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Interactive Designer (BP) Associate in Applied Science Degree

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The Interactive Designer is responsible for the creative production of computer generated artwork and presentation materials. The designer must be able to use good written, verbal and visual communication skills, both with clients and other team members. Some jobs will require independent work and others will be part of a team effort. This production work may include CD ROMs, interactive programs, web graphics, ad design, 2D and 3D animations, video graphics and print materials.

Award Outcomes

Produce media solutions for clients.

Analyze end-user needs.

Demonstrate proficiency with industry-standard media production hardware and software.

Demonstrate production workflows.

Develop creative solutions with visual and audio techniques.

Understand roles and function as a part of a production team.

Develop positive and accurate written communications.

Apply legal and ethical principles to personal, social, and professional behaviors.

Career Opportunities

Interactive Designers with good artistic design skills are in high demand by media producers, film and animation companies, production houses, government agencies, printing houses, ad agencies, educational institutions and businesses who are engaged in local and global communications with outside customers or company employees.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 49 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP1500Concepts of Interactive Media

3

MMVP1505Introduction to Visual Communications

3

MMVP1511Production Planning

4

MMVP15453D Basics

3

MMVP1562Audio for Media

3

MMVP1570Introduction to Programming for Designers

3

MMVP1580Animation

3

MMVP2010Javascript for Designers

3

MMVP2025Interactive Game Design

3

MMVP2560After Effects

3

MMVP2575Interactive Mobile Design

3

MMVP2641Portfolio Production

3

MGDP1240Illustrator

3

MGDP1250Web Design & Development I

3

MGDP1340Advanced Photoshop

3

MGDP2050Web Design & Development II

3

General Education Required 15 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
COMM2130Public Speaking

3

Choose six credits from MnTC Goal Area 2

6

Choose three credits from MnTC Goal Areas 3-10

3

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ENGL2121Writing and Research

4

ENGL2125Technical Writing

3

ENGL2130Introduction to Creative Writing

3

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 64

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MGDP1250Web Design & Development I

3

MMVP1500Concepts of Interactive Media

3

MMVP1505Introduction to Visual Communications

3

MMVP1511Production Planning

4

MMVP1570Introduction to Programming for Designers

3

Total Credits  16

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MGDP2050Web Design & Development II

3

MMVP1562Audio for Media

3

MMVP1580Animation

3

MMVP2010Javascript for Designers

3

COMM2130Public Speaking

3

Total Credits  15

Summer Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 2

3

Total Credits  3

Third Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MGDP1340Advanced Photoshop

3

MMVP15453D Basics

3

MMVP2025Interactive Game Design

3

MMVP2575Interactive Mobile Design

3

 

Choose one of the following:

ENGL2121Writing and Research

4

ENGL2125Technical Writing

3

ENGL2130Introduction to Creative Writing

3

Total Credits  15

Fourth Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MGDP1240Illustrator

3

MMVP2560After Effects

3

MMVP2641Portfolio Production

3

 

Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 2

3

 

Choose three credits from MnTC Goal Areas 3-10

3

Total Credits  15

MnTC Goal Area 2

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
BIOL2001Biology in Society

4

BIOL2003Nutrition and Health

3

BIOL2005General Biology I

4

BIOL2045Human Biology

4

BIOL2125Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIOL2225Anatomy and Physiology II

4

BIOL2235Microbiology

4

COMM2060Small Group Communication

3

ECON2100Consumer Economics

3

INFS2000Research Skills in the Information Age

3

MATH2050Applications of Quantitative Reasoning

3

MATH2250Precalculus with Trigonometry

5

MATH2300Calculus I

5

PHIL2100Critical Thinking

3

PHYS2001Introductory Physics

3

SOCI2100Introduction to Sociology

3

Choose a Total of:  6 Credits

MnTC Goal Areas 3-10

A complete list of MnTC courses and Goal Areas that can be used to meet General Education requirements can be found at www.hennepintech.edu.  The same course cannot satisfy more than one MnTC Goal Area requirement.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Choose a Total of:  3 Credits

Graduation (64 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.


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