Multimedia Technology

The Multimedia Technology (MT) program is designed to assist students in developing and using their creative skills to prepare for a career in graphic design and digital media. Career skills that could be developed within this curriculum include: graphics design, web design, app design, digital photography, and digital audio/video editing and production.

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Program Outcomes

Demonstrate mastery of various digital design skills through creation of a professional portfolio.
Collaborate as a team member in designing and producing a media project.
Work with media users to develop a project from the concept to the finished project.
Effectively utilize the software application necessary to produce a finished project.
Identify and effectively utilize appropriate hardware devices for completing a project.
Develop critical thinking skills in written analysis of digital media objects.

Course Requirements

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Credit Hours Required: 62

    Required Professional Courses 25 credits
    ART 161 Digital Photography – 3 credits

    BUS 120 Introduction to Business – 3 credits

    CST 161 Computer Logic & Problem Solving – 3 credits

    CST 218 Desktop Publishing & Graphics – 3 credits

    CST 263 Database Management & Design – 3 credits

    CST 271 Introduction to Web Design – 3 credits

    CST 272 Introduction to Multimedia Design – 3 credits

    CST 273 Introduction to Photoshop – 3 credits

    CST 297 Information Technology Internship – 3 credits

    General Education Requirements 25 credits
    English/Communications – 6 credits

    Math/Computer Science – 6 credits

    Dakota Studies – 6 credits

    General Education – 7 credits

    Professional Electives 12 credits
    Students are required to complete 12 semester hours of elective Art, CST or Business courses. These courses must be chosen with permission of the advisor.

Tuition & Fees

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes, can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 15 credits each semester. If a student takes 12 credits, minimum for full-time, the program can be completed in 2.5 years (5 semesters) and one summer.

Cost to complete the program within normal time (based on 15 credits per semester for five semesters)

Tuition – $7,750

Registration Fee – $250

Lab Fee $50 (per lab class) – $450

Library Usage/Email Account Fee – $150

Building Usage Fee – $125

Technical Fee – $450

Books and Supplies (estimate) – $3,000

Graduation Fee – $40

Activity Fee – $150

Total – $12,365

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Course Catalog

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