Interactive Media & Simulation (455A)

Southern State Computer Science

Nature of Profession

The widespread use of multimedia has made design and programming of materials for software and placement on the web a necessary proficiency for individuals working with the computer. Expertise in computer graphics and multimedia has become critical for the computer professional. These individuals can create and assemble multimedia products for corporate interactive training, advertising and marketing and apply multimedia technology to assemble graphics, text, sound and video into meaningful productions.

Related Job Titles

Some job titles related to the field include consultant, publications developer, software developer and web developer.

Courses

First Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1140 Introduction to Computers I 4
CSCI 1145 Introduction to Multimedia 3
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
FNAR 1104 Introduction to the Arts 3
FNAR 1105 Basic Drawing I 3

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1141 Introduction to Computers II 4
CSCI 2211 Business on the Internet 3
FNAR 1106 Basic Drawing II 3
MATH 1124 Finite Math 3
CSCI 2263 HTML 5 Programming 3

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1165 Digital Design 3
CSCI 1146 Graphics & Animation 3
CSCI 1147 Web Page Design 3
– – – – – – General Elective 3
COMM 1115 Fundamentals of Effective Speech 3
CSCI 2270 Co-Op Interactive Media  

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
PSYC 1110 Principles of Psychology 3
CSCI 2265 Introduction to Game Development 3
CSCI 2268 Digital Audio & Video 3
CSCI – – Computer Science Elective 3
BADM 2225 Social Media / Marketing 3
CSCI 2270 Co-Op Interactive Media  
Program Total: 62

Third Semester Elective Choices

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1199 Seminar (topic must be approved by faculty one semester in advance) 3
Preferred any programming elective:
Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1171 Java I 3
CSCI 2205 Mobile Device Programming 3
CSCI 2255 Computer Programming Logic 3
CSCI 2260 C Programming 4

Fourth Semester Elective Choices

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1199 Seminar (topic must be approved by faculty one semester in advance) 3
CSCI 2280 Co-Op (Interactive Media) 2–12
Preferred any programming elective:
Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1171 Java I 3
CSCI 2205 Mobile Device Programming 3
CSCI 2255 Computer Programming Logic 3
CSCI 2260 C Programming 4

Faculty