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Bachelor of Science in Interactive Media & Web Development:

Designing tomorrow’s media

The evolving world of interactive media breaks new ground every day, requiring constantly evolving knowledge and skills. As graduates of the Interactive Media & Web Development program, students will be equipped to enter this dynamic field with the hands-on skills and the creative thinking  ability necessary to manage information for interactive news, entertainment and strategic communications.

Learning to synthesize form and function, students will explore the power of user-driven applications and experiences. They will be challenged to go beyond how a design looks, to analyze whether the design makes the user feel socially accountable and has a tangible impact, and they will learn how to measure the outcomes.

Upon  completion of the program, students will be prepared for the current state of the industry and will be equipped to create the interactive media of tomorrow.

Students will learn from industry professionals who not only teach, but create every day.  From learning contemporary languages for creating code, to designing effective interactions on any digital medium, students will roll up their sleeves and learn by doing.

As students progress through the program, gathering strong communications skills and interdisciplinary knowledge, they will work learn the best practices of JavaScript, create interactive web design in HTML and learn about UI/UX responsive design.

Included in the program are courses on mobile web design, interactive scripting, 3D modeling, digital photography and more.  Internships round out the program and help to launch careers by offering all-important real-world experience.

The Interactive Media and Web Development degree requires 120 credits, broken down as follows:

  • 90 credits in Interactive Media
  • 30 credits in arts, sciences, and humanities

Here are just a few of the courses you may be taking:

  • IM 101 – Contemporary Front End Application Design and Implementation
  • IM 415 – Portfolio Development
  • IM 304 – Mobile Applications

For complete course listings please refer to our catalog. To learn more about our faculty, please visit the faculty and staff directory.

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The hands-on and critical thinking skills students learn will prepare them for careers as art directors, concept artists, creative directors, environmental artists, Flash developers, UI/UX designers, mobile game app designers and developers, web designers and developers and technical or installation artists.