Web and Multimedia Design (WEBM)

Web and Multimedia Design (WEBM)

The Web and Multimedia Design degree program prepares students to design and deliver interactive multimedia content for web, CD, DVD, and kiosk deployment.

Students gain the knowledge and skills needed to create original digital art used to integrate text, images, animation, video, and other content into effective web and interactive multimedia products.

For students seeking the Web and Multimedia Design degree, owning a laptop computer and a subscription to cloud-based software used in classes is strongly recommended. The Web and Multimedia Design program chair can provide details and program-specific requirements.

Graduates of the program earn an Associate of Applied Science degree. Job titles for graduates include: web designer, web applications developer, multimedia designer/animator, multimedia designer, multimedia developer, web/multimedia project manager, user interface designer, web/multimedia graphics designer, eBusiness developer, or interactive multimedia designer.

Web and Multimedia Design Certificate (WEBC)

The Web and Multimedia Design Certificate assists individuals currently working in a business, marketing, or IT-related field who want to upgrade their skills in design and development of interactive content for websites and other multimedia products.

For more information, please contact the Center for Innovative Technologies at (513) 569-1743.

To apply for this program at Cincinnati State, visit our Admissions Page

Web and Multimedia Design (WEBM)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
ENG 101English Composition 1 ( G) 303
WEB 111Web Development 1 ( B) 233
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)  101
MID 110Digital Media Concepts ( B) 223
MKT 115Marketing Research for Multimedia Professionals ( B) 303
Semester 2  
GRD 110Beginning 2D Graphics ( T) 233
ART 125Design Principles ( G) 233
WEB 112Web Development 2 ( T) 233
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)  303
Semester 3  
GRD 220Applied 2D Graphics: Web Design ( T) 233
WEB 130Web Programming: JavaScript ( T) 233
COMM 110Public Speaking ( B) 303
WEB 220Animated and Interactive Web Content ( T) 233
Semester 4  
MID 190Career Preparation: Multimedia Information Design ( B) 202
TC 235User Experience Design and Usability Assessment ( T) 233
WEB 200Web Design Portfolio Review ( T) 233
AVP 240Motion Graphics/ Compositing: After- Effects ( T) 233
MAT 120Technical Mathematics ( G) 223
Semester 5  
WEB 291Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Web & Multimedia Design ( T) 1402
Semester 6  
WEB 240Web Development: Advanced Topics ( T) 233
XXX XXX Social/Behavioral Science Elective (G)  303
XXX XXX Technical Elective 1 (T)  223
XXX XXX Technical Elective 2 (T)  223
Total Credits:  498165

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100College Survival Skills1
FYE 105College Success Strategies2
FYE 110Community College Experience3
English Composition Elective
ENG 102English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues3
ENG 103English Composition 2: Writing about Literature3
ENG 104English Composition 2: Technical Communication3
ENG 105English Composition 2: Business Communication3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
Any CRJ, ECO, GEO, HST, LBR, POL, PSY, SOC3
Technical Electives6
Any AVP, GRD, MID, TC, WEB
IT 111Database Design and SQL 14
IT 112Database Design and SQL 23
IT 140PHP and MySQL4
SET 110HTML for Programmers3

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum. 

G = General Education course in this curriculum

B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum

T = Technical course in this curriculum

Web and Multimedia Design Certificate (WEBC)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
MKT 115Marketing Research for Multimedia Professionals 303
WEB 111Web Development 1 233
MID 110Digital Media Concepts 223
XXX XXX Technical Elective  223
Semester 2  
WEB 130Web Programming: JavaScript 233
GRD 110Beginning 2D Graphics 233
WEB 112Web Development 2 233
WEB 220Animated and Interactive Web Content 233
Total Credits:  171924

Electives

Technical Elective
Any AVP, GIT, GRD, MID, TC, WEB (not including courses that are certificate requirements)

MID Courses

MID 110 Digital Media Concepts
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

An introduction to operating systems, software, hardware, and peripheral equipment used to create, revise, and produce content for multimedia products.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 or appropriate placement test score
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MID 120 Drawing Fundamentals for Multimedia Information Design
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on fundamental drawing techniques used in multimedia fields. Topics include: sketching, 3-D drawing, conceptual drawing, and architectural drawing.
Prerequisites: None
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MID 125 Storyboarding
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on fundamentals of storyboarding for video, animation, multimedia, and web. Topics include: traditional drawing and digital illustration, image acquisition and composition, shot framing and description, and industry standards for labeling.
Prerequisites: None
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MID 190 Career Preparation: Multimedia Information Design
2 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on career planning for students seeking employment in multimedia fields. Topics include: self assessment, career research, resume development, interview skills and job hunting strategies, and cooperative education policies and procedures.
Prerequisites: MID 110 and ART 125 , or AVP 100 (minimum grade C for all)
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WEB Courses

