This program emphasizes creative concepts of the architecture and content creation for multimedia. The certificate offers introductory to advanced coursework, including animation, 3D modeling, web page construction, audio and video, and user interaction.
WEBD 1032 This course will explore the fundamentals of development and delivery of web sites. Students will be introduced to basic web page coding and image preparation. Special emphasis will be placed on HTML page structure and control of page elements through CSS. Students will be able to create a simple website with HTML and CSS and upload it to a server at the end of the course.
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 2675 This course explores the basics of interface and interactive design for common mobile devices and tablets. It focuses on the use of designer friendly software to create and distribute simple mobile apps. Use of the design process and layout principles are stressed.
Prerequisites: WEBD1032 Interactive Design Fundamentals, or equivalent HTML and CSS experience
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.
WEBD 2685 Students will become familiar with the concepts of web page design, construction, and software programs. Emphasis will be on good design process for graphic element creation, logical web page information flow, and site creation. Adobe Dreamweaver, Illustrator, and Photoshop will be used at the primary software tools.
WEBD 2690 In this class students will become familiar with advanced web page design techniques. The emphasis will be on good design of both graphic elements and logical web page information flow. This advanced course will introduce students to a variety of web page construction software packages and tools. Additionally, issues dealing with file transmission (audio, multimedia interaction) will be discussed.
WEBD 2694 Students will use skills learned in Multimedia I to create portfolio quality multimedia productions. Emphasis will be placed on use of user interface and experience design, scripting language, logical information flow, storyboarding, and quality graphic design. This course is project intensive.
WEBD 2710 Introduces web content management software and use of templates and plugins to create websites. Emphasis is on tools for creating feature rich websites without ground up programming. Other topics include using template web marketing, shopping cart/e-commerce options and HTML 5 and CSS3.