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Interactive Media Production, A.S. Degree

Program Information

A.S. Degree - Code 2231 - Catalog 2017/2018

Steven Benson, Program Coordinator, 386-506-3932, Steven.Benson@daytonastate.edu

Hector Valle, Program Advisor, 386-506-4468, Hector.Valle@daytonastate.edu

Cathy Shone, 386-506-3581, Cathy.Shone@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The mission of the program is to equip students with skills that prepares them for entry-level positions in interactive media including broadcast, print, web design, and related professions; embracing excellence and diversity.

Description:

In the discipline, students will combine skills in critical thinking, writing, photography, video, audio, social media and web creation/design to tell both traditional and interactive media stories. Students will have an area of emphasis but will perform media production coursework in teams. Excellence in storytelling is the goal. A department website, with content provided by students, will be one means of disseminating their coursework.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Explain the functions of hardware and software as relate to multi-media production and delivery.
  2. Demonstrate professional interpersonal and business communications skills in a diverse environment.
  3. Employ team skills in the production of multi-media projects.
  4. During the planning process for multi-media projects, critically evaluate relevant information and assets for targeted audiences.
  5. Design a multi-media project that incorporate writing and reportage, still photography, video, audio and web creation, design and analytics.
  6. Evaluate audience feedback and analytics of the multi-media projects.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs

*Lab Fees: $267 over the entire program

*Equipment: estimated $400 for DSLR or $100 for start-up equipment through rental program

*Minor equipment and other supplies: estimated $400 over the entire program

*Textbooks: $250 per semester

Additional Admission Requirements

All new and transfer students are required to meet with the Chair or Program Advisor prior to registration. Please call or email for an appointment for an hour-long consultation and tour of the facilities.

Careers

Journalist

Photographer

Multi-media Producer

Social Media Coordinator

Sound Technician

Video Editor

Videographer

Web Designer

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

General Education Courses

General Education Core - 15 Credits

Communication Core (6 credits)

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

ENC1102Writing with Research

3

Mathematics Core (3 credits)

MGF2106Survey in Mathematics

3

OR

MAC1105College Algebra

3

Social Sciences Core (3 Credits)

PSY1012General Psychology

3

OR

SYG2000Introduction to Sociology

3

Humanities Core (3 Credits)

ARH2050Survey of Art History I

3

Note: Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses

DIG2000Introduction to Digital Media

3

 

DIG2100Web Design I

3

OR

GRA2144Web Publishing

3

 

DIG2500Fundamentals of Interactive Media

3

GRA1543Graphic Design Studio

3

JOU1100Introduction to Journalism

3

 

MAR2011Principles of Global Marketing

3

OR

MAR2101Social Media Marketing

3

OR

MAR2321Advertising

3

OR

MKA2021Building Selling Relationships

3

 

MMC1000Introduction to Mass Communication

3

MUM1610Survey of Recording Technology

3

MUM2600Audio Engineering I

3

MUM2600LAudio Engineering I Lab

2

PGY1800Photography and Image Making

4

PGY2750Introduction to Video Production

4

RTV1000CFundamentals of Broadcast Production and Lab

4

RTV1510CStudio Television Production and Lab

4

RTV2104Broadcast Research/Newswriting/Presentation Skills

3

Sample Program of Study

Year 1

1st Semester

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

DIG2000Introduction to Digital Media

3

MMC1000Introduction to Mass Communication

3

PGY1800Photography and Image Making

4

2nd Semester

ENC1102Writing with Research

3

 

MGF2106Survey in Mathematics

3

OR

MAC1105College Algebra

3

 

GRA1543Graphic Design Studio

3

JOU1100Introduction to Journalism

3

MUM1610Survey of Recording Technology

3

Summer Semester

ARH2050Survey of Art History I

3

 

PSY1012General Psychology

3

OR

SYG2000Introduction to Sociology

3

Year 2

1st Semester

DIG2500Fundamentals of Interactive Media

3

 

MAR2011Principles of Global Marketing

3

OR

MAR2101Social Media Marketing

3

OR

MAR2321Advertising

3

OR

MKA2021Building Selling Relationships

3

 

MUM2600Audio Engineering I

3

MUM2600LAudio Engineering I Lab

2

RTV1000CFundamentals of Broadcast Production and Lab

4

2nd Semester

DIG2100Web Design I

3

OR

GRA2144Web Publishing

3

 

PGY2750Introduction to Video Production

4

RTV1510CStudio Television Production and Lab

4

RTV2104Broadcast Research/Newswriting/Presentation Skills

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 63