WEB 111 Web Development 1
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

An introduction to website design using XHTML and HTML5.
Prerequisites: None
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WEB 112 Web Development 2
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A continuation of WEB 111 . Topics include: advanced use of cascading style sheets, and ensuring multi-platform and cross-browser usability of websites.
Prerequisites: WEB 111 (minimum grade C)
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WEB 130 Web Programming: JavaScript
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on fundamentals of the JavaScript scripting language.
Prerequisites: WEB 111 (minimum grade C)
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WEB 191 Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Web & Multimedia Design
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: None
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WEB 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Web & Multimedia Design
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: WEB 191
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WEB 193 Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Web & Multimedia Design
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: WEB 192
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WEB 194 Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Web & Multimedia Design
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fourth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: WEB 193
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WEB 195 Part-Time Cooperative Education 5: Web & Multimedia Design
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fifth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: WEB 194
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WEB 196 Part-Time Cooperative Education 6: Web & Multimedia Design
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their sixth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: WEB 195
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WEB 198 First Year Special Topics in Web & Multimedia Design
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Web & Multimedia Design, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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WEB 199 First Year Independent Project in Web & Multimedia Design
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Web & Multimedia Design that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Web & Multimedia Design faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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WEB 200 Web Design Portfolio Review
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

An assessment of skills required to enter upper-level courses in the Web & Multimedia Design program, including a technical skills exam and presenting a portfolio to a panel of evaluators. Students receive grades of Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory, and must pass the course to be eligible for cooperative education assignments. Those who do not pass may make one additional attempt.
Prerequisites: Web & Multimedia Design Program Chair consent
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WEB 220 Animated and Interactive Web Content
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on professional techniques for using Adobe Flash. Topics include: animating, creating and manipulating images; and creating interactive websites and menus.
Prerequisites: WEB 111 (minimum grade C)
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WEB 235 Responsive Web Design
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on designing websites using a responsive web design approach to provide optimal viewing experiences across a range of devices including mobile phones, tablets, laptop and desktop computers. Topics include: fluid proportion-based grids, flexible images, and CSS3 media queries.
Prerequisites: WEB 112
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WEB 240 Web Development: Advanced Topics
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on current concepts and techniques used in web design. Topics include: content management systems, and mobile applications.
Prerequisites: WEB 112 (minimum grade C)
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WEB 285 Web & Multimedia Design Independent Final Project
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Qualified students work individually or with an approved team from concept to completion on a web and multimedia design project, and present the results to reviewers. Topic and outline must be presented to a jury of instructors, and approved prior to course registration. Students who do not successfully complete the course may make one additional attempt.
Prerequisites: Web Design Program Chair consent, and minimum 3.0 GPA
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Instructor Consent Required

WEB 290 Web & Multimedia Design Capstone
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Qualified students work in structured teams to develop web and multimedia deliverables for an external client, and present the results to reviewers. Activities include audience, client, and market analysis; and all phases of production of materials. Students who do not successfully complete the course may make one additional attempt.
Prerequisites: Web & Multimedia Design Program Chair consent, and minimum 2.5 GPA
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Instructor Consent Required

WEB 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Web & Multimedia Design
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: None
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WEB 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Web & Multimedia Design
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: WEB 291
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WEB 293 Full-Time Cooperative Education 3: Web & Multimedia Design
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: WEB 292
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WEB 294 Internship 1: Web Design
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first unpaid field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow applicable policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: MID 190 , WEB 200
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WEB 295 Internship 2: Web Design
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second unpaid field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow applicable policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: WEB 294
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WEB 298 Second Year Special Topics in Web & Multimedia Design
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Web & Multimedia Design, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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WEB 299 Second Year Independent Project in Web & Multimedia Design
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Web & Multimedia Design that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Web & Multimedia Design faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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Faculty

Program Chair/Advisor

Professor David Hoctor, BA
david.hoctor@cincinnatistate.edu

Co-op Coordinator

Professor Andrea (Andi) Feld, BA
andrea.feld@cincinnatistate.edu