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MM – Multimedia Outcomes

AAS - Multimedia AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Plan, research, design, write, create, evaluate and revise context-appropriate interactive multimedia presentations and projects using a variety of methods and industry-standard tools.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Apply basic elements and principles of design to multimedia projects.
  • Communication
  • Professional Competence
Prepare and present a multimedia portfolio containing hard copy and electronic media that demonstrates multimedia and problem-solving skills and includes designing a personal marketing plan based on analysis of employment availability and trends in the multimedia industry.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Create and edit media elements using industry standard software, optimized for quality, file size, and file format for delivery over appropriate media and use programming/scripting languages, to develop, enhance, and extend the features of multimedia projects.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Work effectively in group- and team-based multimedia project environments.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Apply the essential features of project management: scheduling, estimating, marketing, prototyping, budgeting, testing and QA, determining specifications, and developing proposals.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Manage business aspects of multimedia production.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection

AAS - Video Production AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Plan, research, design, write, create, evaluate and revise context-appropriate video production projects using a variety of methods and industry-standard tools.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Manage video production projects including budgets, timelines, personnel, and location variables.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Professional Competence
Prepare and present a portfolio reel containing hard copy and electronic media that demonstrates preproduction, principle production, and post production skill development along with problem-solving skills and includes designing a personal marketing plan based on analysis of employment availability and trends in the video production and/or film industry.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Create and edit media elements using industry standard software, optimized for quality, file size, and file format for delivery over appropriate media.
  • Professional Competence
Work effectively in group- and team-based video production environments.
  • Communication
  • Cultural Awareness
Apply the essential features of project management: scheduling, estimating, marketing, prototyping, budgeting, testing and QA, determining specifications, and developing proposals.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Set-up and operate studio, and field video, and audio recording equipment.
  • Professional Competence

ACERT1 - Multimedia One-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Plan, research, design, write, create, evaluate and revise context-appropriate interactive multimedia presentations and projects using a variety of methods and industry-standard tools.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Apply basic elements and principles of design to multimedia projects.
  • Communication
  • Professional Competence
Prepare and present a multimedia portfolio containing hard copy and electronic media that demonstrates multimedia and problem-solving skills and includes designing a personal marketing plan based on analysis of employment availability and trends in the multimedia industry.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Create and edit media elements using industry standard software, optimized for quality, file size, and file format for delivery over appropriate media and use programming/scripting languages, to develop, enhance, and extend the features of multimedia projects.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Work effectively in group- and team-based multimedia project environments.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Apply the essential features of project management: scheduling, estimating, marketing, prototyping, budgeting, testing and QA, determining specifications, and developing proposals.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Develop a focused skill-set in a specialty area of multimedia, i.e., instructional design, writing, project management, graphic production, video production, audio production, 3D environments and animation, programming.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence

ACERT1 - Video Production One-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Set-up and operate studio, and field video, and audio recording equipment.
  • Professional Competence
Set-up and operate lighting equipment.
  • Professional Competence
Produce and direct video projects with specific communication goals to targeted audiences.
  • Professional Competence
Manage a video production including budgets, timelines, personnel, and location variables.
  • Professional Competence
Edit video and audio content for various modes of delivery.
  • Professional Competence
Analyze video scripts, assemble resources, and critically and creatively advise clients to meet their communication goals.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Plan, research, design, write and create video presentations using industry standard tools.
  • Professional Competence
Perform various roles and duties in order to gain the entry-level requirements necessary for employment in the video production industry.
  • Professional Competence

ACERTP - Multimedia Career Pathway Less Than One-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Use current digital media software to design and produce and deliver digital content.
  • Professional Competence
Apply a generalized understanding of media design principles, human factor, and technology strategies when designing and developing media solutions.
  • Professional Competence