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Creative Coding and Immersive Technologies, Career Pathway certificate

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Creative Coding & Immersive Technologies (CCIT) is for artists and designers interested in future directions in:

  • Digital art
  • Algorithmic and generative sound and visuals
  • Immersive sound and lights
  • Spatial audio and composition
  • Interactive installations
  • Virtual and augmented realities
  • Media and culture
  • Worldbuilding
  • Human change

In a hands-on, project-based learning community, you will work independently and collaboratively, creating the technologies, media and experiences shaping contemporary cultures and economies. CCIT welcomes students of all backgrounds. We seek to engage creatively and thoughtfully with the lived experiences of diverse communities. In ongoing dialogue with students like you, CCIT employees continuously update our awareness of your PCC experience. We work to ensure all students are succeeding.

Award information

Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Career Pathway Certificate: Creative Coding and Immersive TechnologiesLess than 1 year

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Course listing for the 2020-2021 catalog year.

MUC 270Audio Programming I: Introduction to Max/MSP4
MUC 271Audio Programming II: Intermediate Max/MSP4
MUC 272Creative Coding I4
MUC 274Microcontrollers for Artists4
MUC 277Microcontrollers II4
MUC 282Creative Coding II4
Total Credits24

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