ART 130 - Introduction to Multimedia at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Introduces the student to the basic components of multimedia: text, graphics, animation, sound, and video, and explores how they combine to create a multimedia product. Emphasizes the design aspects of multimedia projects and teaches the techniques required to develop a presentation.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

The course provides an overview of the theories and concepts of design as they pertain to the multimedia environment. It teaches students the skills and techniques needed to create a multimedia produce. The course also provides hands-on experience with the basic set-up and operation of the microcomputer and familiarize the student with the application software pertinent to multimedia design and development.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Computer literacy is suggested.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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