Interactive Media Design

Program Number: 10-206-4
School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: West Bend
This program is eligible for financial aid

Showcase your artistic talents and tell stories through your artwork with the two-year Interactive Media Design degree. 

About the Program

The Interactive Media Design program at Moraine Park gives students creative control to produce a variety of unique animations and graphics. Have you ever wondered how virtual worlds or applications on touch-screen kiosks are created? You'll get to learn the process while earning an associate degree.

What You'll Learn

Students gain hands-on experience designing and manipulating animations, sound, text and video into multimedia presentations. These presentations can be used in developing products or creating business presentations. Graduates are well-versed in creating animated and live videos, commercials, digital signage and other media for the web.

 

Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates
Approximate Costs
Program Outcomes
Career Opportunities
Admission Process
Transfer Opportunities
Additional Information
Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Program Outcomes
  • Apply the principles of design and storytelling to develop media products and services.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of media software, tools and technology.
  • Implement creative solutions from concept through completion.
  • Communicate creative rationale in formal and informal settings.
  • Implement project management skills to meet customer and market demands.
  • Apply effective and ethical business practices.
Career Opportunities
  • Animator
  • Digital Artist
  • Digital Media Designer
  • Interactive Media Designer
  • Motion Graphic Artist
  • Video Production Assistant
  • Multimedia Production Assistant
  • Freelance Digital Media Producer
Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

    Transfer Opportunities
    1. Transfer in prior college work or get a free transcript review. Start here.
    2. Transfer a Moraine Park degree to earn a bachelor’s – learn more.
    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    Students must own or purchase an approved laptop and software.

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    NumberTitleCrs
    Semester 1
    103-159Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    204-100Imaging Editing2
    204-102Vector Illustration 12
    206-104Interactive Design and Authoring3
    206-106Introduction to the Interactive Media Industry1
    207-122Basic Drawing for Animation3
    801-136English Composition 13
    890-101College 1012
    Total 17
     
    Semester 2
    204-112Design Fundamentals3
    206-108Motion/Visual Effects3
    206-110Video/Sound Editing3
    207-124Animation 13
    207-126Introduction to 3-D Animation2
    804-1xxMathematics Course3
    Total 17
     
    Semester 3
    152-107Graphics for the Web2
    206-114Animation Application3
    207-1283-D Animation 23
    207-130Animation 23
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
    Total 17
     
    Semester 4
    206-120Team Production3
    207-132Virtual Worlds and Game Applications3
    207-136Advanced Image Manipulation (2D)3
     - OR - 
    207-138Introduction to Maya (3D)3
    801-1xxCommunication Course3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total 15
     
    Total Credits66
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