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
CSCI 2263 HTML 5 Programming 3
FNAR 1106 Basic Drawing II 3
MATH 1124 Finite Math 3

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
COMM 1110 or COMM 1115 Interpersonal Communication or Fundamentals of Effective Speech 3
CSCI 1146 Computer Graphics & Animation 3
CSCI 1147 Web Page Design 3
CSCI 1165 Digital Design 3
CSCI – – Computer Science Elective 3

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
BADM 2225 Social Media / Marketing 3
CSCI 2265 Introduction to Game Development 3
CSCI 2268 Digital Audio & Video 3
CSCI – – Computer Science Elective 3
PSYC 1110 Principles of Psychology 3
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