New Media - Web Design Option
Web Design OptionThis program is available at the Springfield - Leffel Lane location.
The New Media Web Design Option focuses on teaching front-end web interface design skills with the necessary programming skills needed to obtain work as front-end web developers or user experience designers. Graduates in the New Media Web Design option 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 below.
The program course schedule is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Many individuals, especially part-time students and those requiring college preparatory courses, will need additional semesters of study. Students should consult their academic advisor for help in planning their schedules.
Graduating new media web design option students wishing to further build their skills could complete the Bachelor of Applied Science in Web Design and Development – Web Design Concentration. Graduates 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 10 courses in the Computer Software Development Curriculum.
This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates 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.
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Outcomes and Curriculum
Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Business degree in New Media - Web Design Option, a graduate will be able to:
- Design websites with usability in mind.
- Manage a new media design problem from conceptualization to finished project.
- Utilize industry standard software effectively for digital content creation.
- Write computer programs to implement information systems designs.
|NWM 1000||Introduction to New Media||2|
|GPH 1001||Introduction to Graphic Design||3|
|CSD 1510||Programming Fundamentals with Python||3|
|ENG 1111||English I||3|
|FYE 1101||College Success||1|
|ITS 1500||HTML and CSS||3|
|NWM 1005||Digital Aesthetics and User Experience||3|
|NWM 1020||Adobe for Web Professionals||3|
|NWM 1610||Web Design||3|
|ITS 1105||Computer Concepts and Software Applications ^||3|
|NWM 1010||Social Media and Digital Interactivity||3|
|NWM 2400||Advanced Web Design||3|
|CSD 1300||Database Management||2|
|CSD 1310||SQL I||2|
|CSD 2521||Java Programming I||3|
|CSD 2610||Mobile Web Application Programming|
|or NWM 2000||Digital Multimedia I||3|
|CSD 2800||Advanced Topics||3|
|ART 1002||Art History II||3|
|COM 1120||Public Speaking I||3|
|PSY 1111||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|STT 2640||Elementary Statistics I||3|
|Total credit hours||61|
Note: It is extremely important that students save all work from the first term forward to enable them to build a portfolio in NWM 2400.
The program course schedule is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Many individuals, especially part-time students and those requiring college preparatory courses, will need additional semesters of study. Students should also consult their academic advisor for help in planning their schedules.
New Media students need a high school algebra background equivalent to MTH 0650 Pre-Algebra for Non-STEM majors. Students with little or no computer background should enroll in ITS 0700 Computer Fundamentals, as a preparatory course before taking other computer courses. Students without adequate keyboarding skills should enroll in ITS 0710 Beginning Keyboarding.
Students enrolled in Associate of Applied Business degree programs are preparing for employment upon graduation from the program. However, at some point many of these students are also interested in completing a bachelor's degree.Students who wish to continue with their education can apply for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Web Design and Development at Clark State. See the Bachelor Degree section of the catalog for more information.