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Interactive Designer (BP) Diploma

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 9 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCDS1040Job Seeking Skills

2

COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

COMM2130Public Speaking

3

 

ENGL1026Writing for Careers

3

or

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Total Diploma Credits 58

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP1500Concepts of Interactive Media

3

MMVP1505Introduction to Visual Communications

3

MMVP1511Production Planning

4

MMVP1570Introduction to Programming for Designers

3

MGDP1250Web Design & Development I

3

Total Credits  16

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP1562Audio for Media

3

MMVP1580Animation

3

MMVP2010JavaScript for Designers

3

MGDP2050Web Design & Development II

3

COMM2130Public Speaking

3

Total Credits  15

Third Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP15453D Basics

3

MMVP2025Interactive Game Design

3

MMVP2575Interactive Mobile Design

3

MGDP1340Advanced Photoshop

3

CCDS1040Job Seeking Skills

2

Total Credits  14

Fourth Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP2560After Effects

3

MMVP2641Portfolio Production

3

MGDP1240Illustrator

3

COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

ENGL1026Writing for Careers

3

or

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

Total Credits  13

Graduation (58 Credits)

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

 

3/31/2021 : BP 1107 / EP