AAS in Interactive Media Design
Students enrolled in Bryant & Stratton College's Associate of Applied Science in Interactive Media Design program have an opportunity to learn about interactive design, vector graphics, web development, and other relevant topics. Read on to learn more about the Associate of Science in Interactive Media Design program here.
Official Program Name:
Associate of Applied Science in Interactive Media Design
School Offering Program:
Bryant & Stratton College
Applicants to the Associate of Applied Science in Interactive Media Design program should have an interest in the field, be comfortable working with technology, and have some creative ability. Applicants to Bryant & Stratton College Online's program should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent. The Associate of Applied Science in Interactive Media Design program is not available to OH & VA residents at this time.
The Associate of Applied Science in Interactive Media Design is designed to teach students about raster graphics, vector graphics, usability, introduction to design, and web design. Additional topics covered in the curriculum include web development and web development. An internship/capstone experience course is required as well as general education courses. The internship/capstone experience course is completed towards the end of enrollment.
Bryant & Stratton College's financial aid advisors are available to help students determine what kind of financial aid they may be eligible for, including federal grants, student loans, and scholarships. Once eligibility is determined, advisors can help students fill out forms and apply for the appropriate forms of aid.
Required Courses for an Associate of Applied Science in Interactive Media Design:
Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Bryant & Stratton College Online to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program:
Interactive Media Design Major
- GRAD 100: Introduction to Design
- INMD 100: Introduction to Web Design
- INMD 110: Web Development I
- INMD 115: Usability I
- INMD 120: Raster Graphics
- INMD 130: Vector Graphics
- INMD 215: Interactive Design I
- INMD 220: Web Development II
- INMD 230: Interactive Design II
- INMD 260: Internship / Capstone Experience
Liberal Art Courses
- COMM 150: Introduction to Information Literacy and Research
- COMM 201: Public Speaking and Rhetorical Persuasion
- ENGL 101: Research and Writing I
- ENGL 250: Research and Writing II
- INSM 180: History and Practice of Information Systems
- MATH 103: Survey of Mathematics
- NSCI 280: Ecology
- PHIL 250: Practices in Analytic Reasoning and Critical Thinking
- PSYC 101: Principles of Psychology
- SOSC 102: Principles of Sociology
*Note: Students may be scheduled in pre-college courses based upon their placement evaluation scores and past academic history.
Furthering Your Education:
Students who have completed the Associate of Applied Science in Interactive Media Design could pursue a bachelor's degree in the field. At the bachelor's degree level, students can expect to gain a lot of hands-on experience and learn about topics such as media architecture, web design, animation, interactive video, advanced game design, and interactive objects and environments. Some possible degree programs could include:
- Bachelor of Arts in Web Design
- Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Arts
- Bachelor of Arts in Animation
Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Interactive Media Design program have an opportunity to pursue entry-level opportunities in the field. Potential employers could include advertising design firms, corporate training developers, multimedia design and production companies, and companies specializing in electronic publications and web design. Job applicants may boost their chances of employment if they have an impressive portfolio of work to show a potential employer. Some possible entry-level careers for graduates of this degree program could include:
- Web designer
- Multimedia artist
- Graphic designer
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
About Bryant & Stratton College
Bryant & Stratton College is a private career college delivering outcomes based education and training through a flexible, contemporary curriculum in a personalized environment. The College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has locations in New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as an Online Education division, and a Professional Skill Center. For over 155 years, Bryant & Stratton College has been providing real world education leading to bachelor's and associate's degrees and professional certificates in the fields of healthcare, technology, legal, business, & graphic design. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit http://www.bryantstratton.edu/disclosures. General information can also be found on the College's website at http://www.bryantstratton.edu.