Portland Community College Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon


Cascade MAHB 218 | 971-722-5201 | Email: multimedia@pcc.edu | Advisor: Darcy Demers

Multimedia student working with video cameras.

The Multimedia Program is designed to provide you with the entry-level skills you’ll need by emphasizing concepts and applications typically used within the design, production and delivery of interactive multimedia content.

Our program will prepare you for entry-level employment as media artist or animator, art director, graphic designer in electronic media, digital video editor, desktop publisher and Web designer, or working in mass media production, including audio or video production.

Different by Design

Our program provides an affordable alternative with numerous resources. We offer students cutting-edge technology, knowledgeable guidance through the world of multimedia, and the ability to master industry-standard applications. With several open labs, two of which have 50 state-of-the-art Apple workstations, and a variety of course concentrations, you’ll find the resources and individualized attention you need to build a solid foundation in contemporary multimedia authoring.

Our staff encourages you to develop the skills necessary to succeed, instructing you in the fundamentals of design, production, and project management while providing real-world assignments that engender collaboration. Our emphasis on acquiring fundamental proficiency in your field’s applications is reflected in the broad array of available courses, which include:

  • Multimedia Design
  • Multimedia Graphics
  • Video & Audio Production
  • Digital Video Editing & Production
  • Web Page Creation
  • Internet Delivery of Digital Video & Audio Files
  • Electronic Media and several others.

In addition, we offer you the opportunity of invaluable work experience while enrolled. Through our cooperative education program, you’ll acquire the professional and technical skills in demand in today’s multimedia organizations. We also work closely with PCC Career Services and multimedia industry organizations to create opportunities for students to gain experience.