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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MMDP 101 Digital Foundations

5 credits
This hands-on foundation course introduces first quarter students to the broad range of software, hardware, technical skills, and best practices necessary to excel in different areas of the multimedia industry. Students will gain a basic understanding of the processes and programs involved in designing for print, web, and mobile devices, producing videos, photos, and animated imagery. Additional emphasis will be given in best practices of file management and copyright.

Prerequisites: ABED 046  and ABED 040 .

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify the different programs offered within the MMDP department and make informed choices for their future areas of specialization
  • Gain hands-on experience with industry standard software and hardware in a variety of disciplines
  • Follow professional standards, ethics, and copyright laws as related to industry
  • Properly name and manage files in a manner suited for industry
  • Understand the difference between destructive and non-destructive editing
  • Use a learning management system
  • Differentiate between raster and vector graphics and identify specific software programs that create these graphics