New MediaThis program is available at the Springfield - Leffel Lane location.
New media brings together web design and development; social media; and digital content creation such as photography, video, audio, and animation to create interactive experiences for computer users. Students with this degree can work in the field of Web Design and Development, User Experience Design, Social Media Strategy, Digital Marketing, and Multimedia Content Production.
Graduates in new media need a balance of technical skills and aesthetic design sense with strong communication and personal skills to interact with clients. Employers in new media need skilled and intuitive, creative problem solvers to help them adapt to this new technological age. Employees in New Media must have strong computer competencies to allow them to work remotely from home.
The New Media program is a two-year computer intensive learning experience focusing on industry-standard practices. Students with little experience with computers should take special note of the "Academic Preparation" section.
Graduating new media students wishing to further build their skills could also receive an Associate of Applied Business in Graphic Design by completing an additional 12 courses in the Graphic Design curriculum and an Associate of Applied Business in Computer Software Development by completing an additional 12 courses in the Computer Software Development curriculum.
This degree program contains one or more embedded certficates which will automatically be awarded if the certificate requirements are met unless the student contacts Records and Registration and indicates he/she does not wish to have the certificate credential awarded.