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 1165 Digital Design 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 1145 Introduction to Multimedia 3
FNAR 1106 Basic Drawing II 3
MATH 1124 Finite Math 3
PSYC 1110 Principles of Psychology 3

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1146 Computer Graphics & Animation 3
CSCI 2211 Business on the Internet 3
CSCI 2265 Introduction to Game Development 3
FNAR – – Fine Art Elective 3
SPTH 1115 or COMM 1110 Fundamentals of Effective Speech or Interpersonal Communication 3

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1147 Web Page Design 3
CSCI 1171 Java I 4
CSCI 2268 Digital Audio & Video 3
BADM – – Business Management Elective 3
– – – – – – General Elective 3
Program Total: 63

Fine Art Electives

Course # Course Title Credits
FNAR 1120 Water Media Painting I 3
FNAR 1121 Water Media Painting II 3
FNAR 1131 Oil Painting II 3
FNAR 1140 Introduction to the Craft of Stained Glass I 3
FNAR 1141 Introduction to the Craft of Stained Glass II 3
FNAR 1143 Ceramics I 3
FNAR 1144 Ceramics II 3
FNAR 1146 Fused Glass Jewelry & Decor 3
FNAR 1147 Fused Glass Metal Clay Jewelry 3
FNAR 2211 Figure Drawing 3
FNAR 2220 Advanced Water Media Painting 3
FNAR 2230 Advanced Oil Painting 3
FNAR 2245 Advanced Ceramics 3

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