based presentations and audio. Students will learn how to develop timelines, narrative scripts, and storyboards. Students will become familiar with techniques of audio, video and still images creation, compression, and formatting appropriate for use in interactive multimedia and linear presentation. Delivery and packaging of a variety of digital media will also be covered.
WEBD 2610 Introduces animation tools such as Flash and builds skills needed to create two-dimensional digital animations and web interfaces. Students work with different animation techniques and interface designs to create finished web accessible animations.
WEBD 2660 This course is designed to give the skills needed to make basic computer generated 3D models and animations for use in multimedia, web and print projects. Software will be used to create, animate and render 3-D models. Textures, color and lighting will be applied to objects and environments. Emphasis is placed on tool and menu use to create models and animations. Prerequisites: GRDT1410, VCOM1010, GRDT1001, GRDT1051
WEBD 2680 Students will be introduced to Macromedia'a Flash, an object based 2D animation program. Flash is used to create animated segments for use in web pages or multimedia. Basic animation, symbols - unique to Flash, timing, storyboarding, design and software tools will be emphasized. Other Flash tools that are introduced in this course include: masks, motion guides and buttons. ActionScript language code is introduced.