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2013-2014 Chesapeake College Catalog 
2013-2014 Chesapeake College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems, A.A.S. Interactive Media and Web Design Option (474)

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This program of study meets all the General Education Requirements at Chesapeake College.

Award: Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Mission: The Chesapeake College Interactive Media and Web Design Degree option provides students with the concepts and skills to design interactive media and Web pages.

Program Description: The Interactive Media and Web Design program prepares students for employment as Web page/multimedia presentation operators and designers in the business community. The program provides the student with the opportunity to acquire proficiency in microcomputer graphics/multimedia software. Additional business or business-related courses provide the student with a thorough understanding of the employment environment. The fundamental goal is to provide the student with an adequate understanding of microcomputer software and multimedia skills in order to function successfully in a business-oriented, computing environment. Students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.

Program Goals: The Interactive Media and Web Design Degree program will:

  • Facilitate proficiency in content knowledge and skills for the College’s general education competencies.
  • Emphasize technical competency, professional knowledge and ethical responsibility.
  • Enable qualified graduates to meet the educational requirements for professional certification.
  • Prepare students for successful careers in interactive media and Web design or for further study in the field.

Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Create interactive media and web sites with industry standard web-authoring technologies.
  • Adapt new and emerging technology in the workplace.
  • Evaluate professional responsibilities concerning ethical issues that may be present in the interactive media and web design environment.
  • Apply appropriate industry terminology in the interactive media and web design setting.

 Contact Person: Ms. Diana Hill

Minimum Required Credits: 63

Mathematics Electives (G.Ed.) can be satisfied by:


♦ Must be taken within the first 12 hours unless exempted by meeting established standards.

+ Prerequisite or corequisite. See course description for details.

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